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

Seek global aid, ward off China —Gordon | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 08). Seek global aid, ward off China —Gordon. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299232/seek-global-aid-ward-off-china-gordon.html Seek global aid, ward off China —Gordon posted July 08, 2019 at 01:35 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta The Philippines should seek help from international organizations rather than ask for assistance from the United States to protect the … Continue reading

CoC at all costs | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2018, November 15). CoC at all costs. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/15/coc-at-all-costs/ CoC at all costs By TDT – November 15, 2018 12:05 AM SINGAPORE — President Rodrigo Duterte assumed a mission of obtaining a final draft of the Code of Conduct (CoC) to govern nations … 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

MDT fate in agenda | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 28). MDT fate in agenda. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 28, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/28/mdt-fate-in-agenda/ MDT fate in agenda By Kristina Maralit – February 28, 2019 12:04 AM The Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) between the United States and the Philippines will likely be among the major topics of … Continue reading

PH-US Balikatan Exercises start today|Manila Bulletin News

PH-US Balikatan Exercises start today Published May 8, 2017, 12:09 AM by Francis Wakefield Reference: Wakefield, F. (2017, May 8). PH-US Balikatan Exercises start today. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 8, 2017 from http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/05/08/ph-us-balikatan-exercises-start-today/ The 33rd Exercise Balikatan between Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) troops and United States (US) forces opens today with ceremonies at the AFP … Continue reading

Balikatan exercise opens next month | Malaya Business Insight

Balikatan exercise opens next month | Malaya Business Insight By VICTOR REYES April 17, 2017 Reference: Reyes, V.(2017, April 17). Balikatan exercise opens next month . Malaya Business Insight.. Retrieved April 17, 2017 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/balikatan-exercise-opens-next-month AMERICAN and Filipino officials are eyeing to formally open next month the Balikatan exercise for this year, which will be … Continue reading

US can invoke MDT for PH support in war with North Korea | Malaya Business Insight

US can invoke MDT for PH support in war with North Korea | Malaya Business Insight By Ellen Tordesillas April 17, 2017 Reference: Tordesillas, E. (2017, April 17). US can invoke MDT for PH support in war with North Korea. Malaya Business Insight.. Retrieved April 17, 2017 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/opinion/us-can-invoke-mdt-ph-support-war-north-korea HOPEFULLY, the jostling between US President … Continue reading

SC rules with finality: EDCA constitutional

SC rules with finality: EDCA constitutional By Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 27, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Punay, E. (2016, July 27). SC rules with finality: EDCA constitutional. Philstar. Retrieved July 27, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/27/1607106/sc-rules-finality-edca-constitutional MANILA, Philippines – With no new arguments presented, the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday gave its final nod … Continue reading

AFP: China will not fire at Pinoy recon planes | Malaya Business Insight

AFP: China will not fire at Pinoy recon planes | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/afp-china-will-not-fire-pinoy-recon-planes retrieved on May 13, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By VICTOR REYES on May 13, 2015 PUERTO PRINCESA CITY. – Armed Forces Western Command chief Vice Adm. Alexander Lopez said Tuesday he is not expecting China to fire at … Continue reading

Palace holds ground for embattled EDCA | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Palace holds ground for embattled EDCA | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/palace-holds-ground-for-embattled-edca Written by PNA Sunday, 29 June 2014 00:00 Despite the number of petitions filed before the Supreme Court (SC) questioning the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), Malacañang yesterday said it is still ready to defend … Continue reading

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