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Cayetano, Sotto, Carpio | Evening wRap

May 10, 2017 - 8:25 PM

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Cayetano, Sotto, Carpio | Evening wRap

SC's Carpio: Philippines can't have VFA with China

May 10, 2017 - 2:50 PM

'It's difficult to have a VFA with a country claiming your territory... For me, it is common sense,' says Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio

SC's Carpio: Philippines can't have VFA with China

1st PH-US Balikatan exercises under Duterte open

May 08, 2017 - 7:43 AM

(UPDATED) The annual activity adjusts to President Rodrigo Duterte's orders: Balikatan 2017 exercises will not focus on external defense or maritime security

1st PH-US Balikatan exercises under Duterte open

14 senators' resolution: Senate has a say in termination of treaties

Feb 13, 2017 - 4:15 PM

'The power to bind the Philippines by a treaty and international agreement is vested jointly by the Constitution in the President and the Senate,' reads the Senate resolution

14 senators' resolution: Senate has a say in termination of treaties

De Lima: Duterte changing PH foreign policy to serve his ego

Dec 18, 2016 - 9:30 PM

'There is so much at stake here – the Filipino people's lives, well-being, security, and even our very sovereignty,' says Senator Leila de Lima

De Lima: Duterte changing PH foreign policy to serve his ego

Duterte to U.S.: Pay for troops to stay in PH

Dec 18, 2016 - 12:51 PM

'You want to come back here? You pay us. You want bases here? Pay us. Transaction tayo, pera-pera nalang tayo, mabuti pa,' says President Rodrigo Duterte on the possible abrogation of the VFA

Duterte to U.S.: Pay for troops to stay in PH

U.S. alerts PH after China seized its underwater drone off Subic

Dec 17, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza says the security cluster has yet to discuss how the Philippines will react to the incident between the US and China that happened within its exclusive economic zone

U.S. alerts PH after China seized its underwater drone off Subic

Duterte wants VFA scrapped, but will 'wait' for Trump

Dec 17, 2016 - 1:44 AM

Though he wants the military deal with the US abrogated, Duterte says he will wait before making any decision 'in deference' to Donald Trump's assumption of the US presidency

Duterte wants VFA scrapped, but will 'wait' for Trump

What now? AFP modernization in the time of Digong Duterte

Aug 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM

While it may take years, even decades, to catch up with the military capability of our nearest neighbors, the impetus has been initiated, and is now moving with its own momentum that cannot be halted abruptly

What now? AFP modernization in the time of Digong Duterte

SC upholds PH-US military deal

Jul 26, 2016 - 4:46 PM

The SC affirms its January ruling upholding the constitutionality of EDCA, saying petitioners failed to raise new arguments in their motions for reconsideration

SC upholds PH-US military deal

Pemberton sentence reduced

Apr 04, 2016 - 6:18 PM

The lawyer for the Laude family says stresses that 'the lighter penalty of 6-10 years imprisonment still disqualifies Pemberton from seeking early release through parole'

Pemberton sentence reduced

Laude case: Pemberton files appeal to reverse conviction

Jan 07, 2016 - 8:37 AM

(UPDATED) The American's lawyer also files a separate motion seeking a reduced sentence for the marine in the event that the acquittal is not granted

Laude case: Pemberton files appeal to reverse conviction

Aquino defends cell for Pemberton amid renovation

Dec 05, 2015 - 4:59 PM

The US reportedly wants Pemberton’s detention cell in the Philippines to meet American standards

Aquino defends cell for Pemberton amid renovation

Pemberton to return to Camp Aguinaldo

Dec 01, 2015 - 8:07 PM

(UPDATED) This comes after Pemberton's counsel filed an urgent motion asking the court to direct the US Marine's confinement to the custodial center instead of the New Bilibid Prison

Pemberton to return to Camp Aguinaldo

PH officials welcome Pemberton verdict, but some wary

Dec 01, 2015 - 7:21 PM

Leftist lawmakers fear the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement could still come into play

PH officials welcome Pemberton verdict, but some wary

LOOKING BACK: Daniel Smith and the Subic rape case

Dec 01, 2015 - 7:07 PM

Pemberton's fate mirrors that of fellow US serviceman Daniel Smith, who was implicated in the Subic rape case nearly a decade ago

LOOKING BACK: Daniel Smith and the Subic rape case

Pemberton guilty of homicide

Dec 01, 2015 - 3:57 PM

(2ND UPDATE) The ruling comes over a year after Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude was found dead

