Daily Archives: 3 years ago

PHL-flagged vessels intentionally rammed by China, more illegal activities reported

Three Philippine-flagged fishing vessels, namely F/V OG BARBIE, F/V OCEAN GLORY 2 and F/V ANA MARIE, were intentionally rammed by Chinese Coast Guard Vessel 3412 on 29 January 2015 in Bajo de Masinloc, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. The attack caused damage to the vessels which endangered the lives and safety of the Filipino […]

Moro rebels 100 percent sure to launch attacks against government forces

“To all civilians, Christians or Muslims, living near military checkpoints, leave now because 100 percent we will launch attacks against them. Leave now so you won’t be caught in crossfire,” Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters Spokesman Abu Misry Mama said in an interview with Manila Bulletin Monday afternoon. The spokesman from the rebel group added that […]

FBI: Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan is dead

Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms that the biological sample provided to them by Philippine government is from Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan. Marwan is considered as Southeast Asia’s Osama Bin Laden. It is alleged that he is a supplier to terrorist organizations and also conducts bomb-making training for terrorist organizations, specifically the Abu Sayyaf Group. […]

Philippine Air Force huey helicopter crashes – report

A Philippine Air Force Bell UH-1 Iroquois, commonly known as Huey helicopter crashed in Cagayan de Oro City today. GMA News Online reports “the crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. at the 4th Infantry Diamond Division at Camp Evangelista in Barangay Patag,” as told by Joane Tabique-Abesamis from Northern Mindanao. The incident injured two pilots […]

Senator Drilon to PNP, AFP officials: Shut up

Senate President Franklin Drilon was asked by the press to comment on latest statements made by AFP Chief-of-Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang and relieved PNP-SAF head Police Director Getulio Napeñas Jr., Drilon’s answer was “they should shut up.” “I am asking them to shut up and speak only officially to the official bodies investigating this […]