Daily Archives: 3 years ago

AFP to beef-up Marine strength in West Philippine Sea

Armed Forces of the Philippines leadership is planning to beef-up its Marine force in Palawan. The deciding body of AFP is currently discussing possibilities. According to GMA News Online’s source, one battalion from Sulu-based 2nd Marine Brigade will be redeployed to Palawan-based 3rd Marine Brigade. The source said Marine brigade in Palawan is currently undersized […]

Heart Evangelista preparing to get pregnant

Bride-to-be Heart Evangelista posted on her social networking site account that she went to a doctor for a health check-up. The actress also said that she is thankful to know that she is healthy. She is seriously thinking of having a baby after getting married. Originally Heart plans to have a baby after three years. […]

US deploying best war machines in Asia-Pacific

Sixty percent of US Navy, Air Force assets to be positioned in Asia-Pacific By 2020, US Navy and Air force will position 60 percent of its strength in Asia-Pacific including 100,000 troops. US defense will expand its reach regardless of budget, Deputy Defense Secretary Work added. “That is what makes us the only true global […]

US will definitely respond militarily to any engagements against allies

United States will definitely respond militarily if an ally is engaged or threatened in the Asia-Pacific region. US Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said in his speech at Council on Foreign Relations, “While the Senkakus are under Japanese control, Article 5 applies, and we would respond if there was an attempt to take the Senkakus.” […]

PNoy says Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights were put to ‘mission impossible’

President Benigno Aquino III greeted in a heroes welcome in Malacanang the peacekeepers who were involved in a standoff with Islamic rebels linked to Al-Qaeda while in Golan Heights. Aquino said the Filipino troops were put into a “mission impossible.” The mission for the peacekeepers was not clear and seemingly impossible. Aquino added that before […]