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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila to defy Beijing and pursue challenge at UN over South China Sea

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila to pursue China case at UN The Philippines said yesterday it planned to defy warnings from China and pursue a case in the United Nations challenging Beijing's claim to most of the South China Sea. Manila will file its case tomorrow, which will allow the UN arbitration tribunal to study the Philippine argument that the Chinese claim covers parts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459810/manila-defy-beijing-and-pursue-challenge-un-over-south-china-sea
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine national grid denies claims China could shut off power

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:15am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Firm rejects claim that Beijing could use Chinese shareholder to pull plug over maritime disputes National grid denies China can cut off power The Philippines' national electricity supplier has dismissed claims by a former senior official that China has the capability to sabotage the country's power grid. Rafael Alunan, a former interior and local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457288/philippine-national-grid-denies-claims-china-could-shut-power
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila calls China action in disputed South China Sea an ‘urgent threat’

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 06:16pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila Manila protested on Tuesday against Beijing’s blockade of civilian supply ships in disputed waters of the South China Sea, saying China’s latest actions “constitute a clear and urgent threat to the rights and interests of the Philippines”. China’s coastguard ships had driven away two Philippine vessels which had tried to approach a shoal in the South China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1446180/manila-calls-china-action-disputed-south-china-sea-urgent-threat
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines 'rejects China deal on disputed shoal'- as China denies making any such offer

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Raissa Robles, Teddy Ng

    ... Manila 'says no to China deal on shoal' The Philippines has rejected a Chinese offer to withdraw its ships from the Scarborough Shoal, if Manila did the same and delayed international arbitration on the territorial dispute. China's offer was made "informally through back channels", Roilo Golez, a former congressman and presidential national security adviser told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1437621/philippines-rejects-china-deal-disputed-shoal-china-denies-making-any
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila seals historic peace pact with Muslim rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... as potential deal breakers, while others elsewhere may see political advantage in opposing the deal to appeal to some Catholics ahead of the 2016 national elections. Islamic militants opposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1458715/manila-muslims-seal-historic-peace-pact
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines condemns Beijing’s use of water cannon on fishermen in South China Sea

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:11pm by Reuters in Manila

    ... Reuters in Manila Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying rebuffs Philippine calls for China to respect its sovereignty and right to fish in disputed waters of Scarborough Shoal ... economic zone, but is claimed by Beijing, which calls it Huangyan Island. It is known in the Philippines as Panatag Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc. We call on China to respect our sovereignty and rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434925/philippines-condemns-beijings-use-water-cannon-fishermen-south-china-sea
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines President Aquino set to sign Muslim group peace deal

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... “Neutralising the BIFF will be a big help to the autonomous political entity. It would be one headache less with the spoilers taken out,” regional military spokesman Colonel Dickson Hermoso said. ... by a neutral body of foreign experts, is expected to be one of the toughest challenges. Misuari’s men never gave up their arms, allowing the region to suffer from banditry and political warlords ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436286/philippines-president-aquino-set-sign-muslim-group-peace-deal
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines frees top Muslim rebel to keep peace deal on track

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:26pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... target” facing criminal charges including arson. The rebels had suggested it could be a deal-breaker. “He is now in good hands,” MILF chief for political affairs Ghazali Jaafar said on Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1435636/philippines-frees-top-muslim-rebel-keep-peace-deal-track
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Anti-Obama protesters in Manila clash with police

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:43pm by AP

    ... between the Aquino and Obama governments to maintain US troops in the country by raising the “China bogey” to justify the presence of more American forces. China and Philippines, which has one of the weakest militaries in Asia, have conflicting claims over parts of the South China Sea. Nearly a century of US military presence in the country ended in 1992 after the Philippine Senate voted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1435019/anti-obama-protesters-manila-clash-police
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines seeks more US navy ships for protection amid China threat

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 12:13pm by AFP

    ... from China, its military chief said yesterday. The acquisitions would come under the military assistance announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry when he visited the Philippines last ... frigates in the past two years, and they now lead patrols in the South China Sea. The Philippines, a long-time US military ally, has been locked in an increasingly tense standoff with China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1406090/philippines-seeks-more-us-navy-ships-protection-amid-china-threat

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