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Inquirier.net
PH to China: Walk the talk, bridge gapSHOW OF FORCE Twelve thousand troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 a
PH to China: Walk the talk, bridge gap
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
SHOW OF FORCE Twelve thousand troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types are on display during the military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Among those... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-endMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partne
Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-end
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partnership" agreement by the end of the year, officials have said, as common neighbour and rival China flexes its military muscle in disputed waters. Both governments said the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Celia Veloso blasts PH envoy in Jakarta anewMANILA - The Philippine Consul General in Jakarta is under fire for allegedly b
Celia Veloso blasts PH envoy in Jakarta anew
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 17 hours ago
MANILA - The Philippine Consul General in Jakarta is under fire for allegedly bungling the case of Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipino on death row in Indonesia for drug trafficking. "Sa totoo lang, noong nasa Indonesia kami, may sama ako ng loob kay chair... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Philippines, Vietnam close to signing cooperation pact on South China SeaThe Philippines and Vietnam, both claimants of the disputed South China Sea, ar
Philippines, Vietnam close to signing cooperation pact on South China Sea
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 hours ago
The Philippines and Vietnam, both claimants of the disputed South China Sea, are close to forging a strategic partnership which is expected to be sealed by the two countries’ leaders in November, a solid alliance believed to be causing China to... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-endMANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partne
Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-end
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partnership" agreement by the end of the year, officials have said, as common neighbor and rival China flexes its military muscle in disputed waters. Both governments said the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Philippines, Vietnam to sign defense, economic partnership by year-endBoth governments said the agreement would bolster defence, political and econom
Philippines, Vietnam to sign defense, economic partnership by year-end
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 hours ago
Both governments said the agreement would bolster defence, political and economic ties between the two Southeast Asian nations most critical of China’s claims over most of the South China Sea. “As strategic partners, we aim to deliver results… a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ph consul in Indonesia chided for ‘mishandling’ Veloso caseCelia Veloso, mother of Mary Jane Veloso, narrates before the House committee o
Ph consul in Indonesia chided for ‘mishandling’ Veloso case
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Celia Veloso, mother of Mary Jane Veloso, narrates before the House committee on overseas workers affairs her family’s ordeal with the Department of Foreign Affairs. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net The House committee on overseas workers affairs on... Read more
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The Manila Times
USAID mission director conferred Order of SikatunaSeptember 1, 2015 8:05 pm Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, on beh
USAID mission director conferred Order of Sikatuna
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
September 1, 2015 8:05 pm Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, on behalf of President Benigno Aquino 3rd, conferred the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Maharlika to outgoing US Embassy... Read more
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Balita
President Aquino leads National Heroes' Day rites September 1, 2015 5:14 am MANILA, Aug. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III
President Aquino leads National Heroes' Day rites
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
September 1, 2015 5:14 am MANILA, Aug. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led on Monday the commemoration of National Heroes' Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Military official’s visit signals more US intervention in Ph, Asia-Pacific’ « BulatlatThere’s more to the visits by US military officials, says a group. MANILA – Th
‘Military official’s visit signals more US intervention in Ph, Asia-Pacific’ « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
There’s more to the visits by US military officials, says a group. MANILA – The consecutive visits by American military officials in the country signal “intensified US intervention,” in the Philippines and in the Asia-Pacific region, says an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Take back your trash, lawmakers tell CanadaThe House of Representatives has written a strongly worded letter asking Canada
Take back your trash, lawmakers tell Canada
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
The House of Representatives has written a strongly worded letter asking Canada to take back the 50 container vans of garbage shipped to the Philippines in 2013 that have provoked a diplomatic back-and-forth between the two countries. Invoking the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Philippines, Japan ink P12-B ODA loan agreementMANILA - The Philippine and Japanese governments signed on Tuesday an agreement
Philippines, Japan ink P12-B ODA loan agreement
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA - The Philippine and Japanese governments signed on Tuesday an agreement for a P12.4-billion official development assistance (ODA) to be used for improvement of bridges in Metro Manila and the bypass road project in Davao City. Foreign... Read more
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Sun Star
Japan to fund P9-B road project in DavaoA NEW road project in Davao City, proposed by the Department of Public Highways
Japan to fund P9-B road project in Davao
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
