An armed attack against Philippines will trigger our MDT obligations – Biden admin

United States Department of State Spokesperson Ned Price has reiterated that under the Biden administration US obligations under the US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) will trigger if Philippine military, public vessels or aircraft will be attacked in the Pacific including South China Sea. “As we have stated before, an armed attack against the Philippines armed […]

Continue Reading

Chinese aircraft carrier formation trains in waters around Taiwan

The Chinese PLA Navy’s Liaoning aircraft carrier formation conducted a training exercise in waters around Taiwan, Chine PLA Navy Spokesperson Senior Captain Gao Xiucheng said in a statement April 5 as reported by Chinese Military Online. According to the report, Gao said the training “was a routine training exercise organized according to the annual work plan to […]

Continue Reading

Chinese envoy says PHL deserves cheaper, faster telecommunication services

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian has said that the Philippines deserves cheaper and faster telecommunication services. “When I was the Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN, I frequently traveled to the 10 member states. I strongly felt that the Philippines needed to develop its telecom services to enhance the people’s welfare and modernize its infrastructure […]

Continue Reading

Navy chief, Korean envoy discuss maritime security, naval cooperation

Philippine Navy Flag Officer-in-Command Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo was visited today, March 24 by Republic of Korea (ROK) Ambassador to the Philippines Kim In-Chul. The said visit was Kim’s introductory call to the Navy chief as newly designated ambassador of South Korea to Philippines. “The highpoint of the discussion during the call was the continuing […]

Continue Reading