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 ...

National Nov 20, 2017

Philippines commissions three more Japan-made coast guard ships

The Philippines commissioned into service three Japan-made patrol ships on Monday, adding to the three already received from Japan for the country's coast guard fleet. The 44-meter ships are part of a 10-ship building contract awarded to Japan Marine United Corp. by the Department of ...

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, ...