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It is one of America's newest warships.
There is a formidable American warship docked in Manila Bay on September 27. The USS Tripoli is one of the U.S. navy's newest warships. It was launched in 2017 and delivered to the U.S. Navy in 2020. Currently, it is crewed by ...
 
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The U.S. Coast Guard and Philippine Coast Guard are stepping up cooperation on several fronts.
As part of ongoing U.S.-Philippine cooperation to enhance the Philippines’ maritime law enforcement capabilities, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) facilitated the first Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-led Small Boat Operations course from September 5 to 16 in Manila.The training is meant to improve ...
 
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Of the countries claiming the West Philippine Sea, only the Philippines does not have a submarine.
France is ready to help the Philippines attain its long-held dream of acquiring submarines for its navy. A fleet of submarines is one of the most potent deterrents against warships, particularly in the West Philippine Sea, a hotly contested region claimed in ...
 
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The Duterte administration had previously filed 388 diplomatic protests against China.
Increasing Chinese presence in Philippine seas is still a problem under the administration of President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. Since June 30, 48 diplomatic protests have been filed against Beijing over incursions into the West Philippine Sea, says the Department of Foreign ...
 
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They're fast and can sting.
Two new missile boats have been transferred to the Philippine Navy by Israel Shipyards. The fast-attack interdiction craft-missiles (FAIC-Ms) aim to bolster the Philippines’ caabilities in securing its littoral waters.  The fast ships are designed for security tasks involving high intercept speeds. It ...
 
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Let's look back at recent history, as well.
With the rising costs of both gas and oil, the Philippines might look into sustainable interventions and cooperation with China for the West Philippine Sea (WPS) in the near future, according to Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Enrique Manalo.“I think, in ...
 
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The maps offended Beijing.
China has seized over 23,000 ‘problematic’ maps in the eastern city of Ningbo because they didn't have the Nine-Dash Line. The maps were intended for export but Customs officials cracked down on the exporter and manufacturer because of the maps' missing features. The Nine-Dash Line ...
 
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China is so angry, it surrounded Taiwan with military drills in five different directions.
United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is a leading Democrat but many Republicans love her for her hardline stance on China and Taiwan. Pelosi has a very long history of voicing support for Taiwan and pushing back against China’s rise. Her visit ...
 
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U.S. jet fighters approached the Chinese mainland.
In an unprecedented move during peacetime, the United States staged the most massive show of air force against China. For a week, seven to eight U.S. warplanes were flown to the Diaoyu Islands—a territory claimed by China and administered by Japan, which ...
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