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Manila Standard Today
Once upon a dreamPhotos by Lorna Llanes I have always wondered how our complicated mind works d
Once upon a dream
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 hours ago
Photos by Lorna Llanes I have always wondered how our complicated mind works during our state of sleep. I don’t know if you will agree with this columnist, but have you ever woken up already fidgety after dreaming about walking or running long... Read more
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Minda News
Be like monkeys? Kamo na lang!GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 February) — Philippine Daily Inquirer reporte
Be like monkeys? Kamo na lang!
Minda News / Posted 12 hours ago
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 February) — Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on February 4 (Sino envoy tells guests: Be like monkeys) that Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua exhorted his guests at a reception at the Chinese... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The Supreme Court must be consistentThe hearings in the Supreme Court relating to the four disqualification cases f
The Supreme Court must be consistent
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
The hearings in the Supreme Court relating to the four disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe, all seeking to disallow her from running for president in the May 2016 elections, will soon be concluded. Earlier, the Commission on... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US: $66 M part of regular military aid to PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines – US military assistance to the Philippines is expected to
US: $66 M part of regular military aid to Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – US military assistance to the Philippines is expected to increase to $66 million this year. However, it is not tied to the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, US embassy Press Attaché Kurt Hoyer... Read more
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New America Media
Philippines Offers 8 Bases to US, Including Clark, Basa, and LumbiaWASHINGTON—Top diplomats and defense officials of the United States and the Phi
Philippines Offers 8 Bases to US, Including Clark, Basa, and Lumbia
New America Media / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON—Top diplomats and defense officials of the United States and the Philippines met on Tuesday to discuss arrangements for expanded US military presence in eight facilities in the Philippines in a bid to strengthen maritime cooperation amid... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sino envoy tells guests: Be like monkeysBe like monkeys. That’s Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua’s e
Sino envoy tells guests: Be like monkeys
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Be like monkeys. That’s Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua’s exhortation to his guests at a reception at the Chinese Embassy Wednesday ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year. But he was not mocking his guests. He was using the description... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US earmarks $66 M for 8 Philippine camps under EDCAMANILA, Philippines – The US Congress has earmarked $66 million for the constru
US earmarks $66 M for 8 Philippine camps under EDCA
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The US Congress has earmarked $66 million for the construction of military facilities in the Philippines under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), Ambassador Philip Goldberg told a media forum yesterday. “Let me... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China envoy hopes for better Philippine tiesMANILA, Philippines – Sending a message that Philippines-China relations do not
China envoy hopes for better Philippine ties
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Sending a message that Philippines-China relations do not revolve merely around maritime disputes, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario attended the Spring Festival reception on Tuesday and conveyed his greetings for a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US, Philippines eye joint South China Sea sail-bysMANILA, Philippines — The United States ambassador said Wednesday joint patrols
US, Philippines eye joint South China Sea sail-bys
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The United States ambassador said Wednesday joint patrols with the Philippines are possible in the South China Sea, where the US has asserted its freedom to navigate by sending planes and ships into China-claimed areas. Manila... Read more
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The Hindu
Philippines envoy: U.S. to continue S. China sea flights, sailingsWashington asserts its freedom to navigate in international waters and internat
Philippines envoy: U.S. to continue S. China sea flights, sailings
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Washington asserts its freedom to navigate in international waters and international air space. Philip Goldberg, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, said on Wednesday that joint patrols with the Philippines were possible in the South China Sea,... Read more
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Rappler
China to PH: Let’s be 'flexible, intelligent,' like the monkeyNEW BEGINNING. Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua decribes Philippines-China relat
China to PH: Let’s be 'flexible, intelligent,' like the monkey
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
NEW BEGINNING. Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua decribes Philippines-China relations in 2015 as 'stable and developing.' File photo by Jay Directo/AFP MANILA, Philippines – China made an indirect call to the Philippines to be "flexible and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rule of law or rule of the people?Almost all the presidential candidates for the May elections – from Vice Presid
Rule of law or rule of the people?
