Philippines will not accede to Chinese demand to withdraw patrol vessels, asserts Filipino President

Philippines will not accede to Chinese demand to withdraw patrol vessels, asserts Filipino President

Manila: – Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte reprimanded China in frank words, ‘Philippines has deployed two destroyers in its own marine region. Under any circumstances, these destroyers will not retreat even by an inch. Even if you kill me, the destroyers will stay put. The camaraderie between the Philippines and China can end over this issue.’   […]

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Amid tensions with China, Philippines warns of building a military hub in South China Sea

Amid tensions with China, Philippines warns of building a military hub in South China Sea

Manila: Philippines military chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana has declared to build a well-equipped military hub on Thitu Island. Also, the Philippines plans to place high-resolution, night-capable cameras in the military hub to monitor the movements of Chinese naval militia alongside other ships.     “The Philippine military will send President Rodrigo Duterte a proposal to permit the construction of the military […]

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Chinese aircraft carrier holds war exercises in South China Sea, Philippines criticises China

Chinese aircraft carrier holds war exercises in South China Sea, Philippines criticises China

Beijing/Manila: Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong held war exercises along with its fleet of destroyers in the South China Sea. The Chinese Navy announced that this exercise was for the security of sovereignty of the country, and such exercises will also be held even in the future. The Philippines has reacted to the practices held by […]

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Patrolling in Philippines marine region will not stop, Filipino President reprimands China

Patrolling in Philippines marine region will not stop, Filipino President reprimands China

Manila/Beijing: Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte reprimanded China in clear words, ‘There cannot be any compromise on the Filipino marine region. Therefore, the patrolling in this marine region by the Philippines navy and coast guard will not stop.’ Since the last few days, the Philippines has started patrolling in this region and has even held exercises. […]

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Philippines to built artificial islands to resist China

Philippines to built artificial islands to resist China

Manila: – General Cirilito Sobejana, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Armed Forces of the Philippines, warned that if China does not stop building and expanding artificial islands in the disputed marine sectors, the Philippines also will start building artificial islands in this maritime region. Accusing that the deployment of Chinese militia ships in the Philippines marine […]

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If differences with China reach tipping point, Philippines will seek US support, Filipino Defence Ministry warns

If differences with China reach tipping point, Philippines will seek US support, Filipino Defence Ministry warns

Manila: – The Philippines warned China, ‘Against the background of the tension created in the west Philippines marine region, Philippines can seek help from the United States. This cooperation is binding as per the defence agreement signed between the two countries.’ The Philippines, infuriated due to the intrusion of more than 200 Chinese militia ships […]

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