Daily Archives: 2 years ago

Japanese joint venture to develop new airport in Bohol

A Japanese joint venture, Mitsubishi Corp and engineering firm Chiyoda Corp, bagged the contract to construct, operate and maintain a world-class airport in Panglao Island in Bohol. This will be the first greenfield airport project of the current administration to be developed as an ‘eco-airport’ with the application of advanced Japanese technology. Works will start […]

Armed Forces defeats BIFF in battlefield, ends all-out offensive

The Armed Forces of the Philippines ended its all-out military offensive against Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. “Effective today, the all-out offensive against the BIFF would be ended,” the AFP said in a press statement. After a month-long offensive, the military neutralized more than fifty percent of BIFF’s strength, captured bomb factories, seized encampments in different […]

Malaysian military preparing in case war erupts in Mindanao

Malaysia is setting up offshore military bases in Sulu Sea to prevent Filipinos from fleeing to Sabah in case the Bangsamoro Basic Law fails to pass this June and war erupts. “If we have a wall of offshore bases, we may have a chance to stop the exodus of people,” Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri […]

Official turnover and blessing of Airbus C-295 aircraft

The Philippine Air Force officially received the Airbus C-295 twin-turboprop tactical military transport aircraft today, March 30. The aircraft was also blessed. The said aircraft is first out of three ordered medium transport aircraft ordered from Airbus Military. It arrived March 22. “It will serve as additional transport support to the armed forces’ requirements [with] […]