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Almost all the presidential candidates for the May elections – from Vice President Jejomar Binay to Senator Grace Poe, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and former DILG Secretary Mar Roxas – have issues thrown against them which could obviously influence the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Japan royals end state visitMANILA, Philippines – President Aquino led the sendoff ceremony for Japanese Em
Japan royals end state visit
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino led the sendoff ceremony for Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, who ended their five-day state visit to the Philippines yesterday. The 82-year-old emperor and his wife, 81, had a full schedule while... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sentimental trip endsEmperor Akihito, Empress Michiko thankful for successful Philippine visit Afte
Sentimental trip ends
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko thankful for successful Philippine visit After a highly successful and hectic five-day state visit to the Philippines, Their Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan departed Manila at noon yesterday,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japan’s emperor, empress end Manila state visitJanuary 30, 2016 11:13 pm Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko wave before depa
Japan’s emperor, empress end Manila state visit
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
January 30, 2016 11:13 pm Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko wave before departing for tokyo. PHoto By RUSSEL PALMA Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko left the Philippines on Saturday,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
President Aquino leads departure ceremony for Japanese Imperial couple President Benigno S. Aquino III led the send off ceremony for Japanese Empero
President Aquino leads departure ceremony for Japanese Imperial couple
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino III led the send off ceremony for Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Pasay City on Saturday morning after Their Majesties capped their... Read more
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Sun Star
Japanese Imperial Couple's visit further deepens relations of two countriesPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III led the send off ceremony for Japanese Emperor Aki
Japanese Imperial Couple's visit further deepens relations of two countries
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III led the send off ceremony for Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Pasay City on Saturday morning after they capped their five-day state visit to the Philippines. The Japanese Imperial Couple arrived at the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
After 5-day visit, Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko leave for JapanJapanese Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko departed for Japan on Sat
After 5-day visit, Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko leave for Japan
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko departed for Japan on Saturday, ending their 5-day state visit in the country. The Boeing 747-400 jetliner carrying them and other members of the Japanese delegation took off from the Balagbag... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rich, powerful told: No selfies, please, with Japanese royalsJapan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko offer flowers at Japanese Memorial
Rich, powerful told: No selfies, please, with Japanese royals
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko offer flowers at Japanese Memorial Garden, Caliraya, Cavinti, Laguna province on January 29, 2016. The emperor and empress was in the country for five days to mark the 60th anniversary of the normalization... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No selfies, no gifts during dinner for Japan’s imperial coupleThe Japanese imperial couple would surely have been the subject of selfies amon
No selfies, no gifts during dinner for Japan’s imperial couple
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
The Japanese imperial couple would surely have been the subject of selfies among the country’s rich and powerful at the reception dinner hosted by the Japanese envoy to the Philippines. But as most of the guests would later know, that would be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘No selfies please’ at reception for emperorJapanese Emperor Akihito waits for Empress Michiko after they are invited into
‘No selfies please’ at reception for emperor
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Japanese Emperor Akihito waits for Empress Michiko after they are invited into the Malacañang Palace. KRISTINE ANGELI SABILLO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO The Japanese imperial couple would have been the subject of selfies among the country’s rich and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Imperial couple, Aquino discuss Metro traffic jamsPresident Benigno Aquino III during a private meeting with Japan’s Emperor Akih
Imperial couple, Aquino discuss Metro traffic jams
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
President Benigno Aquino III during a private meeting with Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, January 27. Presidential sister Pinky Abellada joined Aquino in welcoming Japan’s imperial couple, who arrived in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Akihito gets red-carpet welcome in Malacañang President Aquino laid out a red-carpet welcome to Japan’s emperor and empress
Akihito gets red-carpet welcome in Malacañang
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
President Aquino laid out a red-carpet welcome to Japan’s emperor and empress Wednesday, including full State Honors, in a sign of the blossoming ties of the Asian nations territorially at odds with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino, Emperor Akihito talk about Uniqlo, traffic and Japanese carsIn addition to discussing tourism and agriculture, President Benigno Aquino III
Aquino, Emperor Akihito talk about Uniqlo, traffic and Japanese cars
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
