Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. relations

Oct 20, 2014

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. relations

Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them — a U.S. ...

U.S. to produce marine sought for murder of transgender Filipino

Oct 18, 2014

U.S. to produce marine sought for murder of transgender Filipino

The United States said Saturday it would comply with a Philippine prosecutor’s order to produce a murder suspect and four other U.S. Marines in the investigation into the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker. The prosecutor ordered the five U.S. Marines to give ...

Philippines summons U.S. Marines in transgender murder case

Oct 18, 2014

Philippines summons U.S. Marines in transgender murder case

Five U.S. Marines have been summoned to appear before a prosecutor in the northern Philippines after Filipino police accused one of them of murdering a transgender sex worker, the foreign department said. The Americans were ordered to attend a hearing by the prosecutor of ...

Kin of transgender murder victim seek jail for U.S. Marine

Oct 17, 2014

Kin of transgender murder victim seek jail for U.S. Marine

Relatives of a transgender Filipino allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine are demanding that the accused be thrown into a Philippine prison. The family and protesters who took to the streets Wednesday criticized the Manila government for allegedly dragging its heels over the weekend ...

Sep 27, 2014

Philippines claims to set world tree-planting record

Philippine officials said Saturday they had set a new world record for the most trees planted in an hour, with 3.2 million seedlings sown as part of a national forestation program. Official certification from Guinness World Records will still take weeks but government officers ...