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DFA priority: Peace in disputed sea

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Johnson Reef, called Mabini by the Philippines, at the Spratly Islands in the West Philippine Sea.  AP FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Sunday its priority in the remaining two years of the Aquino administration would be “to ensure the peace in the West Philippine Sea” amid rising territorial conflicts with regional giant China.

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

AFP awaits SC decision on Edca fate

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Military chief General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. receives his fourth star in a donning of ranks ceremony held at the Department of National Defense on Friday. In the photo with General Catapang is his wife, Vilma Catapang, and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. AFP PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said it is awaiting the decision of the Supreme Court on the legality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) between the Philippines and the United States even as civil society groups have filed another impeachment complaint against President Aquino over the military agreement.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t, MILF to tackle Bangsamoro law in Malaysia

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GPH panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer. AFP FILE PHOTO

With the filing of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before Congress stalled, the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will meet again in Malaysia to discuss problems faced during Malacañang’s ongoing review.

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

Aquino, MILF chief hold surprise talks in Japan

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President Benigno Aquino held a surprise meeting in Japan with the country’s top Muslim rebel to address growing concerns over delays in implementing a peace deal, their aides said Thursday.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino sees fruitful visit to Japan

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, left, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for photos before their meeting at Abe's office in Tokyo Tuesday, June 24, 2014. AP

Hours before he was scheduled to arrive in Japan, President Benigno Aquino III expressed optimism that his visit to Japan would be a fruitful one.

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

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