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Inquirier.net
US: We’ll use only PH bases under EdcaAdmiral Harry Harris Jr., US Pacific Command chief, briefs Southeast Asian jour
US: We’ll use only PH bases under Edca
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
Admiral Harry Harris Jr., US Pacific Command chief, briefs Southeast Asian journalists about the US forces’ engagements in the Pacific. Photo by Nina Calleja CAMP H.M. SMITH, Honolulu—The United States has no plans of building American military... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Agenda of the next president: Foreign policyStarting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pres
Agenda of the next president: Foreign policy
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
Starting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national concerns that should be high on the agenda of the five contenders in the May 9 presidential election. The series should help Filipinos choose wisely the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
ASEAN, US to meet on maritime security Maritime security will be an important part of the discussion during the Asso
ASEAN, US to meet on maritime security
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
Maritime security will be an important part of the discussion during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-United States Leaders’ Summit to be held at Sunnylands, California this week and which... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Feb. 14)748 – Abbasid Revolution: The Hashimi rebels under Abu Muslim Khorasani take Me
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The Inyo Register / Posted 12 hours ago
748 – Abbasid Revolution: The Hashimi rebels under Abu Muslim Khorasani take Merv, capital of the Umayyad province Khorasan, marking the consolidation of the Abbasid revolt. 842 – Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Neil Howe Warns The 'Professional Class' Is Still In Denial Of The Fourth TurningIn this comprehensive interview that Neil Howe - author of the must-read book T
Neil Howe Warns The 'Professional Class' Is Still In Denial Of The Fourth Turning
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 hours ago
In this comprehensive interview that Neil Howe - author of the must-read book The Foruth Turning - did with his firm, Saeculum Research, he wastes no time in telling us that he thinks expectations of several more Fed rate raises this year are... Read more
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Breitbart
Twitter Is Gearing Up To Interfere In The ElectionLast week, a report from BuzzFeed claimed that Twitter was about to implement a
Twitter Is Gearing Up To Interfere In The Election
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Last week, a report from BuzzFeed claimed that Twitter was about to implement an algorithmic news feed, a departure from the chronologically-ordered tweets which users have grown accustomed to, and by which the platform is defined. CEO Jack Dorsey... Read more
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Fortune
Why Is President Obama Hosting a Get-Together of Asian Autocrats?This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version ca
Why Is President Obama Hosting a Get-Together of Asian Autocrats?
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here. By Simon Lewis When President Barack Obama hosted his new Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Sunnylands estate at Rancho Mirage, Calif., in June... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
U.S. touts ‘Batman’ destroyer as Obama courts Asean leaders U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s p
U.S. touts ‘Batman’ destroyer as Obama courts Asean leaders
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order in the face of an increasingly assertive China. “If Batman had a ship, this’d be it,”... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
U.S. Touts ‘Batman’ Destroyer as Obama Courts Asean Leaders (1) U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s p
U.S. Touts ‘Batman’ Destroyer as Obama Courts Asean Leaders (1)
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order in the face of an increasingly assertive China. “If Batman had a ship, this’d be it,”... Read more
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Daily Mail
One of the last remaining 'comfort women' dies at the age of 104Ex 'comfort woman' who was captured and forced into sex slavery by Japanese sol
One of the last remaining 'comfort women' dies at the age of 104
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Ex 'comfort woman' who was captured and forced into sex slavery by Japanese soldiers during WWII dies at the age of 104 Huang Zhenmei died at her home in Hainan Province, China, on February 7 Her family held a funeral yesterday in Dabao village... Read more
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The Manila Times
Asean-US summit to tackle sea rowFebruary 11, 2016 9:04 pm LEADERS of Asian countries will tackle the rising te
Asean-US summit to tackle sea row
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 11, 2016 9:04 pm LEADERS of Asian countries will tackle the rising tensions in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) at the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations-US summit to be held... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
President Aquino to leave next week for ASEAN-US Leaders Summitto leave next week for ASEAN-US Leaders Summit President Benigno S. Aquino III
