Daily Archives: 3 years ago

NPA starts dumping heavy wepons

New People’s Army operating withing the jurisdiction of Eastern Mindanao Command are now dumping their heavy weapons because of insufficient ammunition. Lt. Gen. Aurelio Baladad said that 60th Infantry Battalion found number of armaments belonging to NPA after rebels who surrendered confessed the location where they bury the arms. Among the recovered armaments were five […]

PHL government believes Vietnam’s position on maritime dispute helpful

“The Vietnamese position is helpful in terms of promoting the rule of law and in finding peaceful and nonviolent solutions to the South China Sea claims based on international law, including United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea,” Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement released Sunday, December 14. “This promotes peace […]

President Aquino pursuing AFP modernization towards more effective military

Philippine Air Force will start receiving FA-50 “Fighting Eagle” from Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) next year, President Benigno S. Aquino III confirms upon returning from South Korea Friday, December 12. Aquino said that while in South Korea, Korea Aerospace Industries showed one FA-50 to him, the same model PAF will have. “Sa harap nga po […]