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

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

Air Force chopper crashes during night-fly training in Tarlac

A military helicopter crashed during a night-flying exercise in Tarlac on Wednesday, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) said on Thursday. “Last night, June 23, 2021 an S-70i Black Hawk Utility helicopter of the 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing on a night flight training figured in a mishap a few miles from Colonel Ernesto Rabina Air Base […]Read More

BRP Ang Pangulo gets new skipper

The Commander Sealift Amphibious Force, COMMO FLORANTE N GAGUA PN presided over the Change of Command of the skippers of BRP Ang Pangulo (ACS25) on June 21, 2021. On the same occasion, the Command-at-Sea Badge and Plaque were awarded to the outgoing Commanding Officer, CDR MARISSA ARLENE MARTINEZ PN. She turned over the Command of […]Read More

Australia’s Assistant Defense Attaché to PHL pays courtesy on Navy

Lt. Col. Timothy John Lopsik, the newly designated Assistant Defense Attaché of Australia to the Philippines, accompanied by the Australian Defense Attaché, Col. Paul Barta, made an introductory call on the Philippine Navy (PN) Flag Officer In Command, represented by the Navy Vice Commander, Major Gen. Nestor Herico at the PN headquarters today, June 23. […]Read More

AFP counter terrorism, maritime security capabilities get boost with US

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s capability to counter terrorist groups and secure maritime territory got a much-needed boost with the latest military assistance coming from the United States. “With the assistance from our allies coupled with our government’s relentless pursuit of modernizing the AFP, we are confident that our troops will be more […]Read More

US Air Force delivers machine guns, mortar tubes, other equipment

On June 21, officials from the Joint United States Military Assistance Group – Philippines (JUSMAG-P) delivered Php183 million ($3.8 million) worth of weapons and equipment to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at Clark Air Base. The delivery, funded by both Philippine national funds and U.S. grant assistance, included nine M3P .50 caliber heavy […]Read More

JTU Pag-asa recognizes engineers for 24-hour energization of WPS island

During the Monday, June 21 morning flag-raising ceremony, the Joint Task Unit (JTU) Pag-asa Commander LT Rey S. Tibay bestowed certificates of appreciation to the Project Engineers of National Power Corporation(NPC) headed by Engr Rogelio Balagtas together with Engr Melvin Alejandrino, Engr Gilbert Guarin, and Engr Jonas Fuertes for their initiatives and efforts, that led […]Read More