Monthly Archives: November 2013

EU appeals for calm in East Asia

MANILA  – The European Union (EU) on Friday called for calm over East Asia after China established an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) and which the United States and its key allies

Chinese fighter jets patrol air defense zone

BEIJING — China sent fighter jets and an early warning aircraft into its newly declared air defense zone, state media said Friday, as Japan and South Korea stated they had defied the

China accuses Japan of ‘dangerous provocation’ at sea

BEIJING–Beijing’s military accused Tokyo of a “highly dangerous provocation” by interfering in Chinese live-fire drills in the Pacific last week, warning that Japanese lives could be at stake, state media reported Friday.

Thai protesters break into army headquarters

BANGKOK – Thai opposition protesters broke into the army headquarters in Bangkok on Friday, calling on the military to join their fight to bring down the government. “Protesters slammed opened the gate

PH Q3 growth 2nd fastest in Asia

MANILA — Driven mainly by the property sector, the Philippine economy expanded by 7 percent in the third quarter of this year, slower than the year-ago 7.3 percent, but still the second

SM group bags reclamation project

MANILA – The Pasay City government has given the go-signal to SM Land Inc. to proceed with the reclamation project that the Henry Sy-led firm proposed in the first place. Ayala Land Inc.