ASEAN, China, Japan, S. Korea call for open trade system

MANILA -- Japan, China, South Korea and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have emphasized the need to pursue an open trading system for the region to allow sustainable growth of trade and investments. In a joint statement...

Nothing to explain over alleged EJKs: Duterte

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that he has nothing to explain over reports of alleged human rights violations and extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the Philippines. “I said I will not explain,” Duterte...