Mar 4, 2017

China launches new ship for South China Sea cruises

A new Chinese cruise ship has embarked on its maiden voyage to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Friday, the latest effort by Beijing to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway. The Changle ...

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

/ Feb 24, 2017

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges she said were meant to silence her, but she vowed to keep fighting the “sociopathic serial killer.” Speaking to journalists minutes before armed police in flak jackets detained ...