President Aquino to leave next week for ASEAN-US Leaders Summit
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
to leave next week for ASEAN-US Leaders Summit President Benigno S. Aquino III will leave on Monday, February 15 for the United States (US) to participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-US Leaders Summit that will... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino to raise South China Sea row at ASEAN-US summitUS VISIT. President Benigno Aquino III will meet with US President Barack Obama
Aquino to raise South China Sea row at ASEAN-US summit
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
US VISIT. President Benigno Aquino III will meet with US President Barack Obama and other ASEAN leaders at the ASEAN-US Leaders' Summit in Sunnylands, California in mid-February, 2016. File photo from Official Gazette MANILA, Philippines – President... Read more
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Rappler
With Del Rosario out, hopes high for better ties with ChinaForeign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario’s resignation from office effectiv
With Del Rosario out, hopes high for better ties with China
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario’s resignation from office effective March 7, 2016 can provide opportunities to repair the Philippines’ damaged bilateral ties with China. Known for his excessive pro-Americanism leading to his strong... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China and Singapore: Cushioning the impact of economic slumpIt is widely believed and accepted that the winds of change and development hav
China and Singapore: Cushioning the impact of economic slump
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
It is widely believed and accepted that the winds of change and development have shifted direction from the Western hemisphere to Southeast Asia. As if to confirm this belief, the last few years saw great leaps of ASEAN countries like Malaysia,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Agenda of the next president: Economy and jobsStarting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pres
Agenda of the next president: Economy and jobs
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Starting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national concerns that should be high on the agenda of the five contenders in the May 9 presidential election. The series should help Filipinos choose wisely the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Illness makes DFA chief quitPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has accepted the resignation of Foreign Affairs Se
Illness makes DFA chief quit
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has accepted the resignation of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, effective March 7, due to health reasons, Malacañan Palace announced Monday. The Palace only announced the resignation in a brief statement,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Del Rosario quits DFA, cites healthForeign Affairs secretary Alberto del Rosario. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO FOREIGN Sec
Del Rosario quits DFA, cites health
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Foreign Affairs secretary Alberto del Rosario. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO FOREIGN Secretary Albert del Rosario is resigning from his post, four months short of serving the full six-year term of President Aquino. Based on a report from Executive Secretary... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Señeres dies of cardiac arrestMANILA, Philippines - OFW Family Club party-list Rep. Roy Señeres yesterday die
Señeres dies of cardiac arrest
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - OFW Family Club party-list Rep. Roy Señeres yesterday died of cardiac arrest, three days after he announced his withdrawal from the May 9 presidential race. He was 68. According to his lawyer Candy Rivas, family members were... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.N. council condemns North KoreaSEOUL, South Korea -- The U.N. Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned No
U.N. council condemns North Korea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
SEOUL, South Korea -- The U.N. Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders denounced as a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation."... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace confirms Del Rosario’s resignation EFFECTIVE March of this year, Albert del Rosario will no longer be the foreig
Palace confirms Del Rosario’s resignation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
EFFECTIVE March of this year, Albert del Rosario will no longer be the foreign affairs chief, a Malacanang official has confirmed on Monday (February 8, 2016). “Until the end of February,” the Palace source... Read more
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Aljazeera
The new Taiwan crisisFor the past few years, the South and East China Seas have been at the centre o
The new Taiwan crisis
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
For the past few years, the South and East China Seas have been at the centre of Beijing's security calculus. Since 2009, China has pursued its maritime claims in adjacent waters with particular ferocity, dispatching an armada of paramilitary vessels... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New year, better ties?In Manila’s Quinta market, retailers of food ingredients that were open on the
New year, better ties?
