Philippines wants U.S. to remain top ally: foreign minister

Asia Pacific Oct 14, 2016

Philippines wants U.S. to remain top ally: foreign minister

The U.S. will remain the most important partner for the Philippines even as Rodrigo Duterte improves ties with China, his foreign secretary said ahead of the president's trip to Beijing. "We have a special relationship with the U.S.," Perfecto Yasay, the country's top diplomat, said ...

Japan, Philippines to China: Respect law for Asian stability

National / Politics Aug 11, 2016

Japan, Philippines to China: Respect law for Asian stability

In a veiled reference to China’s rising maritime assertion, Japan and the Philippines agreed Thursday to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea through peaceful means and that the use of coercion or force is intolerable. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to work with ...