Pemberton guilty of homicide

PH, US coast guard units eye ‘Balikatan’

Sep 24, 2015 - 6:48 PM

’The trend now is white to white,’ PCG commandant Admiral Rodolfo Isorena says, referring to a ‘coast guard to coast guard’ set-up

PH, US coast guard units eye ‘Balikatan’

Japan military chief in PH for Pacific Partnership 2015

Aug 12, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano is in the Philippines to observe the largest multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region

Japan military chief in PH for Pacific Partnership 2015

Murder case vs Pemberton at risk of being downgraded to homicide

Aug 03, 2015 - 7:15 PM

'Very vital evidence' on the murder case against US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton was not admitted by the local court trying him, a prosecutor says

Murder case vs Pemberton at risk of being downgraded to homicide

US marine's turn to present evidence in Laude murder trial

Aug 03, 2015 - 9:24 AM

There are 17 more expected trial dates for the defense to present all counterevidence in the murder trial of transgender Filipina Jennifer Laude

US marine's turn to present evidence in Laude murder trial

SONA 2015, Poe on 2016, China’s reclamation | 6PM wRap

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:05 PM

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SONA 2015, Poe on 2016, China’s reclamation | 6PM wRap

PH: Naval drills with Japan OK despite no VFA

Jun 24, 2015 - 9:45 PM

The Philippine government doesn't expect to ratify a Visiting Forces Agreement with Japan before President Benigno Aquino III steps down from office

PH: Naval drills with Japan OK despite no VFA

Philippines defends proposed VFA with ex-invader Japan

Jun 24, 2015 - 8:46 PM

While critics cite Japan's atrocities in the Philippines during World War II, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin says Filipinos should not 'remain stuck in the past'

Philippines defends proposed VFA with ex-invader Japan

Naval drills, new energy secretary, US visa | 12PM wRap

Jun 24, 2015 - 12:09 PM

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Naval drills, new energy secretary, US visa | 12PM wRap

'Foreign alliances important in sea row with China'

Jun 13, 2015 - 11:13 AM

Chanting 'China, go away!' an estimated 400 people from various groups converge in front of the Chinese embassy in Makati City to protest its reclamation in the South China Sea

'Foreign alliances important in sea row with China'

At 11th hour, senators say EDCA is a treaty needing their vote

Jun 12, 2015 - 8:52 AM

The resolution precedes an expected ruling on the case pending before the Supreme Court

At 11th hour, senators say EDCA is a treaty needing their vote

2nd term for PH president, Binay vs Poe, Dubs over Cavs in Gm1 | 6PM wRap

Jun 05, 2015 - 6:39 PM

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2nd term for PH president, Binay vs Poe, Dubs over Cavs in Gm1 | 6PM wRap

PH, Japan to begin VFA talks

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:38 PM

It will be a treaty, not an executive agreement, that will require Senate ratification, says President Benigno Aquino III

PH, Japan to begin VFA talks

Laude family to SC: Allow media coverage of Pemberton trial

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Journalists are barred from the courtroom to witness the trial of the US marine, forcing them to rely on photos and narratives of those who are inside the court

Laude family to SC: Allow media coverage of Pemberton trial

US to PH: War games 'sharpening the sword and the bolo' vs bullies

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:00 PM

'We are honing our lethal military skills...to allow us to assist each other as well as other nations should the need arise,' says Brigadier General CJ Mahoney of the US Marine Corps Forces in the Pacific

US to PH: War games 'sharpening the sword and the bolo' vs bullies

Laude camp to SC: Order Pemberton's move to Olongapo jail

Apr 16, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The sisters of slain Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude want the US soldier's transfer from a Philippine military camp to the Olongapo City Jail

Laude camp to SC: Order Pemberton's move to Olongapo jail

Mamasapano survivor, Pemberton not guilty plea, Pacquiao killer instinct | The wRap

Feb 23, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Witnesses say a Mamasapano clash survivor killed 5 people in cold blood. A not guilty plea for US Marine Pemberton. Pacquiao’s trainer says he lost his killer instinct

Mamasapano survivor, Pemberton not guilty plea, Pacquiao killer instinct | The wRap

Mamasapano probe: What did the President know?

Feb 22, 2015 - 5:05 PM

Senators also want to find out the full extent of the United States’ supposed involvement in the top-secret police operation that claimed the lives of 65, including 44 elite cops

Mamasapano probe: What did the President know?

