President's last FOCAP forum tackles sea dispute
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Security Concerns, particularly in the context of tensions with China in the South China Sea, were among the key topics in President Benigno S. C. Aquino III's last interaction with the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) on Tuesday. The annual presidential forum, Mr. Aquino's last with this group, tackled a diversity of topics, including what he lamented anew as the "negativism on television, radio, print, and social media" with regard to media reporting. Apart from that final speech to FOCAP, journalists at the forum queried Mr. Aquino on several regional issues, including the disputed Chinese structured on th contested waters - amid reports that day that a US warship had sailed near China's island formations and prompted Chinese Warnings.
Tubadeza, K. M. P. (2015, October 28). President's last FOCAP forum tackles sea dispute. BusinessWorld, p. S1/10.
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