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
In Manila’s Quinta market, retailers of food ingredients that were open on the eves of Christmas 2015 and New Year’s Day were closed yesterday. But it was business as usual at shopping malls, which were festooned with the bright red and gold colors... Read more
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Minda News
Be like monkeys? Kamo na lang!— Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on February 4 (Sino envoy tells guests: Be
Be like monkeys? Kamo na lang!
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
— 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 Embassy Wednesday ahead of Chinese Lunar New... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa LeonardiaWould you believe? A Manila Bulletin report said yesterday that Negros Occident
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Would you believe? A Manila Bulletin report said yesterday that Negros Occidental is second only to Boracay in the number of tourist arrivals in 2015. That includes both foreign tourists as well as domestic ones. And perhaps we can include also those... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New consular office to open in Alberta, CanadaIn a photo taken September 22, 2013 during a passport outreach mission conducte
New consular office to open in Alberta, Canada
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
In a photo taken September 22, 2013 during a passport outreach mission conducted by the Vancouver Philippine Consul General in Red Deer, a mixture of those who are awaiting to be called and those who are “chance” applicants, clog up the hallway of a... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte open to joint exploration with China in West PH SeaTALKING FOREIGN POLICY. Rodrigo Duterte takes questions about his take on inter
Duterte open to joint exploration with China in West PH Sea
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
TALKING FOREIGN POLICY. Rodrigo Duterte takes questions about his take on international affairs during a Go Negosyo elections forum on February 4, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said if... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
What the US can and cannot do for Asean unity – Simon Tay Published: 5 February 2016 7:07 AM Asean leaders will soon converge in the U
What the US can and cannot do for Asean unity – Simon Tay
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Published: 5 February 2016 7:07 AM Asean leaders will soon converge in the United States for a Summit with President Barack Obama. The Sunnylands summit, late into Obama’s last year in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Happy Chinese New Year!pm From H.E. Ambassador Zhao Jianhua (Remarks by H.E. Mr. Zhao Jianhua, Ambas
Happy Chinese New Year!
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
pm From H.E. Ambassador Zhao Jianhua (Remarks by H.E. Mr. Zhao Jianhua, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China at the reception in celebration of the Chinese New Year on February 2nd Makati Shangri La... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Former Federal Employee Who Tried to Launch a Cyberattack on Nuclear ScientistsA nuclear scientist formerly employed by the federal government admitted Tuesda
The Former Federal Employee Who Tried to Launch a Cyberattack on Nuclear Scientists
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
A nuclear scientist formerly employed by the federal government admitted Tuesday that he tried to infect the computers of about 80 government employees whom he believed had access to nuclear materials and weapons. According to court documents... 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 10 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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Office of the President - Philippines
Undersecretary Manuel L. Quezon III on the week of January 25-29, 2016Statement of Undersecretary Manuel L. Quezon III On the week of January 25-29,
Undersecretary Manuel L. Quezon III on the week of January 25-29, 2016
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 10 days ago
Statement of Undersecretary Manuel L. Quezon III On the week of January 25-29, 2016 This week, we welcomed Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko for a historic state visit coinciding with the 60th anniversary of diplomatic... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Toast of Emperor Akihito during his state visit to the PhilippinesToast of His Imperial Majesty The Emperor Akihito of Japan At the state dinner
Toast of Emperor Akihito during his state visit to the Philippines
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 10 days ago
Toast of His Imperial Majesty The Emperor Akihito of Japan At the state dinner held in his honor during his state visit to the Philippines [This is the approved English translation of the toast delivered at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacañan... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Toast of President Aquino during the state dinner in honor of the Emperor and Empress of JapanToast of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines Duri
Toast of President Aquino during the state dinner in honor of the Emperor and Empress of Japan
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 10 days ago
Toast of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines During the state dinner in honor of Their Imperial Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan [Delivered at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacañan Palace, on January 27,... 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 11 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
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 11 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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Manila Bulletin
Poe to maintain PH’s stand in West PH Sea if elected as presidentto maintain PH’s stand in West PH Sea if elected as president If elected presi
Poe to maintain PH’s stand in West PH Sea if elected as president
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
to maintain PH’s stand in West PH Sea if elected as president If elected president, Senator Grace Poe said she would strengthen the country’s bilateral ties with China while maintaining the Philippine’s stand in its arbitration case at the United... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC asked to reconsider ruling on EdcaTHE Supreme Court has been asked to reconsider its decision upholding the const
SC asked to reconsider ruling on Edca
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
THE Supreme Court has been asked to reconsider its decision upholding the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca). Filing separate motions for reconsideration are former Senators Rene Saguisag and Wigberto Tañada,... 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 11 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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Asian Correspondent
Which Philippines presidential hopeful will the US back?IT has become my habit to take a look at how the U.S. government will play its
Which Philippines presidential hopeful will the US back?
