Daily Archives: 2 years ago

DND: COA suspends audit, not the purchase

The Department of National Defense clarified today that the Commission on Audit (COA) scheduled audit was the one suspended and not the actual purchase of 12 FA-50 jets from South Korea and 8 Bell 412EP helicopters from Canada, following the issuance of Notice of Suspension from COA. “For the information of the general public, the […]

COA: FA-50, Bell 412EP deals not suspended

UPDATED: The Commission on Audit today said that it did not suspend the aircraft acquisition projects entered by the Department of National Defense for Philippine Air Force. “The COA did not suspend the aircraft deals,” the Commission said. COA said it is only waiting for documents from DND needed for audit. “We only issued a […]

EXCLUSIVE: COA says delivery of FA-50 from Korea in any way not affected

UPDATED: The Commission on Audit responded to Ang Malaya Net’s inquiry regarding notice of suspension issued for three aircraft acquisition projects entered by the Department of National Defense for Philippine Air Force. COA clarified that it did not suspend the acquisition projects contrary to report of Manila Times. The Commission said, in an email response […]

Bongbong: Next President should not be revengeful

Senator Bongbong Marcos believes that the next President of the Republic should not be revengeful. “We should do away with what we have been seeing in the past few years when recent administrations adopted a deliberate campaign of vengeance against their political foes, practically making it a national policy,” the senator said today in a […]

Philippines also interested in Japanese Hueys, C-130 planes

The Department of National Defense is also open to acquiring other excess Japanese military equipment, this was confirmed by Department of National Defense spokesperson Dr. Peter Paul Galvez on Thursday, June 25. “If they (Japanese) will have excess defense articles (in the form) of Hueys and C-130 cargo planes, we will be very much interested […]