General Greg Catapang - updates

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'China to finish construction of airstrip in West PH Sea this year'

Jan 08, 2015 - 8:45 AM

A Chinese airstrip in the West Philippine Sea will dramatically change the security situation because it will allow Chinese assets to stay longer in the area

DISPUTED SEA. A screengrab from Google Maps of the disputed features in the South China Sea, known as West Philippine Sea in the Philippines.

PH, US militaries sign 426 activities, skip EDCA talks

Oct 14, 2014 - 5:20 PM

The Mutual Defense Board skips the most anticipated topic the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement pending the Supreme Court ruling on the new deal s constitutionality

EDCA SIGNING. File photo of Philippine defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and US Ambassador to Manila Philip Goldberg after the signing of the agreement in April 2014. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

SolGen to SC: EDCA needed to defend West PH Sea

Oct 10, 2014 - 8:48 PM

The Office of the Solicitor General s comment is filed a few days before the scheduled meeting between Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr and US Pacific Command chief Admiral Samuel Locklear III

EDCA SIGNING. File photo of Philippine defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and US Ambassador to Manila Philip Goldberg after the signing of the agreement in April 2014. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH military deploys K9 tracker dogs to hunt terrorists

Oct 06, 2014 - 4:13 PM

The trained dogs will help locate the German hostages that the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group has threatened to kill in support of the Islamic State

SEND-OFF: A company of K-9 units line-up for their deployment to Sulu province. Photo from AFP-PAO

Coming up: PH, US meeting on EDCA details

Oct 06, 2014 - 1:42 PM

Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr says the country s security posture hangs in the balance as the Supreme Court has yet to decide on the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

APPEAL TO THE HIGH COURT: Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr asks the Supreme Court to immediately decide on the constitutionality of EDCA