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Experts Call for Expansion of US-Philippines Defense Treaty

25-Jul-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 4:00 AM

More prominent security experts are joining the call for the US to extend its security treaty with the Philippines to the defense of shoals and islands currently controlled [...]
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Philippines in ‘good position’ to withstand US rate hike

25-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 4:00 AM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the Philippines is in a “good position” to withstand the impact of the much anticipated interest rate increase in the [...]
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Several cities take part in nationwide quake drill

25-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 4:00 AM

A number of cities in the country took part in the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on Thursday morning (July 23). The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management [...]
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Blast tears through nightclub in Philippines, one dead

25-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 4:00 AM

A powerful explosion tore through a nightclub in the strife-torn southern Philippines, killing one person and wounding nine others, police said on Friday. The blast damaged [...]
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Philippines nabs 155, mostly Chinese, for working illegally

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 4:00 AM

Philippine immigration officials say they have arrested 155 foreigners, mostly Chinese, who will be deported for working in the country illegally. Immigration Bureau [...]
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China urges Philippines to return to bilateral talks on disputed sea

China urges Philippines to return to bilateral talks on disputed sea

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 4:00 AM

China called on the Philippines on Wednesday to withdraw a case it has filed at a UN arbitration tribunal over rival claims in the South China Sea and return to bilateral [...]
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3 Reasons the Philippines Will Suffer Because of Its South China Sea Case Against China

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 4:00 AM

The arbitration case against China launched by the Philippines has attracted a lot of global media attention and global public opinion seems to support the Philippines’ [...]
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Catholics In Philippines Make Climate Change A Priority After Pope Francis Encyclical

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 4:00 AM

The Philippines, Asia’s largest Catholic country, is seeking to gather 10 million signatures for a petition that will pressure world leaders to act on climate change, [...]
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Philippines to raise 10m signatures for pope’s climate petition

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 4:00 AM

The world’s third-largest Catholic country is plagued by natural disasters and church leaders say they will mobilise believers to join Pope Francis’s campaign [...]
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Experts Call for Expansion of US-Philippines Defense Treaty

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 4:00 AM

More prominent security experts are joining the call for the US to extend its security treaty with the Philippines to the defense of shoals and islands currently controlled [...]
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International arbitration, China’s AIIB, and Philippine security

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 4:00 AM

‘The Philippines, in fact, is giving China a big favour when Manila decides to defer its accession to the AIIB’ While the high-level Philippine delegation went to [...]
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Philippines stands up to China

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Inquirer | 4:00 AM

Philippine presidents have come and gone since the maritime dispute over the South China Sea began as far back as the 1970s but it was only under President Benigno Aquino III [...]
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Why Philippines may suffer because of South China Sea case against China

24-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 4:00 AM

The arbitration case against China launched by the Philippines has attracted a lot of global media attention and global public opinion seems to support the Philippines’ [...]
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Philippines passes new laws to boost competition

23-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 4:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday signed off on legislation to open up the shipping sector and encourage more competition in the cloistered industry. A new [...]
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Navy starts exercise in S. China Sea

23-Jul-2015 Intellasia | ECNS | 4:00 AM

10-day drill is designed to improve defense combat capability, expert says The Chinese navy announced 10 days of military training in the waters near eastern Hainan Island in [...]
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