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PH Navy wins ACMEX communication drill

Peace Philippines World
The Philippine Navy (PN) took the title of champion in the communications drill challenge of the first-ever ASEAN-China Maritime Exercise (ACMEX). The win came on October 26, the ...
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Filipino fishermen no longer being intercepted at Scarborough Shoal

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MANILA, October 28, 2016 (PNA) — Philippine fishing boats are no longer being intercepted by the Chinese Coast Guard at the Scarborough Shoal for three days now, Malacañang ...
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Duterte: Next month’s joint US-PH military exercise will be the last

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said the upcoming joint military exercise between the Philippines and the United States scheduled next month will be the last. “I would serve ...
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FVR, Alunan meet with Chinese officials

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AUGUST 11 2016 — Former President and Special Envoy Fidel V. Ramos, former Interior and Local Government Secretary Rafael Alunan, and journalist Chito Sta. Romana met informally with Chinese ...
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Kerry calls for restraint in West Philippine Sea

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MANILA (July 27, 2016) — US Secretary of State John Kerry today called for restraint among claimant countries in the West Philippine/South China Sea, saying the US sees “a real ...
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FVR to DU30: Form National Security Council before talking to China

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DAVAO CITY (July 23, 2016) — Former President Fidel V. Ramos said President Rodrigo Duterte should first form a National Security Council before the country sends an envoy such ...
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US, China lack moral ascendancy in South China Sea decision

Ultimately, what happens to the Philippines' case against China will be up to President Duterte and the Philippine government.
Opinion
Don’t look now but the much-ballyhooed July 12, 2016 decision handed down by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) favoring the Philippines was, from a layman’s viewpoint, a ...
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Time to strengthen the eastern shipping corridor?

We need to start looking for ways to improve the Philippine shipping industry
Economy Opinion
Wherever the international arbitration focuses its rulings on the West Philippine Sea dispute, one thing is clear: we need to find new shipping lanes for our products. A ...
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