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ASEAN Defense Ministers Call for Peace, Stability in South China Sea

ASEAN defense ministers on Thursday approved a declaration seeking to turn the South China Sea, a maritime region marked by tension over competing territorial claims, into a sea of peace.Mee.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2019

ASEAN Defense Ministers Call for Peace, Stability in South China Sea

ASEAN defense ministers on Thursday approved a declaration seeking to turn the South China Sea, a maritime region marked by tension over competing territorial claims, into a sea of peace.Mee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Security risks top of mind in ASEAN

HEADS of state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday led off the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on Partnership for Sustainability with pledges to “strengthen defense cooperation to tackle traditional and non-traditional security challenges”; “enhance strategic dialogue and promote practical cooperation on regional defense and security issues”; “reaffirm the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, safety and freedom of navigation in and overflight above the South China Sea”; promote guidelines to avert “unplanned encounters at sea”; to “combat terrorism in all its forms” and to “enhance cybersecurity cooperation” besides a host of more general resolutions in the economic, social and cultural spheres......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

IN PHOTOS: PH, U.S., Japan, India flex muscles in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines – Navies from the Philippines, United States, India, and Japan flexed their muscles in the disputed South China Sea after coming together for the ASEAN-Plus Defense Ministers' Meeting Maritime Security Field Training Exercise (ADMM-Plus MARSEC FTX) 2019 in Busan, South Korea. "Navies from the Philippines, India, Japan, and the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2019

‘China has greater stake in ensuring SCS peace, stability’

With much of Chinese trade passing through the South China Sea, Beijing has a “greater stake” in ensuring peace and stability in the major sealane than any other nation, its envoy has said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2019

‘PH can’t handle maritime security, needs Asean help’–Defense official

THE Philippines can’t handle maritime issues by itself, especially the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea), and will need the help of neighboring countries, the Department of National Defense (DND)…READ The post ‘PH can’t handle maritime security, needs Asean help’–Defense official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 21st, 2019

Duterte, Abe expected to discuss peace in South China Sea

THE bilateral meeting between President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on May 31 will include a discussion on “peace and stability” in the disputed South China Sea, according to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Meynardo LB. Montealegre......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Indonesia encourages ASEAN to maintain regional stability

The Indonesian government is encouraging all nations, especially ASEAN member countries, to contribute to maintaining stability and peace in the Asian region after news regarding the installation of a number of missile launchers by Vietnam in the South Ch.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 12th, 2016

Manila invokes rules in resolving sea dispute

MICHAEL JOE T. DELIZOFOREIGN Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. rallied foreign ministers participating in the 49th Asean Ministerial Meeting in Laos to support a rules-based international order in resolving the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) row.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

ASEAN skips mention of South China Sea ruling in statement

MANILA, Philippines Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Monday issued a joint communique without any mention of the recent r.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

ASEAN foreign ministers fail to agree on S.China Sea during meeting in Laos

MOSCOW -- Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during a meeting in Laos' capital of Vientiane failed to take a unified stance on the South China Sea territorial dispute, mainly because of the divisions between Philippi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea after Cambodia blocks statement

Foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met for the first time since the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague handed an emphatic legal vict.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

ASEAN pushes for South China Sea breakthrough

VIENTIANE, Laos Southeast Asian foreign ministers will hold crunch talks in communist Laos on Sunday, July 24, at a summit already overshadowed by infighting over Beijing's saber rattling in the South China Sea. The gathering in Vientiane is the first.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Philippines, US defense treaty should address China s gray zone tactics — analysts

The Philippines and the United States should revise its 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty to counter China's actions in the disputed South China Sea, analysts said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2019

Russian envoy urges more investments in Phl

Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev urged Russian companies to invest in Mindanao to help bring development to the Philippines. The call came as lasting peace came a step closer to the Philippines’ troubled south with the decommissioning of thousands of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces. Interviewed during a reception at his residence […] The post Russian envoy urges more investments in Phl appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 28th, 2019

‘Wildflower’ ni Maja lalaban sa 1st Asia Contents Awards

ANG sikat at pinag-usapang Kapa-milya serye na Wildflower ang nag-iisang pa-labas mula sa Pilipinas na nominado bilang Best Asian Drama sa 1st Asia Contents Awards na gaganapin sa Busan, South Korea ngayong Oct. 6. Makikipagbakbakan ang serye ni Maja Salvador sa mga naglalakihang palabas mula sa South Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan at ASEAN […] The post ‘Wildflower’ ni Maja lalaban sa 1st Asia Contents Awards appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2019

US seeks to expand cooperation with Philippines as China undermines regional peace, stability

While the United States deems Beijing as a threat to the region, Washington sees an opportunity to strengthen ties with its Southeast Asian partners and allies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2019

US-ASEAN Wrap Up First Combined Naval Drills

The United States and 10 Southeast Asian countries have concluded their first combined naval exercise in the Gulf of Thailand and contested South China Sea, with officials from both sides saying it.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2019

US-ASEAN Wrap Up First Combined Naval Drills

The United States and 10 Southeast Asian countries have concluded their first combined naval exercise in the Gulf of Thailand and contested South China Sea, with officials from both sides saying it.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 7th, 2019

China rejects UK, France, Germany call to respect SCS ruling

China has rejected as “unwelcome” the call of the United Kingdom, France and Germany on the South China Sea claimants to respect the arbitration ruling of 2016 and the rules-based framework laid out in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2019

Pentagon: China s bullying tactics won t win trust, respect of international community

The United States Department of Defense or the Pentagon slammed China's "bullying tactics" in the South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 28th, 2019