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Envoy vows to protect Canada-PH relations

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA – Canadian Ambassador John Holmes has vowed to protect his country’s relations with the Philippines amid the brewing diplomatic rift over Ottawa’s exported garbage in Manila that resulted in the recall of Filipino envoys from the country. “I cannot comment on the specifics of that issue. I just want to...


Canada commits to ‘promptly ship, dispose’ waste exported to PH

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  May 17, 2019, 8:24 am MANILA — Canada on Thursday night vowed to work closely with the Philippines in coming up with a “swift resolution” so the waste it had exported to Manila could be promptly shipped. Canada issued the statement after the Philippine government recalled ranking Filipino envoys in Canada. “Canada...