The Manila Times

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Pakistan envoy identifies trade potentials between the two nations With 65 years of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Pakistan, there is much hope from the latter’s government to strengthen trade relations between the two nations. With much market potential seen in the Asia-Pacific, particularly the Philippines, Pakistani Ambassador Safdar…

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Madrid Fusión, a globally anticipated annual gastronomic affair, is set to seize the Manila summer with three exciting events—the International Gastronomy Congress, Trade Exhibition and Flavors of the Philippines Festival. First organized in the Spanish capital in 2003, this latest outing has been locally dubbed “Madrid Fusión Manila,” and will…

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SYDNEY: Australians would overwhelmingly reject siding with close ally Japan against top trade partner China over a dispute in the East China Sea and prefer to remain neutral, according to a survey published on Tuesday. Beijing and Tokyo have been engaged in a long and bitter battle over ownership of…

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WASHINGTON D.C.: An Iraqi military base in the country’s western Anbar province is coming under frequent mortar fire from Islamic State (IS) jihadists, but the attacks have caused no injuries to US troops deployed there, the Pentagon said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) The mortar attacks – which began in…

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JAKARTA: The search for AirAsia flight wreckage continued on Tuesday in the Java Sea, a day after Indonesian authorities levied the first punishments stemming from the plane crash by suspending officials connected to the airline’s alleged flight schedule violation. Officials have said that Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 was not authorized…

ANALYSIS

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Pilots are a troubled lot. Too many are hand tied and frustrated by an industry that rewards those who play the game and ignores aviators whose sense of safety and old school rules might prove an obstacle to companies with an eye only for the bottom line. Pilots have families…

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UNITED NATIONS, United States: UN troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are taking up positions to support a planned offensive against Hutu rebels in the east after they ignored a deadline to surrender, a UN spokesman said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). The rebels from the Democratic Forces for…

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It’s a royal mess. Prince Andrew has long been known as an international playboy, but the latest headlines about him are far more ruinous than anything written about him before. Or, for that matter, about any British royal for at least a couple hundred years. The Duke of York has…

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WELLINGTON: New Zealand scientists warned South Island residents to expect a swarm of aftershocks following a strong early morning six-magnitude earthquake Tuesday that caused no reported damage or injury. The jolt struck at 6:48 am (5:48 p.m. on Monday Manila time) in a sparsely populated area more than 100 kilometers…

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WASHINGTON D.C.: The number of Cubans trying to reach the US illegally by sea surged in December, after Havana and Washington announced a landmark rapprochement, the US Coast Guard said. President Barack Obama and Cuban counterpart Raul Castro announced December 17 that the two countries would revive diplomatic ties severed…