A NEW road project in Davao City, proposed by the Department of Public Highways (DPWH), will get funding from the Japanese government through a loan program. The P8.783-billion project, called the Davao Bypass Construction Project, Package 1-South... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Japan ink P12-B ODA loan agreementMANILA, Philippines - The Philippine and Japanese governments signed on Tuesday
Philippines, Japan ink P12-B ODA loan agreement
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine and Japanese governments signed on Tuesday an agreement for a P12.4-billion official development assistance (ODA) to be used for improvement of bridges in Metro Manila and the bypass road project in Davao... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US Pacific Command chief visits Aquino amid China rowMANILA, Philippines - The new leader of the United States Pacific Command (USPA
US Pacific Command chief visits Aquino amid China row
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The new leader of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) paid a courtesy call to President Benigno Aquino III in Malacañang on Wednesday. Admiral Harry Harris Jr. visited Aquino this afternoon and was accompanied by US... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Japan ink deal for P13-B infra projectsMANILA, Philippines – Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed two loan projects
Philippines, Japan ink deal for P13-B infra projects
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed two loan projects worth P13 billion. The two projects were the Metro Manila Priority Bridges Seismic Improvement Project and the Davao City Bypass Construction Project (South and Center... Read more
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Rappler
Over 600,000 new overseas voters registered – DFAREGISTER TO VOTE. PH embassy and Tambayan Pinoy Swiss (TPS) encourages Filipino
Over 600,000 new overseas voters registered – DFA
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
REGISTER TO VOTE. PH embassy and Tambayan Pinoy Swiss (TPS) encourages Filipinos in Switzerland to vote in the 2016 elections. Screenshot from the PH embassy in Switzerland's Facebook page MANILA, Philippines – This year, the Philippine Department... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines to extend passport validity for freeMANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday, Aug
Philippines to extend passport validity for free
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday, August 19, announced it can extend the validity of Philippine passports for free, as the agency suffers a backlog in issuing travel documents. “The Department of Foreign... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
DFA says Filipina among those injured in Bangkok bombingMANILA — A Filipina was among the dozens injured in the blast in Bangkok, Thail
DFA says Filipina among those injured in Bangkok bombing
Zamboanga Times / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA — A Filipina was among the dozens injured in the blast in Bangkok, Thailand, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday as it continues to verify reports that a Philippine national was killed in the attack. Department of Foreign... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Countries offer sympathy as recovery beginsTourists and pedestrians near the Ratchaprasong intersection looked to a police
Countries offer sympathy as recovery begins
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
Tourists and pedestrians near the Ratchaprasong intersection looked to a policeman to guide them where to go on Tuesday, as they walked close to where forensic experts were examining the bombing scene. (Photo by PattanaPong Hirunard) Related... Read more
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Sun Star
DFA: Pinay hurt in Bangkok blastTHE Philippine Embassy in Bangkok confirmed that a Filipina was injured when a
DFA: Pinay hurt in Bangkok blast
Sun Star / Posted 16 days ago
THE Philippine Embassy in Bangkok confirmed that a Filipina was injured when a large bomb rocked central Bangkok's Ratchaprasong area on Monday night. It, however, did not confirm international media reports that a Filipino was one of the three... Read more
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Rappler
PH confirms Filipina injured in Bangkok blastEXPLOSION SITE. Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Thai forensic
PH confirms Filipina injured in Bangkok blast
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
EXPLOSION SITE. Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Thai forensic police officers on August 18, 2015, inspect the scene of the bomb explosion at the Erawan shrine in central Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Narong Sangnak/EPA MANILA,... Read more
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Sun Star
Pinoy 'killed' in Bangkok blast; DFA verifying reportMANILA -- The Philippine Embassy in Thailand is still verifying reports that a
Pinoy 'killed' in Bangkok blast; DFA verifying report
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA -- The Philippine Embassy in Thailand is still verifying reports that a Filipino was among the at least 20 people killed in a bomb explosion in Bangkok Monday night. Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose did not confirm international media... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines condemns Bangkok blast as act of terrorCHARRED. Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religi
Philippines condemns Bangkok blast as act of terror
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
CHARRED. Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religious shrine in central Bangkok late on August 17, 2015 killing at least 10 people and wounding scores more. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP MANILA, Philippines – The... Read more
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The Manila Times
DFA urged to give priority to OFWs’ passport requestsAugust 16, 2015 9:06 pm The Department of Foreign Affairs’ Office of Consular
DFA urged to give priority to OFWs’ passport requests
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
August 16, 2015 9:06 pm The Department of Foreign Affairs’ Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) should make a priority the passport applications of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) because delays... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino and the West Philippine Sea: Realpolitk vs. Moralpolitk?A version of this article was originally published by The National Interest in
Aquino and the West Philippine Sea: Realpolitk vs. Moralpolitk?
