Normally the location of America’s nuclear subs is a closely-guarded secret. But President Rodrigo Duterte now knows where at least two of ours are, and that’s because President Donald Trump told him in a bragging phone call, according to transcripts obtained by a news website today.
Japan is leasing the Philippines five military surveillance aircraft to better help them patrol sea lanes in the highly contested South China Sea. Manila already received two of the Beechcraft TC-90 planes, which will be a boost to its limited patrol capabilities. The move is significant because both countries are…
The Philippines has garnered world attention for its deadly war against drugs that’s left 7,600 people dead in the last seven months since President Rodrigo Duterte took office. Now, the country’s military could join the bloodbath, making the situation all the more terrifying.
It is said that the mother of all invention is necessity. The second you need something to work, that’s the exact moment that you’ll come up with a plan to make it work. However, sometimes the solutions you come up with, given a lack of resources, is less than optimal. Here is one of those times.
I’ve seen a lot of military recruitment and promotional videos, and most of the time they just seem like either over-produced Michael Bay wanna-be junk or slogan rich diatribes that try to pull on a few viewers heart strings. The Philippines Special Forces took another, more straight forward route that really gives a…
Welcome to The Drift where Jalopnik East rounds up the highlights from all around the Pacific Rim. In today’s headlines, Toyota recalls 625,000 Prius Hybrids because of a potential software error and its union negotiates for a better family allowance, while Mitsubishi takes over a Ford plant in the Philippines.
AirAsia has suffered a second incident within the span of only a couple of days, as one of its Airbus A320 planes overshot the runway at Kalibo, in the Philippines. Thankfully, this time everyone survived. This incident will hopefully be the last in an unusually traumatic year for commercial aviation.
This is Philippine drifter Ian King. His country is known for its Japanese nostalgic car scene, but he owns an E39 M5. As you can see, this hasn't kept him from burning tires up mountain passes - even when he's barefoot.
More than a hundred people have died in flooding across the Philippines, many of them in vehicles. Let this photo be a lesson to anyone contemplating driving in a flooded area: moving water is very powerful.
So what's a country to do with a mess load of Jeeps left by an occupying liberating army? Why, they decorate them with chrome and retrofit them to hold a few extra passengers. Enter the Jeepney, a Filipino tradition. Or at least it's been a tradition for the past 60 or so years. Yay, America! [via VBS.tv: Part I, …