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Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

PCA: Cutting of coconut trees, banned

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
  The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has discovered that monitoring of permit for coco tree cutting activities in the country has become ineffective. For this, a moratorium or the prohibition...

UN human rights chief urges probe on Duterte’s killing claims

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent admission that he had killed criminals earned different reactions not just in the Philippines, but even in the international community. It allegedly happened when he...

No policy yet on PH-China oil exploration in Scarborough Shoal

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  The Philippines has no existing joint energy exploration in the Scarborough Shoal. According to Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, President Rodrigo Duterte must have been pertaining to business-to-business partnership when...

US aid agency defers grant to PH due to issues on the ‘rule of law’

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 | No Comments
  An independent US government foreign aid agency, has postponed its  multi-million grant to the Philippines due to issues on the ‘rule of law’ and ‘civil liberties.’ Millennium Challenge Corp....

Pres. Duterte arrives at Singapore for 2-day state visit

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE — Straight from his tight schedule in Cambodia, President Rodrigo arrived at Singapore, Thursday for a two-day state visit. This afternoon, a welcome ceremony has been prepared by...

PCG reminds fishermen to be cautious in Bajo de Masinloc

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 | No Comments
  The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) confirmed they have not deployed PCG vessels to Bajo de Masinloc since before the state visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to China. This is...

Somali pirates release 26 Asian sailors after 4 years in captivity

Posted on: October 24th, 2016 | No Comments
  Twenty-six  Asian seafarers arrived in Nairobi Kenya after being released from a four-year captivity by Somali pirates They are from the Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia and China. It was in March...

China, Philippines agree to restore diplomatic and defense talks

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 | No Comments
  China and the Philippines agreed on Thursday that disputes in the South China Sea were not the sum total of relations, and that the two countries would restore diplomatic...

Duterte on China visit: There will be no bargaining of territories

Posted on: October 17th, 2016 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte does not oppose Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio’s statement that the president may possibly be impeached if he turns over Scarborough Shoal...

PHL-UN relationship is not defined by one single issue – UN

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 | No Comments
  United Nations representative to the Philippines Ola Almgren on Monday said, that the relationship of the United Nations (UN) with the Philippines remains intact. This despite the controversial statements...