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Duterte reignites martial law fears

Added: 23.03.2017 4:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Thursday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts, fuelling concerns about democracy under his rule. Duterte said he was considering both measures as part of his controversial campaign to eradicate illegal drugs in society, and that martial law would also solve a range of other security threats. "If I declare martial law, I will finish all the...

China Sinks Suggestion It Will Develop South China Sea Shoal

Added: 23.03.2017 0:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Beijing dismissed reports it will build on Scarborough Shoal, an outcrop in the South China Sea that is also claimed by the Philippines, after a Chinese mayor triggered alarm in Manila by raising the prospect.

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SuperStar Virgo begins Philippines homeport

Added: 22.03.2017 11:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Philippines officially welcomed Star Cruises earlier when SuperStar Virgo arrived in Manila to begin her inaugural homeport deployment in the country. The occasion was commemorated with a special ceremony at Manila South Harbour.

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News: SuperStar Virgo begins Philippines homeport

Added: 22.03.2017 9:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Philippines officially welcomed Star Cruises earlier when SuperStar Virgo arrived in Manila to begin her inaugural homeport deployment in the country. The occasion was commemorated with a special ceremony at Manila South Harbour.

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China denies reports of building on disputed shoal

Added: 22.03.2017 9:19 | 1 views | 0 comments


China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denied reports that China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. China seized the shoal, which is northeast of the Spratly islands, in 2012 and denied access to Philippine fishermen. Earlier this month, Xiao Jie, the mayor of what China calls Sansha City, said China planned to begin preparatory work this year to build environmental monitoring stations on a number of islands, including Scarborough Shoal.

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Philippines to China: Stop Scarborough Shoal plan

Added: 21.03.2017 15:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Diplomatic protest planned against Beijing as President Duterte calls for regional guidelines to resolve sea disputes.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Duterte backtracks on gay marriage in Philippines

Added: 21.03.2017 4:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

While campaigning for the presidency, Mr Duterte had said he would consider legalising gay marriage.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Rodrigo Duterte And Kim Jong-un Save Peace In South China Sea, For Now

Added: 20.03.2017 21:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flops and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un’s missile tests have saved South China Sea peace, for now, as both major players in the disputes -- China and the US -- have been softening their tone lately.

From: www.forbes.com

Rodrigo Duterte And Kim Jong-un Save Peace In South China Sea, For Now

Added: 20.03.2017 21:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flops and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un’s missile tests have saved South China Sea peace, for now, as both major players in the disputes -- China and the US -- have been softening their tone lately.

From: www.forbes.com

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