Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Japan receives PHL military equipment wishlist

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin confirmed that a defense wishlist is already in the hands of Japanese defense officials. The list consists military equipment that the Philippines plans to acquire from Japan. Gazmin confirmed this to state news agency. He said all equipment in the list are to address maritime security. Philippines and Japan have come […]

PNP OIC Espina: Let us give justice to what our fallen comrades died for

“Let us all work together, let us help each other, seek justice for our fallen comrades,” Philippine National Police OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina said in addressing men and women of PNP. He appealed to them not to let rumors and false news to be in the middle of police professionalism. “Let us give […]

Office of the President: War is too costly

“There is no alternative to peace. War is too costly for us,” Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Edwin Lacierda said in today’s press briefing. The administration stands that Bangsamoro Basic Law should be passed to achieve a real and lasting peace in Mindanao. Lacierda added that the proposed BBL was submitted to Congress “to ascertain the parameters […]

Lawmaker proposes: Put Bilibid under Armed Force of the Philippines

After several lawlessness inside the New Bilibid Prison were uncovered, a lawmaker is proposing to President Benigno Aquino III to put the penitentiary’s management and administration to the Armed Force of the Philippines. “The 1987 Constitution designated the President, as the commander-in-chief of all armed forces of the country, and whenever it becomes necessary, to […]

Abu Sayyaf camp falls early this morning in Patikul, Sulu

Government forces part of Joint Task Group Sulu takes over an Abu Sayyaf Group camp at Barangay Langhub, Patikul town, Sulu on Monday morning. According to Ensign Chester Ian Ramos of Joint Task Force ZAMBASULTA (Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi), the camp has forty-two structures that can over-all accommodate at least a hundred rebels. The […]