By Nikko Dizon
The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) is a “creative way” for the Philippine government to improve deterrence and face challenges to national security with the help of an ally, the United States, according to Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista.
After nearly two weeks of military exercises and humanitarian missions, the 30th reiteration of the Balikatan drew to a close with Filipino and American soldiers coming together and learning from each other”.
By Frances Mangosing
The Philippines will increase military presence in common maritime borders with Malaysia to prevent further entry of armed groups in Sabah, a high-ranking military official said Friday.