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  1. News - China

    China unveils maritime co-operation fund with Asean

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 07:17pm by Associated Press in Manila, Philippines

    ... with Beijing. Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh said China announced the fund on Friday at the inaugural maritime forum of Asean and eight of its partners, including Japan, China, South ... and rescue. Tensions have flared over claims by China, the Philippines and Vietnam to South China Sea islands and waters believed to be rich in gas and oil. Asean members Brunei and Malaysia also have ...

  2. News - China

    Philippines hoping China ties will improve

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 03:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... over a tiny group of islets called Scarborough Shoal. As diplomatic relations plummeted, the Philippines accused China of “duplicity” and “intimidation” in pressing its claims to the South ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine President Benigno Aquino said on Wednesday he hoped “ultra-nationalist” sentiment in China would ease after a leadership change next month ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila eyes joint sea patrol with neighbours

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 06:34pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia are considering joint patrols of their sea borders to combat piracy, smuggling and the movement of al-Qaeda-linked militants, a top defence official said on Thursday. The proposal was discussed when Philippine Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin met earlier this week with his Indonesian and Malaysian counterparts, ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Philippine foreign minister flies to Beijing after ambassador's stroke

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Philippine ambassador has stroke; foreign secretary in Beijing Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario flew to Beijing yesterday after the country's ... in Beijing," the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday night. "Her condition is stable but she is under observation," it added. Reports in the local media said ...

  5. Filipinos united in shoal row

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Robles in Manila The Philippines' fractious power blocs, as well as the public, have finally found something to unite them- they've swung solidly behind the government ... of the Philippines, which has had an acrimonious relationship with the Aquino administration. Even the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, whose military arm continues to wage war against ...

  6. Beware undertow of race relations

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be retribution against the broader community. The Philippines, like Thailand and Myanmar, has no official pro-immigration policy but all have relatively porous borders. China may now be powerful ... as a military and economic power, and the size and scope of the Chinese diaspora. Compared with some countries in the region, the Philippine Chinese community is quite well integrated. The country has ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's foreign policy mantra should be 'economy first'

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... potentially shape relations with the region as a whole. So far, China has punished the Philippines by cutting off tourist visits, buying overpriced rice from Thailand's Yingluck Shinawatra ... to be expected, given criticism that the presidential visit was premature. Add this to strengthened ties with Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines, and the Obama administration's first ...

  8. US seeks to build a tacit alliance against China

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the context of BRICS, an association of leading emerging market economies. Separately, their bilateral relations with Beijing can be said to be relatively tension-free and trade is also substantial. ... super-power status. While Russia's and India's concerns are mainly long-term, those of certain Asean countries (Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam) are immediate as they have been ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China urges Philippines to mend relations after island row

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Leader-in-waiting tells Philippine envoy he hopes relations can improve after easing of tensions over Scarborough Shoal stand-off XI CALLS ON MANILA TO MEND ... "China-Philippine relations have encountered some difficulties. However, through effective communication between the two sides, the situation has already eased," Xi said during the Asean-China Expo ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Australian yacht designer killed in Philippines

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 02:47pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila An acclaimed Australian yacht designer was hacked to death inside his residence in the northern Philippines, police said on Wednesday. A neighbour found the body ... moving to the Philippines, he became an investor in a property development company in northern Baguio city. Tuding police investigator Julius Acay said Adams may have been killed between late ...




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