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Philippine envoy presents credentials to seabed authority
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ ambassador presented his credentials as first permanent representative to the International Seabed Authority, which the Department of Foreign Affairs said underscored the country’s commitment...
Philippines, EU to work on rules-based security
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines has joined the Prague High Level Dialogue on the Indo-Pacific, underscoring Manila’s eagerness to work with the European Union on a rules-based security architecture to ensure a just peace in...
Suspect in US attack on Filipino family arrested
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Police have arrested the man who attacked a Filipino family at a fastfood parking lot in North Hollywood last month.
5 Pinoys killed in New Zealand road crash
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 23, 2022 - 12:00am
Five Filipinos, including a 10-month-old baby, were among those killed in a road crash near Picton in New Zealand over the weekend, the Philippine embassy in Wellington confirmed Tuesday night.
Militarized approach to protests raises risk of violence – UN expert
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 22, 2022 - 12:00am
A militarized approach to policing peaceful protests only increases the risk of violence, a United Nations human rights expert has warned, seeing countries are increasingly deploying military personnel to quash...
Locsin: Japan key vs debt trap; US freedom guardian
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Japan has a key role in keeping Southeast Asia from falling into debt traps while the United States is guarantor of world freedom, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on the weekend.
‘Pinoys should encourage Marcos to be Philippines best leader’
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Filipinos should encourage president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to be the “best ever” leader of the country, former foreign affairs secretary Albert del Rosario said.
China’s sea incursions part of broader provocation – US
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The United States sees China’s latest aggressive incursions in the West Philippine Sea, including the installation of buoys and fish nets blocking a Philippine resupply mission for Filipino soldiers guarding...
Philippines wins seat in CLCS
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines won a seat in the Asia-Pacific Group of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf 2023-2028, the first time the archipelagic state will serve in the commission, the Permanent Mission of...
Locsin laments Aussies won’t back Philippines nominee to UNCLOS body
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 16, 2022 - 12:00am
For not supporting the Philippines’ candidate to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said yesterday he was “extremely disappointed” ...
Pinoy family mocked, attacked in California
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 14, 2022 - 12:00am
A Filipino family was a victim of another hate crime when they were mocked and physically attacked at a fastfood restaurant in North Hollywood, California.
Duterte wants to visit West Philippine Sea as civilian
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday expressed hope that he can go to the West Philippine Sea after stepping down from office, citing the need to assert “what is ours,” even as he reiterated that the Philippines...
Philippines, US seek to preserve free, open Indo-Pacific
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met yesterday with president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to discuss new ways to deepen the bilateral US-Philippines alliance and highlighted the importance of fostering...
Pinoys in Hong Kong warned vs indecent posts on social media
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 9, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippine consulate general has urged the Filipino community in Hong Kong to refrain from posting indecent photos and videos on social media platforms as this is a crime.
China ‘never coerces’ and ‘never threatens’ countries
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 8, 2022 - 12:00am
China “never coerces” and “never threatens” countries, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.
US deputy state secretary to visit Philippines
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
The United States’ number two diplomat, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, will meet with president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. during her visit in Manila this week, the US Department of State announ...
Philippines condemns North Korea missile test
by Pia Lee-Brago - June 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines condemned yesterday the latest missile test by North Korea, saying it undermined peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula, the entire region and the world.
Robredo back in Philippines after daughter’s graduation in US
by Pia Lee-Brago - May 30, 2022 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo returned to Manila from the United States on Saturday night after she attended the graduation of her youngest daughter Jillian.
US vows to uphold Philippine maritime rights
by Pia Lee-Brago - May 30, 2022 - 12:00am
While emphasizing the need to approach relations with China with more “realism,” the United States has vowed to help its allies, including the Philippines, in upholding maritime rights.
Philippines, US sign maritime framework
by Pia Lee-Brago - May 28, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines and the United States have signed a maritime framework to improve regional domain awareness and confront maritime challenges together.
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