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RP, US launch joint exercises near China-claimed waters

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Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the West Philippine Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with its neighbors.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore defense chief visits PH

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Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Gen (left) is welcomed by Undersecretary for Defense Operations Natalio C. Ecarma III at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday. DND PHOTO

Singapore’s Defense Minister Dr. Ng Eng Gen has visited the Philippines to discuss partnership in dealing with natural disasters.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on jihadist

Demonstrators at a rally supporting Kurdistan hold placards protesting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in front of the White House on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jihadists carried out a "massacre" in the northern Iraqi village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yazidi religious minority, officials said on Saturday. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

Australia and Singapore vowed Friday to enhance intelligence sharing in the face of growing fears about the threat posed by jihadist citizens returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH to pull out peace troops in Golan Heights, Liberia

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The Philippines will pull out its troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia due to health and security threats, the Department of National Defense said on Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH sends ship to Australian war games

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz. US EMBASSY FILE PHOTO

The Philippines sent one of its most capable ships, BRP Ramon Alcaraz, to the biggest Australian war games that will be participated by 12 countries.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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