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Beijing asks Manila to probe anti-China plot

Security measures were tighten-up. At least four people were taken into custody after authorities intercepted a suspected car bomb at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 before dawn Monday. INQUIRER PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

China asked the Philippines to get to the bottom of the alleged terror plot against Chinese nationals and interests in the Philippines following the foiled bomb-plot at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 3.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA: Bomb plot not to cause deeper problem with China

DFA spokesman Charles Jose. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

An “isolated plot” by “misguided elements.”

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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Will Pacman be China’s pitchman?


China’s official state-run China Central Television (CCTV) announced on August 25 that Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, the winner of eight world boxing titles, had entered into an agreement in Beijing with the Chinese government “to establish a string of boxing academies” all over China with the aim of helping to “grow the sport in China and provide [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

China’s nine-dash line came ahead of Unclos, says expert

Wu Shicun, president of National Institute for South China Sea Studies. Photo from http://www.nanhai.org.cn

A Chinese scholar claimed that China has a more solid hold on the South China Sea because its nine-dash line claim over nearly 90 percent of the area has existed before the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos).

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

‘Integrity issue’ vs SolGen: Legal strategy or disloyalty to country?

A handout picture received from Taiwan’s National Security Council on Sept. 1, 2012, shows Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan holding a national flag at Itu Aba or Taiping, the biggest islet of the disputed Spratlys on Aug.31, 2012. AFP file photo

Legal strategy or disloyalty to country? Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza’s handling of the Philippines’ case against China before the United Nations arbitral tribunal was scrutinized by some members of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when they vetted the nominees to the seat of a Supreme Court associate justice to be vacated by retiring Justice Roberto Abad.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »