military cooperation - updates

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PH, Russia finalize military cooperation activities for 2019

Nov 10, 2018 - 11:23 AM

The 2019 activities include cooperation and security consultations between Philippine and Russian defense officials, and reciprocal visits of delegations and observers for military training activities

PORT CALL. Russian guided missile cruiser Varyag makes a port call in Manila on April 20, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Russian guided missile cruiser arrives in Manila

Apr 20, 2017 - 9:26 AM

The Russian Navy makes its second goodwill visit to the Philippines this year

PORT CALL. Russian guided missile cruiser Varyag makes a port call in Manila on April 20, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Indonesia suspends military cooperation with Australia

Jan 04, 2017 - 2:28 PM

Military cooperation with Australian forces has been suspended temporarily due to technical matters an official says

Russia ready to help PH in fight vs terrorism, piracy

Jan 03, 2017 - 1:50 PM

Russian Navy Pacific Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov in Manila for a goodwill visit also foresees future multinational military exercises in the South China Sea involving the Philippines Russia China and even Malaysia

RUSSIAN WARSHIP. This picture taken on September 12, 2016, shows Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs arriving at Zhanjiang port in China's southern Guangdong province.  Russian navy ships arrived for eight-day joint military exercises with the Chinese navy in the South China Sea, in a show of force after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the region. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT

FACT CHECK: Was EDCA not signed by Aquino?

Oct 04, 2016 - 11:50 AM

President Duterte said in Bacolod that EDCA was only signed by an aide and [former defense chief Voltaire] Gazmin Did the President get his facts right?

Japan ship to conduct security exercises with PH coast guard

Jul 11, 2016 - 4:19 PM

The Japanese Coast Guard vessel docks at the Manila harbor on the week when an international tribunal is set to decide on PH’s maritime dispute with China

JOINT EXERCISES. The Japan Coast Guard vessel PHL02 Tsugaru docks at the Manila South Harbor for its 6th Joint Maritime Law Enforcement Exercises with the Philippine Coast Guard on July 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of PCG Public Affairs Office

Palace prepared to defend EDCA before courts

Apr 30, 2014 - 3:49 PM

Malacañang defends the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement and says it is confident the US will come to its defense if attacked by China

EDCA SIGNING. The Palace defends the legality of EDCA, pictured here being signed by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and US Ambassador to Manila Philip Goldberg. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH, US sign military deal

Apr 28, 2014 - 10:26 AM

4th UPDATE Both sides give assurances that the EDCA won t pave the way for the setting up of US military bases here

After Yolanda, Japan wants deal with PH to 'deploy troops faster'

Dec 07, 2013 - 7:11 PM

The Japanese defense minister is scheduled to visit Japanese operations in the Visayas on Sunday December 8 to determine future assistance it will offer

JAPANESE AID. Japanese military beside their Japanese Air Force C130 cargo plane after its arrival at Tacloban Airport on November 20, 2013. Mark Ralston/AFP Photo

2nd round of talks for US access to PH bases

Sep 02, 2013 - 11:24 PM

The Philippines and the United States continue to hammer out an agreement on US access to military bases in the country

MORE DETAILS: Philippines and US panels flesh out details of the new military agreement allowing increased rotational presence of US troops in the Philippines. DND file photo

Panel allows US 'construction' in PH bases

Aug 31, 2013 - 12:22 PM

Whatever is built must first be approved by the Philippines and will have to be removed once activities are completed

MORE DETAILS: Philippines and US panels flesh out details of the new military agreement allowing increased rotational presence of US troops in the Philippines. DND file photo

Hagel: US not asking for permanent bases in PH

Aug 30, 2013 - 1:28 PM

US defense chief Chuck Hagel says permanent bases reflect an outdated cold war mentality

[FULL STATEMENT] PH, US commit to a 'robust, agile' alliance

May 01, 2012 - 7:19 AM

The Philippines and the US issue a joint statement after bilateral talks in Washington reaffirming a commitment to strengthen cooperation in defense environment and trade among others