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PH, Indonesia foreign ministers tackle maritime row with China

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. PHOTO FROM DFA

The two largest archipelagos in Southeast Asia, Philippines and Indonesia, discussed the continuing maritime disputes with China in the South China Sea which has caused tensions to rise.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Viet PM comes out firing vs China

Benigno Aquino Nguyen Tan Dung

Visiting Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Vietnam on Wednesday came out firing against China, saying both his country and the Philippines were “determined to oppose” Beijing’s provocative and aggressive actions in the South China Sea.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH-Indonesia sea accord hailed


The resolution of the longstanding maritime dispute between the Philippines and Indonesia over waters off the country’s southern tip is a “good example” of how nations can peacefully settle border issues, according to a foreign affairs official.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Del Rosario’s 1-day visit to firm up Egyptian ties

Alberto del Rosario

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario will leave for Egypt on Monday for a one-day visit aimed at bolstering Manila’s ties with Cairo as the security situation there continues to improve after the political crisis that kept visitors away from the Arab country in recent years.

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

Newly posted PH consul meets with constituents in Los Angeles

Newly posted Consul Leo M. Herrera-Lim (in white polo barong) meets with well- wishers in Los Angeles consulate. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim met with 126 well- wishers at Rizal Hall in the Philippine Consulate General April 25 to officially introduce himself to the local Filipino-American community.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »