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Santiago bats for PH risk management strategy in Korean Peninsula

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The only thing the Philippines can do in case of an environmental, health and agricultural devastation in the face of North Korean threats to fire nuclear missiles at the United States and Pyongyang’s neighbors is draft a risk management strategy, according to Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Navy sanctions Subic contractor

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The United States Navy has disqualified its contractor in the country from joining future bids after a Philippine Senate inquiry established the firm’s liability and recommended sanctions for dumping sewage into Philippine waters off Subic Bay.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Senate considering probe of USS Guardian grounding

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Sen. Chiz Escudero: Prioritize Filipinos’ welfare residing in Sabah. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Francis Escudero, chair of the Senate committee on environment and natural resources, said he was considering holding a Senate inquiry into the USS Guardian’s running aground and damaging the Tubbataha Reef.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

China testing waters with US with provocative acts – Santiago

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

China is “literally testing the waters” to see how far it can go in provoking America’s tolerance with the plan to board foreign ships as an act of asserting its claim over virtually the entire South China Sea.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Senate to investigate Chinese incursions in Scarborough Shoal

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With the Philippine sovereignty at stake, the Senate is flexing its muscles by holding an inquiry starting Friday into China’s incursions into the West Philippine Sea, known to the rest of the world as the South China Sea.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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