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PH military: No pullout of US soldiers pending orders

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte was merely concerned about the US soldiers safety in Mindanao says the military spokesman

SEA EXERCISE. Mark V or 11-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats operated by members of the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) comb the waters of Basilan and Zamboanga City in this file photo. (Photo from JSOTF-P)

PH-US war games to start under China's shadow

Apr 18, 2015 - 11:15 AM

The Philippines is seeking more US military and diplomatic support to fend off China s increasing forcefulness in its bid to assert sovereignty in disputed areas of the South China Sea

2015 WAR GAMES. US Army Captain James Hahn from California (R) supervises Filipino soldiers during a mock 'assault' scenario as part of the US-Philippines joint military live fire exercises at Fort Magsaysay army training camp in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija, North of Manila, Philippines, May 10, 2014. File photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

Nearly 7,000 US soldiers in games led by West PH Sea commander

Apr 06, 2015 - 1:53 PM

This is more than twice the number of American troops who participated in the exercises in 2014

WAR GAMES: File photo of US Army soldiers maneuvering during a 'force on force training' as part of the US-Philippines joint military exercise at Fort Magsaysay, province of Nueva Ecija, north of Manila, Philippines, 21 April 2012. EPA/AMIEL MENESES

BOI: 6 Americans gave 'real-time' info to SAF

Mar 13, 2015 - 7:37 AM

UPDATED The PNP BOI s report on the Mamasapano clash confirm 6 Americans were at the SAF s tactical command post on January 25

US military personnel (L) help their Philippine counterparts prepare to load an injured police commando from one stretcher to another and onto a waiting US military helicopter in the town of Mamasapano on January 26, 2015, following clashes with Muslim rebels. File photo by Mark Navales/AFP

The Americans destroyed Manila in 1945

Feb 04, 2015 - 8:00 AM

If the carnage of Manila in 1945 did not happen we would have had a very different Philippines today Our momentum ran out and the other nations in Asia eventually surpassed it

US reiterates support for PH anti-terror fight

Jan 30, 2015 - 1:21 PM

The SAF units fought with bravery and demonstrated their commitment to ensuring peace and order in their country says the embassy

Stopping Sueselbeck's departure is 'due process' - De Lima

Oct 27, 2014 - 4:26 PM

The justice department has to determine if Sueselbeck would be put in the immigration black list

MARC SUESELBECK. Photo by Jedwin M. Llobrera

I am Jennifer Laude

Oct 23, 2014 - 9:23 AM

What happened to Jennifer Laude could ve have happened to anyone Who are we to cast judgement on her?

De Lima: US Marine should appear at hearing

Oct 20, 2014 - 10:53 AM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says the government will insist on the appearance of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton at Tuesday s preliminary hearing

UP TO LAWYERS. The US Embassy says it's up to the lawyers of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton whether or not he will appear before prosecutors on October 21.

Filing of charges vs US Marine may take weeks

Oct 14, 2014 - 3:16 PM

Policemen are waiting for the autopsy and gathering initial evidence against US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton

MURDER VICTIM. Relatives and friends want justice for 26-year-old Jennifer Laude. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Obama announces release of US soldier held in Afghanistan

Jun 01, 2014 - 1:09 AM

Since his capture in 2009 Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has appeared in several Taliban videos

US soldier gets life for 2009 killings in Iraq

May 17, 2013 - 7:39 AM

Army Sgt John Russell is convicted over the murder of 5 of his colleagues in Iraq in 2009

2 U.S. sailors indicted for Okinawa rape

Nov 06, 2012 - 4:45 PM

2 US servicemen are indicted Tuesday on charges of raping a Japanese woman in Okinawa Japan

US soldier 'breaks curfew, attacks boy' in Japan

Nov 02, 2012 - 4:26 PM

An American soldier allegedly attacks a schoolboy in Japan