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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino endorses wide alliance to contest poll in bid to push agenda

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles in Manila Popular president endorses an unlikely alliance of characters for mid-term Senate election in a bid to push through ambitious social agenda Aquino woos strange bedfellows When the dust settles from today's violent and raucous midterm elections, President Benigno Aquino is expected to emerge politically stronger, thanks to unlikely alliances he's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1236271/aquino-endorses-wide-alliance-contest-poll-bid-push-agenda
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino says he may try to change constitution so he can run again

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... and the executive. Vice-President Jejomar Binay, leader of the main opposition alliance, has been the clear front-runner to win the 2016 elections. Binay gave a measured reaction to Aquino's move, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573823/benigno-aquino-says-he-may-try-change-constitution-so-he-can-run-again
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines, US start annual war games focusing on threats in South China Sea

    Posted May 05th 2014, 06:11pm by Reuters

    ... for increased support on maritime security and humanitarian assistance. The annual war games come under the 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty, part of a web of security alliances the United States built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505076/philippines-us-start-annual-war-games-focusing-threats-south-china-sea
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US and Philippines reach deal on larger US military presence

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 04:30pm by Associated Press

    ... said. But it could also further antagonise Beijing, which sees such tactical alliance as a US strategy to contain its rise, and encourage China to intensify its massive military buildup. “The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498296/us-and-philippines-reach-deal-larger-us-military-presence
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    John Kerry promises US aid to help Philippines protect maritime borders

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 05:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... the growing importance of Manila’s alliance with Washington”, Storey said. Kerry, who is touring the Philippines for the first time since taking office, will travel to the typhoon-ravaged town ... of Luzon and has been occupied by Chinese vessels since last year. In a bid to showcase its increasing military alliance with the United States, Manila held war games near the territory earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1384209/kerry-philippines-propel-troop-deal-china-row-simmers
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Access issue hinders Philippine-US talks on military co-operation

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 09:39pm by BLOOM

    ... to boost its US alliance and modernise its military to counter what it sees as a Chinese bid for greater influence over contested South China Sea waters rich in oil, fish and gas. The Philippines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1349155/access-issue-hinders-philippine-us-talks-military-co-operation
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    War games between US, Philippines may inflame tension with China

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... vast deposits of fossil fuels. For the Philippines, the dispute will continue to be "the central driver" of efforts to intensify its alliance with the US, according to Storey, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1311880/war-games-between-us-philippines-may-inflame-tension-china
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines say increase in US troops will not be permanent

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 11:35am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... claims virtually in its entirety. “Our region needs to know that we are steadfastly for peace,” del Rosario said. “But that we stand ready to tap every resource, to call on every alliance, to do ... intention to pivot away from years of heavy military engagement in the Middle East to Asia, where it has been fostering closer economic and military alliances with countries such as the Philippines, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296087/philippines-say-increase-us-troops-will-not-be-permanent
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila looks to US military 'assets' to help defend sea claims

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... and the Philippines wanted to ensure the deal helped build its defence capabilities. "We stand ready to tap every resource, to call on every alliance, to do what is necessary, to defend what is ours, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296231/manila-looks-us-military-assets-help-defend-sea-claims
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila open to allowing PLA Navy to visit its bases, says defence chief

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by ALAN ROBLES AND AGENCIES

    ... Bautista said: "We are such a poor country compared to China, that is why we are trying to leverage our alliances with our friends, with our allies to collectively create a security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1300257/manila-open-allowing-pla-navy-visit-its-bases-says-defence-chief

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