Japan and Philippines agree to work toward free and open Indo-Pacific

National / Politics Jun 1, 2019

Japan and Philippines agree to work toward free and open Indo-Pacific

Japan and the Philippines have agreed to work toward achieving a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific region by strengthening security cooperation. Japan will also continue to support building infrastructure and promoting the peace process in Mindanao between the Philippine government and Muslim rebels, Prime Minister ...

Business Oct 27, 2016

Duterte visit yields $1.85 billion in investment commitments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Japan yielded investment commitments worth $1.85 billion from private companies, a member of his administration said Thursday. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez said the investments, forged through memorandums of understanding and letters of intent, are in the automotive, ...

Only economic deals with China, Duterte assures Japanese investors

Business Oct 26, 2016

Only economic deals with China, Duterte assures Japanese investors

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured Japanese business leaders Wednesday that his country's increased engagement with China is limited to economics. In spontaneous remarks made after delivering a prepared speech at the Philippine Economic Forum on the second day of his three-day visit, Duterte said there ...