SOVFA - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SOVFA


IN PHOTOS: PH, Australian troops train in urban warfare

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:08 PM

Fighting terrorism is the main concern among leaders who attended the ASEAN Summit and Related Summits held in Manila

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Australia joins Balikatan war games for the first time

May 17, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Balikatan has always been a bilateral activity between the US and the Philippines although the two also invite other countries as observers

FROM OBSERVERS TO PARTICIPANTS: Australis join Balikatan 2014 war games

PH-US war games end amid escalating sea tensions

May 16, 2014 - 1:32 PM

Philippine and US officials formally closed the Balikatan 2014 war games on Friday May 13 recognizing the changing security environment in the region

CLOSING CEREMONIES: About 7,500 Filipinos, Americans, and Australians participate in Balikatan 2014

Aquino to make first visit to Australia, NZ

Oct 17, 2012 - 2:34 PM

Aquino will make his first official trip to Australia and New Zealand top destinations for Filipino OFWs

AUSSIE PRIME MINISTER Julia Gillard (L) with Aquino (R) during their last bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Vladivostok, Russia on November 14, 2012. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Senate OKs defense pact with Australia

Jul 24, 2012 - 5:12 PM

The military agreement with Australia provides for joint training and education