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Abducted Korean Woman Found Murdered In the Philippines

» by April 9th, 2014 at 8:47 pm » Comments (14)

Sad news for the family of this abducted Korean woman in the Philippines: A South Korean woman abducted a month ago in the Philippines was found dead earlier this week, the ...more »

Philippines Takes China To International Court Over South China Sea Dispute

» by April 1st, 2014 at 3:35 am » Comments (2)

I think this was a smart move by the Filipino government to try and internationalize the effort to stop the territorial grab in the South China Sea by the Chinese:   The ...more »

Filipino Navy Successfully Evades Chinese Attempts To Prevent Resupply to the Second Thomas Shoal

» by March 31st, 2014 at 2:57 am » Comments (4)

Here is the latest update on the status of the Filipino forces stationed on a old grounded ship on the Second Thomas Shoal that the Chinese military has been trying ...more »

How the Philippines Confronts the Chinese In the South China Sea

» by March 18th, 2014 at 7:56 am » Comments (1)

For those following the South China Sea situation between the Chinese and the Philippines, the New York Times Magazine has a really good article about the Filipino troops living a ...more »

Philippines Announces Shared Military Basing Agreement with the United States

» by March 16th, 2014 at 7:44 am » Comments (3)

I guess we will see what this means in the future, but my guess is that the US will be rotating Marines through the Philippines like they are doing with ...more »

Chinese Ships Block Philippines from Resupplying Personnel in the South China Sea

» by March 14th, 2014 at 3:45 am » Comments (4)

While China continues to complain about growing Japanese militarism here they are continuing to show the world what real militarism is with their aggressive moves in the South China Sea: The ...more »

Is China’s Aggressive Territorial Claims Similar to the Rise of Hitler?

» by February 6th, 2014 at 3:12 am » Comments (25)

That is what the Filipino President is claiming: Philippine President Benigno Aquino has warned China's efforts to claim disputed territories are like Nazi Germany's before World War II, drawing a fierce ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Manila Tells Fishermen To Ignore China

» by January 18th, 2014 at 4:43 pm » Comments (5)

Manila tells fishermen to flout S.China Sea rule - WORLD -— Daniel Pinkston (@dpinkston) January 17, 2014 more »

Is Hiroo Onoda A Great Japanese Soldier or A War Criminal?

» by January 17th, 2014 at 8:33 pm » Comments (10)

It is pretty amazing how long this guy was able to hold out: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="240"] In this March 1974 file photo, Hiroo Onoda, wearing his 30-year-old Japanese imperial army ...more »

Picture of the Day: Korean Rescue Workers in the Philippines

» by November 27th, 2013 at 1:31 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] South Korean rescue workers search for the bodies of people who were killed during the Typhoon Haiyan in early November in the Filipino city of Tacloban ...more »

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