DFA chief: No renegotiation of MDT | Philstar.com

Reference: Lee-Brago, P. (2019, July 25). DFA chief: No renegotiation of MDT. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937724/dfa-chief-no-renegotiation-mdt DFA chief: No renegotiation of MDT Pia Lee-Brago (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has refused to participate in any effort to renegotiate the … Continue reading

Duterte dares US: Take over WPS | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. & Requejo, R. E. (2019, July 18). Duterte dares US: Take over WPS. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/300096/duterte-dares-us-take-over-wps.html Duterte dares US: Take over WPS posted July 18, 2019 at 02:00 am by Nathaniel Mariano and Rey E. Requejo Invokes mutual defense treaty amid China row President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday … Continue reading

Duterte invokes PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. & Hachero, A. (2019, July 18). Duterte invokes PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-invokes-ph-us-mutual-defense-treaty Duterte invokes PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty BY JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR and ASHZEL HACHERO – July 18, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday asked the United States to enforce a military treaty between Manila and Washington … Continue reading

PH, US to hold dialogue on defense, regional diplomacy | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2019, July 15). PH, US to hold dialogue on defense, regional diplomacy. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/ph-us-hold-dialogue-defense-regional-diplomacy PH, US to hold dialogue on defense, regional diplomacy July 15, 2019 THE Philippines and the United States are set to hold open today a two-day Bilateral Strategic Dialogue (BSD) to discuss cooperation … Continue reading

Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 12). Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/nation-should-assert-south-china-sea-rights-sws-poll/ Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll July 12, 2019 | 8:06 pm Protesters hold a sign at a dialogue during a protest on China’s deployment of missiles on the … Continue reading

U.S. visit fixed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, July 08). U.S. visit fixed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/05/u-s-visit-fixed/ U.S. visit fixed By TDT – July 5, 2019 12:07 AM Two peas in a pod US President Donald Trump talks with President Rodrigo Duterte during their bilateral meeting on the sideline of the ASEAN Summit … Continue reading

Defense: Review MDT | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, December 21). Defense: Review MDT. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/21/defense-review-mdt/ Defense: Review MDT By Mario J. Mallari – December 21, 2018 12:07 AM On the heels of increasing maritime friction between the United States and China, the Department of National Defense (DND) recommended yesterday … Continue reading

Lorenzana demands MDT review | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2019, March 06). Lorenzana demands MDT review. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/06/lorenzana-demands-mdt-review/ Lorenzana demands MDT review By Elmer N. Manuel – March 6, 2019 12:20 AM Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday doubled down on his earlier call on the importance and the necessity to review … Continue reading

MDT review still on | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 02). MDT review still on. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 05, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/02/mdt-review-still-on/ MDT review still on By Mario J. Mallari – March 2, 2019 12:07 AM The Palace described the message of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assuring a United States (US) government response … Continue reading

Palace welcomes US intel support vs terrorism | Inquirer News

Reference: Esguerra, D.J. (2019, February 11). Palace welcomes US intel support vs terrorism. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1084109/palace-welcomes-us-intel-support-vs-terrorism Palace welcomes US intel support vs terrorism By: Darryl John Esguerra – Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ INQUIRER.net / 11:50 AM February 11, 2019 MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang on Monday welcomed the United States (US) government’s commitment of over … Continue reading

US to return Balangiga Bells | SunStar

Reference: MVI / SunStar Philippines. (2018, August 12). US to return Balangiga Bells. SunStar – Manila. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1757609/Manila/Local-News/US-to-return-Balangiga-Bells US to return Balangiga Bells August 12, 2018 THE United States Defense Department has decided to return the Balangiga Bells to the Philippines, about 117 years after they were taken as war booty … Continue reading

Balikatan exercises start amid worries on China’s military buildup in South China Sea | Inquirer News

Reference: Mangosing, F. (2018, May 7). Balikatan exercises start amid worries on China’s military buildup in South China Sea. Inquirer.net. Retrieved May 7, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/988162/balikatan-exercises-start-amid-worries-on-chinas-military-buildup-in-south-china-sea Balikatan exercises start amid worries on China’s military buildup in South China Sea By: Frances Mangosing – Reporter / @FMangosingINQ INQUIRER.net / 02:48 PM May 07, 2018 The Philippines … Continue reading

Philippines seeks multilateral approach to China missiles | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, May 07). Philippines seeks multilateral approach to China missiles. Philstar.com. Retrieved May 07, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/07/1812890/philippines-seeks-multilateral-approach-china-missiles Philippines seeks multilateral approach to China missiles Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – May 7, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is seeking a multilateral approach, including the involvement of the United States … Continue reading

PH-US war games start Monday, focus on terrorism, relief | Manila Standard

Reference: PNA. (2018, May 7). PH-US war games start Monday, focus on terrorism, relief. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved May 7, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/265015/ph-us-war-games-start-monday-focus-on-terrorism-relief.html PH-US war games start Monday, focus on terrorism, relief posted May 07, 2018 at 12:00 am by PNA THE 34th  staging  of the two-week “Balikatan” military exercises between American and Filipino troops will formally … Continue reading

Palace ignores US remarks over drug war | Manila Standard

Reference: Barcelo, V. & Requejo, R. (2018, April 24). Palace ignores US remarks over drug war. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved April 24, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/263954/palace-ignores-us-remarks-over-drug-war.html Palace ignores US remarks over drug war posted April 24, 2018 at 01:25 am by Vito Barcelo and Rey E. Requejo MALACAÑANG on Monday ignored  the US State Department’s statement of concern … Continue reading

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