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US admiral Locklear: ‘Winner-take-all’ tack won’t solve Asia rows

Admiral Samuel Locklear III, commander of US Pacific Command. AFP

The US military’s commander in the Pacific called for compromise in Asia’s worsening maritime territorial rows, cautioning against a “winner-take-all” strategy that some nations feared China was pursuing.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US sends ‘Mercy’ to Yolanda victims

Mercy-US NAVY-San Diego

MANILA, Philippines – A US Navy hospital ship will come to the Philippines to support disaster relief efforts in areas ravaged by the supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan). Expected to dock in the Philippines this December, naval ship “Mercy” was activated by US Pacific Fleet on Wednesday for immediate deployment, commander of the US Pacific […]

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US sub’s visit has Palace OK

‘TOM CLANCY’S SUB’ The USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), a Los Angeles-class submarine, is scheduled to arrive in Subic Bay Friday for a routine port visit. This stop in Subic will permit the Cheyenne to replenish supplies as well as offer its crew an opportunity for rest and relaxation. Cheyenne is the primary subject of Tom Clancy’s novel “SNN,” a fictional war over the Spratlys. PHOTO FROM US EMBASSY INFORMATION OFFICE

The port visit of the USS Cheyenne, a nuclear attack submarine belonging to the US Pacific Fleet, has been cleared with Malacañang.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »