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‘PH reaps praise on global stage’

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SHAPING THE FUTURE  President Aquino greets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders’ Meeting in Beijing. The theme of the meeting is “Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership.”  Malacañang Photo

Back from two summits of regional leaders, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday reported praises for the Philippines from fellow heads of state, which, he said, showed that the country is once more on the global stage.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Finance secretary dozes off during Aquino speech in Burma

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Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima must have attended too many meetings in China with President Aquino and other Cabinet officials that he arrived here still catching up on sleep.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino in Burma not to pick fight with China

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (left) and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (center) walk back to their seats after posing for a group photo during the 12th Asean-India summit at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Aquino flew to Myanmar on Tuesday night determined to press the Philippines’ claim to its part of the South China Sea but not to pick a fight with China.  AP PHOTO/GEMUNU AMARASINGHE

President Aquino flew to Burma (Myanmar) on Tuesday night determined to press the Philippines’ claim to its part of the South China Sea but not to pick a fight with China.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asean summit gets underway in Myanmar

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Myanmar ASEAN

The formal opening ceremonies for the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit has started here at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday (10:55 a.m. in Manila).

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino to raise sea row in Asean

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Myanmar ASEAN Summit

President Aquino will meet with his counterparts from major security allies Japan and Australia on the sidelines of the two-day 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit opening Wednesday where he is expected to talk about China’s intrusions in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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