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  • 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 ▸

  • Israel Delegation Returns Home After Completing Successful Mission in Philippines

    An Israel delegation sent to the Philippines to foster the development of air and commercial relations between the two nations returned here last night after successfully accomplishing its mission. The delegation was headed by Dr. Gershon Meron, economic adviser of the Foreign Ministry, and included Yaacov Shimoni and Michael Comay of the Foreign Ministry. The… More ▸

  • Pre-war Project for Settling 10,000 Refugees in Philippines Receiving New York

    The project for settling 10,000 refugees in the Philippine Islands, arrangements for which had been completed just prior to the out-break of the war, is receiving fresh consideration, it was disclosed today in the annual report of the Refugee Economic Corporation, which negotiated the original agreement with the Philippine Government. The report, which was issued… More ▸

  • Japanese Reported to Have Imposed Special “war Taxes” on Jews in Philippines

    The Japanese occupation administration in the Philippine Islands has imposed a special “war tax” on all Jews, according to a report appearing in the “Deutsche Beobachter in Asian,” a copy of which was received here today. The German report states that “wealthy” Jews, who own real estate and big business concerns will be forced to… More ▸