300kW power plant switched on in Pag-asa Island, West Philippine

The National Power Corporation (NPC) today, June 12 switches on its 300kW power plant in Pag-asa Island, Kalayaan Island Group at the West Philippine Sea as the country celebrates its 123rd Independence Day. The Flag Raising Rite and switching on ceremony has been graced by Lt. Rey S. Tibay, Commanding Officer of the Naval Station […]Read More

President Duterte, Putin vow greater cooperation in exchange of messages

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged congratulatory messages Saturday during the celebration of national holidays in their countries, promising enhanced bilateral relations. Warmly congratulating Putin on the celebration of Russia Day, President Duterte said: “On this day of national unity and celebration, let me convey the Filipino people’s best wishes for […]Read More

Philippines, Japan ink space cooperation pact

The Philippine and Japanese governments are eyeing to enhance their partnership in space science and space exploration with the signing of a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) on Saturday. In a virtual conference, Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) Director General Joel Joseph Marciano Jr. signed the agreement with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) President Yamakawa Hiroshi. The […]Read More

US 7th Fleet commander reaffirms commitment with Philippine Navy

The United States Seventh Fleet Commander, Vice Adm. William Merz visited the Philippine Navy (PN) headquarters today, June 11, and paid a courtesy call on the PN Flag Officer In Command, Rear Adm. Adeluis Bordado. The two Navy leaders during the call reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen cooperation and collaboration to ensure peace, stability, and […]Read More

Over 2 million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines arrive in Philippines through COVAX

On June 10, the United States welcomed the successful arrival to the Philippines of 2,282,850 doses of the U.S. Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the biggest shipment to date.  And in the weeks and months ahead, ever-increasing quantities of much-needed vaccines will continue to arrive.  This shipment will be shared between the cities of Cebu, Davao, and Manila. This […]Read More

Military to work with LGUs, police to stop Reds’ poll

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will coordinate with local government units and front-line units of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the countryside to stop the communist terrorists’ “permit-to-campaign” scheme ahead of next year’s elections. “Makikipagtulungan po tayo at patuloy na makikipagusap sa pamahalaang lokal lalo na yung ating mga frontline units sa ating mga […]Read More

2 Future PCG officers to be trained at US Coast

Two future Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officers Kieth Nico Carreon and John Rex Gaviola were awarded scholarships under PCG’s International Cadetship Program. They will be part of United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) Class of 2025. PCG commandant Admiral George V. Ursabia Jr. led the oath-taking and scholarship contract signing at National Headquarters PCG, Port […]Read More

Duterte ‘right’ with claim on improved Edsa traffic – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte gave the “right information” that the government has been able to solve the traffic congestion along Edsa, the main and busiest thoroughfare in Metro Manila, Malacañang said on Thursday. This, after Duterte said his administration’s promise to decongest Edsa has already been fulfilled. “Tama ang impormasyon ni Presidente (The President has the right […]Read More