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August 10, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rules May Be Eased on U.S. Services Firms: The government said it is willing to relax its rules on the entry of American services companies such as telecommunications and insurance on a reciprocal basis. The revelation came at a meeting on services trade between the two countries. The consultation was part of the stalled Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. The U.S. trade representative will review the items on services the country is offering under GATT.
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April 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Nation Hopes to Get Off U.S. Piracy List: The Philippines believes it has done enough to clamp down on industrial piracy and copyright theft to avoid U.S. trade sanctions, Trade and Industry Secretary Rizalino Navarro said. Navarro is due to meet U.S. Trade Rep. Mickey Kantor in Washington on Tuesday to try to persuade him that Manila should not be on a new watch list of countries seen as the principal violators of intellectual property rights.
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April 7, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S., Philippines Reach Anti-Piracy Agreement: The two countries have reached an agreement that the Philippines hopes will get it removed from the U.S. list of countries failing to enforce trademark, copyright and patent piracy, a Manila delegation said in Washington. Rizalino S. Navarro, Philippines secretary of trade and industry, announced the agreement on intellectual property protection after meeting Trade Representative Mickey Kantor.
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April 7, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S., Philippines Reach Anti-Piracy Agreement: The two countries have reached an agreement that the Philippines hopes will get it removed from the U.S. list of countries failing to enforce trademark, copyright and patent piracy, a Manila delegation said in Washington. Rizalino S. Navarro, Philippines secretary of trade and industry, announced the agreement on intellectual property protection after meeting Trade Representative Mickey Kantor.
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June 14, 1988 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan, warming up for his final summit conference with the United States' leading trading partners, called on the world's major industrial democracies Monday to launch a joint effort to bolster the economies of the Philippines and Afghanistan. Unveiling a second proposal that he plans to make at the economic summit conference that begins Sunday in Toronto, Reagan also called for a similar cooperative effort against "the flow of drug profits through the world's financial institutions."
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August 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Sen. Alan Cranston said Saturday that Washington has no extra funding to increase aid to the Philippines but could help boost imports from that country into the United States. The California Democrat, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he plans to discuss indirect ways of boosting the Philippine economy with President Corazon Aquino during a visit to Manila early next month. One method of helping the Philippine economy would be to defend its exports from U.S.
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June 14, 1988 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan, warming up for his final summit conference with the United States' leading trading partners, called on the world's major industrial democracies Monday to launch a joint effort to bolster the economies of the Philippines and Afghanistan. Unveiling a second proposal that he plans to make at the economic summit conference that begins Sunday in Toronto, Reagan also called for a similar cooperative effort against "the flow of drug profits through the world's financial institutions."
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August 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Sen. Alan Cranston said Saturday that Washington has no extra funding to increase aid to the Philippines but could help boost imports from that country into the United States. The California Democrat, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he plans to discuss indirect ways of boosting the Philippine economy with President Corazon Aquino during a visit to Manila early next month. One method of helping the Philippine economy would be to defend its exports from U.S.
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March 26, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
U.S. Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth said Wednesday that the Philippine government should become less dependent on the United States in the future and begin looking to other nations for aid and trade markets to rescue its battered economy. "Both we and the Philippines will be better off in the future if the Philippines is able to broaden somewhat its focus on the rest of the world," Bosworth said in an interview.
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