Philippines strengthens military capacity World

Philippines strengthens military capacity

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the plan of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to buy more aircraft and submarine, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on June 11.
Measures taken to protect Vietnamese citizens in Philippines Politics

Measures taken to protect Vietnamese citizens in Philippines

The Foreign Ministry has taken measures to protect Vietnamese citizens in the Philippines after receiving reports that the Philippine coast guard force fired at fishing vessel PY 96173 TS of Phu Yen province, killing two and seizing a number of other fishermen.
Philippines to maintain alliance with US ASEAN

Philippines to maintain alliance with US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he will keep in place existing agreements and military alliance with the US despite his plans to end all future joint military exercises with the ally.
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Philippines: Storm Trami kills at least seven

Heavy rains caused by tropical storm Trami (Maring) have flooded half of the Philippines’ capital city of Manila in just 24 hours, killing at least seven people and affecting the lives of more than 600,000 people in Manila and surrounding areas in the southwest region.