Tag: Foreign Relations

China Appeal the Philippines Not to Ban Chinese Companies

Two Chinese companies are reportedly interested in buying the Philippines’ largest shipyard, once an important US naval base in the Pacific region. Some Philippine politicians have expressed concern over a possible Chinese takeover, saying it will be a very significant national security issue. An unexpected choice is brewing in the Philippines. Since the start of […]

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Lots of Patriot Missiles: Google Maps Found Missile Defence Location of Taiwan

Defense Ministry officials in Taiwan are requesting Google to obscure the country’s missile defense locations, which were exposed in 3D detail in the newest upgrade of Google’s satellite map application. Taiwan Defence Minister, Yen Teh-fa said an agency had been set up to work with Google and seek changes to safeguard national security and to […]

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Chinese Fishing Vessel Sailed Away Together With Ten Japanese Inspector

Japan government protested to China as Chinese trawler suspected poaching off Japan’s Coast and sailed away with Japanese inspectors on board. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the boarding occurred on November 5 in Japan’s exclusive economic zone off Kagoshima, adding that a complaint about the “vicious” case had been made via diplomatic channels. The […]

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Japan And South Korea Intercept China Military Aircraft

Japan and South Korea scrambled fighter jets to track a Chinese military aircraft that flew close to their airspace on Thursday. According to Yonhap News Agency, the PLA aircraft believed to be a Y-9 type reconnaissance aircraft entered South Korea’s air defense identification zone on three separate instants within the day without providing any notice […]

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Defense Secretary Support Bataan Nuclear Power Plant Revival

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana support the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant as its benefits the country. “Wala naman ako nakikita dahil it will just be revived to generate electricity. Hindi naman tayo siguro capable to develop our own nuclear bomb, pero hindi naman siguro yung purpose nun,” Secretary Delfin Lorenzana Lorenzana said […]

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People’s Republic of China (PRC) President Will be in The Philippines Tomorrow

Xi Jinping will visit Manila on November 20. The expected visit of the Chinese President to Manila is expected to position the Philippines-China relations ” as a new model of international relations,” Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua. “We have every reason to believe that this visit will enormously boost China-Philippines relations in the […]

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Chinese Navy Warship Provoking U.S. Destroyer in West Philippine Sea

China accused the United States of mocking its sovereignty after an American warship cruised near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea, further disturbing relations between the two countries.  A Chinese destroyer appeared within meters of the U.S. Navy ship Sunday, forcing it to change direction in what American officials called an […]

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Philippines Admits China’s Land Reclamation and Militarization in West Philippine Sea out of ASEAN communique

On Tuesday, Philippines’ top diplomat acknowledged that he did not want to involve concerns about China’s land reclamation and militarization exercises in the South China Sea in the ASEAN foreign ministers’ joint communique. The joint communique appeared Sunday evening, however, turned out to mention “non-militarization” and “self-restraint” among the conduct of parties in the disputed […]

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Avoid Mindanao – Western Nations Warned Their Citizen

Alerts from Britain, Canada, and Australia were released this week after President Rodrigo Duterte increased military rule all over the region of Mindanao to fight the rebels.  Canadian advisory on Monday warned against visiting any part of Mindanao except for Davao. The Canadian government said that there is a severe risk of terrorist attacks and […]

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China Ordered Cinema to Play Propaganda Film

Beijing regulators have ordered cinemas to give 45 percent screen share to the Friday opening of a lavish propaganda film celebrating the People’s Liberation Army. This weekend, Chinese moviegoers will have abundant opportunity to see their country’s latest big-budget propaganda movie. Beijing’s state media regulators have ordered cinemas over the country to provide substantial play […]

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Send Submarines to Indian Ocean a Chinese Expert Suggested

A Chinese expert suggested the Chinese government should give more submarines to the Indian Ocean in the face of concerns stated about China’s increasing military presence in the region. The report reflected China’s concerns over the ongoing Malabar naval exercise involving the US, Japan, and India, which includes more than 100 aircraft and 21 vessels. […]

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