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Pilipino Star
No West Philippine Sea funding in 2018 budgetMANILA, Philippines - Not a single centavo in the proposed P3.8-trillion nation
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Not a single centavo in the proposed P3.8-trillion national budget for next year is earmarked for concerns related to protecting the country’s territories in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) being coveted by China, opposition Rep.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Bicameral panel confirms Romualdez as envoy to USNEWLY-CONFIRMED ambassador to the United States Manuel Romualdez vowed to make
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 hours ago
NEWLY-CONFIRMED ambassador to the United States Manuel Romualdez vowed to make the Philippines’ relationship with the US “warmer” after getting the nod of the powerful Commission on Appointments on Wednesday. Romualdez said he will communicate to... Read more
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Business Wire
WPP 2017 Interim ResultsQ2 highlights Reported billings increased by 6.3% to £26.906bn, down 4.7% in c
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
Q2 highlights Reported billings increased by 6.3% to £26.906bn, down 4.7% in constant currency Reported revenue growth of 13.3%, with like-for-like down 0.3%, 2.2% growth from acquisitions and 11.4% from currency, primarily reflecting the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Philippines envoy presents letterKota Kinabalu: The new Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia, Charles C. Jose prese
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 17 hours ago
Kota Kinabalu: The new Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia, Charles C. Jose presented his credentials before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur last week. He presented his credentials along with envoys from Myanmar, Saudi... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Draft Decolonization PetitonThis draft petition for the decolonization of Mindanao and Sulu was already pub
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
This draft petition for the decolonization of Mindanao and Sulu was already published by the Scarlet Leaf Review, an international literary magazine based in Toronto, Canada for wider circulation and generation of global awareness about this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China hits comments 'stirring up' disputes with PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines — Beijing has noted remarks accusing them of invading the t
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Beijing has noted remarks accusing them of invading the territory of the Philippines, which President Rodrigo Duterte already denied. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio earlier warned the Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines seen backtracking on sea Code of ConductMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is slinking from passing an ASEAN-China C
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is slinking from passing an ASEAN-China Code of Conduct in the disputed seas between them. This, when Manila is supposed to lead ASEAN as chair on its 50th year this 2017, an international maritime law expert... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rody: No war over sandbarPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has said there is no reason for him to defend Sandy C
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has said there is no reason for him to defend Sandy Cay, a sandbar near Pag-asa Island (Thitu Island) in the West Philippine Sea as the presence of Chinese ships there does not count as an ‘invasion.’ Responding to warnings... Read more
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Sun Star
Alejano: Chinese flag erected near Kota IslandA CHINESE flag was reportedly planted on a sand cay seven nautical miles off Ko
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
A CHINESE flag was reportedly planted on a sand cay seven nautical miles off Kota Island, a Philippine-controlled area, Magdalo Partylist Representative Gary Alejano revealed on Tuesday. According to Alejano, he received information about the... Read more
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Minda News
Symposium on ASEAN socio-cultural relations slated in Davao CityA Buddhist temple in Vientiane, Laos, one of the many in this Southeast Asian c
Minda News / Posted yesterday
A Buddhist temple in Vientiane, Laos, one of the many in this Southeast Asian capital that attracts tourists from all over the world. MindaNews File Photo DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 August) – Strategies that will enhance understanding of the... Read more
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Rappler
Chinese flag planted on sandy cay near Kota island in WPS – AlejanoMONITORING. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano shows a map to illustrate China
Rappler / Posted yesterday
MONITORING. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano shows a map to illustrate China's alleged acitivities in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Photos by Bea Cupin/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – An opposition lawmaker on Tuesday, August 22, said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alejano: Chinese flag planted on PH sandy islandRep. Gary Alejano on Tuesday alleged that a Chinese flag was planted on a sand
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Rep. Gary Alejano on Tuesday alleged that a Chinese flag was planted on a sand cay seven nautical miles off Kota Island, an indication that China’s incursions on Philippine waters continue amid warmer relations between the two... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cayetano assures no Chinese invasion of PH isletForeign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) Foreig
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano broadly denied the allegation of Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio, who disclosed of an “invasion of Philippine territory by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drifters’ concert raises Fiesta in America a notchSECAUCUS, New Jersey — With dozens of fans swaying their hips to “the twist” on
