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‘How can we harass them, their boat is bigger’—rescued fisherman

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 08:53 PM | No Comments
One of the rescued fishermen has belied the statement of the Chinese Embassy in Manila claiming that the Chinese vessel was “besieged by 7 or 8 Filipino fishing boats.” Justin...

Senators on West PH Sea collision: ‘A huge insult’ to Filipinos

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 05:10 PM | No Comments
Several senators have condemned the reported collision of a Chinese vessel and a Filipino vessel on Sunday (June 9), deeming it ‘a huge insult’ to Filipinos. Sen. Joel Villanueva called...

Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un half-brother returns to hometown

Posted on Saturday, 4 May 2019 11:17 AM | No Comments
A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was released from jail...

PHL, Viet Nam ink 5-year action plan for stronger, deeper partnership

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2019 03:25 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and Viet Nam, on Wednesday, adopted a new five-year action plan on specific commitments that the two nations will undertake to guarantee a bolstered cooperation...

Trump returns to White House after summit collapse clouds future of U.S.-North Korea nuclear diplomacy

Posted on Friday, 1 March 2019 12:45 PM | No Comments
(REUTERS) — U.S. President Donald Trump returned to Washington D.C. Thursday (February 28) from Hanoi, Vietnam after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un collapsed over sanctions, and...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam

Posted on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 02:05 PM | No Comments
HANOI, Vietnam – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived at Dong Dang railway station on the Vietnam-China border in Lang Son province on Tuesday (February 26) ahead of an...

U.S. senators pay tribute to John McCain as White House wobbles on flag

Posted on Tuesday, 28 August 2018 10:11 AM | No Comments
  U.S. senators paid tribute to the life and legacy of John McCain on Monday (August 27), saying a powerful and independent voice had gone silent. “The Senate won’t be...

OFWs in Vietnam have differing opinions on Duterte admin’s take on West PHL Sea issue

Posted on Monday, 23 July 2018 06:53 PM | No Comments
  VIETNAM – It’s been two years since President Rodrigo Duterte visited Vietnam and met with the Filipino community there. Like the Philippines, Vietnam is also one of the claimant...

Philippines to import P6.7-B worth of rice from Thailand and Vietnam

Posted on Saturday, 5 May 2018 05:10 AM | No Comments
      MANILA, Philippines – Re-bidding for the country’s importation of 250,000 metric tons of rice ended early on Friday. The bid prices of Thailand and Vietnam were lower...

ASEAN hopes to expedite code of conduct on South China Sea: Singapore

Posted on Wednesday, 7 February 2018 07:08 PM | No Comments
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The Association of South East Asian Nations is hoping to expedite negotiations on a code of conduct with China for the South China Sea but it is...