MANILA - The Philippines aims to buy two frigates, two helicopters and three gunboats for deployment in the South China Sea where a territorial dispute with China has lent urgency to the need to bolster forces, a Philippine Navy officer said on Wednesday.
Inmates who lived the good life behind bars must have had some help from top prison officials.
MANILA - US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, suspect in the murder of Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude, is in very low spirits more than two months after the incident, an Armed Forces spokesman said Tuesday.
The Philippines and three other ASEAN members count among the top 20 developing countries in the world identified as the biggest exporters of illicit capital over the last decade, according to a global report.
MANILA - Urban planner Felino "Jun" Palafox believes the country is not building back better after super typhoon Yolanda.