Category Archives: Philippines

‘Bigger and badder’: US volunteers head to fight ISIS

[Translate] ‘Bigger and badder’: US volunteers head to fight ISIS Published time: May 29, 2015 02:59 Edited time: May 29, 2015 17:21 RT photo A group of US volunteers is headed to the Philippines on a contract to fight groups … Continue reading

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Police headquarters to hire private guards for own security

[Translate] Police headquarters to hire private guards for own security Will help free up policemen from duties where lesser trained personnel can perform •             By Gilbert P. Felongco, Correspondent •             Published: 15:53 January 11, 2014 Manila: The country’s private security … Continue reading

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Contractor could face sanctions from US Navy for violations

[Translate] Contractor could face sanctions from US Navy for violations By Robert Gonzaga Inquirer Central Luzon 10:25 pm | Saturday, November 17th, 2012 Olongapo Mayor James Gordon Jr. is given a tour by Captain Nelson Hildreth aboard the USS Frank … Continue reading

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What’s a Notorious US Military Contractor Doing Inside the AFP’s Camp in Zamboanga?

[Translate] What’s a Notorious US Military Contractor Doing Inside the AFP’s Camp in Zamboanga?   DynCorp International, a US military contractor notorious for its mercenary work for Washington and which was the subject of numerous complaints for abuses in other … Continue reading

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Pirates vs. Private Security: Commercial Shipping, the Montreux Document, and the Battle for the Gulf of Aden

[Translate] California Law Review February, 2013 COMMENT: Pirates vs. Private Security: Commercial Shipping, the Montreux Document, and the Battle for the Gulf of Aden NAME: Joel Christopher Coito* * J.D. Candidate, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2013; B.S., … Continue reading

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US accused of trying to regain Phl bases

[Translate] US accused of trying to regain Phl bases Home Updated June 13, 2012 04:18 PM MANILA, Philippines – The United States is making use of private contractors to re-establish and re-activate its military bases in the country, militant group … Continue reading

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