Daily Archives: 2 years ago

President Aquino explains why he likened China to Nazi

During the press conference with the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, Japan June 5, President Aquino explained further why he likened China to Nazi Germany. A reporter asked “how do you think your words about Nazi for China? Do you think it hurts Chinese people’s feelings?” “We have no intentions of hurting anybody’s feelings,” […]

US Naval Base Guam receives most technologically-advanced sub: Rebalance to Asia-Pacific

The United States military deployed Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered fast attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) to its new homeport US Naval Base Guam last May 29. She is currently the most technologically-advanced submarine of Submarine Squadron 15 based at Naval Base Guam. “Topeka is the fourth submarine assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron (CSS) 15 as […]

The Japanese are coming: Philippines, Japan to forge Visiting Forces agreement

The Philippines and Japan have entered into a wide area of Strengthened Strategic Partnership involving regional security and economic growth. “Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1956, bilateral relations, especially under the current leaderships of both countries, have reached an excellent stage today,” says in the joint Philippine-Japan declaration released by President Aquino and […]

Taiwan says no threat to shoot PCG, cites mutual language barriers

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Philippines, Taiwanese office handling foreign affairs in countries with diplomatic relations with People’s Republic of China, released a statement regarding the recent incident between Philippine Coast Guard-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (PCG-BFAR) and Taiwanese Coast Guard. TECO said no Taiwanese personnel threatened to shoot Filipinos. “Actually, they […]