PHL, China police execs hold talks on law enforcement cooperation

The Philippine National Police (PNP) and China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Thursday held a virtual meeting to strengthen cooperation on mutual law enforcement and transnational security concerns between the two countries. In a statement Thursday night, PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said he and other ranking police officials met with their Chinese counterparts […]Read More

US B-52s deploy to Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force

Approximately 230 Airmen assigned to the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana deployed with U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses and support equipment to the Indo-Pacific region to support Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment, August 26. In line with the National Defense Strategy’s objectives of strategic predictability and operational […]Read More

Many factors caused Black Hawk, C-130 mishaps – AFP

The recent crash of a brand-new S-70i Black Hawk helicopter in Tarlac and the C-130 transport aircraft in Sulu were due to multiple factors, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Thursday. “Material, human and environmental factors were determined by the Philippine Air Force Accident Investigation Board as the cause of the ill-fated […]Read More

Commission on Appointments confirms promotion of 40 AFP Generals, Senior

The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday approved the promotions of 40 Generals, Senior Officers and Flag Officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The CA confirmed the ad interim appointments of Army Brigadier General Jose Augusto V Villalreal, BGen George L Banzon, BGen Danilo D Benavides, BGen Steve D Crespillo, and Navy Commodore […]Read More

US, PHL coast guard ships conduct exercise in Subic

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) have conducted a joint maritime exercise at the vicinity waters off Subic Bay, Zambales, 31 August 2021. Units under the Task Force Pagsasanay including BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301, BRP Sindangan (MRRV-4407), BRP Capones (MRRV-4404), PCG-manned Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) vessel, BRP […]Read More

SMC set to take delivery of new MRT-7 trains from

San Miguel Corporation has announced that the first batch of trains for its MRT-7 project is set to arrive in the country from South Korea next week, even as work continues for the completion of the much-awaited mass rail project. The trains, which consist of six cars or two trainsets procured from South Korea’s Hyundai […]Read More

Bulacan aerocity to be pacesetter for green, inclusive cities –

San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) airport and aerocity project in Bulakan, Bulacan will be a pacesetter for green cities that are both sustainable and equitable, one that aims to address social and environmental concerns that affect even the country’s major financial districts today. This, according to the country’s top urban planner and green architect Felino “Jun” […]Read More

US aircraft carrier arrives in Yokosuka, Japan for port visit

United States Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan on August 28 for a scheduled port visit. The Carl Vinson is homeported in San Diego, Ca., and departed Aug. 2 in support of global maritime security operations. “Our crew is excited and honored to have this opportunity for […]Read More

PNP to probe motorcycle cops’ road stunts in Zambales

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Wednesday has ordered an investigation into the dangerous stunts performed by “policemen” which was caught on video along a highway in Zambales. “Matapos kong mapanood ang viral video na ito, agad kong inatasan ang RD (Regional Director) of PRO-3 (Police Regional Office 3) Brig. Gen. Val de Leon pati na […]Read More

BRP Gregorio Del Pilar repairs completed this September – Navy

Repairs on the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar, which was damaged after a grounding incident in 2018, are expected to be completed this month, a Philippine Navy (PN) official said Tuesday night. “The drydocking and other related repairs of BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PS-15) are expected to be completed later in the month of September,” PN […]Read More