US withholds aid package to Philippines World

US withholds aid package to Philippines

The United States has withheld a major aid package to the Philippines because of significant concerns about the rule of law under President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, said Molly Koscina, spokeswoman of the US Embassy in the Philippines on December 15.
Philippines: 300 police involved in drug World

Philippines: 300 police involved in drug

The Philippines' national police chief said on August 23 that about 300 of his officers are suspected to be involved in the drug trade, warning these personnel will be fired and charged in court.