By Frances Mangosing
The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement in the light of the killing of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude will have a backlash on the minimum credible defense that the military is working on, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said on Tuesday.
By Nestor Corrales
The P87 million payment of the United States for the damage caused by its Navy ship to the Tubbataha Reefs off Palawan is now on its “documentation stage,” a Palace official said.
By TJ Burgonio and Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Almost two years after the incident, the United States finally agreed to pay P87 million for the damage caused by its Navy ship on the Tubbataha Reefs in Palawan province, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Friday.
By TJ Burgonio
Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario declared Friday that neither the Philippines nor the United States was keen on renegotiating the terms of the Visiting Forces Agreement, amid fresh calls for abrogation of the agreement in the wake of the killing of a Filipino transgender woman allegedly by an American soldier.
By Matikas Santos
The Philippines and the US have signed an agreement that would ensure Filipino workers there are informed and educated about their rights under US labor laws.