Daily Archives: 2 years ago

PAF rain maker aircraft deployed

The Philippine Air Force deployed to Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija on May 28 its LC-210 aircraft which is dedicated for rainmaking operations being operated and maintained by the 900th Air Force Weather Group led by the Group Commander Col. Lauro Tianchon. The said aircraft will carry out rainmaking missions over Angat Dam, Pantabangan Dam and […]

Chiyoda-Mitsubishi set to build world-class, eco-friendly airport in Bohol

Engineering firm Chiyoda-Mitsubishi, a Japanese joint venture, is set to start building a Php 7-billion worth New Bohol Airport in Panglao Island. The project will commence in June and is expected to be completed within thirty (30) months or in 2017 to early 2018, says Department of Transportation and Communications. DOTC, Chiyoda and Mitsubishi held […]

PHL, Vietnam navies build friendship while China builds fake islands

The Philippine Navy successfully hosted a sports event with Vietnamese People’s Navy at Parola (Northeast Cay) Island Detachment part of Spratly Islands in West Philippine Sea Wednesday, May 27. The event was held as a return visit after Vietnamese People’s Navy hosted a similar event last June 28, 2014. “Philippine navy personnel reflected the true […]

US pledge to defend PHL against external armed attack stands strong

United States and Philippines reaffirmed strong and enduring ties during the meeting of Secretary of National Defense Voltaire Gazmin and US Defense Secretary Ash Carter in Hawaii, May 27. “Secretary Carter welcomed the opportunity to discuss regional security issues with one of our closest allies in the Asia-Pacific, and stressed that the U.S. commitment to […]

China talks of chaos as US continues major military role in Asia-Pacific

“The US should think seriously about what kind of the Asia-Pacific does it really want to see? What role should it play in realizing peace and prosperity of the Asia-Pacific,” China said through its foreign ministry after United States Defense Secretary Ash Carter called to stop all land reclamation in West Philippine Sea. “Is it […]