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PHILIPPINES JAPAN RELATIONS

Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2016
Philippines accepts first of 10 Japan-funded patrol vessels to beef up coast guard
Manila accepts the first of 10 patrol vessels offered by Japan to improve its maritime capabilities in the face of Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 10, 2016
Duterte's South China Sea stance could shake up security ties with Japan, U.S.
Take a breath. Tough-talking Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte is unlikely to ride a jet ski to plant a flag on a China-held island, as he promised in a stump speech.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 30, 2016
Japan eyes deal to lease MSDF aircraft to Philippines from May
Japan and the Philippines are set to clinch a deal next month on the provision of Maritime Self-Defense Force TC-90 training aircraft to the Southeast Asian country, officials of the two countries said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2016
Filipino 'comfort women' call for Emperor's help in seeking redress
Eight Filipino “comfort women” hold a rally at the Japanese Embassy in Manila seeking Emperor Akihito's help in obtaining redress for their sexual enslavement during the war.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 28, 2016
In Philippines visit, Emperor asks youth to keep memories of World War II alive
Emperor Akihito on Wednesday urged younger generations to "keep alive the memories of the Second World War" and the hardship that followed, as a way of avoiding conflict amid growing maritime tension in the East and South China seas.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 27, 2016
Filipina 'comfort women' lead rally as Emperor Akihito meets Aquino
Six Filipino women forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II mounted a protest Wednesday near the venue where Philippine President Benigno Aquino welcomed Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the start of a state visit.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 9, 2016
Japan's Imperial Couple to visit Philippines later this month
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will make a five-day trip to the Philippines from Jan. 26 on the 60th anniversary of the normalization of ties between the two nations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 8, 2016
Filipinos hope for wartime rape redress
One of the two groups representing Filipino women who were victims of sexual abuse during World War II is hopeful of getting justice from Japan after Tokyo last month struck an agreement with South Korea over its "comfort women," according to its members and lawyers.
JAPAN
Jan 5, 2016
Japanese defense minister to visit Philippines as early as April in bid to boost security ties
Defense Minister Gen Nakatani plans to meet with his Philippine counterpart, Voltaire Gazmin, possibly as soon as April to beef up security ties amid China's increasing maritime assertiveness, according to a government source.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 5, 2015
Tokyo, Manila eye 'visiting forces' pact to rein in China
Visiting Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Friday that Manila and Tokyo will start discussions on signing a "visiting forces agreement" that could allow Japan to use bases there to refuel aircraft and vessels.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 3, 2015
China is acting like Nazi Germany, says Philippines' Aquino
Philippine President Benigno Aquino wants more pressure on China to halt land reclamation work in the South China Sea, likening Beijing's actions to those of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
JAPAN / Politics
May 28, 2015
Japan, Philippines to deepen defense ties when leaders meet next week
The two sides will likely discuss a possible framework to transfer defense equipment and technology, and a proposed pact on Japanese military personnel visiting the Philippines for joint training.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 6, 2015
Philippine and Japanese coast guards hold anti-piracy drills
Philippine and Japanese coast guard teams staged an anti-piracy drill on Wednesday, featuring the storming of a cargo vessel after a mock hijack, in a show of maritime cooperation between the two nations amid rising tension in Asian waters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2014
Japan doctors donate new medical building to typhoon-hit city in Philippines
A nonprofit medical organization based in Japan is donating funds for a new building to be used by a doctors' group in the central Philippines that had its headquarters destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 24, 2014
Abe and Aquino pledge stronger security ties
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III pledged Tuesday to deepen security cooperation, at a time when their countries are facing growing military assertiveness from China.

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