US-PH relations

Non-alignment to benefit from West Philippine Sea

July 10, 2024


The Philippines is so desirable for the US and for China because it is a geographically self-standing archipelago with an incomparably strategic location.

IBON Executive Director on high-level US trade mission in the Philippines

March 11, 2024

“Instead of misplaced pride in being a mere Southeast Asian address for foreign capital, the government should be strictly regulating them to build national brands in Filipino industry.”

US overseas military footprint

May 7, 2023

The United States has bilateral military agreements with 179 countries, 742 military bases in 82 countries and territories, and 171,736 active military personnel deployed in 177 countries and territories, aside from the 1.2 million stationed in the US itself.