Oct 5, 2016

Institute penalized for producing vaccine with unauthorized method

The health ministry is considering imposing an additional penalty on blood products and vaccine manufacturer Kaketsuken after discovering that it produced a vaccine for Japanese encephalitis using an unauthorized method, ministry officials said. The ministry has ordered the Kumamoto-based manufacturer, formally known as the ...

Duterte wants alliances with Russia and China

Sep 27, 2016

Duterte wants alliances with Russia and China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he will visit Russia and China this year to chart an independent foreign policy and “open alliances” with two powers that are rivals to the United States. Duterte said the Philippines was at the “point of no return” ...

Sep 19, 2016

British baron's daughter dies in Philippine drug war

A daughter of the late British baron Lord Moynihan has been killed in the Philippines where the government is waging a deadly war on drugs, police said Monday. Maria Aurora Moynihan, 45, was shot by unknown attackers who left her by the side of ...