The Balikatan exercises opened with a ceremony at the main Philippine military camp in Manila.
Duterte declared in a news conference that he wants the helicopter deal, along with purchases of U.S. weapons, halted.
The USS John S. McCain -- en route from Singapore to Japan via a heavy-lift vessel -- has been diverted to the Philippines.
Discussions would see the US provide increased surveillance drone capabilities and training for local forces.
Two Cessna 208B planes are part of a $33 million defense package designed to boost the nation's counter-terrorism capabilitie...
The recent takeover of the Filipino city of Marawi by ISIS illustrates the group's capability and global reach.
ISIS has lately been telling its fighters to go to Southeast Asia, but radical Islamic extremism has a long history in the re...
A U.S. embassy spokesperson in Manila confirmed that special operations forces are helping the Philippine military in Marawi.
Militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings and seizing a Catholic priest...
The Marine was sentenced to up to 10 years in jail. The incident sparked calls to end the U.S.'s presence in the country.