China wants to control South China Sea: Philippines

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The Philippines accused China on Thursday of seeking to take control of nearly the entire South China Sea with an expansionist agenda dominated by "massive reclamation" works.

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Dozens of rebels killed in southern Philippines

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At least 23 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and 2 Philippine government soldiers perished in clashes on Mindanao Island that broke out on March 10, according to Philippine media.

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Philippines, Malaysia pledge to increase defence ties

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Philippines, Malaysia pledge to increase defence ties

The Philippines and Malaysia have reaffirmed their commitment to increase bilateral defence relations, according to a joint statement issued on March 11.

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US Marine offered plea deal over Philippine transgender murder

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US Marine offered plea deal over Philippine transgender murder

A Philippine court on Tuesday offered a plea bargain to a US marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipina, according to lawyers, in a case that has strained Philippine-US ties.

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Philippines halts exploration in 'disputed' sea: contractor

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The Philippines has suspended operations at a South China Sea natural gas project because it is also claimed by China and the dispute is before a UN tribunal, its contractor said Tuesday.

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Philippine army seizes Muslim rebel bomb factory as peace plan flounders

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Philippine army seizes Muslim rebel bomb factory as peace plan flounders

Philippine soldiers have seized a Muslim rebel base and bomb factory in the south, a spokesman said on Monday, as a shaky peace process with the largest Muslim rebel group presents President Benigno Aquino's with his toughest political test.

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France, Philippines collaborate to counter terrorism

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French President Francois Hollande and his Philippine counterpart Benigno Aquino III have agreed to foster cooperation in anti-terrorism while calling for the involvement of the international community.

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French, Filipino leaders call for action against climate change

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French, Filipino leaders call for action against climate change

French President Francois Hollande and his Philippine counterpart, Benigno Aquino III, called for global actions against climate change during their talks in Manila, the Philippines, on February 26.

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U.S. flies most advanced surveillance plane from Philippines

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U.S. flies most advanced surveillance plane from Philippines

The United States has begun flying its most advanced surveillance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, out of the Philippines for patrols over the South China Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday, acknowledging the flights for the first time.

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China concerned at Manila decision on Chinese power workers

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China expressed concern on Thursday after the Philippines' energy department said it would not renew visas for 16 Chinese nationals who work for the Philippine national grid after a senator raised security concerns.

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Philippine military kills rebels in the south

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At least 14 Philippine rebel members of Abu Sayyaf (ASG) were killed and 19 others were injured in a two-day battle with the Philippine military in southern Sulu province, according to the authorities.

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Vietnamese ship capture confirmed; crewmembers safe

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Vietnamese ship capture confirmed; crewmembers safe

The Vietnamese firm managing a vessel which was seized by the Philippine navy on Monday has said it has full legal papers on maritime transport activities of the ship, while another firm owning the ship also confirmed that it has all necessary shipping documents and bills of lading.

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US Under Secretary of State Gottemoeller to visit Vietnam early March

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US Under Secretary of State Gottemoeller to visit Vietnam early March

Rose Gottemoeller, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will visit Vietnam from March 1 to 3, part of her overseas trip that also covers three other countries from February 27 to March 9.

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Vietnamese ship held in Philippines over alledged rice smuggling lacks import license

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Vietnamese ship held in Philippines over alledged rice smuggling lacks import license

The MV An Bien 89-ALCI. Photo credit: Marinetraffic.com

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Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force commander visits Philippines

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Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force commander visits Philippines

Commander of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Tomohisa Takei is on a four-day visit to the Philippines.

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