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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino under pressure over typhoon aid as US carrier arrives

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 11:27am by Reuters in Tacloban

    ... and the arrival of the USS George Washington aircraft carrier Philippine President Benigno Aquino was under growing pressure on Thursday to speed up the distribution of food, water and medicine ... Washington aircraft carrier was due to arrive in the Philippines on Thursday evening, with 5,000 sailors and more than 80 aircraft. Japan was also planning to send up to 1,000 troops as well as naval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1355684/aquino-under-pressure-over-typhoon-aid-us-carrier-arrives
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes between army and rebels

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 02:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... that the MILF leadership can bring a huge bulk of their fighters into the fold of the law.” Peace adviser Teresita Deles “We are still confident that the MILF leadership can bring a huge bulk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483797/philippines-says-peace-pact-should-hold-despite-clashes-between-army-and
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Unconstitutional’ US-Philippines defence pact to face legal challenge

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:46am by Raissa Robles

    ... the Philippines. July 4, 1946: The US grants the Philippines independence. August 30, 1951: The Philippines and the US sign a defence treaty. November 24, 1992: The carrier USS Belleau Wood sails out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498961/unconstitutional-us-philippines-defence-pact-face-legal-challenge
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines sees Subic Bay as vital naval hub for US

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... transformed into a freeport and tourism zone since it was shut down in 1992. But a senior Philippine official pointed out that, with the United States planning to shift the bulk of its fleet ... "There are very few ports that can accommodate naval assets and naval carriers, and one of them is Subic. As the US begins to implement [the shift], Subic will play an important role because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1056568/philippines-sees-subic-bay-vital-naval-hub-us
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines sees naval port as vital to US

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 07:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Subic Bay

    ... into a freeport and tourism zone since it was shut down in 1992. But a senior Philippine official pointed out that, with the United States planning to shift the bulk of its fleet to the Pacific by 2020 ... accommodate naval assets and naval carriers, and one of them is Subic. “As the US begins to implement (the shift), Subic will play an important role because it is one of the important facilities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1056472/philippines-sees-naval-port-vital-us
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    President Benigno Aquino vows to stay in typhoon-hit Tacloban

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... a big boost with the recent arrival of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a virtual floating city with a distillation plant that can produce 1.5 million litres of fresh water per day- enough to supply 2,000 homes, according to the ship's website. Britain is sending an aircraft carrier, the HMS Illustrious, with seven helicopters and facilities to produce fresh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1358708/president-benigno-aquino-vows-stay-typhoon-hit-tacloban
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    China finally joins Philippine relief mission by sending hospital ship

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:48pm by Reuters

    ... with helicopters delivering supplies from an aircraft carrier. It has announced US$37 million in humanitarian aid. Armed forces and aid agencies are struggling to get help to devastated areas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1361357/china-finally-joins-philippine-relief-mission-sending-hospital-ship
  8. 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

    ... has been the greatest contributor of aid following the typhoon that left nearly 8,000 dead or missing, and four million people homeless. Washington deployed an aircraft carrier group ...

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

    Philippines to split up typhoon relief zone country by country

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:56pm by Reuters

    ... of Cebu,” he said. About 50 US ships and aircraft have been mobilised in the disaster zone, led by the USS George Washington aircraft carrier. The USS Freedom, a combat ship for coastal waters, ... to economy A British destroyer anchored off Cebu and its helicopters were flying mercy missions to smaller islands, Deveraturda said. Once a larger British carrier arrived with seven helicopters, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1360176/philippines-split-typhoon-relief-zone-country-country
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    World's strongest typhoon approaching Philippines

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

    ... and villages in Haiyan's path, while schools were closed, ferry services suspended and fishermen were ordered to secure their vessels. Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and other carriers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1350316/worlds-strongest-typhoon-approaching-philippines

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