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China slams Japan over patrol planes for PH

Mar 10, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Beijing tells Tokyo to mind its words and actions and refrain from undermining the peace and stability of the region

This file aerial view taken on July 27, 2012 shows part of the city of Sansha on the island of Yongxing, also known as Woody island in the disputed Paracel chain, which China now considers part of Hainan province. Stringer/AFP

Philippines to lease Japan planes to patrol disputed waters

Mar 09, 2016 - 8:56 PM

Aquino s announcement follows the signing of an agreement last year between World War II foes Japan and the Philippines to transfer defense equipment to Manila

PHILIPPINES-JAPAN RELATIONS. Filipino President Benigno Aquino (R) with visiting Japanese Emperor Akihito (L) hold their glasses during a state dinner at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines, January 27, 2016. File Photo by Romeo Ranoco/EPA

What 2016 bets from the Senate think of SC's EDCA decision

Jan 12, 2016 - 8:13 PM

The senators some of whom earlier signed a resolution that the PH US military agreement needs Senate approval now say they respect the High Court s ruling

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#AnimatED: A message China cannot ignore

Nov 23, 2015 - 9:00 AM

PH security agreements with allies show support for a country that wants China to adhere to the rule of law

Obama visit to give 'clearer understanding' of PH-US alliance

Apr 23, 2014 - 5:10 PM

US President Barack Obama and President Benigno Aquino III will discuss key issues on PH US cooperation including the South China Sea dispute

OBAMA. US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during an Easter Prayer Breakfast in the East Room of the White House, in Washington DC, USA, 14 April 2014. Michael Reynolds/EPA