Map. History of Pacific conflict

20 August 2018
This was Pres Trump's 22nd joint press conference with a foreign leader at home or abroad.
On Australia banning many classes of firearms previously during Howard era, @TurnbullMalcolm says "we certainly don't presume to provide policy or advice" to US "which has a very different history."
"Ultimately there has to be a political settlement" says Aussie PM @TurnbullMalcolm
Rise of China overall a positive thing, says @TurnbullMalcolm but need the "rules based system" to make sure big countries can't push around little ones, says @TurnbullMalcolm.
Asked about protecting civilians in Syria, Australia PM @TurnbullMalcolm notes core Aussie effort is in Iraq fighting ISIS, training Iraq's elite forces and armed police
"Very rare honor" given to Australia and "an extraordinary statement" by US to name one of its littoral ships for Canberra, says @TurnbullMalcolm.
And @TurnbullMalcolm expresses support for the new US sanctions on DPRK shipping and vessels.
"Each of us have no better ally. We are mates. A hundred years of mateship," adds @TurnbullMalcolm.
"The spirit of having a go" is a core Australian and American value, says @TurnbullMalcolm.
Strategic cooperation "is as intense as it has ever been." - @TurnbullMalcolm
Six leaders of Australia states and territories have accompanied @TurnbullMalcolm on this trip.
"We have been inspired, I have to say, by your success" with tax reform, adds @TurnbullMalcolm, praising its economic stimulus.
"You are our most important strategic and economic partnership," replies @TurnbullMalcolm as he begins his prepared remarks.
@POTUS notes Australia "merit based immigration" and "we hope to follow in your footprints."
Our "fair and reciprocal trading relationship" is a model for other countries, says @POTUS of US and Australia.
"There is no closer friendship" than the one between US and Australia. - POTUS
At the top @POTUS notes he is sending as ambassador to Australia "a great man" - @USNavy Admiral Harry Harris.
PH Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa: Suspect's wife believed to be in Syria
PH Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa: Syrian wife of Lebanese suspect still at large
@USAmbManila summoned by Philippines president's office
Suspects in the murder of overseas foreign worker Joanna Demafelis in custody of Lebanese authorities, according to Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs
Protesters burn the "Duterterorista" effigy in Manila
Militant students converge on Mendiola for WalkoutPH protest
President Duterte will be in his hometown city of Davao on Sunday as the country commemorates the 32nd People Power Revolution, says @attyharryroque
Philippine police say 10 killed in bloody night of drug busts
6 young students were arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman inside a boarding house in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City on Friday dawn
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque: Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea further directed our embassy officials and staff in the U.S. to provide the latter accurate information on the realities happening on the ground in the Philippines
Man found dead inside rented room in Sitio Camansi
Police arrest six minors believed to be involved in a gang rape in Cebu city
Suspected pusher's father shot dead after firing shot at policemen
Hundreds of students march toward Mendiola in Manila to protest against President Duterte's escalatingly antipoor, antipeople policies such as TRAIN law, jeepney modernization program and his clampdown on press freedom
U.S. Embassy in Philippines: Ambassador Sung Kim met with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to discuss the recently released Worldwide Threat Assessment Report published by the Director of National Intelligence.
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 223km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia
Australian deputy prime minister resigns after new harassment claim
2 dead in clash between 2 Moro Islamic Liberation Front(MILF) rival groups in Maguindanao | @inqmindanao
1 killed, 10 hurt in 6-vehicle crash in La Union
US Readout on cyber security after meeting with @DHSgov Sec Kirstjen Nielsen, @NSAGov Dir Adm Mike Rogers and Australia PM Malcom Turnbull - "shared goal of improving deterrence and holding malicious cyber actors accountable"
5 month ago
5 guards face murder raps for killing 4 farmers, wounding another
Shooting incident at Jakosalem St., Cebu City. The victim was identified as Enrique Maquilang, 52-year-old
Duterte blasts Joma, urges communist rebels to 'go home now'
One of the two woman accused of the murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother believed that she was kicking off a TV career on a prank show, a Malaysian court hears
Netanyahu says Israel intel foiled ISIS Australia plane plot
Philippines communist rebels reject 'terrorist' tag but still open to talks
238 Communist militants have surrendered in Davao
5 month ago
German and British nationals arrested for alleged Bali drug smuggling
The Philippine National Police warns about ongoing and fresh Islamic State recruitment efforts in other than Mindanao regions - Luzon and Visayas | Bansa
10 drug suspects killed in 24-hour police operations in Bulacan
Director General Ronald dela Rosa's term as Philippine National Police Chief is extended indefinitely for now.
Philippines' Duterte suggests news site Rappler linked to U.S. spies
Indonesian president puts off signing law protecting parliament
President Rodrigo Duterte delivers speech at TienDa Para Sa Mga Bayani event
5 month ago
Eleven missing, 14 injured in Indonesia landslide
SC Justice counters Duterte: Militarization in South China Sea for Philippines, not U.S.
Duterte: I am invoking executive action based on SEC ruling
Duterte on Rappler: It is not a legitimate agency according to SEC
Duterte dispels rumors his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte will run for president
Duterte: We are doing an audit on countries where Filipino workers are poorly treated
Duterte: The ban stays. No deployment of Filipinos in Kuwait
Duterte: Arresting the employers of Joanna Demafelis lies on the Kuwaiti police and the interpol
Duterte: We have yet to check two new members of PDP-Laban included in narcolist
President Duterte talks about alleged narcopolitician from Iloilo Jed Mabilog
PresidentDuterte names Noel Felongco as new chairperson of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP)
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 214km E of Amahai, Indonesia
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 205km E of Amahai, Indonesia
5 month ago
Taiwan police arrest four men over a bitcoin robbery worth $170,000, in the first case of its kind on the island
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