(UPDATED) Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says Isnilon Hapilon is still inside Marawi City. 'Hopefully, we will be able to get him,' he adds.
'Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defense,' says US President Donald Trump
The two countries sign a total of 10 deals, including a defense agreement, deal to share intelligence, and share knowledge on the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
With martial law in place in Mindanao, the Department of National Defense reminds the Armed Forces of the Philippines not to violate the Constitution
'Related remarks from the US side are inconsistent with fact,' says the Chinese Ministry of Defense
(3rd UPDATE) The airport management tells passengers departing from Terminal 2 to 'expect significant flight delays'
In Beijing, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets with representatives of Poly Technologies, one of China's most controversial defense firms
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But the department insists it used its Quick Response Fund correctly, saying that their role in disaster involves organizing, training, and equipping first responders from the AFP
The troops are needed to train local forces, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says
Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Eduardo Año echoes earlier statements of the PNP and Malacañang that terrorists were not behind the explosions
Australia is the only other country, aside from US, that has a visiting forces agreement with the Philippines
(UPDATED) The annual activity adjusts to President Rodrigo Duterte's orders: Balikatan 2017 exercises will not focus on external defense or maritime security
(UPDATE 2) The BRP Davao Del Sur is the second Strategic Sealift Vessel of the Philippine Navy. It is a versatile ship that can serve as a one-stop operations center at sea.
'We will firmly take necessary measures to uphold our interests,' a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman says
The school building, which doubles as an evacuation center, is among the community infrastructure projects being undertaken by Philippine and US soldiers in line with the 33rd Balikatan
This initial capability will be augmented later this year as additional hardware and components arrive to complete the system, officials say
The fleet is headed by Rear Admiral Shen Hao, Deputy Commander of the East China Sea of the People's Liberation Army Navy
Seoul retorts that under the Status of Forces Agreement, the South would provide the THAAD site and infrastructure, while the US would pay to deploy and operate it
The Philippines will pay a token fee of $100 and shoulder the cost of refurbishing the decommissioned ship
Seoul's defense ministry says the move is aimed at 'securing operational capability of the THAAD as soon as possible,' with a goal of fully installing the batteries by the end of this year
The visit to Doha is part of a regional tour that has included stops in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Israel
(UPDATED) China says it is 'gravely concerned about and dissatisfied with' this move by the Philippine government
This is a turnaround of the US President's earlier pronouncement hailing Britain's decision to leave the European Union
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The Russian Navy makes its second goodwill visit to the Philippines this year
(UPDATED) The DND says the President's new EO allows the Armed Forces of the Philippines to approve its own projects, even those worth P50 million or more
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana assures the Vice President the defense establishment and the military are loyal to the Constitution and duly constituted authorities
(4th UPDATE) US Vice President Mike Pence assures South Korea of full support amid the North's provocative actions
(UPDATED) The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte orders the DBM and the DND to expedite the early release of pension credentials for fiscal years 2008 to 2013, amounting to P6.421 billion
Four more FA-50s will arrive in April and May, according to military spokesperson Brigadier General Restituto Padilla
The brief port call 'highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States,' the US embassy says
US officials say US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will push the allies to do more to reach the goal of boosting defense spending to 2% of gross domestic product by 2024, which they set during a summit in Wales in 2014
In the same speech, the usually antagonistic President says, 'We remain friends with America'
'What is really so harmful with having a research ship [there]?' asks National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr on the presence of a Chinese survey ship in Benham Rise for 3 months
The British government will then deliver the letter to European Union President Donald Tusk, formally notifying him of Britain's intention to leave the bloc after 44 years of membership
President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncements of dislike for US makes the country's relations with Japan very crucial
There's a plan to invite President Rodrigo Duterte to visit JS Izumo when it makes a port call in Subic, according to Japanese media
Japan's State Minister for Defense says the Philippines is a politically important nation because it is located in the sea line of communication to Japan
The TC-90s from Japan complement the air assets of the ill-equipped Philippine Navy
(UPDATED) The planes will boost the capability of the ill-equipped navy to conduct maritime aerial reconnaissance
(UPDATED) Has the insanity plea ever worked in a Philippine court?
The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington's military alliances – including NATO – after the Republican billionaire called into question their usefulness during the presidential race
(UPDATED) South defense ministry: 'South Korea and the United States are aware of the North Korean missile launch and suspect it was a failure'
(3rd UPDATE) Brexit Minister David Davis: 'We are on the threshold of the most important negotiation for this country for a generation'
But President Rodrigo Duterte is less warm as he talks about the military alliance between the Philippines and the United States
US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim confers the inaugural Major General Albert Jones Memorial Award on Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will address the British parliament to inform lawmakers that she has triggered Article 50, and an initial response is expected from the European Commission within 48 hours
(3rd UPDATE) An alarmed United Nations warn against 'abrupt funding cuts' that would undermine its longer-term reform efforts