Regional Archive

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. * * * * * * * *

Subic fishermen protest fishing ban at Panatag lagoon :: Marine sanctuary planned at disputed shoal

Panatag lagoon to be a marine sanctuary. The road to smooth and trouble-free governance has always

Philippines fifth in Gold production in Asia :: 91% of Gold is produced by six Asian Countries

Gold is the precious metal that continues to hold its own in all seasons and scenarios;

PH proposes China to lead economic development :: Regional countries expected to cooperate

China to lead economic cooperation in the region. President Rodrigo Duterte is a person who can

China’s UnionPay chip card :: Conquering the Asia-Pacific

Chip card payment solutions. The benefits of international cooperation between China and its regional neighbors of

Are the US – PH ties still firm? Will US intervene militarily, if China attacks?

US – PH ties are undergoing a testing time. Relationships that have been continuing since a

Has China left Scarborough Shoal? US and PH to confirm

Scarborough shoal A result that was a distant dream for the Filipino fishermen and the hope

The Japan visit :: Tirade against the US continues – Foolish and silly: says Duterte

Japan visit is for economic issues. The President of the Philippines is a driven man; rather,

The China visit and the storm :: P700 billion investments promised by China

China visit brings investments. While President Duterte was on his exploratory state visit to the newly-formed