US Carrier Sails into Disputed Waters amid New Flare-Ups with China
The U.S. Navy flew a small group of Philippine generals, officials and journalists to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan.
US to Launch New Program to Fight Extremism in Philippines
The three-year program involves helping local officials identify issues that foster extremism and find ways to address them.
US Navy Won't Alter Sail-Bys at Sea Despite China Maneuver
Vice Adm. Phillip Sawyer told reporters that Washington protested that "unprofessional behavior" by the Chinese ship.
Philippines Worried It May Get Involved in War at Sea for US
The Philippines could become embroiled in a conflict because of its 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty with Washington.
China, US Trade Barbs in Speeches at Pacific Summit
Vice President Pence said there would be no letup in President Donald Trump's tariff war against China.
US, Philippines Launch Largest Military Drills Under Duterte
The Balikatan exercises opened with a ceremony at the main Philippine military camp in Manila.
Duterte Orders Halt to Purchases of Canada Helicopters, US Arms
Duterte declared in a news conference that he wants the helicopter deal, along with purchases of U.S. weapons, halted.
Philippines, US Disagree in Troop Deployment Talks
The Philippine defense chief said Tuesday that disagreements between U.S. and Filipino negotiators are prolonging talks on an...
Philippine Leader Rejects Joint Patrols, Eyes China Weapons
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he won't allow government forces to conduct joint patrols of disputed waters.
US, Manila Ink Pact to Repair Ash-Covered Cemetery
U.S. and Philippine officials signed an agreement Monday for Washington to restore a cemetery north of Manila where the grave...
Philippines Shows Photos of Chinese Ships in Disputed Sea
The Philippine government released what it says are surveillance pictures of Chinese ships and barges in the South China Sea.
ASEAN Summit May Bow to Chinese Pressure on South China Sea
Major points concerning the South China Sea are expected to remain largely unchanged in the summit's final report.
Manila Negotiates Larger US Presence Amid Sea Row
A proposed increase in the U.S. military presence in the Philippines, including the pre-positioning of equipment, will help t...
US, Australian and Philippine Forces Kick Off Balikatan Exercise
Thousands of U.S. and Philippine troops, along with Australian defense forces, began annual drills Monday.
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