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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US moves closer to reviving bases in Philippines as part of focus on Asia

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Pacific Fleet commander in Manila for talks as next phase of American 'pivot' towards Asia takes key step of setting up troops agreement U.S. closer to reviving bases in Philippines The US Pacific Fleet commander arrived in Manila yesterday as momentum gathered to finalise an agreement that would see an expanded US military presence ...

  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Australian purchase of submarines on agenda of ministerial talks in Tokyo

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... Cay, which was under Manila's control, for a party. The South Vietnamese were soon displaced by the communist forces from Hanoi. Colonel Le Xuan Thuy, a Vietnamese naval official, told ... between Hanoi and Manila, the two capitals most feeling China's wrath over the South China Sea, even though both still claim Southwest Cay and dispute other islands. The Philippines would ...

  3. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Beijing has intensified its claims over the South China Sea, and has clashed with Hanoi and Manila. Japan’s ties with China have remained sour, due mainly to a territorial dispute in the East ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    China, Russia to hold joint naval drill in politically sensitive East China Sea

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:29pm by Minnie Chan

    ... that the US-Japan security treaty covered the Diaoyus, and Washington's decision to sign a new 10-year military pact with Manila, which has territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea. ...

  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Philippine military attacks hardline Muslim rebels days after peace accord

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila But officials say attack on breakaway faction was backed by MILF, the main Muslim rebel group now working with government after treaty The Philippine military attacked a Muslim renegade faction on Monday, two days after the country’s main Muslim rebel group successfully ended negotiations to end a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens ...

  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US-Philippine military pact aims to preserve freedom of the seas

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila US-Philippines in pact to keep maritime freedom The United States and the Philippines vowed to maintain freedom of navigation in a Southeast Asia ... forces operating from Armed Forces of the Philippines-controlled facilities," the statement said. The allies held talks in Manila on August 14 to draw up rules for temporary deployments ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA joint cyberwarfare drill to show new strength and sophistication

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Massive, multi-pronged military exercise to test electronic and conventional capabilities- and send a clear message to Tokyo and Manila P.L.A. to show new ... over the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea and between Beijing and Manila over Second Thomas Shoal 80 miles off the Philippines, which China sees as part of the Spratly Islands. ...

  8. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US wants to step up military role in the Philippines

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Manila While Washington won't re-establish bases, it wants to counter China's regional influence More US forces likely in Philippines The United States is negotiating an agreement so it can bring more military equipment and personnel into the Philippines while avoiding the contentious issue of re-establishing US bases in the country. Talks on increased ...

  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US and Japan scrap naval drill in bid to ease islands tension with China

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, AGENCIES

    ... ways. The USS George Washington aircraft carrier sailed through the South China Sea- not far from the Scarborough Shoal- on its way to Manila. The shoal, known as Huangyan Island in China and Panatag Shoal in the Philippines, is claimed by Beijing and Manila. Vietnamese security and government officials were flown onto the nuclear-powered ship, underlining the burgeoning military ...

  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Southeast Asian countries stock up on arms as they face off with China

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... including buying 10 coastguard ships from Japan under an aid deal, and talks with a host of other nations about possible purchases. The significance of a Russian naval task force visit to Manila Bay ...



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