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US, Phl agree on 5 base locations under EDCA
The Philippines has agreed to allow the United States to use five military bases where US troops and supplies can be stationed under a security deal agreed amid rising tensions with China’s excessive claims in the South ...
- March 20, 2016
US carrier patrols SCS before docking in Manila
A United States aircraft carrier displayed military power while patrolling the disputed areas in the South China Sea before docking in Manila yesterday for a scheduled port visit. The USS Theodore Roosevelt made her presence ...
- April 12, 2018
Phl to build naval base near Spratlys
The military’s top priority is to build a naval base on the country’s western coastline, opposite the disputed Spratly islands, although plans have been delayed by funding bottlenecks, Armed Forces chief Gen. Gregorio Pio ...
- May 13, 2015
Phl eyeing marine base on island near Taiwan
The Philippines will start building a marine base next month on its northernmost uninhabited island, near Taiwan, to boost defense arrangements and discourage poachers from its fishing grounds, a military spokesman said ...
- March 23, 2018