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  1. 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

    ... in Manila. Bautista's openness to the idea could be interpreted in a number of ways, including as a conciliatory gesture to Beijing. The PLA Navy has made three official ports of call ... Alan Robles in Manila Manila open to allowing PLA ships to visit Manila would not rule out allowing Chinese naval ships to call on the country's bases, including a planned defence ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese hospital ship Peace Ark's on 'friendship' mission to Philippines

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:24pm by AFP

    ... to contribute "new friendship". Rear Admiral Shen Hao, deputy chief of staff of the East China Sea fleet and commander of the mission, was speaking as the Peace Ark, a 300-bed floating navy medical facility, set sail rom a PLA base on Zhoushan island, off Zhejiang province to help typhoon victims. It is expected to take three or four days to reach the Philippines, which is embroiled ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines seeks more US navy ships for protection amid China threat

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 12:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila seeks two more frigates from the US The Philippines wants to acquire two more navy ships from the US to boost its maritime protection amid threats from China, its military chief said yesterday. The acquisitions would come under the military assistance announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry when he visited the Philippines last ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines condemns Beijing’s use of water cannon on fishermen in South China Sea

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:11pm by Reuters in Manila

    ... tension. This month, the commander of the US navy said the United States would come to the aid of the Philippines in the event of conflict with Beijing. ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US Navy's Guardian minesweeper runs aground in Philippine sanctuary

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila US Navy ship stuck on coral reef in Philippines A US Navy minesweeper has run aground in a marine sanctuary in the Philippines, the American embassy said ... still not known. "The government of the Philippines was promptly informed of the incident and offered to assist," the embassy said. The navy said on its website that the 68-metre ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US Navy to pump oil from ship stuck in Philippines

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 03:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The US Navy said onThursday it needed to remove thousands of litres of oil from a minesweeper stuck on World Heritage-listed coral in the Philippines, ... that might take another fortnight, Rear Admiral Thomas Carney said. “The option that we hoped to be able to tow the ship off the reef is not available,” said Carney, who heads the US Navy’s logistics ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines fines US Navy over Guardian's 'unauthorised entry'

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila US Navy fined over 'unauthorised entry' Philippine authorities said yesterday they had fined the US Navy for "unauthorised entry" after ... entry. But Tan said the penalty agreed by the board did not include the jail option and declined to disclose the exact amount of the fine. A board statement issued by Tan said the US Navy would ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US Navy ship remains stuck on coral reef in Philippines

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 10:45am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila A US Navy minesweeper was stuck on a coral reef in the Philippines for a second day on Friday, as the crew struggled to extract the ship and Philippine authorities tried to evaluate damage to a protected marine park. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said in a statement that the crew of the USS Guardian was working to find out the best method of safely extracting ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino rebels seize hostages and clash with troops in Mindanao

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 01:51pm

    ... Associated Press in Manila One soldier died and 10 naval and police personnel were injured in clashes as Muslim guerrillas take 10 to 15 civilians hostage A Philippine navy patrol clashed ... “Hopefully, we can get these civilians [safe] and then engage the gunmen properly.” Officials said one navy soldier was killed and 10 navy and police personnel wounded in the pre-dawn battle. US ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    World's strongest typhoon approaching Philippines

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 03:20am by AFP

    ... to the US Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Centre. This made it the world's strongest typhoon this year, said David Michael Padua, a meteorologist with the Weather Philippines Foundation, ...




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