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  1. 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' ... government secretary, warned such action was among a range of actions China could take in retaliation for Manila's move to seek international arbitration of its maritime territorial disputes ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines says China asked Aquino to scrap visit

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 05:16pm by AFP

    ... wrangle over maritime disputes. The president has decided not to proceed... taking into consideration China’s request for the president to visit China at a more conducive time Aquino had announced ... reference to the festering dispute over the South China Sea. China claims virtually all of the sea, up to the coasts of its neighbours like the Philippines. The Philippines has said that China’s ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Japan pursues diplomatic offensive in Philippines visit

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

    ... comes as both countries are engaged with separate maritime disputes with Beijing. Kishida's mission to Manila follows a recent trip by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso to Myanmar, a close ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines, US start annual war games focusing on threats in South China Sea

    Posted May 05th 2014, 06:11pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila Thousands of Philippine and US soldiers began annual war games on Monday, the first under a new security pact with the United States, focusing on maritime security in the face of China’s growing naval presence in the disputed South China Sea. The joint exercises “Balikatan” [shoulder-to-shoulder] would test the combat readiness of the two oldest allies ...

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    Philippines expects to get Japanese patrol boats

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 07:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines said on Tuesday it expected to get 10 new Japanese patrol boats within 18 months, as it seeks to boost its maritime defence capabilities amid ... planned to donate patrol boats costing US$11 million each to the Philippines, a move it linked to regional efforts to monitor China’s maritime activity. Japan and the Philippines are embroiled ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Upside and downside seen in Beijing's move on Scarborough Shoal

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... for the former but fear the latter as they digest China's consolidation of its maritime agencies under one civilian command to patrol its disputed borders. The Philippine government - locked in a bitter territorial dispute with China over the Scarborough Shoal - has yet to comment officially on China's move to place its rapidly expanding coastguard-style forces under one roof, ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila boosts military to resist ‘bullies’ as ties with Beijing sour

    Posted May 21st 2013, 06:25pm by AFP

    ... President Benigno Aquino has announced a US$1.8-billion military upgrade to help defend his country's maritime territory against "bullies", amid a worsening dispute with China. ... Philippine sovereignty. It came as Manila protested the presence of Chinese ships near Ayungin Shoal, which Manila describes as "an integral part of its national territory, in the disputed ...

  8. 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

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila and Teddy Ng in Beijing Chinese side reportedly offered to withdraw from Scarborough Shoal if Manila did not file document on dispute; Beijing denies any offer ... 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines gains US ship in military upgrade

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

    ... spending to counter China’s growing assertiveness in disputed waters. The military build-up, which is heavily focused on maritime capability, is likely to add to tension over the South China Sea ... forces, said the ship would make “a big contribution” to efforts to secure Philippine territorial waters against intrusions. “We want to improve our maritime domain awareness so that we know what ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines seeks more US navy ships for protection amid China threat

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila seeks two more frigates from the US The Philippines wants to acquire two more navy ships from the US to boost its maritime protection amid threats ... Hopefully we will be able to acquire them in a couple of years," Bautista said. He said he had made "maritime domain awareness" and protection a key concern of his leadership. ...




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