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Southeast Asian Leaders in Sydney for ASEAN-Australia Summit

A total of nine Southeastern Asian nation leaders are...

Philippine Lawmakers Criticize Chinese Encroachment in Benham Rise

Philippine lawmakers in its House of Representatives spoke out...

Philippine Coast Guard Regains Access to Facebook Page

After being hacked earlier this week, Philippine officials regained...

Philippine President Marcos Addresses Australian Parliament

The Philippines and Australia have developed their relations further...

STORIES

Philippines Accuses China of Jamming AIS and Communications in South China Sea

Philippine Navy and Coast Guard Statements Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson for the West Philippine Sea, Commodore Roy Trinidad, said its vessels received “electronic interference” (i.e., jamming) during South China Sea (SCS) operations on February 27th. The spokesperson pointed out that the jamming occurred as the Philippines prepared for resupply missions...

Six Soldiers and Three Maute Group Killed in Philippine Army Operation

On February 18th, the Philippine Army (PA) reported that six soldiers and three militants were killed during an engagement in the town of Munai, Lanao del Norte province, located in Mindanao. The PA also reported that four soldiers were also injured during the same operation. The battle was part of...

The Philippines Announce PCG/BFAR Rotational Deployment to Scarborough Shoal

Rotational Deployment Announcement The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) announced that they will begin to regularly rotate deployments at Scarborough Shoal this month. The rotational deployment is part of its efforts to safeguard Philippine fishermen and the country’s food security, according to...

Philippine Military Kills Mastermind Behind ISIS Bombing of Catholic Mass

What to Know: The Philippine military has announced that an operation killed a militant leader of the Islamic State-affiliated Dawlah Islamiyah terror group that is believed to have been behind the bombing of a Catholic mass at the Mindanao State University on December 3, which left four dead and dozens...

Philippine Marine Corps Began Rapid Deployment Exercise in Northern Luzon

Exercise Irugi The Philippine Marine Corps’ (PMC) 4th Marine Brigade began Exercise Irugi 02-24 on February 11th, its first exercise of 2024 in Batanes, Cagayan, and Ilocos Norte provinces. The exercise is designed to test the brigade’s and its attached unit’s operational control and capabilities as a “Readily Deployable Force”...

China Responds to the Philippines’ Plans to Expand Military Presence in Batanes Province

China’s Response On February 8th, Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin responded to a question about the Philippines’ plans to increase their military presence in Batanes province. Wang specifically said that “China and the Philippines are neighbors across the sea. Friendly exchanges predominate in the history of our bilateral...

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What to Know: The Chadian transitional government has accused the...
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