President Aquino (center) with His Majesty Emperor Akihito (right) and Her Majesty Empress Michiko honor the Japanese flag during the welcoming ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday. The four-day state visit comes ahead of the 60th anniversary of relations next year.
Photo by Robert Vinas, Malacañang Photo
A student cries during an earthquake drill at the Baclaran Elementary School in Paranaque City on Tuesday. The government stepped up its information campaign in public schools in fear of a 7.2-magnitude quake that might be generated by activity at the West Valley Fault.
Photo by Josh Albelda for ABS-CBNnews.com
Dr. Anthony Leachon of the Philippine College of Physicians uses pictures of a smoking President Benigno Aquino and US President Barack Obama as he explains the hazards of smoking cigarettes during a talk at the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon City on Tuesday.
Photo: ABS-CBN News
Representatives Christopher Belmonte, Lito Atienza, and Rufus Rodriguez (left to right) huddle during the plenary on the Bangsamoro Basic Law at the House of Representatives Tuesday. The Aquino administration is trying to get the controversial bill passed before Congress goes into recess on June 11.
Photo: ABS-CBN News
Deputy Customs Commissioner Ariel Nepomuceno (center) inspects the items used to hide P1.5 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The drugs were hidden in household items such as a rice cooker and diapers.
MANILA – The United States government has turned over to the Philippines the second tranche of the proceeds from the forfeited assets of former military comptroller Carlos Garcia, the Office of the Ombudsman said.
$1.38-M in assets of ex-AFP comptroller returned to PH
MANILA – In what security officials tagged as another setback to the communist movement, operatives from both the military and police arrested on Monday night the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) second highest leader.
HANOI - Vietnam took delivery of two new missile boats on Tuesday made locally and modeled on Russian vessels, the latest move by its military to strengthen maritime defenses as tensions simmer over sovereignty in the South China Sea.