Tag: the Philippines

  • Dangling the CARAT

    Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Timor-Leste also taking part. US Navy and Brunei Armed Forces conduct CARAT 2016 The US Navy, Marine Corps (USMC), along with […]

  • Tug found crewless

    Militants suspected of kidnapping crew. Tug Found Without Crew in Abu Sayyaf Waters On Monday afternoon, fishermen spotted a tugboat with its engine running but no crew on board off of Sabah, Malaysia – waters […]

  • CARAT gets underway

    10 nation exercise kicks off. US combat ship joins annual exercise with Bangladesh navy The US has brought, for the first time, its littoral combat ship Fort Worth (LCS 3) […]

  • U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills

    U.S. focusing on ‘freedom of the seas’. U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation MANILA (Reuters) – The United States plans to increase the number of military and […]

  • Indonesia hits illegal fishing

    Scuttled ships will form artificial reef. Indonesia sinks 34 foreign vessels to stop illegal fishing By John Stansfield Indonesia, the world’s biggest archipelago nation, sank 34 foreign illegal fishing boats in several places […]