US and Philippine troops resume joint patrols to counter China's assertiveness in the South China Sea. President Marcos emphasizes collaboration for regional security, deploying navy vessels...
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos lifts rice price ceiling, aiming to address market distortion concerns. Despite this, continued government assistance for farmers and the poor is emphasized.
Manila summons China's envoy over South China Sea clash; Beijing blocked and water-cannoned Philippine vessels. International condemnation follows as tensions escalate in the disputed waters.
The EU and the Philippines will restart FTA negotiations, aiming to enhance cooperation. The EU pledges funds for green energy, weather preparation, and tech modernization.