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Japan won’t start war, says consul


Japan has no intention of waging war under its new security policy that will see its military defend the country and its allies if they are under attack.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino unruffled by SC cases vs Edca

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

Despite being questioned by two former senators, President Benigno Aquino III wasn’t bothered that the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) had been challenged in the Supreme Court.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Gov’t must act on climate’

‘YOLANDA’ SURVIVOR Melvin Castro sits in the rubble of his home in Tacloban City where 18 of his family members were killed.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The “grim climate forecast for Southeast Asia” made by a recent United Nations report on climate change should prod the government to improve its adaptation and mitigation efforts in the face of calamities like Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” according to three civil society groups.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Western allies back peace deal with MILF

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird (AP FILE PHOTO), Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (AP FILE PHOTO), European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (AP FILE PHOTO), United Kingdom’s Secretary of State William Hague (Photo from gov.uk)

The international community on Friday offered to support the implementation of the peace agreement signed on Thursday by the Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Peace deal signed in March

President Benigno Aquino III and Prime Minister Najib Razak. FILE PHOTOS

The Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will sign by the end of March a final peace agreement, ending four decades of conflict in Mindanao and opening the way for development of the rich but impoverished island in southern Philippines.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »