President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced a foreign policy and national security team crammed with veterans from the Barack Obama years, signalling an end to the upheaval under President Donald Trump and a return to traditional US diplomacy.
Malacañang on Thursday said it welcomes the proposal of Senator Francis Pangilinan to investigate the national security implications of the entry of four million Chinese into the country since 2017.
The United States has ordered a ban on the
Chinese-owned apps saying these threaten national security.
Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez believes the Philippines needs the anti-terror law for economic growth and national security.
Eight of the country’s top business groups have come together to oppose the passage of a new anti-terrorism law that critics say will pave the way for more human rights violations.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s government warned Friday that Brazil’s “national security” would be at risk if investigators granted a request to seize the far-right leader’s cell phone in an obstruction of justice investigation.
Former national security advisor John Bolton privately told the US attorney general last year about concerns that President Donald Trump was essentially granting favors to autocrats, The New York Times reported Monday.
Democrats are expected to announce on Tuesday two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, US media reported, after laying out their case at a hearing against a president they branded a “clear and present danger” to national security.
Presidential legal adviser Salvador Panelo claimed the country has become a narco-state which justified President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to release a narco-list of politikos running in the mid-term polls.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima welcomed on Friday the Senate’s decision to block funds for the P20 billion-peso
President Donald Trump faced new heat Monday after news reports that he has hid from aides the details of discussions with Vladimir Putin and that the FBI investigated him as a potential national security risk who might be acting on behalf of Russia.
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law regulating the practice of criminology profession in the Philippines.
The government has the right to withhold some information to the public especially on matters concerning the national security, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday said.
China has stepped up its campaign against foreign espionage with a website in Mandarin and English encouraging people to report national security threats such as bids to “overthrow the socialist system”.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra is considering withdrawing the proscription which seeks to declare the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA) as terrorists.
Singapore activists Monday criticised a parliamentary committee which is examining possible legislation to combat “fake news”, saying it had misrepresented their views and threatened those who gave evidence.
President Rodrigo Duterte is considering arming military reservists and cadets under the Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) if there are serious threats to national security.
Senator Loren Legarda wants the Philippines to have its own space agency in hopes of making the country closer to bringing a Filipino into space within the next decade.
Still unfazed by criticisms, President Duterte started lecturing US President Obama about how the tentacles of drug syndicates have been operating in the country which is why it has now become a national security threat.