/ Dec 10, 2013

Japanese, Philippine leaders to discuss maritime cooperation

Philippine President Benigno Aquino will discuss maritime cooperation with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet for lunch on the sidelines of the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit later this week, a government spokesman said. Raul Hernandez said Aquino will leave for Tokyo on Thursday to attend ...

Loan plan for new Philippines patrol ships unveiled

/ Jul 28, 2013

Loan plan for new Philippines patrol ships unveiled

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled a plan at a meeting Saturday with Philippine President Benigno Aquino to provide Manila with 10 coast guard patrol ships through a yen loan to help it counter an increasingly assertive China. In addition, to help achieve peace on Mindanao, ...