Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan World

Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan

The 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, sponsored by Nikkei Inc., opened in Tokyo on May 30, with the theme of “Seeking a new global order-Overcoming the chaos”.
Garbage issue worsens Philippines-Canada relations World

Garbage issue worsens Philippines-Canada relations

Relations between the Philippines and Canada are getting tenser after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on May 22 ordered authorized agencies to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if the country refuses to accept the trash.
Condolences sent to Philippines over terror bombings Society

Condolences sent to Philippines over terror bombings

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong sent his condolences on January 28 to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over the twin terror bomb attack at a cathedral in Jolo Island, Sulu province that occurred the previous day.
Philippines vows to crush terrorists World

Philippines vows to crush terrorists

The Philippine governmenthas vowed to destroythose behind twin bombings that killed 27 people and injured nearly 80 others during a church service in the country's south on January 27.
Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year World

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year

The Philippine Congress voted on December 12 to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for another year until the end of 2019, due to concerns over continued threats from rebels and groups sympathetic to Islamic State militants.