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Thursday, January 11, 2024
M/T Empire State, the first ship scheduled to defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, approaches Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 11, 2023, off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. US DoD photo
Navy

Navy Moves Hawaii Fuel Storage To Philippines

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The U.S. embassy in Manila confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. delivered fuel from one of its (likely Red Hill) naval

January 11, 2024
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Saturday, January 6, 2024
Photo of PLAN People's Republic of China, People's Liberation Army (Navy) warships
Navy

China Intensifies Naval Maneuvers During US-Philippines Exercises

By Jacob Gu (Bloomberg) China upgraded and extended military maneuvers in the South China Sea that were launched after the US and Philippines mounted their own

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 17489

Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Philippine Navy frigate leaving Pearl Harbor
Navy

Philippine and US Navy Start High-Stakes Joint Maritime Drills Amid South China Sea Tensions

By Cliff Venzon (Bloomberg) The Philippine and US militaries on Wednesday began their second maritime drills in the South China Sea in less than two months

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 9484

Sunday, December 17, 2023
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets Philippines' President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Defense

Philippines To Grant Japan Access to Military Bases

By Karen Lema (Reuters) The Philippines and Japan have started talks on a reciprocal access agreement that would allow the deployment of military forces on

December 17, 2023
Total Views: 29013

Drillship West Capella with US Naval Escort
Offshore

Philippines Wants To Drill The South China Sea

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said his country is working to resolve “exploration issues” in

December 17, 2023
Total Views: 12584

Monday, December 11, 2023
Chinese Coast Guard ship uses water cannon against a Filipino resupply vessel. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Philippines Calls China Actions in South China Sea a ‘Serious Escalation’

By Mikhail Flores and Karen Lema MANILA, Dec 11 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Monday called the actions of Chinese vessels against its boats

December 11, 2023
Total Views: 1137

Saturday, December 9, 2023
Chinese militia vessels operate at Whitsun Reef in South China Sea. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Philippines Condemns China’s Latest Actions In South China Sea

By Neil Jerome Morales MANILA, Dec 9 (Reuters) – The Philippines condemned China’s “illegal and aggressive actions” in the South

December 9, 2023
Total Views: 12602

Saturday, December 2, 2023
A screengrab of a map showing an earthquake Mindanao, Philippines on Dec 2, 2023. (Image: US Geological Survey [USGS])
Maritime News

Strong Quake In Philippines Triggers Tsunami Warnings And Evacuations

By Mikhail Flores MANILA, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Evacuations were under way in the Philippines after a quake of at least magnitude 7.5 struck the

December 2, 2023
Total Views: 1999

Saturday, November 25, 2023
Three RAN Destroyers In Formation. Royal Australian Navy/Peter Beeh
Defense

Philippines, Australia Launch Joint Patrols Amid China Tensions

By Manolo Serapio Jr. (Bloomberg) –The Philippines and Australia kicked off their first joint maritime patrols on Saturday, days after the Southeast

November 25, 2023
Total Views: 1354

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
Shipping

Philippines, U.S. Launch Joint Patrols Near Taiwan

By Mikhail Flores and Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The militaries of the Philippines and the United States launched joint patrols on

November 21, 2023
Total Views: 2630

Saturday, November 18, 2023
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
Defense

Philippines’ Marcos Meets China’s Xi To Find Ways To Reduce South China Sea Tensions

By Neil Jerome Morales MANILA, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday,

November 18, 2023
Total Views: 1068

Saturday, November 11, 2023
170409-N-GD109-009 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
Defense

Japan-Led Navy Exercise Starts With Philippines Observing For First Time

By Sakura Murakami ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Japan’s navy on Saturday announced the start of a joint annual

November 11, 2023
Total Views: 1881

Monday, October 30, 2023
SOUTHCHINASEA-PHILIPPINES. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
News

China Military Says Philippine Ship ‘Illegally Entered’ Waters Near Disputed Shoal

BEIJING, Oct 30 (Reuters) – China’s military said on Monday that a Philippine military ship “illegally entered” waters near

October 30, 2023
Total Views: 10506

Monday, October 23, 2023
A Philippine flagged boat is blocked by a China Coast Guard vessel during an incident that resulted in a collision between the two vessels, in the disputed waters of the South China Sea in this screen grab obtained from handout video released October 22, 2023. China Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Philippines Blames Chinese Coastguard of Intentional Collision in South China Sea

By Enrico Dela Cruz and Karen Lema MANILA, Oct 23 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Monday accused Chinese coastguard vessels of

October 23, 2023
Total Views: 2292

Sunday, October 22, 2023
Philippines resupply mission in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
Defense

China, Philippines Trade Accusations Over South China Sea Clash

BEIJING/MANILA, Oct 22 (Reuters) – China and the Philippines traded accusations over a collision in disputed waters of the South

October 22, 2023
Total Views: 1891

Saturday, October 21, 2023
SOUTHCHINASEA-PHILIPPINES. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Defense

China Says It ‘Lawfully’ Blocked Philippine Ships

BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) – China’s coast guard said on Sunday it “lawfully” blocked Philippine vessels

October 21, 2023
Total Views: 17374

Sunday, October 15, 2023
Philippines resupply mission in the South China Sea.REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
Defense

China’s Navy Must Stop Dangerous Moves At Sea, Philippines Says

By Cecilia Yap Oct 15, 2023 (Bloomberg) –The Philippines asked China to stop “dangerous maneuvers and aggressive actions” in the South China

October 15, 2023
Total Views: 3191

Friday, October 6, 2023
A Chinese Coast Guard ship is seen blocking the direction of a Philippine Coast Guard ship conducting a resupply mission for Filipino troops stationed at a grounded warship in the South China Sea, October 4, 2023. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
News

Near Collision, Tense Encounter as Beijing Flexes Muscles in the South China Sea

NEAR THE SECOND THOMAS SHOAL, South China Sea, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The crew of the Philippine coastguard boat watch anxiously as an

October 6, 2023
Total Views: 13078

Thursday, October 5, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre, a dilapidated Philippine Navy ship that has been aground since 1999 and became a Philippine military detachment on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea March 29, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
News

Philippines Supplies South China Sea Outpost Despite China Attempts to Block

(Bloomberg) — The Philippines said it has successfully shipped fresh supplies to a military outpost in a shoal in the South China Sea despite what it

October 5, 2023
Total Views: 8486

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Filipino Fishermen Killed in South China Sea Collision with Merchant Ship
Accidents

Filipino Fishermen Killed in South China Sea Collision with Merchant Ship

The Philippine Coast Guard has launched an investigation after three Filipino fishermen were killed in a collision with a commercial ship in the South China

October 4, 2023
Total Views: 2354
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