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PH, US navies set war games

THE VIEW FROM CHINA. US Marines storm a beach along the West Philippine Sea on Friday but only to simulate an amphibious landing during joint US-Philippines military exercises dubbed Balikatan 2014 at San Antonio, Zambales. This year’s war games focus on maritime security. The exercise came even as tensions simmer between the Philippines and China over rival claims to territory in the West Philippine Sea, part of the South China Sea within Manila’s 370-km exclusive economic zone.  MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/ INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Around 4,000 troops from both the Philippine and United States navies will take part in this year’s Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise which kicks off Monday at 10 a.m. at Naval Forces West headquarters in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan province.

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

Phiblex15 kicks off in Puerto Princesa Monday

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In this Friday, May 9, 2014, photo, US and Philippine marines storm the beach to simulate a raid during the joint US-Philippines military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2014 at the Naval Training Exercise Command, a former US naval base at San Antonio township, Zambales province. northwest of Manila, Philippines. Philippine and US naval forces on Thursday, June 26, began bilateral maritime exercises, which include activities in international waters of the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

Around 4,000 troops from the United States Navy and their local counterparts will join this year’s Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (Phiblex15) which will begin on Monday (Sept. 29) in Puerto Princesa.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH peacekeepers in Haiti back for much-needed vacation

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PH UN Peacekeepers

Serving for almost a year in Haiti, Filipino troops that stood ground as United Nations Peacekeepers in the Caribbean country returned home Thursday.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fresh batch of PH peacekeepers off to Haiti

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Continuing its commitment to the United Nations and its peacekeeping operations, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, through the Philippine Navy, dispatched its fresh batch of troops to Haiti Monday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

4,000 troops join PH-US war games

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AFP FILE PHOTO

About 4,000 troops from the United States Navy and the Philippine Navy will take part in a bilateral air-ground and amphibious training in Palawan province by the end of the month.

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

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