In addition to discussing tourism and agriculture, President Benigno Aquino III, Emperor Akihito, and Empress Michiko talked about traffic and Japanese brands during their meeting at Malacañang on Wednesday. The imperial couple, who last visited the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan's Akihito to visit Philippine WWII cemeteryMANILA - Japan's Emperor Akihito will on Wednesday visit a cemetery for tens of
Japan's Akihito to visit Philippine WWII cemetery
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA - Japan's Emperor Akihito will on Wednesday visit a cemetery for tens of thousands of Filipino World War II dead, as he uses a historic visit to the Philippines to promote his pacifist agenda. Japan's Emperor Akihito (left) reviews an honour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan Emperor to visit Philippines WWII cemeteryMANILA: Japan's Emperor Akihito will on Wednesday visit a cemetery for tens of
Japan Emperor to visit Philippines WWII cemetery
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA: Japan's Emperor Akihito will on Wednesday visit a cemetery for tens of thousands of Filipino World War II dead, as he uses a historic visit to the Philippines to promote his pacifist agenda. The soft-smiling Akihito, 82, and his wife,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Del Rosario on Community: We are citizens of AseanASEAN Leaders from left to right, Philippines’ President Benigno Aquino III, In
Del Rosario on Community: We are citizens of Asean
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
ASEAN Leaders from left to right, Philippines’ President Benigno Aquino III, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Laos’ Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Malaysian Prime Minister... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A year to sow and harvestIn 2016, the Philippines and the UK will enjoy a bountiful harvest arising from
A year to sow and harvest
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
In 2016, the Philippines and the UK will enjoy a bountiful harvest arising from the seeds that were sown 70 years ago when we established diplomatic links. A few days ago, Secretary Albert del Rosario hosted the visit by our Foreign Secretary, the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Philippines offers 8 bases to U.S., including Clark, Basa, and Lumbia 19th January 2016 · 0 Comments WASHINGTON (Special from Inquirer.net and New
Philippines offers 8 bases to U.S., including Clark, Basa, and Lumbia
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
19th January 2016 · 0 Comments WASHINGTON (Special from Inquirer.net and New America Media) — Top diplomats and defense officials of the United States and the Philippines met on... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines, UK to sign new defense agreementBRITISH ENVOY. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (right) welcomes British
Philippines, UK to sign new defense agreement
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
BRITISH ENVOY. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (right) welcomes British Ambassador Asif Ahmad on October 22, 2013, as Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario looks on. Photo by Lauro Montellano Jr/Malacañang Photo Bureau MANILA,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More runways on reefsCOMMERCIAL PLANES LANDONKAGITINGAN Passengers and crew of a Hainan Airlines pla
More runways on reefs
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
COMMERCIAL PLANES LANDONKAGITINGAN Passengers and crew of a Hainan Airlines plane and a China SouthernAirlines plane pose for a souvenir photo on Kagitingan (Fiery Cross) Reef in the Spratlys that China has transformed into an airfield. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Over 80% of Filipinos favor EDCAThere is no doubt the Supreme Court made the right decision when it ruled in fa
Over 80% of Filipinos favor EDCA
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
There is no doubt the Supreme Court made the right decision when it ruled in favor of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, declaring the accord as constitutional and saying it is an executive agreement that does not require Senate concurrence... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Ruling on EDCA: A big victory for US « Bulatlat“The United States won a significant victory on Tuesday in its effort to counte
Ruling on EDCA: A big victory for US « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 22 days ago
“The United States won a significant victory on Tuesday in its effort to counter China’s rising influence in the South China Sea, as the highest court in the Philippines cleared the way for American troops to return to the country on a regular... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ruling on EDCA: A big victory for US“The United States won a significant victory on Tuesday in its effort to counte
Ruling on EDCA: A big victory for US
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
“The United States won a significant victory on Tuesday in its effort to counter China’s rising influence in the South China Sea, as the highest court in the Philippines cleared the way for American troops to return to the country on a regular... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US won’t let China control vital seaThe United States has urged claimants to the South China Sea to unite and put p
US won’t let China control vital sea
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
The United States has urged claimants to the South China Sea to unite and put pressure on China by having a shared understanding of “militarization,” thus avoiding the growing tension in the region, according to the Department of Defense (DND). In a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH officials thank U.S. senators for attention to Asia-PacificSecretary Voltaire Gazmin and Secretary Albert del Rosario meet with Senator Jo
PH officials thank U.S. senators for attention to Asia-Pacific
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Secretary Albert del Rosario meet with Senator John McCain and Jack Reed, US Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman and ranking member, respectively, on 12 January 2016 in Washington, D.C. CONTRIBUTED... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Manila now wants joint sea patrol pactMANILA is keen on having an agreement with the US on joint patrols in disputed
Manila now wants joint sea patrol pact
