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Palace denies blacklisting of HK journalists

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herminio-coloma

Malacañang on Friday denied reports that Hong-Kong based journalists were barred from entering the Philippines for heckling President Benigno Aquino III in Indonesia last year.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China Sea tensions, economic integration to dominate Asean summit

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South China Sea Disputed Territories

Tensions over the South China Sea and regional economic integration are high on the agenda of the 10 leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations during their summit here in the next two days.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

New joust over sea dispute expected at Asean

Johnson-reef

Fresh diplomatic sparring over who owns what in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) is likely to break out this week at a major regional summit in Myanmar, after a year in which China jacked up tensions in the resource-rich waters.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Kerry seeks Asia’s help in anti-Islamic State push

John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia for a brief visit aimed at building Asian support for the fights against Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China, Vietnam patch ties after territory disputes

In this May 7, 2014 file photo released by Vietnam Coast Guard, a Chinese ship, left, shoots water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel, right, while a Chinese Coast Guard ship, center, sails alongside in the South China Sea, off Vietnam's coast as Chinese ships are ramming at Vietnamese vessels trying to stop Beijing from setting up an oil rig in the sea. AP FILE PHOTO

China and Vietnam agreed to resume military ties and better manage their maritime disputes in the first signs that tensions over territorial claims could be easing.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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