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Obama's Asia pivot: A work in progress
The Marine Corps is beefing up its deployments to Guam and Australia. The Navy is sending more ships to Japan.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
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MANILA: WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov , urges vigilance in taking precautions
With the recent death of a Filipino health worker in the United Arab Emirates from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus and the arrival of another infected overseas Filipino worker here, the World Health Organisation urged healthcare facilities and the general public to take precautions to prevent the virus from spreading further.
Gallery: Spiritual rituals mark Holy Week around the world
Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
News Analysis: Snags seen in proposed Philippine-U.S. military access pact
Even before the proposed military access agreement between the Philippines and the United States is signed, there are already indications that its legitimacy will be challenged both in the country's highest court and legislature.
PH to resolve conflict with HK on 2010 crisis
The Philippine government is still working with Hong Kong towards "a mutually satisfactory conclusion" amid an unresolved row arising from the 2010 hostage crisis, MalacaA ang said.
The Philippine Coast Guard expects a shift in passenger volume from ships to inter-island and roll-on and roll-off vessels on Maundy Thursday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
AirAsia Zest partners with Robinsons
This means AirAsia Zest customers can pay for their airline seats and other online purchases at any Robinsons Department Store.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
80 measles cases in S'pore; 23 had travelled to Philippines
Eighty people have come down with measles in Singapore as of April 5. The Health Ministry said among them, 23 cases had a travel history to the Philippines, which announced measles outbreaks in a number of cities in Metro Manila and in Pampanga in January.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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MANILA: Philippine exports hit 3-year high in February
Philippine exports rose to a three-year peak in February due to the heavy volume of electronics and other commodities shipped out, according to official data released on Thursday.
Best Hotel in Manila Celebrates Easter 2014
Book your stay at the only luxury resort hotel in Manila and treat your kids to a magical Easter getaway beyond compare! On the 18th and 19th of April, outdoor booths will be set up by the poolside to delight our little in-house guests.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Why Seair-I is making Clark airport its base
MANILA, Philippines South East Asian Airlines International announced on Tuesday that it will resume flying to Boracay and Palawan via Clark International Airport under its new name and new airline code XO starting April 16. Seair-I flights to Caticlan via Clark will fly five times a week while Caticlan to Puerto Princesa will fly three times a ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
PNoy invites China to WEF in Manila
President Benigno Aquino III has invited China to attend the World Economic Forum in East Asia which the Philippines will host next month.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
When is a Rock Not a Rock? - Keith Johnson
A small court in the Hague wrestles with an existential question that could put a stop to China's maritime power grab.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Bautista: PH in PHuket
IT WAS on August 16, 2013 when for the first time in Philippine aviation history a direct flight from Manila to Phuket was taken.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Asia News Network
MANILA: Philippine president pushes defence dialogue with Singapore
Facing an increasingly aggressive China, President Aquino on Thursday proposed a defence dialogue with Singapore to boost the two countries' military defence ties, during visiting Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam's courtesy call at Malacanang.
Obama visiting Philippines April 27-28: source
Obama is expected to arrive on the night of April 27 and conduct official activities the next day before leaving for another country, the source told The STAR.
Asian shares up after Wall St record
Global shares have enjoyed a broad rally this week following upbeat manufacturing data in key economies, while investors are keenly awaiting the release of a US non-farm payrolls report on Friday.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
A new journey
IT COMES when you least expect it. Love -- the love for travel. The wanderlust was once more sated as I got another shot to revisit familiar places I fell in love with and new destinations that has long been on the bucket list.
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Washington, Beijing spar over Philippines' court case against China
A dilapidated Philippine Navy ship LT 57 with Philippine troops deployed on board is anchored off Second Thomas Shoal, locally known as Ayungin Shoal, Sunday, March 30, 2014 off South China Sea.
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Smiths Detection Wins Air Cargo Inspection Contract In Philippines
KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 -- Smiths Detection's new CIP-300 Car Inspection Portal will be installed at Manila International Airport's Terminal 3, under a contract with Filipino freight handling and warehousing company Cargohaus.