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ASEAN Defense Ministers Call for Peace, Stability in South China Sea

ASEAN defense ministers on Thursday approved a declaration seeking to turn the South China Sea, a maritime region marked by tension over competing territorial claims, into a sea of peace.Mee.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2019

ASEAN Defense Ministers Call for Peace, Stability in South China Sea

ASEAN defense ministers on Thursday approved a declaration seeking to turn the South China Sea, a maritime region marked by tension over competing territorial claims, into a sea of peace.Mee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Security risks top of mind in ASEAN

HEADS of state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday led off the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on Partnership for Sustainability with pledges to “strengthen defense cooperation to tackle traditional and non-traditional security challenges”; “enhance strategic dialogue and promote practical cooperation on regional defense and security issues”; “reaffirm the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, safety and freedom of navigation in and overflight above the South China Sea”; promote guidelines to avert “unplanned encounters at sea”; to “combat terrorism in all its forms” and to “enhance cybersecurity cooperation” besides a host of more general resolutions in the economic, social and cultural spheres......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

IN PHOTOS: PH, U.S., Japan, India flex muscles in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines – Navies from the Philippines, United States, India, and Japan flexed their muscles in the disputed South China Sea after coming together for the ASEAN-Plus Defense Ministers' Meeting Maritime Security Field Training Exercise (ADMM-Plus MARSEC FTX) 2019 in Busan, South Korea. "Navies from the Philippines, India, Japan, and the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2019

‘PH can’t handle maritime security, needs Asean help’–Defense official

THE Philippines can’t handle maritime issues by itself, especially the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea), and will need the help of neighboring countries, the Department of National Defense (DND)…READ The post ‘PH can’t handle maritime security, needs Asean help’–Defense official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 21st, 2019

Duterte, Abe expected to discuss peace in South China Sea

THE bilateral meeting between President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on May 31 will include a discussion on “peace and stability” in the disputed South China Sea, according to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Meynardo LB. Montealegre......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Indonesia encourages ASEAN to maintain regional stability

The Indonesian government is encouraging all nations, especially ASEAN member countries, to contribute to maintaining stability and peace in the Asian region after news regarding the installation of a number of missile launchers by Vietnam in the South Ch.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 12th, 2016

Manila invokes rules in resolving sea dispute

MICHAEL JOE T. DELIZOFOREIGN Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. rallied foreign ministers participating in the 49th Asean Ministerial Meeting in Laos to support a rules-based international order in resolving the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) row.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

ASEAN skips mention of South China Sea ruling in statement

MANILA, Philippines Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Monday issued a joint communique without any mention of the recent r.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

ASEAN foreign ministers fail to agree on S.China Sea during meeting in Laos

MOSCOW -- Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during a meeting in Laos' capital of Vientiane failed to take a unified stance on the South China Sea territorial dispute, mainly because of the divisions between Philippi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea after Cambodia blocks statement

Foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met for the first time since the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague handed an emphatic legal vict.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

ASEAN pushes for South China Sea breakthrough

VIENTIANE, Laos Southeast Asian foreign ministers will hold crunch talks in communist Laos on Sunday, July 24, at a summit already overshadowed by infighting over Beijing's saber rattling in the South China Sea. The gathering in Vientiane is the first.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Philippines, US dialogue missed chance to address South China Sea grey zone — analyst

While the Philippines and the United States reaffirmed their defense cooperation in their last dialogue, the two countries missed some opportunities to address issues in the South China Sea, part of which is the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Philippine Leader Lays Down Challenge to US Over South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the United States to send a naval fleet to the archipelago under a mutual defense treaty, amid pressure to act more forcefully toward Chinese incursi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2019

Philippine Leader Lays Down Challenge to US Over South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the United States to send a naval fleet to the archipelago under a mutual defense treaty, amid pressure to act more forcefully toward Chinese incursi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 18th, 2019

Philippines, US dialogue on regional security

IT IS reassuring that despite President Duterte’s dalliance with China, the Philippines sat this week for serious talks with its only defense partner, the United States, on economic relations and regional stability......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2019
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U.S. reaffirms pact to defend PH in case of West Philippine Sea attack

MANILA, Philippines – The United States reaffirmed that it would defend Philippine forces in case of an armed attack in the South China Sea, including the portion Filipinos call the West Philippine Sea. Diplomats from both countries “recalled [US] Secretary [of State Mike] Pompeo’s statements ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Lorenzana raises Recto Bank incident in ASEAN defense ministers meeting

Lorenzana raises Recto Bank incident in ASEAN defense ministers meeting.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

PH to probe missile tests in West PH Sea

The Philippines will investigate the reported testing of anti-ship ballistic missiles by China in the West Philippine (South China) Sea, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Wednesday. “We will conduct…READ The post PH to probe missile tests in West PH Sea appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

DND to probe missile test by China in disputed sea

The Department of National Defense (DND) will investigate the alleged test-firing by the Chinese of ballistic missiles from artificial islands in the South China Sea, Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019