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Dec 10, 2015 - 8:30 PM

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Ex-US commander says PH 'leader on rule of law'

Dec 10, 2015 - 6:30 PM

America s former naval commander in the Pacific says Going to the international tribunal to challenge China on the 9 dash line was a very brave step by the Filipino government

INTERNATIONAL LAW. Philippine foreign secretary Albert del Rosario (center) argues the Philippine case against China at the arbitral tribunal in The Hague. File photo courtesy of the Permanent Court of Arbitration

EDCA equips PH as China builds islands – ex-US admiral

Dec 10, 2015 - 1:06 PM

Former US Pacific Commander Samuel Locklear says the US will start improving infrastructure in Philippine bases if the Philippine Supreme Court upholds EDCA

MORE TRAINING. Philippine Marines simulate a beach landing exercise as part of their annual joint naval exercises with the US in October 2015. The EDCA aims to conduct more military training with Philippine forces. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

US, PH defense chiefs to meet over developments in West PH Sea

May 25, 2015 - 8:00 PM

The Philippines will ask the US how far it would go to keep it safe from China s harassment

OFF TO HAWAII: Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin

4 US witnesses in Olongapo slay left Philippines – DFA

Oct 20, 2014 - 5:00 PM

The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs says it was not informed by the US that the 4 witnesses were leaving the country

'JUSTICE FOR LAUDE.' Protestors at the University of the Philippines demand justice for transgender woman Jennifer Laude, 26, whom a US Marine allegedly murdered. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Philippines: US Marine 'expected' in Olongapo probe

Oct 20, 2014 - 3:27 PM

The Philippines cites the Visiting Forces Agreement as the US fails to guarantee that the suspect Joseph Scott Pemberton will attend the investigation

SCRAP VFA. Protestors at the University of the Philippines call for the scrapping of the Visiting Forces Agreement after a US Marine allegedly murdered a transgender woman in Olongapo City. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

4 US Marines summoned to testify on Olongapo slay

Oct 17, 2014 - 7:34 PM

A witness says 3 male white foreigners looked for the suspect their buddy Pemberton after a transgender woman s murder

OLONGAPO MURDER. CCTV footage shows the victim, Jeffrey Laude, and the suspect before the crime allegedly happened in Celzone Lodge, Olongapo City.

AFP chief on Olongapo slay: 'This one is quite a big mistake'

Oct 14, 2014 - 4:51 PM

General Gregorio Catapang Jr is confident that the incident will not affect the relationship between the Philippine and US militaries

JUSTICE FOR LAUDE: AFP chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr wants the US military to surrender the US serviceman tagged in Olongapo slay. Rappler photo

US takes custody of suspect in transgender woman's slay

Oct 14, 2014 - 10:01 AM

The Philippines says it could ask the US to waive custody of the suspect in the murder of a transgender Filipino in Olongapo City

OLONGAPO MURDER. CCTV footage shows the victim, Jeffrey Laude, and the suspect before the crime allegedly happened in Celzone Lodge, Olongapo City.

US stops departure of ships after transgender woman's slay

Oct 13, 2014 - 5:51 PM

The chief of the US Pacific Command is in the Philippines for the regular meeting of the Mutual Defense Board

'Winner-take-all' tack won't solve Asia rows: US commander

May 23, 2014 - 4:33 PM

Security experts agree that regional collaboration on security is more crucial now and that a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea should have been forged long ago

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Top US Pacific commander to visit Manila

Jun 05, 2013 - 4:21 PM

No open media events are planned for the visit

US to intercept N. Korea missile if allies at risk - admiral

Apr 10, 2013 - 8:54 AM

A top US military commander said he favored shooting down a North Korean missile only if it threatened the United States or Washington s allies in the region

Top US commander visits PH

Jul 16, 2012 - 2:15 PM

The visit will strengthen military ties between both countries according to the AFP