Philippines-Japan defense cooperation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines-Japan defense cooperation


Small planes for PH Navy signal Japan's growing security role

Mar 28, 2017 - 7:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s pronouncements of dislike for US makes the country s relations with Japan very crucial

SMALL PLANES, HUGE LEAP. The transfer of TC90 patrol planes from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to the Philippine Navy is a huge leap for Japan. PH Navy photo

PH, Japan to begin VFA talks

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:38 PM

It will be a treaty not an executive agreement that will require Senate ratification says President Benigno Aquino III

PH-JAPAN TIES. President Benigno S. Aquino III (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka State Guest on June 4, 2015. Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau