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US hails Philippines alliance as defense deal approved

The United States declared Tuesday that its commitment to defend the Philippines is "ironclad" as the country`s supreme court cleared the decks for a new security deal.

Philippines, Vietnam discuss sea feud with China

The Philippines` top diplomat and his Vietnamese counterpart discussed how their governments can work together to deal with territorial disputes with China.

Philippines recommends peacekeepers stay in Golan

The Philippines` top diplomat said that he now backs an appeal for more than 300 Filipino peacekeepers to stay in Golan Heights for six months.

Philippines mulls Golan peacekeeper pullout after abductions

The Philippines may withdraw from a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights following the abduction of four Filipino troops near Syrian border.

Manila offers US its military bases in case of North Korea

The US would be allowed to station forces at military bases in the Philippines if it went to war with North Korea, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Saturday citing a treaty between the allies.

Philippines asks Japan for help amid China dispute

Philippines sought coast guard patrol ships and communications equipment from Japan to better secure its territory and expressed alarm over their countries` territorial conflicts with China.