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China ends drilling operations in disputed sea

Haiyang Shiyou oil rig 981, the first deep-water drilling rig developed in China, is pictured in May 2012 at 320 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Hong Kong in the South China Sea. AP FILE PHOTO

China on Wednesday moved an oil rig that it had deployed in a section of the South China Sea, triggering a dispute with Vietnam.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Philippines optimistic to win case against China

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Philippine Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

The Philippines is optimistic and confident that it will win in its arbitration case against China, saying Beijing’s moves to pursue its territorial claims in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) are ‘invalid.”

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sulu sultan accuses Aquino of helping Malaysians instead of Filipinos

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Sultan Jamalul Kiram lll speaks during a news conference at his house in Maharlika Village, Taguig City. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sultan Jamalul Kiram III on Friday accused President Benigno Aquino III of helping the Malaysians instead of his fellow Filipinos who sailed to Sabah from Mindanao to stake a dormant territorial claim.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

In the Know: PH claim to Sabah ‘dormant’ but KL pays annual rent

A Malaysian policeman maintains a checkpoint on a road leading to an area in Malaysian police   AFP PHOTO

In October last year, President Aquino described the territorial dispute with Malaysia over Sabah as “dormant at this point in time.”

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sultan: Hold your ground

A Malaysian policeman maintains a checkpoint on a road leading to an area in Malaysian police   AFP PHOTO

Saying there was no turning back, Sultan Jamalul Kiram III has declared that his followers who crossed into the town of Lahad Datu in the Malaysian state of Sabah this month were staying put to reclaim their ancestral homeland.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Banner Story,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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