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Indonesia's navy fired warning shot at Vietnamese vessels

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia's navy said it fired a warning shot at two Vietnamese fishing vessels that were discovered in Indonesian waters over the weekend in the second clash between the two countries in the South China Sea in two months.

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China opens movie theater on disputed South China Sea island

BEIJING -- A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil an

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Protests greet Duterte's 2nd State of the Nation Address

SIMULTANEOUS protests in Visayas and Mindanao were held hours before the second State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte, Monday, July 24.

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Suicide car bombing kills 24, wounds 42 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said.

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Duterte's 1st Sona promises: One year after

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte started his term last 2016 with a promise to rid the country of illegal drugs, vowing before the Filipino people that his administration will not stop until the last pusher has been put behind bars or below the ground.

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Palace: Duterte's 2nd Sona 'frank, hopeful'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday will be frank but hopeful, a Palace official said Sunday.

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Palace urges full public support for smoking ban

MALACAÑANG said Sunday the enforcement of the nationwide smoking ban is a realization of the dream of a tobacco-free future.

Executive Order No. 26, which the President Rodrigo Duterte signed on May 16, takes effect Sunday.

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Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8 million

NEW YORK -- A bag containing traces of moon dust sold for $1.8 million at an auction on Thursday following a galactic court battle.

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