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U.S. aircraft carrier visits Manila amid heightened rhetoric vs China

Aug 08, 2019 - 12:18 AM

The US Navy's presence in the West Philippine Sea affirms a treaty alliance that provides a layer of deterrence against an increasingly aggressive China

MILITARY MIGHT. The USS Ronald Reagan Aircraft carrier is seen anchored Manila bay on 7 August 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

China rebukes U.S. over warship sail-by in Taiwan Strait

May 23, 2019 - 3:50 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The US Navy says the USS Preble, a destroyer, and USNS Walter S. Diehl, a supply ship, conducted a routine transit 'in accordance with international law'

USS PREBLE. In this image released by the US Navy Visual News Service March 14, 2011 shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) after refueling. Photo by Navy Visual News Service / Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd/AFP

Beijing protests U.S. warship operation in South China Sea

May 28, 2018 - 1:27 PM

China's foreign ministry issues a statement expressing 'resolute opposition' to the US sail-by of the territory in the disputed Paracel Island chain

USS ANTIETAM. Side view of the USS Antietam (CG-54) Cruiser at the Manila South Harbor Pier 15. Photo from Wikipedia by user RoyKabanlit

U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island occupied by Beijing

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:15 PM

UPDATED The USS Stethem passes less than 12 nautical miles from Triton Island a move likely to provoke China

U.S. Navy destroyer makes port call in Subic

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:49 AM

The brief port call highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States the US embassy says

PORT CALL. The USS Fitzgerald returns to the Philippines for a brief port call. Released photo

China: US island sail-by 'dangerous and irresponsible'

Feb 01, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Beijing s foreign ministry spokesman says Washington is stoking tensions in the disputed South China Sea

epa05128707 The USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54), a US Navy Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, docked in Manila Bay, Philippines, 27 January 2016. According to US embassy media release, the ship with a crew of more than 300 personnel is an integral part of Battle Force Seventh Fleet, which is the US Navy?s only permanently forward deployed naval force. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesia to join TPP, US warships near China

Oct 28, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include orangutans endangered by the haze and the dipping of equities as Asia awaits central bank meetings

Presiden Amerika Barack Obama menemui Presiden Joko Widodo di Ruang Oval Gedung Putih di Washington DC, Amerika Serikat, 26 October 2015 waktu setempat. FotoL EPA/Martin H. Simon

Aquino on US warship, Santiago-Marcos 2016, Saturn fly-by | 6PM wRap

Oct 27, 2015 - 6:59 PM

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Rappler Newscast | March 22, 2013

Mar 22, 2013 - 10:03 PM

Malaysia gives PH access to detainees One of the 8 Filipinos charged over the Sabah standoff says he was paid 3 US warships sail to PH ports

3 US warships sail to PH ports

Mar 22, 2013 - 11:36 AM

Over 1 900 US crew members and soldiers arrive in the Philippines amid a US strategy to shift most of its naval fleet to the Pacific