Philippines

Through new trilateral defense partnership, Philippines eyes more US, Japanese investments

Manila, Tokyo and Washington forged closer security and strategic ties at a White House summit of their leaders.

Philippines

Philippine navy helicopter crash kills 2 pilots

The incident was the latest in a series of helicopter crashes in the Philippine military and police fleets dating to early 2020.

South China Sea

Biden: US will defend Philippines if vessels are attacked

Amid White House talks, Beijing says it will “resolutely stop” Manila from fixing a dilapidated maritime outpost.

Malaysia

Canada asylum-seeker recalls ‘all kinds of torture’ in Chinese jail

Veteran rights activist Wei Yani says she is free from fear despite being denied entry by Taiwan.

Region

Rebels claim they drove out last junta battalion in Myanmar border town

About 200 junta soldiers are sheltering in northern Myawaddy near a bridge to Thailand, residents said.

Philippines

Philippine navy helicopter crash kills 2 pilots

The incident was the latest in a series of helicopter crashes in the Philippine military and police fleets dating to early 2020.

US, the Philippines and Japan forge stronger ties to counter China’s “dangerous, coercive” behavior

They protect a historic Christ statue in one of the world’s biggest Catholic processions

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