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Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on jihadist

Demonstrators at a rally supporting Kurdistan hold placards protesting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in front of the White House on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jihadists carried out a "massacre" in the northern Iraqi village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yazidi religious minority, officials said on Saturday. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

Australia and Singapore vowed Friday to enhance intelligence sharing in the face of growing fears about the threat posed by jihadist citizens returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China’s nine-dash line came ahead of Unclos, says expert

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Wu Shicun, president of National Institute for South China Sea Studies. Photo from http://www.nanhai.org.cn

A Chinese scholar claimed that China has a more solid hold on the South China Sea because its nine-dash line claim over nearly 90 percent of the area has existed before the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos).

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DFA hits harassment of PH fishers by Chinese

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Charles-Jose

The Department of Foreign Affairs will include incidents of Chinese harassment of Filipino fishermen exercising their right to fish in Philippine seas, in its new diplomatic protest to be filed this week against China’s “illegitimate sovereignty patrols” in Philippine waters.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 Filipino students win gold, silver medals in China math tourney

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INQUIRER.net STOCK PHOTO

Two young Filipino numbers aces have made the Philippines proud anew by winning two medals–a gold and a silver—in the just-ended 2014 China Western Mathematics Invitational (CWMI) competition, held Aug. 14 to 18 in Chongqing city, located in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH protests China’s ‘overwhelming presence’ in disputed waters

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charles-jose

The Philippines protested the Chinese “sovereignty patrols” in Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea and the “emerging pattern of overwhelming presence” in the South China Sea.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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