Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Japan, US moving to update existing mutual defense guidelines

“Since 1997, when the guidelines were last revised, the world has changed, the region has changed and Japan has changed,” said Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. “We face serious ongoing threats.” US and Japan are now working on to enhance their existing mutual defense guidelines for the first […]

Vigan City among top 14 list of New 7 Wonders

Founder and president of New7Wonders Bernard Weber, announced the top 14 cities in Munich, the technology hub of New7Wonders. Vigan city makes it to the top 14 finalist of New7Wonders alongside with the cities of Barcelona, Beirut, Chicago, Doha, Durban, Havana, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz, London, Mexico City, Perth, Quinto, and Reykjavik. Voting for the […]

Suspect in murder of Cherry Pie Picache’s mother arrested

The main suspect in the killing of Cherry Pie Picache’s mother Zenaida Sison was arrested by authorities on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Laguna. The suspect was arrested by the Sta. Rosa and Quezon City Police, and the National Bureau of Investigation. According to Supt. Pergentino Noble Malabed Jr the chief of Sta. Rosa Police, […]

AFP deploys 100 elite troops to Sulu

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff, General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. ordered the transfer of a Special Forces Company from Zamboanga City to Sulu, October 8. “The AFP is serious in its effort to flush out the bandits and contribute towards the eventual release of the victims from the hand of […]

PHL, US Marines conduct beach assault using amphibious assault vehicles

One hundred Philippine Marines and thirty US Marines conducted a beach assault exercise in San Antonio, Zambales last Sunday, October 5. The activity is part of mechanized amphibious assault operation exercise of PHIBLEX 15. Marine Corps Public Affairs Office Director 1st Lt. Jerber Anthony Belonio of Philippine Navy said five Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) were […]