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Rising China tension discussed in Del Rosario visit to Brunei

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Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario with Brunei Prince Mohamed Bolkiah in Brunei Darussalam on Thursday, July 10. The “rising tension” in the South China Sea was among the issues the Philippines and Brunei discussed during Del Rosario’s two-day visit on July 9-10.  PHOTO FROM DFA.GOV.PH

The “rising tension” in the South China Sea was among the issues the Philippines and Brunei discussed when Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario met with Brunei Prince Mohamed Bolkiah in Brunei Darussalam last Wednesday.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH gets Singapore backing in sea dispute

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The Philippines welcomed on Wednesday Singapore’s statement emphasizing the rule of law towards resolving territorial disputes in the South China Sea, reflecting the neighboring city-state’s support for the country’s call to peacefully settle the issue amid escalating tensions with China.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Racist’ maid ad draws anger in Hong Kong

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A “racist” insurance commercial depicting a male Chinese actor as a Filipina maid has drawn outrage on social media in Hong Kong, with groups representing the city’s legions of domestic helpers calling for an apology.

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

Japan further relaxes visa rules for Filipinos

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The Japanese Foreign Ministry has announced the first step of relaxed visa requirements for Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines to boost the country’s tourism industry.

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

PH seeks quick ruling on suit vs China

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The Philippines says it wants an international tribunal to issue a decision as quickly as it can on a Manila complaint that questions the legality of China’s massive territorial claims in the South China Sea because of escalating tension in the dispute.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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