Aug 28, 2016

Duterte's threat to democracy

The Philippines' drug problem may well constitute a national crisis, but that cannot excuse Rodrigo Duterte's shredding of the rule of law and extrajudicial killings.

Aug 28, 2016

Philippine Muslim extremists stage mass jailbreak

Muslim extremists carrying Islamic State group insignia have staged a daring jailbreak in the southern Philippines, freeing 28 detainees in the latest in a series of mass escapes, officials said Sunday. About 50 heavily armed members of the Maute group raided the local jail ...

Aug 22, 2016

China stages live-firing drills in Tonkin Gulf amid tensions

China’s coast guard launched live-firing exercises in the Tonkin Gulf on Monday, the latest in a series of military drills that come amid renewed tensions among disputants to territory in the South China Sea. The Maritime Safety Administration said ships and boats were barred ...