Abe calls on N. Korea to abandon planned satellite launch

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Abe calls on N. Korea to abandon planned satellite launch 

TOKYO, Feb. 3 — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called on North Korea to abandon its plan to launch an earth observation satellite later this month, condemning it as de facto test of a long-range ballistic missile.

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South Korea urges North not to launch rocket carrying satellite

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on South Korea urges North not to launch rocket carrying satellite 

SEOUL, Feb. 3 — "This is a challenge to the whole international community," the deputy chief of the country’s presidential office of national security stressed

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S. Korea, Japan condemn N. Korea's satellite launch plan

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on S. Korea, Japan condemn N. Korea's satellite launch plan 

SEOUL/TOKYO, Feb. 3 — South Korea and Japan on Wednesday expressed strong condemnation on North Korea's new satellite launch plan, believing that it is planning to test a long-range ballistic missile.

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China calls on parties to Korean conflict to deescalate tensions

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on China calls on parties to Korean conflict to deescalate tensions 

BEIJING, Jan. 11 — Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei stated that china resolutely opposed North Korea's nuclear tests.

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(Feature)Azkals getting into the 2015 World Cup Q’fiers to give strong fan base

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature)Azkals getting into the 2015 World Cup Q’fiers to give strong fan base 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA)– It is true that Philippine football has reached a new plateau mainly because of the Fil-foreigns who have parlayed their good looks and talent for the past few years in the sport which ranks No. 1 in the world.

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22nd ASEAN Regional Forum to adopt several work plans and initiatives

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum to adopt several work plans and initiatives 

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 4 — The 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) on Thursday will see the adoption of several work plans and initiatives to guide the ARF process for the Inter-Sessional Year 2015/2016, said Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

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Promising Philippine Azkals progressing fast for 2018 World Cup Finals–Azkals manager

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Promising Philippine Azkals progressing fast for 2018 World Cup Finals–Azkals manager 

MANILA, July 27 — How promising is “promising” when referring to the Philippine Azkals that will be competing for a slot in the World Cup Finals in 2018?

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N. Korea to lift Ebola travel restrictions

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on N. Korea to lift Ebola travel restrictions 

BEIJING, March 2 — North Korea is set to reopen its border for tourism after implementing a strict quarantine against Ebola for more than four months, a travel agency said Monday.

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N. Korea bans foreigners' partaking in April marathon amid Ebola woes

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on N. Korea bans foreigners' partaking in April marathon amid Ebola woes 

BEIJING, Feb. 23 — North Korea will not allow foreign tourists to run in the streets of its capital this year for an annual marathon in April, amid continued quarantine measures against Ebola, a travel agency said Monday.

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Pentagon asks for US$ 9.6-B to counter missile threat from Iran, North Korea

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pentagon asks for US$ 9.6-B to counter missile threat from Iran, North Korea 

MOSCOW, Feb. 3 — The US Department of Defense has requested US$ 9.6 billion in the 2016 budget year to counter "a maturing long-range missile threat from North Korea and the potential threat from Iran," the Associated Press reported.

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