Daily Archives: 2 years ago

PHL government to find out more on US plan to send most capable weapons

Government of the Philippines will be finding out more on United States’ plan on bringing its newest and most capable weapons systems in Asia-Pacific region. “We will find out more about what these plans involved,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said. “We welcome this [however] we have not talked about to what extent this […]

Vice President Binay wants joint venture with China to develop West Philippine Sea

Vice President Jejomar Binay believes that Philippines should engage economic giant China into a bilateral talks to resolve maritime dispute in West Philippine Sea. “May pera po ang China, kailangan po natin ng kapital,” Binay said in an interview with radio station in Catarman, Northern Samar. Rappler.com reports, Vice President Binay “called for a ‘joint […]

Exercise Balikatan 2015 biggest in 15 years: PHL-US renewing security cooperation

The 31st series of Exercise Balikatan is seen to be the biggest between Philippines and United States in 15 years. 6,656 American soldiers, 5,023 Filipino soldiers and 61 Australian soldiers will participate, while US will deploy 76 military aircraft and Philippines will utilize 15 planes and helicopters. “Philippines have long been a security partner of […]

US defense chief highlights consequence of China’s behavior

With it’s current attitude towards maritime disputes, China will be having a hard time to find partners. “One of the consequences of, I think, not taking territorial disputes and dealing with them in a multi-lateral and diplomatic fashion is it’s hard to have friends and allies that way,” United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said […]

Philippines to face North Korea in FIFA qualifiers

The Philippine national football team, Azkals, was grouped with some of Asia’s toughest teams for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Clustered along with Philippines in Group H are North Korea, Bahrain, Uzbekistan and Yemen. The qualifiers will run from June until March of 2016. The same groupings will be used for the 2019 Asian Football […]