US presses need for EDCA as it awaits SC ruling

Jan 22, 2015 - 10:44 AM

A visiting US official stresses the importance of the PH-US Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement in ensuring regional peace, as the US government awaits the High Court's verdict on the constitutionality of EDCA

US presses need for EDCA as it awaits SC ruling

Top US envoy for East Asia in Manila for PH-US talks

Jan 20, 2015 - 7:54 PM

US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel is in Manila for bilateral talks likely to touch on the South China Sea dispute

Top US envoy for East Asia in Manila for PH-US talks

Don't worry about 2-month delay in US Marine's trial – Palace

Dec 24, 2014 - 7:30 PM

'There is sufficient time for the legal proceeding,' says Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma

Don't worry about 2-month delay in US Marine's trial – Palace

Pemberton trial, Lacson resignation, Sony film release | The wRap

Dec 24, 2014 - 6:18 PM

Philippine court suspends US Marine trial. Lacson steps down February 2015 Sony will release controversial film “The Interview” on Christmas Day

Pemberton trial, Lacson resignation, Sony film release | The wRap

Court suspends US Marine's murder trial

Dec 23, 2014 - 10:02 PM

(UPDATED) The Olongapo court also junks motions filed by the counsel of the Laude family to move Joseph Scott Pemberton to a jail in Olongapo City and to allow media to cover his murder trial

Court suspends US Marine's murder trial

US Marine to appear before Olongapo court

Dec 18, 2014 - 11:10 PM

The routine booking procedure requires the presence of Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, who is accused of murdering a Filipino transgender woman, before the court on Friday morning, December 19

US Marine to appear before Olongapo court

Erap on Mar, UP faculty on media practices, Sony pull-out | The wRap

Dec 18, 2014 - 7:15 PM

Will former president Estrada endorse Mar Roxas for 2016? University of the Philippines faculty call for the end of contractualization in media. Sony cancels the release of its film “The Interview”

Erap on Mar, UP faculty on media practices, Sony pull-out | The wRap

Amend Pemberton arrest warrant, Laude camp asks court

Dec 18, 2014 - 6:11 PM

The Laude camp says the arrest warrant is addressed to the DFA, subjecting its implementation to the department's 'interpretation of the legal circumstances' of the US marine

Amend Pemberton arrest warrant, Laude camp asks court

PH won’t fight for Pemberton custody

Dec 18, 2014 - 3:58 PM

Philippine foreign affairs spokesperson Charles Jose says, 'We will not request anymore. We will just wait for the court’s advice on when the trial will start.'

PH won’t fight for Pemberton custody

US denies PH request for custody over marine

Dec 17, 2014 - 5:54 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines says it is 'disappointed' that the US refuses to waive custody over Pemberton, accused of killing Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude

US denies PH request for custody over marine

Pemberton arrest warrant, PH vs. China, Sydney siege | The wRap

Dec 16, 2014 - 7:40 PM

Pemberton’s warrant of arrest is out. China snubs a deadline to respond to a South China Sea case filed by Philippines. The gunman and 2 hostages die in the Sydney cafe siege

Pemberton arrest warrant, PH vs. China, Sydney siege | The wRap

Foreign militaries, int'l donors pledge post-Ruby response

Dec 06, 2014 - 9:51 PM

So far, the United States, Singapore, and UNOCHA have offered help for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations

Foreign militaries, int'l donors pledge post-Ruby response

SolGen: EDCA no guarantee US will aid PH in sea dispute

Nov 25, 2014 - 5:52 PM

While the focus of the legal battle has been whether EDCA needs Senate ratification, Supreme Court justices have grilled petitioners and Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay about the benefits of EDCA

SolGen: EDCA no guarantee US will aid PH in sea dispute

SC denies Laude kin's intervention in EDCA case

Nov 18, 2014 - 7:20 PM

The High Court says the petition to intervene that Jennifer Laude's mother and sisters filed contains 'sensitive evidence' that might prejudice the murder case over her slay

SC denies Laude kin's intervention in EDCA case

SC orals on EDCA: China threat looms over charter issues

Nov 18, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Will the High Court approach the case from a purely legal standpoint? Or will they consider the security situation in the West Philippine Sea?

SC orals on EDCA: China threat looms over charter issues

Aquino: No need to meet Obama over Laude

Nov 13, 2014 - 7:34 AM

President Benigno Aquino III also defends US President Barack Obama from perceptions of weakening influence after his Democratic Party's loss in the recent midterm elections

Aquino: No need to meet Obama over Laude