Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Myrna Villanueva will be remembered as Tia Pusit

Almost a month after going through a double bypass surgery, comedienne Tia Pusit died at 66 year old on Thursday night, October 2, 2014. She was operated last September 9 in Philippine Heart Center, in Quezon City. Few weeks after her operation her condition gone worse. The comedienne’s death was confirmed by her sister, actress […]

Vietnam can now acquire lethal weapons for maritime security from US

United States eases its lethal weapons sale ban to Vietnam. However, the easing of arms sale to Vietnam is “for maritime security purposes only.” “Vietnam will need to make additional progress on human rights for the United States to consider a full lift of the ban on lethal defense articles in the future,” State Department […]

Marines seized an island in Palawan, two Harriers helped

Marine troops from 3rd Marine Expeditionary Unit and Marine Battalion Landing Team 12 seized Arricife Island in Narra, Palawan. In a news release written by 1st Lt. Jerber Anthony Belonio of Philippine Navy the Marines raided the island after two Harrier AV-8 jets bombed the island. Lawless group occupies the said island. The drill is […]

Three phases of AFP modernization cost P300B

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang said on Friday, October 3 that approximately PhP300 billion is needed to complete three phases of AFP modernization. “We can think of it like boxing where the first horizon is the bantamweight, then the second horizon is the middleweight, and eventually the third […]

PHL deferred development of military facilities in Pagasa Island

President Aquino ordered not to change the status quo in West Philippine Sea. With the said instruction from the President, improvement of airstrip and military facilities in Pagasa Island was deffered. This was divulged by the Secretary of National Defense at a budget hearing being conducted by Senate finance committee, October 3. “We got specific […]