security in Asia-Pacific - updates

Rappler's latest stories on security in Asia-Pacific


PH 'confident' it can weather APEC security challenge

Nov 14, 2015 - 9:14 PM

The inter agency task force in charge of APEC security holds a full scale simulation to practice and spot loopholes in their plans

PH bans some foreign journalists over APEC Bali incident

Nov 22, 2014 - 3:06 PM

The journalists are blacklisted on the recommendation of the intelligence services over acts committed against the President during a summit in Bali Indonesia

APEC INCIDENT. A Hong Kong journalist was expelled from the APEC summit in Bali, Indonesia for shouting at Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. In this file photo, Aquino arrives in Bali, Indonesia October 6, 2013. Photo courtesy Malacañang Photo Bureau

China hits Philippines for seeking Japan's help

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Having suffered two wars with Japan China is also cautious about giving the Japanese army the international role that the Philippines supports

BOOSTING TIES. Philippine President Benigno Aquino (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) attend a joint news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan on June 24, 2014. Photo by Yuya Shino/Pool/EPA

Iraq attacks kill at least 35

Apr 19, 2012 - 3:00 PM

Wave of bombing and shooting attacks in six different provinces across Iraq killed at least 35 people and wounded more than 150 on Thursday April 19