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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 »

Aquino explains China tiff to kids


President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said a war with China “over uninhabitable rock formations” was not imminent even as he reiterated the government position that the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) was part of the country’s territorial waters.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asean support vs China incursions a work in progress, says DFA


Noting it is a work in progress, the Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said the Philippines has been mobilizing support of its allies in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to counter Chinese intrusion in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »