Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries
Navy

Philippine Navy Signs Warship Deal With Hyundai Heavy

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines signed a deal to purchase two corvettes from Hyundai Heavy Industries, beefing up its defense capabilities in a

December 29, 2021
Total Views: 2281

Monday, December 20, 2021
Weather

Severe Weather Wrecks Southeast Asia as 200 Dead, Ports Shut

By Siegfrid Alegado and Yantoultra Ngui (Bloomberg) — Severe weather disruptions hit Malaysia and the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction among

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 1826

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
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Navy

Philippines Busts Chinese Coast Guard Blockade

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) Navy vessels from the Philippines successfully completed a resupply mission on Tuesday at a South China Sea outpost, its

November 23, 2021
Total Views: 3881

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Philippines Will Attempt Second Resupply Mission As U.S. Warns China To Not Interfere Again

MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ defense chief said on Sunday a military resupply mission for the country’s troops stationed on an

November 21, 2021
Total Views: 6474

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Hanjin Philippines shipyard
Shipbuilding

Philippines Close to Sale of Former Hanjin Shipyard

MANILA, July 27 (Reuters) – Philippine creditors are close to selling a strategically located but debt-laden shipyard north of the capital Manila,

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 3819

Monday, July 12, 2021
Navy

Blinken Says A South China Sea Attack Would Trigger War Treaty

by Arshad Mohammed (Reuters) The United States on Sunday repeated a warning to China that an attack on Philippine naval forces in the South China Sea would

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 3879

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6125

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Navy

Philippines Tells China To Back Off During Maritime Drills

by Karen Lema (Reuters) China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila’s defense ministry said on

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4121

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Will Not Confront China’s Maritime Militia

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said challenging China in the South China Sea will only lead to violence, and that he

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 6280

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Accidents

Bulker and Tanker Damaged in Manila Bay Collision

A tanker and a bulk carrier collided in Manila Bay, Philippines on Wednesday causing significant damage to both vessels. The accident occurred at approximately

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 6535

Saturday, March 27, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Sends Fighter Planes To Buzz Chinese Coast Guard

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the

March 27, 2021
Total Views: 5213

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Defense

Philippines Protests ‘Threatening Presence’ of Chinese Vessels in Disputed South China Sea Waters

MANILA, March 22 (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence”

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 2545

Monday, March 22, 2021
Chinese militia vessels anchored on reef
Navy

Philippines Protests EEZ Invasion By China’s Maritime Militia

Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence” of

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 3574

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Navy

220 Chinese Militia Vessels Invade Philippines EEZ

By Enrico Dela Cruz (Reuters) The Philippines expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it said were spotted this month in the disputed

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 17147

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Maritime News

Philippines Greenlights Oil Exploration in Disputed Sea Without China

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) –The Philippines said oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea can proceed without China, in what could be a further

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 47

Saturday, October 31, 2020
typhoon-goni
Weather

Philippines Evacuates 1 Million As Super Typhoon Goni Approaches

By Neil Jerome Morales  (Reuters) – Officials have evacuated almost a million residents in the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 174

Friday, October 16, 2020
Offshore

Philippines to Resume Oil Exploration in South China Sea

By Claire Jiao and Cecilia Yap (Bloomberg) –The Philippines lifted its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in disputed areas of the South China Sea, a

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 38

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News

Philippines Probes Ship Virus Outbreaks To Avoid Ban On Mariners

By Claire Jiao (Bloomberg) The Philippines is investigating Covid-19 outbreaks on ships that changed crews in Manila in a bid to avoid a ban on Filipino

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 23

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Navy

The U.S. Navy Can’t Afford to Lose the Philippines

By Admiral James Stavridis, USN, retired (Bloomberg) The first time I sailed into Manila Bay, I was a young ensign on a Navy destroyer. It was in the late

February 27, 2020
Total Views: 263

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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Maritime News

Austal, Cerberus Team Up in Possible Bid for Hanjin’s Philippine Shipyard

MANILA, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Australian shipbuilder Austal Ltd and U.S. private equity firm are considering a joint bid for a strategically located but

October 9, 2019
Total Views: 37