Three Chinese ships sailed through disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea on Sunday, the Japanese coast guard said, the first time since Beijing announced an Air Defense Identification Zone over the sea.
(UPDATE 5 - 6:56 p.m.) - A day after one of his communication officials said there was nothing irregular in the granting of parole to former Batangas Governor Jose Antonio Leviste, President Benigno Aquino III said he was unhappy with the decision.
Senator Sergio "Serge" Osmena III wants to strike out from the Senate’s records both speeches of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile and Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago for being "unparliamentary."
Twelve terrorists, mostly Saudi nationals, carried out the Dec. 5 massive and coordinated attack on the Defense Ministry Complex that claimed the lives of 56 people, including seven Filipinos, and injured over 215 others, a special Yemeni probe has revealed.
The killing of Michael Diaz Milo, host of a daily radio show and a program director of DXFM radio, further worsened the Philippines' standing as one of the most dangerous places for journalists.
Despite widespread destruction and massive logistical obstacles in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda, fast action backed by generous international support and the solidarity of local people has helped millions of people survive and prevented any major outbreak of disease, Oxfam said Saturday.
Volunteers and donors concede that whenever they arrive in an area devastated by Typhoon 'Yolanda', they're often in a quandary when it comes to choosing what formal channel to use in the distribution of relief goods.
Hong Kong on Saturday quarantined an additional 19 people after the city confirmed its second human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, less than five days after it confirmed its first, officials said.