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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines to host four-way maritime talks

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... for a multilateral solution to their disputes, he told a news conference. The talks exclude China, which claims most of the sea including waters close to the shores of its neighbours and has insisted its own disputes be solved bilaterally between Beijing and individual claimants. “This is one of viable options to move the issue forward in terms of (arriving at) a peaceful solution,” del Rosario said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1087597/philippines-host-four-way-maritime-talks
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    John Kerry promises US aid to help Philippines protect maritime borders

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 05:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... on Tuesday for a two-day trip that could fast-track a deal on expanding the US military presence as a territorial dispute simmers with China. Kerry flew to Manila as the two allies are in the final ... US$100,000 to the Philippines, a Washington ally with which it is locked in a dispute over sovereignty of islands in the strategically vital South China Sea. Del Rosario and Aquino have been rallying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1384209/kerry-philippines-propel-troop-deal-china-row-simmers
  3. 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 ...

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

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505076/philippines-us-start-annual-war-games-focusing-threats-south-china-sea
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine group protests against China's project on Spratly Islands

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:54pm by AP

    ... countries are locked in a territorial dispute. About 200 members and supporters of the Akbayan Party protested peacefully at the Chinese Consulate in Manila on the 116th anniversary of Philippine independence from Spanish colonialism to "assert sovereignty" over the disputed area. China claims virtually the entire South China Sea, including the potentially resource-rich Spratly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530837/philippine-group-protests-chinese-reclamation-disputed-islands
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines to buy 12 South Korean fighter jets

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... maritime tensions with China. The FA-50s will be the first fighter jets to be operated by the Philippine air force since it retired the last of its US-designed F-5 fighters in 2005, said President ... stressed that the planned purchase was “not aimed at any particular country” despite the new tensions with China over conflicting maritime territorial claims in the South China Sea. Defence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1139536/philippines-buy-12-south-korean-fighter-jets
  7. 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 ...

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

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1148770/philippines-expects-get-japanese-patrol-boats
  9. 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. ...

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

    ‘Unconstitutional’ US-Philippines defence pact to face legal challenge

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:46am by Raissa Robles

    ... pledge on what the United States would do in the event of a conflict between Manila and Beijing over the disputed Spratly Islands. In Japan last week, Obama said the United States would come Tokyo's aid in the event of conflict over the disputed Diaoyu islands, which Japan calls the Senkakus. "I don't see how this [pact] can be in our national interest when in the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498961/unconstitutional-us-philippines-defence-pact-face-legal-challenge

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