Daily Archives: 3 years ago

PHL to China: Remain committed to peace

The Philippine government is hoping that amid a gargantuan military budget this year, China remains committed to peace. Reports claim that China is set to spend USD238.2 billion for its military this year, few billions great than the combined military budget of its neighbors with USD232.5 billion including Japan, India and ten others. Japan’s government […]

Ferrer warns De Lima: Apply prudence in releasing Mamasapano information

Department of Justice and National Bureau of Investigation, after a trip to Mamasapano, secured statements of vital witnesses in the Mamasapano Janauary 25 Special Action Force operation that turned into a ‘massacre’. However, DOJ Secretary Leila De Lima refused to divulge more information. Though the members of DOJ-NBI Joint Special Investigation Team were not able […]

Port congestion no more

“We are pleased to report, that with the combined efforts of the Cabinet Cluster on Port Decongestion, the Technical Working Group of various agencies, and the cooperation from the private sector, operations at the port of Manila have been completely normalized and congestion has been resolved,” says Office of the Cabinet Secretary headed by Jose […]

Government captures bomb factory in Mamasapano

“The Armed Forces of the Philippines has captured a factory of improvised bombs during the assault on a BIFF stronghold in (Bgy Dasikil,) Mamasapano town yesterday,” AFP said today in a news release. Commander of the Army’s 601st Infantry Brigade Colonel Melquiades Feliciano said “our troops successfully seized a bomb-making facility after assaulting the enemy […]

Two FA-50 Fighting Eagle arriving ‘combat and mission ready’

Two units of South Korean FA-50 will be delivered ready to defend Philippine aerospace and carry out patrol missions. “We are looking at the early delivery of two FA-50s. They will be combat and mission ready upon their arrival this December,” Department of National Defense Undersecretary for Finance, Modernization and Materiel Fernando Manalo told the […]