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  • Opinion: Aquino’s China Hitler jibe an error of judgement

    By Feb 06, 2014

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    Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

    Philippines President Benigno Aquino III’s comparison of the Chinese leadership to Adolf Hitler is, to say the least, uncalled for, China’s bullying tactics in Asia aside. It was a provocative response by the Filipino president to the repeated maneuverings of China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. The escalating standoff in that

  • Pacquiao Watch: Manny just needs to be Manny

    By Feb 05, 2014

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    Pacquiao Watch: Manny just needs to be Manny

    Manny Pacquiao has a score to settle and he knows outboxing Timothy Bradley will not be enough to erase the memory of his controversial split decision loss to the American in 2012. An emphatic stoppage win will certainly expunge that loss which also broke a string of 15 consecutive victories.  That sorry setback was followed

  • Glencore-Xstrata divesting Tampakan shares

    By Jan 30, 2014

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY – World mining giant Glencore-Xstrata is confirmed to be preparing to divest its shares in the controversial Tampakan Copper and Gold Project, according to a report to the Australian Stock Exchange by its minority partner Indophil Resources NL. “Glencore-Xstrata has informed Indophil of its preference to divest its stakes in Tampakan. This

  • Philippines communist rebels caution Muslims on peace agreement

    By Jan 28, 2014

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    Communist rebels celeberating their 45th anniversary.PIC BY EDWIN ESPEJO

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Communist guerrillas in Mindanao today said Moro resistance will not end with the conclusion of the GRP-MILF peace negotiations. Jorge Madlos, spokesman of the National Democratic Front in Mindanao, urged Moro revolutionary forces “not to lose sight on the fundamental causes of the problems of the Moro people.” Madlos, a.k.a Ka

  • Philippines: US welcomes Mindanao peace deal

    By Jan 28, 2014

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    Members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) at a training camp in 2012. Pic: AP.

    The United States has said the recently concluded negotiations on the decommissioning of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces and firearms as part of the normalization process will augur well for “peace and security” in Mindanao.

  • Philippines: Will Mindanao’s Muslim rebels really disarm?

    By Jan 27, 2014

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    Members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) at a training camp in 2012. Pic: AP.

    Among the contentious issues in the peace process between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is the disposition of forces and decommissioning of firearms of the rebel group.

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