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Aquino discusses sea dispute in bilateral talks with APEC heads of state

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Benigno Aquino III

Although the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea was not on the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit here, President Aquino was unable to stay away from it in talks with other regional leaders, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

More Chinese visited PH in first 7 months of 2014 than in 2013—Senate

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Thousands more Chinese tourists flew into the country in the first seven months of 2014, despite the ongoing territorial row over the South China Sea, a Senate policy body said.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama is traveling to the Asia-Pacific region for a week of international summits. AP

President Barack Obama headed for China Sunday on a trip that will focus on Washington’s often tense relations with the country, and will also see the president visit Myanmar and Australia.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Xi offers vision of China-driven ‘Asia-Pacific dream’

China's President Xi Jinping delivers an opening speech for the APEC CEO Summit as part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.  AP

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the world a vision of a Chinese-driven “Asia-Pacific dream” on Sunday, echoing his oft-quoted but never clearly defined “Chinese dream.”

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No Filipino involved in double murder case in Hong Kong—DFA

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Rurik George Caton Jutting, 29, right, is escorted by police officers in an police van after his appearing in a court  in Hong Kong Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.  AP

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) clarified Monday that no Filipino was killed in the recent double murder case of two sex workers in Hong Kong, contrary to an earlier report by a British media outlet.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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