Tag Archives: Jose Katigbak

‘Spratlys conflict to make Aquino’s China visit tense’

By Jose Katigbak, Star Washington Bureau  @ http://www.philstar.com/headlines/722244/spratlys-conflict-make-aquinos-china-visit-tense MANILA, Philippines –  The Heritage Foundation in Washington said the elephant in the room in talks in Beijing between visiting President Aquino and Chinese leaders will be the ongoing tensions in the South China Sea. In the past year, China has stiffened its resolve regarding its sovereignty […]

US backs Phl defense

By Jose Katigbak, STAR Washington Bureau @ http://www.philstar.com/headlines/699277/us-backs-phl-defense   WASHINGTON – The United States said on Thursday it would provide the Philippines with military assets it needs to defend itself.“We are determined and committed to supporting the defense of the Philippines, and that means trying to find ways of providing affordable material and equipment that will […]