Former President Noynoy Aquino dies

Former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III passed away on Thursday, June 24 as confirmed by multiple sources. Former President Aquino was 61. The Philippine flag at Senate of the Philippines is now flying at half mast. The cause of death is yet to be know as an official announcement from the family is yet to […]Read More

Mayor Sara tells VP Leni to refrain giving advice on

On June 13, Vice President Leni Robredo said in a radio program that Davao City can learn from Cebu City’s COVID-19 management. On June 14, Mayor Sara Duterte said in a statement that “the Vice President should refrain from giving advice if she knows nothing about what is happening on the ground.” “This has been […]Read More

BRP Gabriela Silang conducts fire drill in KIG waters in

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)’s offshore patrol vessel BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) has conducted a fire drill in Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) waters in West Philippine Sea. The PCG said its personnel aboard “BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) underwent fire drill at the vicinity waters northeast off Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) yesterday, 20 May 2021.” “The BRP […]Read More

PNP-Maritime Group personnel deploying to West Philippine Sea

The Philippine National Police-Maritime Group (PNP-MG) personnel will be deploying personnel to the Municipality of Kalayaan in West Philippine Sea. According to National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS), the PNP-MG personnel are set to depart on May 15, 2021. The NTF-WPS also noted that PNP-MG assets are complementing Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) […]Read More

Duque ‘hero’ in fight against COVID-19 – Duterte

“Compared with other countries, which is not really the time to make comparisons, but we’re doing good in the fight against COVID and Secretary Duque is the hero there,” President Rodrigo Duterte said during his address to nation on May 3. “Gusto kong sabihin sa ating mga kababayan, when you try to figure out the […]Read More

PCG, BFAR now preparing for exercises in Philippine Rise, Batanes

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) are now preparing for the second leg of comprehensive maritime exercises which will be held in the Batanes Group of Islands and Philippine (Benham) Rise, PCG said. According to PCG, the exercises in Batanes and Philippine Rise are scheduled to commence on […]Read More

Poland, Philippines sign agreement on purchase of arms, military equipment

The Philippines and Poland have signed Implementation Agreement with regard to the purchase of arms and military equipment, the Embassy of Poland in Manila said. The said signing ceremony for the said agreement was conducted online. “Signing ceremony on-line of ‘Implementation Agreement with regard to the purchase of arms and military equipment’ between Poland and […]Read More

French, PHL navies hold bilateral meeting

The Philippine Navy and French Navy has conducted a bilateral meeting on March 12 at Ecole’Militaire’ Paris, France. The meeting was led attended by Philippine Navy Flag Officer-in-Command Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo and French Navy Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Pierre Vandier. “Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo J Bacordo PN was formally welcomed and briefed […]Read More