Philippines

Marcos says Duterte struck ‘secret’ deal with Beijing on South China Sea

The Philippine president says the insistence of the Chinese government convinces him his predecessor made an agreement.

Through new trilateral defense partnership, Philippines eyes more US, Japanese investments

Manila, Tokyo and Washington forged closer security and strategic ties at a White House summit of their leaders.

Biden: US will defend Philippines if vessels are attacked

Amid White House talks, Beijing says it will “resolutely stop” Manila from fixing a dilapidated maritime outpost.

Philippine navy helicopter crash kills 2 pilots

The incident was the latest in a series of helicopter crashes in the Philippine military and police fleets dating to early 2020.

‘Too early’ to say Philippine communist insurgency defeated, report says

The New People’s Army has been weakened, but an estimated 1,200 to 2,000 fighters remain under arms.

Philippine navy helicopter crash kills 2 pilots

The incident was the latest in a series of helicopter crashes in the Philippine military and police fleets dating to early 2020.

US, the Philippines and Japan forge stronger ties to counter China’s “dangerous, coercive” behavior

They protect a historic Christ statue in one of the world’s biggest Catholic processions