Philippine front-runner hits back over off-color remark

Apr 18, 2016

Philippine front-runner hits back over off-color remark

Philippine presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte stuck to his guns on Sunday amid outrage over a remark he made about a murdered rape victim, saying he regretted his “gutter language” but would not apologize for being misinterpreted. A YouTube video appeared over the weekend showing ...

China blasts new U.S.-Philippine military cooperation

Apr 15, 2016

China blasts new U.S.-Philippine military cooperation

China will “resolutely defend” its interests in the face of stepped-up U.S.-Philippine military cooperation, the Defense Ministry said, accusing the two allies of militarizing the region and harboring a “Cold War mentality.” The ministry’s comments came shortly after the announcement Thursday that the U.S. ...