Philippines

  • 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 ▸

  • Israel Establishes Diplomatic Relations with the Philippines

    The establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Philippines was announced by the Foreign Ministry here last night. In formed circles viewed the move as a major development in Israel’s campaign to establish closer ties with Asian nations. M. Shimoni, Israel’s Minister to Burma, is expected to be appointed to represent Israel at Manila. More ▸

  • Israel Trade Commissioner for Far East Named; Will Cover India, Japan, Philippines

    The appointment of F.W. Pollak as Israel’s first trade commissioner for the Far East was welcomed by Jewish business men here who are anxious to initiate trade relations with the Jewish state. Although Palestinian oranges were sold here during the British Mandate period, no Israel citrus or other products have been sold in Hong Kong… More ▸