Regional Archive

China not keen on stopping drugs supplies to PH. Allies should stop supplies at source: Ejercito. Target high-profile drug lords for greater impact.

China should stop smugglers. * * * * * * * * * * * *

PETA wins Ramon Magasasay Award for boosting theater. Four other Asian heroes honored for upholding democracy. Robredo delivers address as guest speakers.

PETA gets a pat. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Alert Level 1 issued and withdrawn for OFWs in Guam. All-clear on Tuesday. It’s business as usual: Cayetano.

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ASEAN urges North Korea to adopt UN resolutions. Willing to assist in re-unification of both Koreas.

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MRC tieup with Chinese giant. MOU signed with Energy China GPEC. !000 mw projects by 2022.

MRC for renewable energy * * * * * * * * * * * *

PH, Indonesia, Malaysia start joint patrolling. Meeting on Thursday to consolidate operations. Kidnappings likely to be reduced by joint patrolling.

joint operations will be effective * * * * * * * * * * *

Two Chinese warplanes intercept US plane. US surveillance plane continues unimpeded. Ist exercise under Freedom of Navigation.

Chinese warplanes confront US plane. PIcs: globalsecurity.org * * * * * * * * *

US ship sails 12 natical miles from Mischief Island. Ist “Freedom of navigation” exercise under Trump. China’s Mischief needs to be controlled.

Mischief Island in focus. * * * * * * * * * * * *

PH to procure armaments from Chinese firm. Letter of intent to be signed today. $500 million loan from China to be used as a last resort.

Armaments from China. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

EU moves for closer ties with ASEAN nations. European Union V. P. for ASEAN meet in August. Enhancing partnerships with regional partners.

EU promoting tradewith ASEAN. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Visiting Forces Agreement with China not admissible: Carpio. Joint military exercises also not possible. Rights need to be asserted in West PH sea.

China not relenting, yet. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Ferry services to boost BIMP-EAGA trade. Reduces transit time; saves cost of haulage. Weekly trips to Bitung, Indonesia from Mindanao.

Ferry to reduce costs, improve trade. * * * * * * * * * *

All set for 30th ASEAN summit in Manila. State heads of all 10 member states attending. Elaborate arrangements for rerouting traffic and security.

ASEAN comes to PH. * * * * * * * * * * * *

China challenges planes with Defense officials. Plans to develop Pag-asa: Lorenzano. China has built impressive military infrastructure.

Perking up defense. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

China prevents fishermen to go to Union bank. Chinese Coast Guard fires 6 shots to stop fishermen. Alejano demands strong diplomatic protest.

China belligerent. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Papal laundry for the poor and the homeless. Located in Trastevere tourist district in Rome. Hairdresser, Public Showers etc planned.

Laundry set up by Pope for the poor. * * * * * * * *

Duterte orders occupation and construction on vacant islands belonging to PH. Construct structures to assert ownership.

islands should be occupied to show ownership. * * * * * * * * *

Second complaint for Duterte impeachment. Alejano: Sweet deals compromised Filipino position. Betraying public trust by weak-kneed approach.

Second complaint by Alejano. * * * * * * * * * * * *

PH tops Asian Export growth in last seven years. Beats India, South Korea and China by large margin. Foreign investments, structural reforms boost GDP.

The Philippines tops in export. * * * * * * * * * * *

North Korean missile test fails. New engine which can be repurposed to missiles. North Korea celebrates the success of its missile tests.

Missile failure. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

China recognizes Filipino ownership of Benham Rise. Chinese spokesperson praises Duterte’s response. We welcome and commend friendly response.

China recognizes Filipino ownership. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Chinese eyes on Benham Rise. Underwater landmass is rich in minerals. Proved by UN as part of the Philippines since 2012.

Benham Rise cannot be claimed by the Philippines. * * * * * * * *

Bandits strike again? 3 Indonesians missing. Kidnappings not yet confirmed by authorities. Crew-less boat found with engines running.

Is it the bandits? * * * * * * * * * * * *

Chinese nationals question legality of probe. File affidavit to claim constitutional guarantees. DOJ functioned as complainant, investigator and Judge.

Chinese illegal aliens seek redressal of rights abuses. * * * * * * * *