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Indonesia Protects Its Territory Against China’s Incursion

Indonesia is defending its South China Sea territory against ‘foreign’ threats. The country has long maintained an exclusive economic zone in waters insisted by China, but unlike its neighboring country, it’s never been a part of the conflict. China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, and Taiwan all declare sovereign rights over some areas of the […]

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Philippine Air Force to Host 14th ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference

MANILA – The Philippine Air Force (PAF) will be hosting the 14th ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference (AACC) by 2017. “Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Edgar R. Fallorina will have much to do to make the event a success,” PAF spokesperson Col. Araus Robert Musico said Tuesday. PAF’s turn to host the AACC was announced by […]

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Five Key Points for ASEAN to Become Global Player – Duterte

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday laid down five key points that the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should do for the regional bloc to become a truly global player. In his speech before leaders of the ASEAN business community during the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Vientiane, Laos, the President […]

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Bilateral Talks Between Duterte and 9 Leaders of State During ASEAN Summit

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte can only hold bilateral talks with nine heads of states during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Laos on September 6 to 8, due to his hectic schedule. Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Charles Jose said President Duterte is scheduled to hold one-on-one talks with the leaders […]

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