Philippines military alliances - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines military alliances


PH won't break treaties, agreements with allies – Palace

Oct 21, 2016 - 7:04 PM

This is not an intent to renege on our treaties and agreements with our established allies says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella about President Duterte s desire for a separation from the US

WHEN DUTERTE SPEAKS. President Rodrigro Duterte speaks during a meeting with State Council of China Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20. Photo by TOTO LOZANO/Presidential Photo

Duterte not seeking military alliance with China

Oct 19, 2016 - 9:11 PM

There will be no military alliances in the talks there will be no military alliances broken says Duterte ahead of bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping

RODRIGO DUTERTE. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

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Oct 11, 2016 - 10:29 PM

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Duterte: I do not mean to cancel military alliances

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:50 PM

UPDATED But in the same speech Duterte belittles the value of military alliances and warns US not to be arrogant

INDEPENDENT PH. President Duterte reiterates his intention to make the Philippines less dependent on foreign powers. File photo by ACE MORANDANTE/ Presidential Photo

Duterte: PH won’t cut ‘umbilical cord’ with allies

Sep 13, 2016 - 6:26 PM

But President Duterte also asserts Philippine independence: We could never be just a small country and to be shouted at or lectured upon by any foreign country or by any president

KEEP ALLIANCES. President Rodrigo Duterte says the Philippines will not cut its strategic alliances. File photo from Toto Lozano/PPD