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  1. News - China

    Diplomat says Manila must stand ground in dispute with China

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 07:11pm by Associated Press in Manila, Philippines

    ... Associated Press in Manila, Philippines The Philippines’ top diplomat has told the country’s future military leaders that they must stand their ground in any territorial disputes with China. The comments from Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, which were released on Saturday, come as disputes over the South China Sea have escalated recently. China has enraged several ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOSTAGE CRISIS

    Philippine President Aquino angers Manila bus siege victims' relatives with legal liability comments

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Raissa Robles, Phila Siu, KC NG

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila and Phila Siu Philippine president again refuses to apologise despite Hong Kong's imposition of sanctions Aquino interview angers victims' relatives Relatives of Hongkongers killed in the Manila hostage crisis have slammed Philippine President Benigno Aquino as "irresponsible" after he again refused to apologise for the tragedy. ...

  4. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Flight MH370 relatives express anger over Malaysia in letter to China's special envoy in Kuala Lumpur

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:59pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee in Kuala Lumpur Relatives of MH370 passengers blast Malaysian government in letter to China's special envoy, while the search continues to draw a blank Frustration, anger in KL Relatives of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 passengers yesterday handed a letter to China's special envoy in Kuala Lumpur, blasting Malaysia's handling of the crisis ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Philippines seeks 'tranquility' in relations with China

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... for 'tranquility' in China relations With China's foreign minister wrapping up a two-day trip to Vietnam yesterday, the Philippines becomes the only claimant country in the South China Sea dispute that Wang Yi has not visited. But Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario is not giving up. When he met Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Manila on Thursday, Pham told him: ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes between army and rebels

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 02:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... rebel group signed a peace deal The Philippines said on Wednesday it was confident a peace deal with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group would hold despite fresh clashes that left four ... the fighting which he alleged was initiated by the military. The military has said the slain MILF fighters were apparently drawn into the fighting because they had relatives among the Abu Sayyaf group ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police accuse Italian ambassador of human trafficking and child abuse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:44pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Manila Italian envoy accused of child abuse Philippine police have detained a vacationing Italian ambassador and filed complaints of human trafficking and child abuse after he ... from a local child rights group. Catherine Scerri of child rights group Bahay Tuluyan said she and her colleagues saw the foreigner at the resort with three young children aged nine to 12 who ...


    Philippines files UN case challenging China's claims in South China Sea

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... coastguard. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday announced the filing of the plea before the UN arbitration tribunal despite Chinese warnings of a fallout in bilateral relations ... has refused to take part in the arbitration with foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei last week warning that bilateral relations would suffer if the Philippines pursued the appeal. "The ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police doctoring number of media deaths, says journalists’ union

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:19pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Killings only included if they are considered 'work related', drastically lowering official toll Police doctoringnumber of media deaths, says union ... Aquino took office in 2010. "The killings continue to happen," said Rowena Paraan, chairwoman of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines. She said the government had ...

  10. 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 ...




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