Daily Archives: 2 years ago

Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebel fighters killed Basit Usman – AFP says

After several days of verification, the Armed Forces of the Philippines confirms that rebel fighters from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front shot and killed terrorist Basit Usman together with five of his followers during an encounter in Guindulungan town, Maguindanao mid-day of Sunday. Early report of AFP says that Usman died in a shootout with […]

China now confused, very good at concocting stories

The Department of National Defense says that China is now confused. The statement of DND comes after China said Philippines violates the 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea by initiating an international arbitration and by building an airstrip in Pagasa Island and grounding of vessel in Ayungin shoal. The […]

NASA successfully tested a 10-engine hybrid helicopter-plane

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a government agency responsible for civilian space program of the United States, has been developing a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter but can fly efficiently like an airplane called Greased Lightning or GL-10. One of the prototypes successfully completes flight […]

Battle-hardened Marines of MBLT-1 arrive for retraining, refurbishing

The Marine Battalion Landing Team-1 arrived at Sangley Point, Cavite City today after 10 years of deployment in Mindanao. “The Philippine Navy welcomes the members of Marine Battalion Landing Team-1 who came from their 10-year deployment at various area of operations,” Philippine Navy said. “They are here for retraining and refurbishing after battling the lawless […]

PNoy travels to Chicago and Canada

President Benigno Aquino III left the country today for a working visit to Chicago, USA and state visit to Canada. “Our first stop is Chicago for a short but we expect it to be a successful working visit. We will meet leaders of big companies with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and US-ASEAN Business Council,” […]