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Philippines optimistic to win case against China

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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 »

Colmenares says no to US spy planes on West PH Sea

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Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares on Thursday hit Malacañang’s plans of asking the United States to send its spy planes to the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: July 5th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Del Rosario off to China

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Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario will start meeting with Chinese officials in Beijing today (Thursday) and will remind them that Manila has territorial claim over Reed Bank, the site of huge gas deposits in Palawan as well as site of six Chinese incursions since the start of the year. Del Rosario is in China for [...]

Posted: July 7th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 fighter jets spotted near Kalayaan Island, says AFP

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MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine military said two unidentified foreign fighter jets have been spotted flying near an area claimed by the country in the South China Sea, but that they made no hostile move. An Armed Forces of the Philippines statement said Saturday that on May 11 two Philippine patrol planes were at 5,500 feet (1,700 [...]

Posted: May 22nd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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