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA is keen on having an agreement with the US on joint patrols in disputed portions of the South China Sea, Philippine officials said during their 2+2 ministerial meeting in Washington D.C. on Jan. 12. “The 2+2 meeting extensively discussed the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, US vow close coordination on EDCAMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and the US have committed to coordinate c
Philippines, US vow close coordination on EDCA
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and the US have committed to coordinate closely on security and defense initiatives as part of the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). In a joint statement at the conclusion of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US, PH express concerns over China’s provocative actions LONGTIME allies the Philippines and the United States jointly expressed their
US, PH express concerns over China’s provocative actions
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
LONGTIME allies the Philippines and the United States jointly expressed their concern over the “provocative, unilateral actions” undertaken by China that aim to change the status quo in the... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines to offer 8 bases to US forces – officialDIPLOMACY. Philippine Secretary of Defense Voltaire Gazmin, Philippine Secretar
Philippines to offer 8 bases to US forces – official
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
DIPLOMACY. Philippine Secretary of Defense Voltaire Gazmin, Philippine Secretary of Foreign Relations Albert Del Rosario, and US Secretary of State John Kerry meet January 12, 2016 in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the US Department of State in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH files protest against BeijingTHE Philippines on Wednesday branded China’s test landing of a plane on Fiery C
PH files protest against Beijing
Manila Standard Today / Posted 24 days ago
THE Philippines on Wednesday branded China’s test landing of a plane on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratlys a provocative action that raises tensions in the region, and said it was the start of Beijing’s “air defense zone” over the disputed areas of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No midnight appointments in DFA – Del RosarioWASHINGTON – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario declared on Tuesday t
No midnight appointments in DFA – Del Rosario
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario declared on Tuesday that there would be no political appointments at the foreign office in the waning days of the Aquino administration. He said when he took office in 2011 he advocated “a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines files protest vs China on flightsMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has protested China’s test flights on Kag
Philippines files protest vs China on flights
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has protested China’s test flights on Kagitingan Reef in the West Philippine Sea. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Charles Jose yesterday called China’s action “provocative” and “restricting the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
8 Philippine camps eyed for USMANILA, Philippines - At least eight military camps are being considered as sit
8 Philippine camps eyed for US
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - At least eight military camps are being considered as sites for US equipment to be pre-positioned in the country under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), an official said yesterday. Armed Forces of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Manila formally files protest against China over test flightsCOMMERCIAL PLANES LANDONKAGITINGAN Passengers and crew of a Hainan Airlines pla
Manila formally files protest against China over test flights
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
COMMERCIAL PLANES LANDONKAGITINGAN Passengers and crew of a Hainan Airlines plane and a China SouthernAirlines plane pose for a souvenir photo on Kagitingan (Fiery Cross) Reef in the Spratlys that China has transformed into an airfield. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH offers 8 bases to USWASHINGTON—Top diplomats and defense officials of the United States and the Phi
PH offers 8 bases to US
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON—Top diplomats and defense officials of the United States and the Philippines met on Tuesday to discuss arrangements for expanded US military presence in eight facilities in the Philippines in a bid to strengthen maritime cooperation amid... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US to help modernize AFPKerry, Carter welcome SC ruling upholding EDCA By AFP, AP, Charissa M. Luci, a
US to help modernize AFP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
Kerry, Carter welcome SC ruling upholding EDCA By AFP, AP, Charissa M. Luci, and Hannah L. Torregoza Washington, DC – US Secretary of State John Kerry, welcoming the Philippine Supreme Court decision upholding the Enhanced Defense Cooperation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH protests Chinese test flights over disputed reef The Philippines has formally protested the recent test flights conducted by C
PH protests Chinese test flights over disputed reef
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
The Philippines has formally protested the recent test flights conducted by China to the contested Kagitingan Reef (Fiery Cross Reef) and its provocative actions restricting the freedom of... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Philippine court OKs pact allowing US troops in local campsMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday declared as
Philippine court OKs pact allowing US troops in local camps
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday declared as constitutional a defense pact that allows American forces, warships and planes to temporarily base in local military camps, in a boost to U.S. efforts to reassert its... Read more
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Inquirier.net
U.S. welcomes PH high court EDCA rulingWASHINGTON, D.C.— The United States on January12 welcomed a court ruling on the
U.S. welcomes PH high court EDCA ruling
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The United States on January12 welcomed a court ruling on the constitutionality of a defense pact with the Philippines, saying it would allow the allies to strengthen their maritime cooperation amid tensions with China in the... Read more
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