National / History Feb 15, 2015

Japan pressed for apology over 1945 Battle of Manila

Survivors and descendants of the victims of the 1945 Battle of Manila are pressing Japan to apologize for atrocities committed by its forces that left tens of thousands dead. Juan Jose Rocha, head of the Memorare-Manila 1945 Foundation, a group of survivors and descendants of ...

Hurdles stall peace efforts in Phillipines

World Feb 1, 2014

Hurdles stall peace efforts in Phillipines

The Philippine government faces challenges implementing an accord aimed at ending decades of conflict in resource-rich Mindanao, with the risk of violence from Muslim rebel groups not included in the deal and private armies in the area. An independent body will conduct a census of ...