Tag: philippines

  • Warships in Standoff

    A Philippine naval ship, two Chinese vessels and at least eight fishing boats are in a standoff near a shoal in the South China Sea that the Philippines says is […]

  • Sabre Rattling

    Chinese officials in Beijing are warning against any joint military patrols or exercises between Vietnam and the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea. China Warns Against Joint Exercises in […]

  • Maritime Security Authority

    According to international analysts gathered in Phnom Penh, a territorial dispute amongst Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam is a “critical” issue with far-reaching implications. Sea change sought […]

  • Improving Marine Security

    Japan is considering giving patrol boats to the Philippines as part of its official development assistance (ODA) to help its Asian neighbor boost maritime security in the East China Sea […]

  • Welcome Ceremony

    The Philippines’ new representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is seeking the release of Filipino seafarers being detained by pirates. IMO Secretary General Efthimios Mitropoulos promised to look into […]

  • Diplomats v Pirates

    The Philippines is the latest country to join intensified diplomatic efforts in the United Arab Emirates to support the international fight against maritime piracy. Upon the initiative of the Indian […]

  • Diplomatic Efforts

    The Philippines has joined intensified diplomatic efforts in the United Arab Emirates to tackle piracy as part of a drive by Dubai-based diplomats by the consul-generals of affected countries’ to […]

  • USS Halsey Returns to San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (NNS) — USS Halsey (DDG 97) returned to San Diego following an independent six-month deployment to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and Western Pacific areas of responsibility (AOR), […]

  • Spratly Dispute

    The Philippines is sending a mission to China to discuss the alleged harassment by two Chinese naval vessels of a research ship of the Department of Energy (DOE) off the […]

  • Raising Awareness

    The International Committee on Seafarers Welfare (ICSW) has arranged a Piracy Awareness seminar for the maritime community in the Philippines on Tuesday 7 December followed by detailed practical workshops on […]