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2 Vietnamese ships in Manila amid sea tension

Rear Adm. Nguyen Van Kiem, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Vietnamese Navy was welcomed by the Philippine Navy headed by Commodore Elmer C Carrillo, commander of Naval Engineering Construction Brigade on Monday at South Harbor. / PHILIPPINE NAVY

Two Vietnamese warships arrived in the Manila for a goodwill visit until Wednesday amid tensions in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US, British warships sent to typhoon-hit Philippines

Philippine and US military personnel load relief goods for Tacloban on board a US C-130 plane for victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Cental Philippines, at a military base in Manila on November 11, 2013. AFP FILE PHOTO

US and British warships were deployed Tuesday to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead and countless survivors are begging for help in rain-soaked wastelands.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Chinese warships enter West Philippine Sea

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warns that any move by Manila to enter into joint-development ventures with Beijing over the Philippines’ 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone will be a culpable violation of the Constitution.

Chinese naval vessels entered Philippine waters on Feb. 1 amid efforts by the Philippines to peacefully resolve its territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea through arbitration in the United Nations.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

2nd warship’s arrival delayed


The Philippines may have to wait until April next year to deploy its second warship, even as tensions triggered by conflicting ownership claims over islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) are expected to escalate.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »