Philippines put hold on abrogation of military pact with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippines foreign minister Teodoro Lopez Locsin Jr claimed on Monday (June 1) that President Rodrigo Duterte plans to suspend the pending termination of the Visiting For...

The Latest: Top Philippine military official tests positive

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The Latest: Australia to isolate arriving travelers 2 weeks

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China deploys 100s of fishing boats to Spratly Islands as challenge to Philippines, allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the South China Sea, political tensions between the Philippines and China have escalated quickly with provocative behavior from the Chinese and a series of defensive ex...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

USS Wasp arrives in Philippines for annual 'Balikatan' military exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship and helicopter carrier, arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines on Saturday, March 30 in preparation for a joint military exercise with force...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

US, Philippines launch largest military drills under Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. and Philippine forces on Monday began their largest annual military exercises since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power and vowed to scale down America's ...

Philippine paratrooper dies during exercises with US forces

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine military says a Filipino paratrooper who parachuted from a C130 plane with U.S. forces has died after a wind gust blew him out to sea instead of the airport ...