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LAKAS PILIPINAS
- April 26, 2024
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This year’s iteration of Balikatan, which translates to “shoulder-to-shoulder” in Filipino, brings together thousands of troops from both countries to engage in a series of coordinated training operations aimed at enhancing interoperability and readiness. Balikatan 2024 is particularly significant as it reflects the evolving security dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region. The exercises focus on a […]

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- April 14, 2024
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Pagasa Island, also known as Thitu Island, is part of the Spratly Islands archipelago and is currently under Philippine control. It is home to a small civilian community and a military presence, with the Philippines maintaining infrastructure and conducting patrols in the area. However, China’s recent assertion of sovereignty over the island has reignited long-standing […]

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LAKAS PILIPINAS
- April 13, 2024
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The South China Sea, a critical waterway that sees significant maritime traffic and is rich in natural resources, has been a focal point of territorial disputes involving multiple countries, including China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Brunei. These disputes revolve around conflicting claims over islands, reefs, and maritime boundaries, leading to occasional confrontations and diplomatic […]

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- April 12, 2024
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The naval drills, which involved various maritime assets and personnel, aimed to simulate real-world scenarios and test the AFP’s readiness to respond to a range of challenges in the West Philippine Sea. These challenges include maritime patrols, search and rescue operations, and coordination with allied forces to address potential threats and ensure maritime safety and […]

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- April 11, 2024
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The West Philippine Sea, known for its strategic importance and rich marine resources, has been a focal point of maritime disputes involving China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and other neighboring countries. These disputes revolve around conflicting claims over islands, reefs, and maritime boundaries, leading to occasional confrontations and diplomatic tensions. The DND’s stance reflects a […]

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- April 10, 2024
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The PCG’s food security mission near Rozul Reef, which is part of the disputed Spratly Islands chain, aimed to provide assistance and supplies to Filipino fishermen in the area. However, according to reports, the mission encountered interference and harassment from Chinese maritime vessels, raising questions about freedom of navigation and access to vital resources in […]

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LAKAS PILIPINAS
- March 27, 2024
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This latest incident marks a significant escalation in the ongoing tensions over territorial claims in the highly contested region. The confrontation occurred in the waters near the Spratly Islands, an area claimed by multiple countries including China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Taiwan. The Philippine vessel was reportedly conducting routine patrols in its exclusive economic […]

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LAKAS PILIPINAS
- March 25, 2024
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This move reflects the Philippines’ commitment to asserting its sovereignty and protecting the rights of its citizens while navigating complex geopolitical challenges in the region. Scarborough Shoal, also known as Panatag Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc, is a contested area in the South China Sea claimed by both the Philippines and China. The strategic importance […]

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LAKAS PILIPINAS
- March 21, 2024
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The warning, which comes amid longstanding maritime disputes in the South China Sea, has elicited a strong reaction from China and raised concerns about regional stability. The Philippines’ warning, characterized as “ominous” by observers, centers on the country’s resolve to defend its sovereignty and maritime interests in the face of ongoing disputes with China. These […]

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- March 20, 2024
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The PCG, responsible for safeguarding the Philippines’ maritime interests, has accused China of misrepresentation regarding permits, sparking renewed attention to maritime security issues in the region. The PCG’s allegations center around instances where Chinese vessels purportedly misrepresented their permits or lacked proper authorization while operating in Philippine waters. These incidents have raised questions about China’s […]