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
A version of this article was originally published by The National Interest in Washington, D.C. In recent days, anti-China hysteria has reached a new level, with some media outlets alleging that China may have had issued a hidden threat to the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH accepts Japan’s ‘non-apology’ over WWII atrocitiesThe Philippines is apparently accepting the controversial “non-apologetic” rema
PH accepts Japan’s ‘non-apology’ over WWII atrocities
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
The Philippines is apparently accepting the controversial “non-apologetic” remarks of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Japanese atrocities committed during World War II, with Filipino executive and diplomatic officials saying the Philippines has... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Malacañang: PH supports Japan’s advocacy of peaceAugust 15th, 2015 07:33 PM Contrary to criticisms from its Asian neighbors, Ma
Malacañang: PH supports Japan’s advocacy of peace
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
August 15th, 2015 07:33 PM Contrary to criticisms from its Asian neighbors, Malacañang on Saturday welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, saying it reflected the values that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘WWII foe Japan now trusted friend’MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has rebuilt a “strong friendship” with fo
‘WWII foe Japan now trusted friend’
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has rebuilt a “strong friendship” with former foe Japan even as its neighbors criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for failing to properly apologize for Tokyo’s aggression during World War II, the Department of... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Japan a trusted friend’70 YEARS AFTER END OF WORLD WAR II August 15, 2015 10:51 pm The Philippines s
‘Japan a trusted friend’
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
70 YEARS AFTER END OF WORLD WAR II August 15, 2015 10:51 pm The Philippines said on Saturday it had rebuilt a “strong friendship” with former foe Japan, as its neighbors criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for failing to... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH says WWII foe Japan now trusted friendMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines said Saturday it had rebuilt a "strong fr
PH says WWII foe Japan now trusted friend
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 20 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines said Saturday it had rebuilt a "strong friendship" with former foe Japan, as its neighbors criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for failing to properly apologize for Tokyo's aggression during World War II. Since... Read more
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RTE News
70th anniversary of end of WWII is marked in JapanJapanese Emperor Akihito has marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World Wa
70th anniversary of end of WWII is marked in Japan
RTE News / Posted 20 days ago
Japanese Emperor Akihito has marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two with an expression of "deep remorse" over the conflict, a departure from his annual script that could be seen as a subtle rebuke of conservative Prime Minister... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Philippines says WWII foe Japan now trusted friendForeign Secretary Albert Del Rosario speaks during the 69th session of the Unit
Philippines says WWII foe Japan now trusted friend
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. AP The Philippines said Saturday it had rebuilt a “strong friendship” with former foe Japan, as... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines says WWII foe Japan now trusted friendCOMFORT WOMEN'S PLIGHT. A Filipino policeman speaks to former Filipino comfort
Philippines says WWII foe Japan now trusted friend
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
COMFORT WOMEN'S PLIGHT. A Filipino policeman speaks to former Filipino comfort women, who were forced to serve for the Japanese Army as sexual slaves during World War II, during a demonstration outside the Japanese embassy in Pasay city, south of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Philippines says WW2 foe Japan now trusted friend Published: 15 August 2015 12:39 PM A woman holds a dove as a symbol of peace
Philippines says WW2 foe Japan now trusted friend
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 20 days ago
Published: 15 August 2015 12:39 PM A woman holds a dove as a symbol of peace at the Yasukuni shrine on the anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two in Tokyo today. The Philippines says it... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH to China: Ensure freedom of navigation, halt constructionMANILA, Philippines - China can better help ensure freedom of navigation in the
PH to China: Ensure freedom of navigation, halt construction
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 21 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - China can better help ensure freedom of navigation in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea by not proceeding with its plan to construct facilities on lands it has reclaimed in disputed areas, Malacañang stressed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to China: Ensure freedom of navigation, halt constructionMANILA, Philippines - China can better help ensure freedom of navigation in the
Philippines to China: Ensure freedom of navigation, halt construction
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - China can better help ensure freedom of navigation in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea by not proceeding with its plan to construct facilities on lands it has reclaimed in disputed areas, Malacañang stressed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
LOOK: Did China threaten, ridicule Philippines in newspaper feature?MANILA, Philippines - Did China poke fun at the Philippines and issue a veiled
LOOK: Did China threaten, ridicule Philippines in newspaper feature?
