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Japan’s Epson to build biggest factory in the Philippines

Low and stable labor costs in the Philippines are attracting Japanese companies to set up shop in the Philippines. One in particular, the electronics company Epson is building its biggest manufacturing plant in Batangas, aside from its existing facilities.

G7 doesn’t like China’s bullying actions towards ASEAN either

As tensions in the East China and South China Seas continue to escalate, the Group of Seven nations (G7) is “deeply concerned” about tensions in the East and South China seas, announced by the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission during G7 meeting.

Japanese production companies going out of China, going in to PHL

According to Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines Inc. headed by Nobuo Fuiji, some of the firms had already started moving their operations here last year, because the Philippines is as a very competitive country.

Transfer of Japan’s Military Equipment For the Philippines On Its Way

The Philippines may now start getting surveillance aircraft, patrol vessels and military equipment from Japan to defend itself in an increasingly aggressive behavior of China in West Philippines Sea, according to a report by Japan’s Kyodo News Agency.

PHL President Aquino visits Emperor Akihito, exchanges honors

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko formally welcomed Philippine President Benigno Aquino III at the Imperial Palace Wednesday morning, June 3.

Galaga mixed with Tekken, anyone?

Bandai-Namco Entertainment brings you a crossover you probably haven’t seen coming.

Now in Manila: Japan’s Lawson Convenience Store

They had their soft opening last March 30, 2015 at their first branch in Sta. Ana, Manila.

Philippines, Japan hold historic naval drills in West Philippine Sea

Two Japanese destroyers and one of the Philippines’ newly-acquired warships began historic naval exercises in the flashpoint South China Sea, also called the West Philippine Sea by Manila, on Tuesday, showcasing a deepening alliance aimed at countering a rising China.

More of Josie Rizal in the Tekken 7 arcades

As Josie Rizal, the Filipino Eskrima-kickboxing fighter fights on, more interesting videos of players using her appears in YouTube.

Japan, Philippines to hold first naval drill in West Philippine Sea

Japan and the Philippines will hold their first joint naval drill this month in the West Philippine Sea near a disputed shoal claimed by Beijing, sources in Tokyo and the Philippines said.