Ninja Van Philippines becomes the Supreme Court’s first private courier partner – Manila Bulletin

Technology / Tech News / Ninja Van Philippines becomes the Supreme Court’s first private courier partner Ninja Van Philippines becomes the Supreme Court’s first private courier partner Tech-enabled logistics company Ninja Van Philippines was recently granted accreditation by the Supreme Court as its first private courier partner. With this, litigants can now file documents to any court and send copies to another party in a case through Ninja Van Philippines’ Ninja Packs delivery service or by heading to a Ninja Point nearest to them. Ninja Van Philippines becomes the Supreme…

US will defend Philippines if attacked in South China Sea: Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken assured the Philippines on Saturday that the United States would come to its defense if attacked in the South China Sea, seeking to allay concerns about the extent of the US commitment to a mutual defense treaty. In meetings in Manila dominated by discussion on simmering US-China tensions over the Taiwan visit of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Blinken said a 70-year-old defense pact with the Philippines was “ironclad.” “An armed attack on Philippine armed forces, public vessels and aircraft will invoke…

Marcos meets Blinken in Philippines amid US-China crisis

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday that China should not hold talks on important global matters such as the climate crisis “hostage,” after Beijing cut off contacts with Washington in retaliation for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan earlier this week. Blinken spoke in an online news conference with his Philippine counterpart in Manila after meeting newly elected President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and other top officials, as relations between Washington and Beijing plummeted to their worst level in years. Pelosi’s trip to…

US Secretary of State Blinken to conclude Philippines visit

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken concluded his visit to the Philippines today. Blinken’s time in the archipelago is part US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in the Philippines | Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP US Secretary of State Antony Blinken concluded his visit to the Philippines today. Blinken’s time in the archipelago is part of a longer tour that includes Cambodia, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda. In the Philippines, Blinken stressed support for ASEAN against what the US has called aggressive Chinese influence, reaffirming America’s commitment…

Ingram Micro Philippines celebrates 13th anniversary – Manila Bulletin

Ingram Micro, a global technology and supply chain company, celebrated 13 years in the Philippines in its first hybrid event called 13est Workplace Ever 13th Anniversary Celebration, recently held at the Hilton Manila Grand Ballroom. The event was a commemoration of more than a decade of Filipino excellence and continued commitment to helping companies “Realize the Promise of Technology.” It also marked three straight years of recognition as one of the Best Workplaces in the Philippines by Great Place to Work®.   Ingram Micro Philippines’ Leadership Team leads the ceremonial toast…

Rethinking the Philippines’ Deterrence in the South China Sea – The Diplomat

Advertisement The Whitsun Reef incident in March-May 2021, where at least 220 Chinese “fishing ships” anchored near the reef under dubious pretexts, was a watershed moment in the Philippines’ ongoing maritime dispute with China. This event reinvigorated the Philippine debate on the wisdom of maintaining an accommodative policy with a country seen as being dismissive of the Philippines’ territorial rights, that transgresses international law, and displays an unwillingness to compromise. It also exposed the destabilizing actions of the Chinese maritime militia and validated the importance of coordinated maritime patrols of…

Philippines slams Chinese ship’s ‘close distance maneuvering’ in South China Sea

The March 2 incident took place during Philippine maritime patrol operations around the Scarborough Shoal, locally known as Bajo de Masinloc, the PCG said in a news release. It was yet unclear whether the Philippines had lodged a diplomatic protest for the incident. The PCG said it had to wait for the go-signal from the country’s National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea before making the incident public. The incident involved a Chinese Coast Guard vessel with bow number 3305 that conducted close distance maneuvering over an area of…

Marcos says Philippines to uphold South China Sea ruling

Issued on: 26/05/2022 – 07:56Modified: 26/05/2022 – 07:54 Manila (AFP) – Philippine president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr said Thursday he would uphold an international ruling against Beijing over the disputed South China Sea, insisting he would not let China trample on Manila’s maritime rights. China claims almost all of the resource-rich waterway, through which trillions of dollars in trade passes annually, with competing claims from the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam. Beijing has ignored a 2016 decision by The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration that declared its historical claim to…