US President Biden says PNoy leaving remarkable legacy at home,

“I extend my deepest condolences to the people of the Philippines on the death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III,” United States President Joe Biden said in a statement. Biden was US Vice President, from 2009 to 2017, when Aquino was Philippine President from 2010 to 2016. “He was a valued friend and partner to […]Read More

US approves possible sale of Sidewinder missiles to Philippines

The United States (US) State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale to Philippines of AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II Tactical Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $42.4 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said it delivered the required certification notifying US Congress of the possible sale on June 24. “The Government […]Read More

US approves possible sale of Harpoon missiles to Philippines

The United States (US) State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale to Philippines of AGM-84L-1 Harpoon Air Launched Block II Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $120 million. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said it delivered the required certification notifying US Congress of the said possible sale on […]Read More

US approves possible sale of F-16 fighters to Philippines

The State Department of United States has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the Philippines of F-16 Block 70/72 Aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.43 billion.  The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said it has delivered the required certification notifying US Congress of the possible sale […]Read More

DND chief extends sympathies to families of 3 airmen, 3

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has released a statement regarding the crash of one Philippine Air Force (PAF) S-70i Blackhawk helicopter. He extended sympathies to the families of three airmen and three pilots of the said helicopter. “We at the Department of National Defense extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the three pilots […]Read More

400K Sinovac jabs ‘best gift’ for Manila’s 450th anniversary

Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso on Thursday said the arrival of 400,000 doses of Sinovac’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine is the best gift for the city’s 450th founding anniversary. These doses procured by the city government were among the two million doses of the Chinese-made jabs that arrived via a Cebu Pacific commercial […]Read More

Palace mourns death of former president Noynoy Aquino

Malacañang on Thursday paid tribute to former president Benigno Simeon ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III who passed away at the age of 61. In a virtual presser, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque observed a moment of silence for Aquino’s passing. ”We commiserate and condole with the family and loved ones of former president Benigno Simeon ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III […]Read More

Former President Aquino advocated strengthening of our defense, security capabilities

“The Department of National Defense joins the nation in grieving the demise of former President Benigno Aquino III,” National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement. “Serving as our country’s leader from 2010-2016, President Aquino advocated the strengthening of our defense and security capabilities to support national development,” Secretary Lorenzana added. “During his term, […]Read More

AFP receives modern IT, multimedia equipment from Australian government

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) received about Php2.7 million worth of Information Technology (IT) and multimedia equipment from the Australian Government on Wednesday, June 23. The AFP Chief of Staff General Cirilito Sobejana officially received the donation in a ceremony held at Camp Aguinaldo canopy area. “With these newly donated IT and multimedia […]Read More