Today is the anniversary of the day Abad became the first woman to receive the Philippines' prestigious Ten Outstanding Young Men award.
Police corruption has been in focus since police officers were charged with kidnapping and murdering a Korean businessman.
The Philippines' president has repeatedly shown hostility towards the U.S.
A fisherman in the Philippines may have unknowingly discovered the largest pearl in the world.
The two officers held talks after a U.S. warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of one of Beijing's man-made islands.