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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 27, 1967, Tokyo, JapanAgree on use of bases is Philippines . Military bases in the Philippines were opened for the firs time to exploitation of natural resources by an agree ment signed Here foreign Secretary Narciso Ramos and . Ambassador William Blair jr., signed the agreement calling for orderly evaluation and exploitation of natural resources of . Bases without impairing the Security and operation of the an embassy spokesman said the agreement applies to All .-held bases in the Philip Pines. Under the agreement private firms wishing to exploit re sources on any Given base will submit an application for review by the philippine-. Mutual defense Board. After signing the notes both Ramos and Blair expressed gratification in seeing another step taken to serve the eco nomic development of the Philippines and the Mutual Security of their Fisherman killed by fish is Okinawa Bureau Naha Okinawa a 40-Pound fish hooked by a Fisherman owed its captor to death at Maeyama Southern Ryukyu twas reported thursday. The Fisherman was identified As Hideo Uehara 45.the report said Uehara hauled the fish aboard his Cano but before he could kill it the fish flipped Back into the water towing him to death with a line which appear Antly entangle Uehara s leg. A Fisherman nearby tried vainly to Rescue Uehara the report fish was still on the line when the body of the drowned Fisherman was recovered. Food offer to Hong Kong Taipei up official sources said Friday that Taiwan can Supply Hong Kong with Al the food it needs but this can be done Only on a Long Ter contract basis. They said Taiwan will step up production of perishable goods such As vegetables when Market is assured in the British officials were commenting on reports that the Hong Kong government is sending a group of businessmen to Taiwan to study food Supply in Case communist China should Stop All it food Supply to the Colony. Nationalist chinese official sources said they Hope that in Stead of businessmen the Hon Kong government would Send officials who Are authorized cosign Long term contracts. Chute rigger cited Tachikawa a Japan Oit. Sgt. Clarence w. Crisp a Parachute rigger with the 374thfield Maint. Sq., Naha a Oki Nawa has been named the Semi annual outstanding Field maintenance Man for the 315th air div. Keeping up with his congregation chaplain capt Michael g. Ortiz has his scuba gear checked out by spec. 5 Kenneth Lamb. The 1st special forces roman Catholic chaplain is both scuba and airborne qualified because this gives him greater rapport with his Usa . S Ramos denies rift with Malaysia Manila up foreign Secretary Narciso Ramos left Friday for Kuala Bumpur with assurances that there is no crisis in philippine malaysian relation despite their will attend the ministerial meeting of the association of Southeast Asia Asa and talk with malaysian officials on pending issues with the Philippines. He said he was carrying personal message from presi Dent Ferdinand e. Marcos to malaysian Premier Tenkku Abdul Rahman assuring malay Sia of the Friendship and Good will of the filipino Ramos charged there have been attempts on the part of certain sectors to Strain re lations Between Malaysia and the Philippines. We do not intend to allow these attempts to drive a wedge Between Malaysia and the Philippines he declared. Ramos statement was prompted by published reports of a widening rift Between the two countries on the Issue involving a joint anti smuggling agreement and the philippine claim to Sabah. Ramos said that while difficulties exist Between the two nations these problems Are not insurmountable. He said he was hopeful of finally signing the anti smuggling agreement with Malaysia during his stay in Kuala Lum Pur. Ramos also reiterated that the Philippines was actively pushing its Sabah claim and hews still hopeful that sub mini serial talks on the question could Start in Bangkok either late september or Early october. Bank of Taiwan issues new coins Taipei a the state owned Bank of Taiwan has issued newly designed Taiwan currency coins of 10 and 50 cent denominations. At the current rate of 40 Tai wan dollars to one . Dollar the value of the ten cent coins is one Quarter of an american Penny. The value of the 50 cent coins is 1.25 american pennies. The 10 cent coins Are mad of an aluminium Alloy the 50 cent coins of a Copper Alloy. Cancer research near new stage Nobel scientist by spec. 4 Guy Woelk is staff write Tokyo research being done in cell heredity is moving the cancer problem into an entirely different stage or. Fritz Lipmann said Here thursday. The 68-year-old Nobel prize Winner was Here forthe 7th annual International Congress of biochemistry which concluded a week Long session Friday. He shared the Nobel prize for Medicine and physiology in 1953. I Don t want to give the impression that we Are on the Brink of effecting a cure for cancer he added but through Gene studies we Are beginning to understand what actually happens in a cancer cell an that is a big cancer cells Are basically Normal cells whose reproductive mechanisms have been Dis Turbed. Consequently research in Gene makeup should eventually Point to an understanding of the disease and perhaps Acure. Great strides have already been made in Gene research. According to Lipmann we can actually affect genetic heredity in bacteria. Of course bacteria Are extremely simple Organ isms and it will take a great Deal of time before we Are Able perhaps to affect genetic her Edity in Lipmann also commented on the present size of the scientific Community. Biochemistry has become a business and the ranks have consequently grow much larger he said. There is no doubt in my mind he added that an in crease in numbers makes for decrease in Quality. On the other hand problems Are usually solved faster because there Are More minds working on them even if these minds Are not As Good As they were when there were less people in the Lipmann said research i biochemistry is no longer the Domain of the Independent scientist. Research today costs a great Deal of Money Money available Only to Large universities and research foundations he said. The Quality of the research i private nonprofit institutions is generally of better Quality anymore theoretical importance than that done in commercial organizations according to lip Mann. He said sometimes people who make theoretical discover ies Are not moving up in com Mercial firms. They Are mov ing out. They feel that while they Are working for a com Mercial organization they must see to it that whatever they do can in some Way be turned the dedicated scientist concluded Lipmann does not want to think of profit or is just curious. He wants to find Fritz Lipmann stricken Sailor rescued Naha a Okinawa 01 Anair Force sea plane from Naha Friday picked up a . Sailor stricken with appendicitis aboard the radar picket escort ship Haverfield and rushed him to a military Hospital in Taipei. An air Force spokesman Saida hu16 Albatross of the 33rd aerospace Rescue and recovery so. Landed in the East China sea to pick up the Sailor. Crew members of the Rescue plane were capt. Calvin c. Heptinstall Rescue Crew com Mander it. Richard Woliner Wicz Copilot capt. Walter Hines navigator airman . Edward c. Deam radio opera Tor . Francis f. Darr flight Engineer . Billie and s. Sgt. Howard j. Holloway Par Rescue medics. Ood backs pm retirement Bill is Washington Bureau Washington the defens department has come out in Lavor of a Bill that would permit enlisted men on Active duty to receive credit for prior Reserve service in figuring out their retirement pay. This is now authorized for officers. Air Force col. James r. Gil More appearing before a House armed service subcommittee As a defense representative wednesday said this move has the approval of president Johnson. Under the present Law Reserve duty before 1958 can be used in computing the retirement payoff Active duty officers but not for enlisted men. They can wit minor exceptions Only count their Active duty time if the retire after less than 30 years of service. Enlisted men would have Mohave at least 20 years of Active duty to Benefit under the terms of a Bill now before the House. The Bill if passed by con Gress would Cost $2.6 million the first year. Buccaneers loot filipino town Manila up pirates raided a coastal town in the South Ern Philippines tuesday ran sacked houses and fled with 27, 000 pesos about $7,000 in Cash jewelry and other valuables authorities reported Friday. They said the pirate band consisting of six to eight heavily armed men took three persons As hostages to prevent pursuers from catching up with them. The hostages were released just be fore the pirates boarded their motorboats. Pacific stars & stripes 7sunday, aug. 27, 1967

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