Northeast monsoon

A low pressure area was spotted by the PAGASA but said LPA will dissolve once it hits the country. Next week will mark the start of the northeast monsoon or “amihan” season.

No negative effect

According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, the United States continues to extend its help in the speedy disposition of the case involving the death of a transgender in Olongapo. DFA further added that the incident will not have a negative effect in the relationship of the two countries, both of which are complying with the provisions found in the Visiting Forces Agreement.

Philippine police file charges against U.S. Marine in murder case

  (Reuters) – Philippine police on Wednesday filed murder charges against a U.S. Marine over the death of a transgender Filipino he met in a bar outside the former U.S. naval base of Subic Bay. The Philippine government also wants to take custody of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton while he stands trial, said a senior Philippine official, who warned that the case could damage military ties between the allies. “Based on two witnesses’ […]