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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Intrusion of Chinese ships will increase unwanted enmity, warns Advisor to Philippines President

Intrusion of Chinese ships will increase unwanted enmity, warns Advisor to Philippines President

Manila: – Chief Presidential Legal Counsel of the Philippines President issued a stern warning that the tension between the two countries has already been heightened due to the intrusion of the Chinese ships in the Philippines marine region. If the intrusion continues, unwanted enmity will be created. Till now, the Philippines President was being criticised […]

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Philippines has the right to take action against illegal constructions in South China Sea: Philippines Military Chief

Philippines has the right to take action against illegal constructions in South China Sea: Philippines Military Chief

Manila: illegal constructions have started cropping up near the Chinese militia ships camping in the Philippines marine region. The Philippines criticized that these constructions are a threat to marine security and peace. The Philippines military Chief warned that their country had the right to take action against these illegal constructions. Two days ago, the Philippines […]

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Japan and Australia back the Philippines over China’s incursion

Japan and Australia back the Philippines over China’s incursion

Manila: – Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines, Koshikawa Kazuhiko, warned, ‘Japan will bitterly oppose any activities in the South China Sea that would escalate the tension in the region.’ It is being exposed that this Japanese warning is aimed at China, which has created tension by sending its 220 ships in the Philippines marine region. Upset with […]

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Hundreds of Chinese maritime militia boats intrude into Philippines waters

Hundreds of Chinese maritime militia boats intrude into Philippines waters

Manila: – Since the last two weeks, 220 Chinese militia boats have intruded into the Philippines marine limits. This is the first reaction coming from Philippines after so many days of intrusions. Philippines Defence Minister Delfin Lorenzana demanded, ‘China should immediately stop the intrusion violating the sovereign rights of the Philippines and recall all its […]

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India-Philippines sign agreement for BrahMos missile sale

India-Philippines sign agreement for BrahMos missile sale

Manila: An important agreement for purchasing the world’s fastest supersonic missile, BrahMos, was signed between India and Philippines. Philippines said that the country’s marine borders’ security would be strengthened by purchasing BrahMos missiles. This cooperation between India and the Philippines is apparently posing a challenge to China, claiming rights over 90% of the South China […]

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US military will be expelled if nuclear weapons are found in the Philippines, Philippines President warns US

US military will be expelled if nuclear weapons are found in the Philippines, Philippines President warns US

Manila: – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warned the United States, ‘If it is found that the United States has brought nuclear weapons to its military base in the Philippines, the US military will be expelled out of the country.’ For the last few weeks, the Philippines President is unhappy over the US military deployment. Two […]

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Philippines to step up naval presence in South China Sea to protect fishermen and maritime security

Philippines to step up naval presence in South China Sea to protect fishermen and maritime security

Manila: The Philippines Military Chief warned that the authority given by China, to its coast guard to act against any foreign ship that is a perceived threat, is very dangerous. Philippines military chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana clarified that the Philippines would be increasing its naval deployment to counter this Chinese aggression. Meanwhile, Philippines President […]

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New Chinese marine law threatens neighbouring countries of war, Vietnam and Philippines lash out

New Chinese marine law threatens neighbouring countries of war, Vietnam and Philippines lash out

Manila/Hanoi: The neighbouring south-east Asian countries have criticised the new Chinese law, allowing direct action against any foreign ships sailing through the South China Sea. The Philippines accused that this new Chinese law is an immediate threat of war to the neighbouring countries. Whereas, Vietnam has appealed that the other countries should continue with their […]

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