Monthly Archives: February 2016

DFA: China wants to be above the law

MANILA — The Philippines on Monday criticized Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for suggesting that the Philippines instigated the tension in the South China Sea when it is Beijing which has disregarded

PH, Japan ink defense cooperation accord

MANILA – The Philippines and Japan have signed a defense equipment cooperation agreement that will allow Japan to transfer defense equipment and technology, possibly surveillance aircraft, to the country. The Philippines is

Poe, Escudero finally get NPC’s endorsement

MANILA — Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero have finally received the endorsement of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), the second largest political party in the country. NPC president, House Deputy Speaker

Binay to roll out ‘yellow card’ program nationwide if elected president

MANILA — United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) standard bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay vowed that he will implement the Makati “yellow card” program nationwide should he become the country’s next president. In his

Robredo won’t pressure Aquino’s sisters on Roxas

MANILA – She may have secured the support of President Benigno Aquino III’s sisters, but Liberal Party (LP) vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo will not pressure them into openly endorsing her running

Bongbong to Aquino: Let people judge Marcoses

MANILA – Vice presidential aspirant Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. ignored on Monday the continued criticism of President Aquino, saying the people would judge the Marcoses and the Aquinos in the coming May