Posts Tagged Mutual Defense Treaty

US gov’t welcomes Duterte decision to recall termination of VFA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 30, 2021

The government of the United States on Friday welcomed the Philippines’ decision to retract the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, earlier in the...

US, Philippines reaffirm alliance through mutual defense treaty, VFA

Marje Pelayo   •   February 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The United States has reaffirmed its commitment to the Philippines through the Mutual Defense Treaty and the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). The US Department of Defense confirmed...

PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty now reduced to mere paper treaty after VFA termination – Lacson

Robie de Guzman   •   February 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) between the Philippines and the United States “will now be reduced to a mere paper treaty” with the termination of the Visiting...

US-Phl bilateral talks seek to strengthen cooperation on security, infrastructure

Maris Federez   •   July 16, 2019

The Philippines and the United States of America have concluded on Tuesday (July 16) their bilateral strategic dialogue. The 8th bilateral strategic dialogue between the two countries which started on...

China to use Recto Bank incident to check Phl reaction when similar incident happens in WPS

Maris Federez   •   June 19, 2019

A lawmaker believes that what happened in Recto Bank (or Reed Bank) is connected with the territorial disputes in the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea). Senator Panfilo Lacson...

China violated PH territory by sending survey ships to Benham Rise – Golez

admin   •   March 14, 2017

The entry and subsequent three-month stay of Chinese survey ship in Benham Rise is a violation of the country’s territorial rights. This is according to former national security adviser and...

EDCA, handang idipensa ng Malakanyang hanggang sa Korte Suprema

admin   •   April 30, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Ipinaliwanag ng Malakanyang na ang Enhance Defense  Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) na nilagdaan ng Pilipinas at Amerika ay hindi na kailangan ang ratipikasyon ng Senado dahil ito lamang ay...


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