President Rodrigo Duterte has given the military men who will soon be in the Bureau of Customs the authority to forcibly open shipments passing through the ports to check for the presence of contraband items.
Facebook’s ban of Myanmar’s military leaders marks a new step for the leading social network against state “actors” — and raises thorny questions on how the company deals with repressive regimes using the platform.
US President Donald Trump said Friday he had cancelled a military parade planned for November due to high costs — hours after the Pentagon indefinitely postponed the much-maligned event — and would instead head to Paris for ceremonies marking the end of World War I.
A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official said Thursday, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million.
Senator Grace Poe is urging the Armed Forces of the Philippines to remove from a decade-old PowerPoint presentation the accusation that certain media outfits and organizations are “enemies of the state.”
Sri Lanka is looking for an executioner to fill the vacant position of state hangman, prison officials said Friday, after President Maithripala Sirisena ended the island’s moratorium on capital punishment.
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