First BrahMos Export Order

India and Philippines are expected to sign a $374.9 million deal in last week of January 2022, for ‘BrahMos shore-based supersonic cruise missile systems’ supply. Key Facts This deal will be signed as part of Philippines’ plan to strengthen its ..



India-Philippines conducts naval exercise in South China Sea

India and the Philippines conducted a naval exercise in the South China Sea on August 23, 2021. Key facts This exercise was conducted five days after conducting a similar drill with Vietnam in the region. Indian and Vietnamese navies had ..


4th India-Philippines Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation

The 4th India- Philippines Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation was held virtually on November 6. The meeting was co- chaired by India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Teodoro Locsin Jr, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Philippines. ..


Philippines resumes Oil and Gas Exploration in South China Sea

The Government of Philippines is to resume oil exploration in South China Sea. The President of Philippines recently lifted the six-year ban on oil exploration in Palawan Island. Highlights The region where Philippines Government is to resume oil exploration is ..


Philippines army to buy India’s Brahmos missile

Brahmos missile is considered as one of the fastest supersonic missiles. Philippines army is acquiring Indian-manufactured weapon in order to strengthen its coastal defences. In 2018, Indian PM Modi signed 4 bilateral agreements during his visit to Philippines, and acquiring ..


India-ASEAN Business Summit

On 19 October, 2019, the 4th India-ASEAN Business summit and the India-Philippines Business Conclave was organized. President Ram Nath Kovind who is on a 7-day official visit to Philippine and Japan addressed the summit. Highlights of the address ASEAN-India trade ..