Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my warmest congratulations to the people of the Republic of the Philippines as you celebrate […]
(STL.News) The Philippine military on Thursday said that it has spotted “illegal” structures being built in the Union Banks in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands. Wikipedia – China/Philippine relations ?
(STL.News) In a retaliatory move, the Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessel stations in the South China sea‘s disputed waters. ?
(STL.News) A Catholic priest in the Philippines is set to stand trial on charges of “conspiracy to commit sedition” over an alleged plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. Father Flavie Villanueva is a fierce critic […]
(STL.News) With many cinemas closed due to the pandemic, people have grown a custom to watching movies in their own homes. But in the Philippines, a Venice themed open-air mall has introduced float-in cinemas. ? […]
(STL.News) The Philippine government has reportedly backed down on a plan to deploy fishermen as militia forces in disputed parts of the South China Sea citing concerns about the potential for conflict with China. In […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) The Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: The United States champions a free and open Indo-Pacific. Today we are strengthening U.S. policy in a vital, contentious part of that region […]
(STL.News) The Philippines has imposed 48-hour lock-downs in parts of the capital to deal with a spike in new coronavirus cases. They are the most severe restrictions since measures started easing several weeks ago. Al Jazeera’s […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement By Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson The United States is concerned by the trial court’s verdict against journalists Maria Ressa and Reynaldo Santos and calls for resolution of the case in […]
(STL.News) A powerful storm in the eastern Philippines has forced tens of thousands of people into emergency shelters. Tropical Storm Vongfong destroyed homes and cut power on the central island of Samar. And as Jamela […]