President Rodrigo Duterte cannot terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States without concurrence from the Senate, said former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Senator Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa said Thursday (February 20) he regrets the United States decision to cancel his tourist visa.
President Duterte had always planned to cut ties with the United States all along and transform the Philippines into China's "substitute for Taiwan."
Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison expressed doubts that President Rodrigo Duterte, his former student, will scrap all other military agreements with the United States (U.S.)
Malacañang reminded United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump that the Philippines fought on the U.S. side during World War II against the Japanese.
The United States feels let down by a lack of transparency from China over the new-coronavirus crisis, a senior White House official said Thursday, contradicting President Donald Trump's confidence in Beijing.
Following the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States, Assistant Minority Leader France Castro urged the Duterte administration to level it up and abrogate the US-PH Mutual Defense Treaty and other military…
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Thursday (Feb. 13) he has received no order yet to look into the junking of the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the…
President Rodrigo Duterte may also scrap the country's Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the United States (US), Malacañang said.
Malacañang said it respects the statement of United States (US) President Donald Trump that the Philippines' decision to abrogate its Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States (US) would save them money.
President Rodrigo Duterte does not want to renegotiate the Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States (US), his spokesman said on Thursday.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday (Feb. 12) said the termination Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States does not require to be brought before the Senate.
The withdrawal of the Philippines from the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States was “a move in the right direction,” Malacañang on Wednesday said.
The United States said Tuesday it had authorized consulate staff to leave Hong Kong as concerns spread over the coronavirus that originated in mainland China.
President Rodrigo Duterte has closed his doors on any prospect of visiting the United States (US), Malacañang said.
There are "more good reasons" for the Philippines to maintain its friendship with the United States.
Senator Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa on Tuesday admitted that he was "bothered" by the reaction of some sectors blaming him for the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States.
With the Philippines' signing of a notice of termination for the Visiting Forces Agreement, the Philippines' 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty with the United States is no longer much more than a piece of paper, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
On President Rodrigo Duterte's orders, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin signed Tuesday (February 11) the notice terminating the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States.
Malacañang said there are countries seeking a military alliance with the Philippines following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to terminate the Visiting Forces of the Philippines with the United States.