Defense Undersecretary Pio Lorenzo Batino - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Defense Undersecretary Pio Lorenzo Batino


What is EDCA? Look at Zambo's PH-US joint operations

May 15, 2014 - 8:00 AM

As the defense agreement is scrutinized on the national stage the issues raised by local officials with semi permanent US presence are repeated

JSOTF-P Commander: US Army Green Beret Colonel Rober McDowell

Old letter of US envoy details US pledge to defend West PH Sea

May 14, 2014 - 9:36 PM

It s the turn of the members of the House of Representatives to ask questions about the PH US Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

House hearing: After facing senators, the Philippine panel face the representatives

Problems in the PH-US bases access deal?

Feb 10, 2014 - 7:49 PM

We re hopeful that both parties will be able to come into agreement at the soonest possible time Philippine panel chairman Pio Lorenzo Batino tells Rappler

OUT OF THE PANEL: Foreign Affairs assistant secretary Carlos Soreta. Rappler file photo

PH, US bases access talks resume January 30

Jan 24, 2014 - 5:35 PM

Round 5 of the talks will be held in Washington DC after the round in October was marked by disagreements on critical provisions like equal access to facilities

FIFTH ROUND: The Philippines and the US militaries will discuss how much access Filipino troops will be given to facilities US will build in the Philippines. DND file photo

PH, US bases access talks reach 'impasse'

Nov 06, 2013 - 3:26 PM

The setback is expected to delay the agreement that they initially wanted to finish between 4 and 6 rounds No schedule has been set for the next round

IMPASSE: Philippine and US panels disagree on critical provisions. DND file photo