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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Japan pursues diplomatic offensive in Philippines visit

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Japan pursues diplomatic offensive A two-day visit by Japan's foreign minister to the Philippines appears to be part of a well-coordinated diplomatic offensive ... first overseas trip since winning office to Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. Japan's top government spokesman said it was not aimed at counter-balancing China's influence ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines seeks gain in Japan-China row

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 04:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... trade official said on Wednesday. Japanese firms in China have been targeted in recent weeks by demonstrators angered by the row over the Japan-held Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, ... the Japanese,” Panlilio told reporters. “We have marching orders to our trade attaches to approach these Japanese companies, both in China and Japan.” He declined to name the companies that were being ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines aims to cut poverty level in half by 2016

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the surprising 7.8 per cent leap in GDP in the first quarter. He said forecasts need to be conservative because of uncertain economic outlooks for Europe, China and the US. The Philippine economy has ... a study by the Japan International Co-operation Agency that shows Manila's traffic gridlock causes economic losses of 2.4 billion pesos (HK$427 million) a day. Compared with Indonesia, which ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Poor miss out on Philippines' economic ascent while rich get richer

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the mega-rich get richer Optimism is soaring that the Philippines is finally becoming an Asian tiger economy, but critics caution a tiny elite that has long dominated the nation is amassing most ... This was the highest in Asia, compared with Thailand where the top 40 accounted for 33.7 per cent of wealth growth, 5.6 per cent for Malaysia and just 2.8 per cent for Japan, said Habito. According ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines gains US ship in military upgrade

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 03:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Subic Bay The Philippines took possession of a former US Coast Guard ship on Tuesday, part of its biggest military upgrade in decades, as a stronger economy allows it to raise ... the Chinese occupation of the half-submerged Mischief Reef. But a weak economy and two long-running insurgencies by Maoist and Muslim rebels drained the country’s funds and left it with one ...



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