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
SECAUCUS, New Jersey — With dozens of fans swaying their hips to “the twist” on the concert stage and in the aisles, the legendary Drifters brought Fiesta In America’s main show to a resounding climax August 12 and 13 at New Jersey’s Meadowlands Expo... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MVP urges government to lift ban on West Philippine Sea explorationMANILA, Philippines - Tycoon Manuel Pangilinan wants the government to lift the
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Tycoon Manuel Pangilinan wants the government to lift the moratorium on drilling and exploration in the disputed West Philippine Sea amid warming relations between Manila and Beijing. Pangilinan said it would be good to lift... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Chinese coast guards hold maritime exercisesMANILA, Philippines - Despite China’s creeping occupation of land features with
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Despite China’s creeping occupation of land features within Philippine waters, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has embarked on a joint maritime law enforcement operation with its Chinese counterpart in accordance with President... Read more
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CBS News
U.S. makes another move in diplomatic row with RussiaWASHINGTON -- The U.S. will suspend non-immigrant visa operations in Russia fro
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. will suspend non-immigrant visa operations in Russia from Wednesday, the State Department has confirmed. The move is in retaliation for Russia's demand that the U.S. slash its diplomatic personnel in Russia by 755 people, after... Read more
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DW
North Korea 'ramps up manufacture of illegal drugs' amid sanctions |With the latest round of international sanctions making it increasingly difficu
DW / Posted 2 days ago
With the latest round of international sanctions making it increasingly difficult for the North Korean regime to obtain the hard currency that it requires to fund its nuclear and missile development programs, reports have emerged from the isolated... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China now patrolling Philippines sea, air spaceChina now patrols Philippine seas and air space. Its coast guard controls entry
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
China now patrols Philippine seas and air space. Its coast guard controls entry into and the vicinity of Scarborough Shoal, 120 miles off Luzon. Paramilitary fleets increasingly are fishing in the Philippines’ 200-mile exclusive economic zone.... Read more
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The Hindu
Finding the right balanceMany of us, including learned professors of International Relations, are baffle
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Many of us, including learned professors of International Relations, are baffled by the course of American foreign policy and find it rather difficult to discern any clearly defined strategy to be christened as ‘grand.’ This is what Prof. Michael... Read more
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Philboxing
OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: A VICTORY FOR THE PHILIPPINESThere is war in Mindanao. In the Muslim City of Marawi. Until when it will last
Philboxing / Posted 4 days ago
There is war in Mindanao. In the Muslim City of Marawi. Until when it will last and whatever the outcome will be won�t matter. The flame of unity and solidarity that has been burning for the past 58 years, first when it was still known as the... Read more
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The Manila Times
A victory for the PhilippinesA commitment had been made and whatever the cost, it had to be kept. Thus was w
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
A commitment had been made and whatever the cost, it had to be kept. Thus was what the decision to push through with the hosting of the 30th episode of the Southeast Asian Games meant. There is war in Mindanao. In the Muslim City of Marawi. Until... Read more
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Rappler
Covering presidents: Life and times of Malacañang Press CorpsMANILA, Philippines – Perhaps at no other time in its history has the Malacañan
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Perhaps at no other time in its history has the Malacañang Press Corps (MPC) attracted so much public attention as during the Duterte administration. What with President Rodrigo Duterte’s attacks on media and the issue of... Read more
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express
UK to boost US in South China Sea dispute to send Brexit message to worldmilitary will engage in more conflicts after Brexit to show it is still a globa
express / Posted 4 days ago
military will engage in more conflicts after Brexit to show it is still a global player, a leading defence expert claimed. The UK will be getting involved with more conflicts The UK will have to join wars to forge closer relationships with... Read more
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Minda News
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: BBL’s Constitutional and Political ChallengesLast of a two-part series CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 18 August) — In cal
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
Last of a two-part series CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 18 August) — In calling to mind the controversial 2008 case of North Cotabato vs. The Government of the Republic, petitioners’ constitutional challenge against the Memorandum of Agreement on... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The better way to goIt is good that Duterte has decided to appoint 25 members instead of an electio
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
