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EU, PH back peaceful resolution of sea row

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, right, and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III address the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. They discussed the Mindanao Peace negotiations, trade and investment, bilateral development cooperation and maritime issues.  AP PHOTO/YVES LOGGHE

The Philippines and the European Union (EU) agree that territorial disputes in the South China Sea should be resolved through international arbitration.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino to rally EU heads to PH side

President Benigno Aquino III.  AFP FILE PHOTO

In what will be his second trip to Europe since assuming office in 2010, President Aquino embarks on a grueling four-nation visit to Spain, Belgium, France and Germany with the Philippines’ territorial dispute with China high on the agenda.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, Belgium sign accord to boost investment, trade, immigration

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippines and Belgium signed an agreement that aims to increase bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade and investment, immigration and culture, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH: China turning sea into its lake

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary Albert del Rosario  AP FILE PHOTO

China is turning the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) into “one country’s lake,” Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Tuesday, pressing Manila’s effort to roll back Beijing’s expansive claims in the strategic waterway.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Belgium eyed as market for PH nurses


The Philippine government is considering Belgium as a new market for Filipino nurses.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »