Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary

Reuters 08/06/2022

TOKYO  – Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Saturday as the city marked the 77th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, with officials including the United Nations Secretary General warning of a new arms race following Russia’s invasion…

Nuclear weapons and the VFA

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 03/04/2021

The 1987 Constitution expressly prohibits the storage of nuclear weapons in the Philippines, adopting a “policy of freedom from nuclear weapons in (Philippine) territory.” Last week, President Duterte threatened to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with…

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