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Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia

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If Southeast Asians stood in a straight file, Filipinos would be at the second spot, in a line according to height.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Multilateral, not bilateral, talks with China needed – Palace

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine government has said it is banking on multilateral and not bilateral talks to resolve its territorial disputes with China.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asian leaders see need for unity amid disputes

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. AP FILE PHOTO

Southeast Asian defense leaders pointed to Russia’s recent annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula as one example of why the Pacific nations must be more unified in the face of territorial disputes, US officials said on Thursday at the close of a three-day meeting.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US urges Asean armies to prepare for more natural disasters

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. AP FILE PHOTO

US officials on Wednesday offered to help Asean countries prepare for the devastating effects of climate change, urging stronger cooperation among armies and emergency agencies.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino, Tan strengthen ties between PH and Singapore

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP

The Philippines has strengthened its defense and cooperation ties with Singapore amid the maritime dispute between the Philippines and other Asian countries with China.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asean, US defense ministers look for lessons from MH370 search

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) listens to Malaysian Defence Minister and acting transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein (R) during a welcoming reception for Southeast Asian defense ministers April 1, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Secretary Hagel is in Hawaii to host a meeting of defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on April 1 to 3. AP

The specter of missing Flight MH370 will loom over a meeting of US and Asean defense ministers Wednesday, as they discuss how to improve their response to natural disasters and emergencies.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH planes, ships still have no sighting of missing Malaysian jet

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In this photo released by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, a patrol vessel of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane off Tok Bali Beach in Kelantan, Malaysia, Sunday, March 9, 2014. AP

Two military planes and three ships have scoured a vast portion of the West Philippine Sea over the weekend, but have failed to detect any sign of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Sunday.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH has backing of Vietnam, Malaysia vs China’s sea claims

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Vietnamese Ambassador Truong Trieu Duong (right) expresses support for the Philippines in its maritime dispute with China in the West Philippines Sea in a courtesy call to Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Vice President

Vietnam and Malaysia are supporting the Philippines in its maritime dispute against China in the West Philippine Sea, Vice President Jejomar Binay said in a statement Thursday.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US ambassador Goldberg pushes code of conduct between Asean, China

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US Ambassador-Designate to the Philippines, Philip Goldberg.  PHOTO FROM STATE.GOV

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China should come up with a code of conduct that would provide a peaceful, rules-based resolution to the conflicting claims over the South China Sea, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg said Saturday.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asean, Australia to mark 40 years of partnership

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. INQUIRER / AFP PHOTOS

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Australia will mark 40 years of their successful dialogue partnership through an official launch of the Asean-Australia 40th Anniversary Commemoration on Feb. 20 at The Peninsula Manila Hotel in Makati City.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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