Intense volcanic activity in the Philippines

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Intense volcanic activity in the Philippines

The Philippines’ volcano Mayon in the eastern province of Albay recorded intense activity, forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of residents in fear of an eruption on September 17.

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Vietnam, Philippines should coordinate over China’s reef expansion: pundit

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Vietnam, Philippines should coordinate over China’s reef expansion: pundit

Editor's Note: Chito Sta. Romana, president of the Philippine Association for Chinese Studies and Former Bureau Chief of ABC News in Beijing, said in a recent exclusive interview with Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper that both Vietnam and the Philippines should share information and closely coordinate on how to deal with China’s Johnson South Reef expansion in the East Sea.

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Search for missing as three die in Philippine ferry sinking

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Search for missing as three die in Philippine ferry sinking

MANILA – Three people were killed as rescuers searched for at least three others still missing with more than a hundred rescued after a ferry sank in waters off the central Philippines, the government said Sunday.

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How U.N. troops defied orders, opened fire and escaped Syrian rebels

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How U.N. troops defied orders, opened fire and escaped Syrian rebels

Early on Aug. 28, al Qaeda-linked militants fighting government forces in Syria crossed a ceasefire line in the Golan Heights on Israel's border and seized 45 Fijians serving in a United Nations peacekeeping force.

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Philippines displays ancient maps to debunk China's sea claims

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The Philippines on Thursday put on display dozens of ancient maps which officials said showed that China's territorial claims over the South China Sea did not include a disputed shoal at the centre of an acrimonious standoff.

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Philippines to import 500,000 tonnes of rice via G2G deals

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Philippines to import 500,000 tonnes of rice via G2G deals

The Philippines is set to import 500,000 tonnes of rice via government-to-government (G2G) deals this year, the country’s Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agriculture Modernisation Francis Pangilinan N said.

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Philippines targets rice self-sufficiency by 2016

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The Department of Agriculture of the Philippines has set a target of self-sufficiency in rice and other food staples by 2016 through the Food Staples Sufficiency Programme (FSSP).

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Philippine Gov’t, MILF agree on draft Bangsamoro law

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The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the country’s biggest rebel group, on September 8 agreed on a draft law that allows the establishment of an autonomous Muslim region in the south of the country after a recent meeting in Manila.

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US$188 mln invested in VSIP Quang Ngai

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US$188 mln invested in VSIP Quang Ngai

(VOV) - The Quang Ngai-based Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) has attracted 8 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects with totalling US$188 million as of September 2014.

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Vietnam hopes for more cooperation in HR development

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Vietnam hopes for more cooperation in HR development

Vietnam has always paid much attention to disadvantaged labour groups in the society and is willing to enhance cooperation and experience sharing in human resources development, President Truong Tan Sang has said.

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Outgunned Philippine general seeks arms upgrade as China expands

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Philippine military chief Gregorio Pio Catapang likens his task to a boxing match. Dwarfed by neighbors like China, with whom ties are strained, he’d like his forces to last at least a few rounds in the ring.

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Japanese, Philippine lawmakers vow maritime cooperation

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A group of Japanese and Philippine lawmakers have agreed to promote peaceful solutions to deal with sea disputes in Asia on the basis of international law.

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Philippines says it foiled anti-Chinese airport plot

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Philippines says it foiled anti-Chinese airport plot

Philippine authorities said they thwarted a plot to set off home-made explosive devices at Manila’s international airport and a nearby mall owned by Filipino billionaire Henry Sy, arresting three men who planned the attack to protest China’s assertiveness in the region.

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Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot

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Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot

Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital's airport were also planning to attack the Chinese embassy and one of Manila's biggest malls, authorities said on Tuesday (Sep 2).

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Vietnam sentences two Filippino drug smugglers to death

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Vietnam sentences two Filippino drug smugglers to death

HANOI, August 29 - A Philippine man and woman have been sentenced to death in Vietnam for smuggling nearly five kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine into the country, reports said Friday.

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