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  • Israelis in Philippines Reported Safe

    All Israelis in the Philippines are safe following the failed coup attempt there this weekend, Israel’s ambassador in Manila said Sunday in a telephone interview broadcast here on army radio. The envoy, Yoav Bahiri, put the number of Israelis there at about 100, including tourists and permanent residents. President Corazon Aquino appears to have defeated… More ▸

  • Communal Farm Based on the Israel Moshav to Be Established in the Philippines

    Noting that more than 500 Filipinos have made pilgrimages to Israel in the past seven years, Philippine Ambassador Enrique M. Garcia said that a communal farm based on the Israeli moshav will be established in his country. Mr. Garcia, speaking at the conclusion of “Philippine Week,” called for even greater Israeli-Philippine tourism and wider social… More ▸

  • Anti-israel Demonstrations Mar Eban’s Visit to the Philippines

    Israel Foreign Minister Abba Eban left today for Tokyo after a two-day official visit to the Philippines which was marred by anti-Israeli demonstrations. Mr. Eban canceled a scheduled speech at the University of the Philippines this morning because authorities feared trouble from over 100 placard-carrying Moslem students and other “anti-imperialist” students waiting for him to… More ▸

  • Lehman Honored by the Philippines; Presented with Medal

    Former Senator Herbert H. Lehman marked his 84th birthday yesterday by accepting a medal authorized for him by the President of the Philippines. The medal–the Philippine Legion of Honor, rank of Commander–was presented to Mr. Lehman at his Manhattan apartment by Brigadier General Carlos Romulo, retiring Ambassador to the United States. The award was created… More ▸

  • American-israel Shipping Coz to Carry Cargo Direct to Japan, Philippines

    The American-Israeli Shipping Co., United States representative of Zim Lines of Israel, announced that a new direct cargo service linking east coast ports in the United States with Japan, Hong Kong and the Philippines will be started next week. The first westbound sailing of the new service will be taken by the 15, 000-ton Israel… More ▸

  • Israel Experts Leave for Philippines to Supervise Cotton Plantation

    A 15-man team of Israel farm experts left today for the Philippines to establish and supervise a model cotton plantation The joint project was organized by Israel’s International Technical Assistance department and the basic investment provided by Philippine capital. The project involves use of Israel-made irrigation equipment and Israel fertilizers and insecticides. More ▸

  • Israel and the Philippines Sign Treaty of Friendship in Manila

    Israel and the Philippines signed a treaty of friendship today in Manila. The pact was concluded following a visit here of Israel’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Pinchas Saphir. Mr. Saphir arrived today in Sydney, Australia, with two aides for a five-day visit. During his stay: Mr. Saphir will confer with government and business leaders… More ▸