bases access - updates

Rappler's latest stories on bases access


SC orals on EDCA: China threat looms over charter issues

Nov 18, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Will the High Court approach the case from a purely legal standpoint? Or will they consider the security situation in the West Philippine Sea?

EDCA SIGNING. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and US Ambassador to Manila Philip Goldberg after the signing of the agreement. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH, US panels schedule another round of talks

Mar 27, 2014 - 7:08 PM

The 8th round of talks is expected early next month

7TH ROUND: The Philippines and the US panels meet in Manila for the 7th round of talks. DND photo

Militants storm camp to protest PH-US talks

Mar 24, 2014 - 6:01 PM

The Philippines and US panels meet for the 7th round of talks on Monday March 24 inside Camp Aguinaldo

NO TO US BASES: About 60 members of militant groups protest in front of the military headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Palace: No need for Senate OK on PH-US military deal

Mar 15, 2014 - 7:32 PM

Unlike Senator Santiago the President s chief legal counsel says the bases access deal merely implements two treaties already concurred in by the Senate

Miriam: PH-US military deal needs Senate OK

Mar 14, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Senate foreign relations committee chairperson Miriam Defensor Santiago says the Philippine US military bases access deal should be considered a treaty

PH presents to US 'full draft text' of military bases access deal

Mar 09, 2014 - 10:15 PM

The title of the draft agreement is revised from Increased Rotational Presence to Enhanced Defense Cooperation

ROUND 6: Defense Undersecretary Pio Lorenzo Batino (3rd from left) and United States Ambassador Eric John (3rd from right) go over the provisions of the draft PHL-US agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation. Government photo

PH, US 'close' to signing military deal

Feb 05, 2014 - 5:16 PM

President Aquino seeks the support of nations around the world to back the Philippines protest against China

WAITING FOR UPDATES: The Philippine panel is yet to give updates on the last round of talks. DND file photo

Soldiers of the world deployed for Haiyan victims

Nov 15, 2013 - 9:30 AM

The military is organizing a combined joint task force to coordinate efforts of military units from other countries

TO TYPHOON ZONE. A file image of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) (center) during a 2008 joint US-Japan naval exercise. Image courtesy US Navy

Bases access: PH, US disagree on 'critical provisions'

Oct 03, 2013 - 6:16 PM

The panels have yet to agree on the timeframe The Philippines wants something shorter that the US 20 year agreements with other countries