By Nikko Dizon
The Philippines’ second warship, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), has arrived in Palawan province for what military officials described as a “routine patrol” of the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
By TJ Burgonio
It sailed into the country “like a storm,” raved Malacañang on Friday, referring to a recently acquired warship from the United States that finally arrived amid a sea dispute with China.
By Frances Mangosing
The Philippines’ second warship acquired from the US, the BRP Ramon Alcaraz, was welcomed by local fishermen off Aurora as it entered the Philippine waters early Friday.
By Tarra Quismundo
The third US warship to visit the Philippines in three weeks is arriving Tuesday in Subic, Zambales province, a sign of unchanged relations between the two allies despite the environmental damage caused by the grounding of a US minesweeper on the protected Tubbataha Reefs in the Sulu Sea.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
A Chinese warship has run aground on a reef off Palawan while patrolling contested waters in the West Philippine Sea, an Australian newspaper reported on Friday.