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US Submarine Visits Former Philippines Base Amid South China Sea Tensions
March 24, 2016

US Submarine Visits Former Philippines Base Amid South China Sea Tensions

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Washington touts "stabilizing force" of its presence as Manila and Beijing trade barbs.
Philippines’ Top Diplomat Resigns With South China Sea Verdict Looming
February 08, 2016

Philippines’ Top Diplomat Resigns With South China Sea Verdict Looming

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario has stepped down from his post.

Why the New US-Philippine Defense Pact Could Be a Double-Edged Sword
January 27, 2016

Why the New US-Philippine Defense Pact Could Be a Double-Edged Sword

By Richard Javad Heydarian
The EDCA does little to boost Manila's security and may end up exacerbating superpower rivalry.

US, Philippines Boost Ties In Ministerial Meeting
January 14, 2016

US, Philippines Boost Ties In Ministerial Meeting

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The "2+2" in Washington sees discussion on defense, economics and violent extremism.

Why Was a US Submarine Just in the Philippines?
January 13, 2016

Why Was a US Submarine Just in the Philippines?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A U.S. fast-attack submarine arrived at Subic Bay on January 12 at an interesting time.
Philippine Court Upholds New US Defense Pact
January 12, 2016

Philippine Court Upholds New US Defense Pact

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement.

US Gives Philippines 114 Military Vehicles
December 15, 2015

US Gives Philippines 114 Military Vehicles

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Philippine military gets armored personnel carriers from its ally.
US Gives the Philippines 2 New Vessels Amid South China Sea Tensions
November 18, 2015

US Gives the Philippines 2 New Vessels Amid South China Sea Tensions

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Obama gives the Philippine navy a boost after touring a former U.S. coast guard cutter.

Obama Philippines Visit to Focus on Maritime Security
November 16, 2015

Obama Philippines Visit to Focus on Maritime Security

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While Obama will be in Manila to attend APEC, what’s happening on the sidelines may steal the show.

Will the Philippines Approve a New US Defense Pact Ahead of Obama's Visit?
November 10, 2015

Will the Philippines Approve a New US Defense Pact Ahead of Obama's Visit?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Reports suggest a key Supreme Court ruling may be declared sooner than anticipated.

Interview: A Philippine Perspective from the Middle of the South China Sea
September 29, 2015

Interview: A Philippine Perspective from the Middle of the South China Sea

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Mayor Eugenio Bito-onon about governing an area in the middle of the South China Sea disputes.
US, Philippines to Hold Amphibious Landing Exercise
September 19, 2015

US, Philippines to Hold Amphibious Landing Exercise

By Prashanth Parameswaran
PHIBLEX 2016 will be held from September 21 to October 9.

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