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Did China poke fun at the Philippines and issue a veiled threat in a newspaper feature? In its weekly feature entitled "Window to China" published by the STAR on Tuesday, the Asian giant maintained its position in the West... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH satisfied on mention of China reclamation in ASEAN communiquéMANILA - The Philippines is ''contented'' to see the issue on China’s island bu
PH satisfied on mention of China reclamation in ASEAN communiqué
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines is ''contented'' to see the issue on China’s island building activities included in the joint communiqué issued by foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Kuala Lumpur last week, the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Chinese mafia rigging FIBA hosting contest has no basisMANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is not supporting claims that the Chinese mafi
Chinese mafia rigging FIBA hosting contest has no basis
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is not supporting claims that the Chinese mafia rigged the bidding for the right to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said there is no basis to such allegations and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Manny V. Pangilinan sees long-term FIBA partnershipTOKYO – SBP president Manny V. Pangilinan was downcast after the Philippines lo
Manny V. Pangilinan sees long-term FIBA partnership
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
TOKYO – SBP president Manny V. Pangilinan was downcast after the Philippines lost a passionate bid to host the FIBA 2019 World Cup on a 14-7 vote for China here last Friday but shrugged off the disappointment to look forward to a long-term... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH capable of hosting Fiba—PalaceMalacañang on Saturday defended the infrastructure program of the Aquino admini
PH capable of hosting Fiba—Palace
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
Malacañang on Saturday defended the infrastructure program of the Aquino administration after the country’s lack of infrastructure was cited as one of the reasons for its failure to win its bid to host the 2019 Fiba World Cup. The Fiba Central Board... Read more
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Pilipino Star
It wasn’t close, after allTOKYO – The vote was 14-7 for China over the Philippines as the FIBA Central Bo
It wasn’t close, after all
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
TOKYO – The vote was 14-7 for China over the Philippines as the FIBA Central Board settled the issue on which country will host the 2019 FIBA World Cup after the bidders made their audio-visual presentations to support their cause and were subjected... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China’s aggression going out of this worldJust how alarming China’s expansionist activities are becoming can be gauged by
China’s aggression going out of this world
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
Just how alarming China’s expansionist activities are becoming can be gauged by the tension that pervaded the high-level diplomatic talks in Malaysia, with the ASEAN ministers having difficulty in drafting the joint final statement that — in very... Read more
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Sun Star
Philippines, Japan cooperation defendedMALACANANG justified Saturday the security cooperation between the Philippines
Philippines, Japan cooperation defended
Sun Star / Posted 26 days ago
MALACANANG justified Saturday the security cooperation between the Philippines and Japan. Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. made the statement amid China's accusation that the Philippines and Japan were... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Japan are strategic partners’MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Japan are strategic partners and are
Philippines, Japan are strategic partners’
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Japan are strategic partners and are expected to work hand in hand in preserving peace and stability in the region, Malacañang said yesterday amid Beijing’s accusations that Manila and Tokyo were joining... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'Puso not enough to win hosting of FIBA World Cup'The Philippine delegation for the country's bid to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup
'Puso not enough to win hosting of FIBA World Cup'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 26 days ago
The Philippine delegation for the country's bid to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Photo: Handout MANILA, Philippines – The country’s failed bid to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup goes to show that it will take more than ''puso'' (heart) to convince the... Read more
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The Manila Times
We’re not ganging up on China – PalaceAugust 8, 2015 9:09 pm Malacañang on Saturday dismissed China’s claim that Jap
We’re not ganging up on China – Palace
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
August 8, 2015 9:09 pm Malacañang on Saturday dismissed China’s claim that Japan and the Philippines ganged up on China during a regional security forum last week on disputes in the West Philippine Sea (South... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘PH on threshold of history’August 8, 2015 9:12 pm by LEENA C. CHUA, NEWS EDITOR THE Philippines will con
‘PH on threshold of history’
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
August 8, 2015 9:12 pm by LEENA C. CHUA, NEWS EDITOR THE Philippines will continue to pursue a principled and law-based approach to assert its rights over some areas in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Foreign... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace on PH losing FIBA bid: Taas no pa rinMANILA – A Palace official said Saturday that the government is taking steps to
Palace on PH losing FIBA bid: Taas no pa rin
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 26 days ago
MANILA – A Palace official said Saturday that the government is taking steps to develop infrastructure in order to make the Philippines a more attractive venue for investments, tourism and events, following the country's loss to China in its bid to... Read more
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