Asian Correspondent / Posted 11 days ago
IT has become my habit to take a look at how the U.S. government will play its hands every presidential election in the Philippines. No one has ever been elected president in the country without the support – covert or overt – of incumbent U.S.... Read more
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Rappler
After Dubai, Binalot plans to expand in AsiaWIDER REACH. Binalot is actively seeking more foreign franchisees where there i
After Dubai, Binalot plans to expand in Asia
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
WIDER REACH. Binalot is actively seeking more foreign franchisees where there is a large Filipino community. Photos from Binalot media relations MANILA, Philippines — After its initial foray into food franchising in Dubai, Binalot Fiesta Foods,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Treaties and treatsIn the heyday of strict implementation of tax laws, it is a welcome relief to s
Treaties and treats
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
In the heyday of strict implementation of tax laws, it is a welcome relief to some taxpayers that a tax treaty relief application (TTRA) is after all, what it is supposed to be, a relief. To begin with, tax treaties are entered into by countries to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
North Korea expert to explain 'What's Next' at Central High forumpolitically connected expert on East Asia will travel to Grand Junction later t
North Korea expert to explain 'What's Next' at Central High forum
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
politically connected expert on East Asia will travel to Grand Junction later this month to share his views about the threat North Korea poses to the U.S. and the world, the World Affairs Council of Western Colorado announced last... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DSWD not yet alerted on Middle East tensionsMANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) h
DSWD not yet alerted on Middle East tensions
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has not yet been called in to join a government effort to map out contingency plans for the evacuation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as tension worsens in the Middle... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Where do our candidates stand on China and the West Philippine Sea?As the campaign season kicks into high gear, several issues, scandals and assor
Where do our candidates stand on China and the West Philippine Sea?
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
As the campaign season kicks into high gear, several issues, scandals and assorted gossip have hogged the headlines, while other equally pressing matters have dropped out of view. For example, there is the question of Chinese expansion into the West... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japanese Imperial couple’s visit deepens friendship between Japan and Philippines –Palace Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and Their Majesties the Emperor Akihi
Japanese Imperial couple’s visit deepens friendship between Japan and Philippines –Palace
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and Their Majesties the Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan lead the ceremonial toasts during the State Dinner... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Visit of Japan's emperor, empress in 15 photosMANILA, Philippines — Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko went on a fiv
Visit of Japan's emperor, empress in 15 photos
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko went on a five-day state visit from January 26 to 30 to the country, marking the 60th anniversary of Philippine-Japanese diplomatic relations. Akihito's visit to the Philippines this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DFA creates contingency plan for OFWs in MEMANILA, Philippines – A regional contingency plan has been formulated to ensure
DFA creates contingency plan for OFWs in ME
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – A regional contingency plan has been formulated to ensure the safety of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East amid tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said... 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 15 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 Standard Today
Latino builders transform La UnionSpanish-speaking gentlemen met in a salsa club in Makati City four years ago an
Latino builders transform La Union
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
Spanish-speaking gentlemen met in a salsa club in Makati City four years ago and discovered that apart from Latin music, they shared a common interest in real estate. Together, they traveled to La Union, the country’s surfing capital, and within... Read more
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