Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Australian government donating two Landing Craft Heavy vessels to PHL Navy

The Australian Government will turnover two recently-decommissioned Landing Craft Heavy vessels as gift to Philippines. The gift will include a package of spare parts, Australian Minister for Defence Kevin Andrews announced today. “I expect the vessels will be refitted and ready for hand over in May 2015,” Andrews said. “The Landing Craft will greatly improve […]

U.S. engineered and manufactured Humvee Ambulances to boost PHL Army’s health services capabilities

Twenty-three High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) Ambulances, most commonly known as Humvee, were successfully turned over to Armed Force of the Philippines on January 26, 2015. These vehicles will be used by Philippine Army as part of its Forward Health Service Support System Requirement. “This procurement of U.S. engineered and manufactured Humvee Ambulances is […]

UFC announces Fight Night in Manila

UFC® announces its first ever event in Philippines, the UFC Fight Night Manila. The mixed martial arts event will be held on May 16, 2015 at SM Mall of Asia Arena. UFC is the largest mixed martial arts promotion company in the world. “We are really excited to have the first UFC event in the […]

PHL is fastest growing economy in Asia, next to China: Best in recent decades

“Philippine economy grew by 6.9 percent in the last quarter of 2014, pushing the average full-year growth to 6.1 percent, and maintaining the country’s trajectory towards a path of high growth,” Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan said in a press statement today. Though 2014’s 6.1 percent GDP was slightly lower than the 6.5 to 7.5 […]