MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A survey among 1,200 respondents shows that most Filipinos trust the United States and Japan and distrust China and Russia despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s foreign policy pronouncements; the United Nations also enjoys high trust among the respondents.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson insisted that the Philippine leader’s oft-repeated, albeit violent, rhetoric was merely a reflection of his sincerity to wipe out the drug menace.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines’ Defence chief said the proposed agreement with Russia covers the exchange of military personnel, visits, observation and participation of the Russian military in exercises.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine military is looking at decreasing terrorist groups such as the Abu Sayyaf, Maute Group, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, and other groups into a “minimal strength” in the next six months.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The brief naval exercise between the Philippine and Japan involved communication training and execution of protocols in unplanned encounters at sea.