(Reuters) - Weapons and munitions manufacturers from Canada, the United States, South Korea and South Africa are considering setting up operations in the Philippines once its first defense economic zone is launched, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
Minister Jala: Between 2009 and 2014, Malaysian Gross National Income grew by 47.7%. Growth last year was 6%, and over the next four years the OECD predicts Malaysia will enjoy annual growth of 5.6%. A growth rate nearly four times that of some of the most advanced economies in the world hardly suggests ?distress?.
The opening of the Taiwan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center in San Jose, Calif., makes it the ninth country to open an office to facilitate companies coming from overseas to find their way in Silicon Valley.
(AP) ? The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines handed over dozens of assault weapons Tuesday in a symbolic gesture to reinforce a peace pact stalled by a public outcry over the killings earlier this year of dozens of police commandos in a fierce battle with insurgents.
The U.S. military has begun actively ? and more publicly ? challenging China's sovereignty claims over half a dozen artificial islands Beijing has been rapidly constructing through massive land reclamation.