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South China Sea row endangers PH maritime industry–expert

Pag-asa Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea located off the coast of western Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippine maritime sector can be “very seriously affected” if China continues to assert its “indisputable sovereignty” in the South China Sea through its nine-dash line claim, a maritime law expert said Friday.

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

Aquino leaves for Europe


President Benigno Aquino III left the country on Saturday night for his four-nation European tour with high hopes of gaining confidence and possibly investments from at least four countries.

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

Aquino visit to France seen to reap ‘economic, political, cultural gains’

Ambassador Gilles Garachon. AFP FILE PHOTO

The French Ambassador to the Philippines sees the upcoming visit of President Benigno Aquino III to France as a big boost to the diplomatic relations of both countries.

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

PH, Japanese lawmakers sign document promoting rule of law at sea

Japan PH

Japanese and Philippine congressmen signed Wednesday a joint document calling for the promotion of rule of law at sea amid ongoing tensions with China.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH to pull out peace troops in Golan Heights, Liberia


The Philippines will pull out its troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia due to health and security threats, the Department of National Defense said on Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »