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Balikatan
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                    [Title] => Balikatan a nice rub on our soft underbelly
                    [Summary] => I can almost picture the eyes of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana getting moist as this year's edition of the Balikatan joint military exercises between the Philippines and the United States kicked off Monday.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-03-30 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 136063
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1382205
                    [AuthorName] => Jerry Tundag
                    [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion
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                    [ArticleID] => 2090567
                    [Title] => Philippines, US to hold joint war games as tensions grow in South China Sea
                    [Summary] => This year's event will be on a smaller scale than in previous years due to the health crisis, Philippine military chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana told AFP. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2021-04-12 07:45:00
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                    [SectionName] => Headlines
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                    [ArticleID] => 1991727
                    [Title] => Palace: Senate free to review agreements but Duterte determined to end VFA
                    [Summary] => "They (senators) are not prohibited from reviewing any treaty for executive agreements so they can give a recommendation as a body," Panelo said in a radio interview.
                    [DatePublished] => 2020-02-09 17:22:00
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                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1805309
                    [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
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                    [ArticleID] => 1987468
                    [Title] => Commentary: The bigger picture in Duterte's VFA outburst
                    [Summary] => Of course, Mr. Duterte’s pivot to China stands in the way of this new US strategy. Mr. Duterte is very much aware of this.  And he knows the right button to press. In this case, the one that says “VFA”.
                    [DatePublished] => 2020-01-24 17:02:00
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                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1708612
                    [AuthorName] => Romel Bagares
                    [SectionName] => News Commentary
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                    [ArticleID] => 1951679
                    [Title] => Over 300 Phl-US military activities set
                    [Summary] => The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States have agreed to conduct over 300 security cooperation activities next year, according to the US embassy in Manila.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-09-14 00:00:00
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                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804764
                    [AuthorName] => Janvic Mateo
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/09/13/gen5-balikatan_2019-09-13_23-00-43386_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 1908886
                    [Title] => IN PHOTOS: Philippines, US troops combined live fire exercise
                    [Summary] => Filipino and American forces on Wednesday completed the biggest drill of this year's Balikatan Exercise in Tarlac.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-04-10 17:01:00
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                    [ArticleID] => 1908343
                    [Title] => Navy ships sail alongside US warship in South China Sea
                    [Summary] => The Philippine Navy showcased its assets as part of the annual Balikatan exercises by sailing through the South China Sea , alongside the United States Navy.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-04-08 16:17:00
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                    [ArticleID] => 1906418
                    [Title] => 7 countries join Balikatan as observers
                    [Summary] => The Philippines and the US marked the official start of the annual Balikatan exercises on Monday.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-04-01 17:40:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1645031
                    [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/04/01/balikatan-flag_2019-04-01_17-03-001000_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 1906410
                    [Title] => No adjustments for South China Sea as Philippines, US kick off joint drills
                    [Summary] => The Armed Forces of the Philippines stressed that the Balikatan exercises are not directed at any country.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-04-01 15:59:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1645031
                    [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
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                    [ArticleID] => 1906402
                    [Title] => 'Scaled-up' Balikatan focuses on territorial defense, counterterrorism
                    [Summary] => This year's joint Balikatan exercises between the Philippines and the United States would focus more on territorial defense and counterterrorism.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-04-01 15:05:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1645031
                    [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/04/01/balikatan2019_2019-04-01_14-27-10954_thumbnail.jpg
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