It is good that Duterte has decided to appoint 25 members instead of an election or a constituent assembly. Both would block the reforms he was elected for. He must open the doors far and wide to match the support that came from different classes... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Victims from 34 countries caught up in Barcelona attack; Irish boy, 5, suffers broken legsuffers broken leg Friday, August 18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update 3.30pm: Victims
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
suffers broken leg Friday, August 18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update 3.30pm: Victims from 34 countries were killed or injured in the Spain terror attacks, a Spanish ambassador said. Jose Maria Rodriguez Coso heads the diplomatic presence in Ireland. He... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DOT eyes more Chinese tourists with new visa rulesThe Tourism Department said Friday the implementation of the Visa Upon Arrival
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
The Tourism Department said Friday the implementation of the Visa Upon Arrival program is expected to make China as the top source of foreign visitors in the Philippines. Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo said the favorable action by the Justice... Read more
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The Hindu
Doklam crisis echoes loudly in South and South-East AsiaFrom Nepal to the Philippines, countries in South and South-East Asia are keenl
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
From Nepal to the Philippines, countries in South and South-East Asia are keenly observing the Doklam crisis, wary of taking sides, but also keeping a close eye on subtle power shifts that the unfolding crisis embroiling China and India may... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland has resources to respond to terror attack, says Coveney; Irish boy, 5, suffers broken legto terror attack, says Coveney; Irish boy, 5, suffers broken leg Friday, Augus
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
to terror attack, says Coveney; Irish boy, 5, suffers broken leg Friday, August 18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update - 10.50am: The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, says Ireland is better prepared than we have ever been for a terrorist... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish boy, five, suffers broken leg in Barcelona terror attack Irish President Michael D Higgins led condemnation of the Barcelona attack an
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Irish President Michael D Higgins led condemnation of the Barcelona attack and sent a message of condolence August 18 2017 Irish boy, five, suffers broken leg in Barcelona terror... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish boy, 5, suffers broken leg; Donegal woman describes 'eerie' streets after Barcelona attackattack Friday, August 18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update - 9.51am: Amy McColgan from
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
attack Friday, August 18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update - 9.51am: Amy McColgan from Letterkenny in Donegal was in Barcelona at the time of yesterday's terror attack and describes what she saw. She said: "Whenever they decided to lift the shutters and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Irish boy, five, suffers broken leg in Barcelona terror attackA five-year-old Irish boy suffered a broken leg when his family was caught up i
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
A five-year-old Irish boy suffered a broken leg when his family was caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The boy’s father also has leg injuries after a van was driven into people in Las Ramblas, one of the busiest avenues in the Spanish... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump 'sad' for statues' removalfire for defending white-supremacy activists, President Donald Trump said Thurs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
fire for defending white-supremacy activists, President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he was "sad" to see the United States' history torn apart by the removal of "our beautiful statues and monuments," echoing a popular refrain of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish boy, 5, suffers broken leg in Barcelona attack18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update - 9.15am: A five-year-old Irish boy suffered a brok
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
18, 2017 - 06:55 am Update - 9.15am: A five-year-old Irish boy suffered a broken leg when his family was caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The boy's father also has leg injuries after a van was driven into innocent people in Las... Read more
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Bury Times
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Gazette
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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guardian-series
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Harrow Times
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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This is West Country
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Gazette News
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Bolton News
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish boy, five, suffers broken leg in Barcelona terror attack The boy’s father also has leg injuries after the incident in which 13 people
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
The boy’s father also has leg injuries after the incident in which 13 people died. Armed police officers patrol a street in Las Ramblas (Manu Fernandez/PA) August 18 2017 Irish boy,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Irish family of four injured in Barcelona terror attackAn Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother a
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
An Irish family were caught up in the terror attack in Barcelona. The mother and father are originally from the Philippines and are naturalised Irish citizens while their two children were both born in Ireland. Their injuries are understood to be... Read more
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