Death of Jevilyn Cullamat reminder of ‘fruitless armed conflict’ perpetrated by ‘communist terrorists’ – SND

“The death of 22 year-old armed rebel Jevilyn Cullamat during an encounter between the New People’s Army (NPA) and government forces is a grim reminder of the effects of the fruitless armed conflict perpetrated by these communist terrorist groups,” Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement. The military has reported that Jevilyn […]

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32-Kilometer Bataan Cavite Interlink Bridge is feasible

“The 32 km Bataan Cavite Interlink Bridge is feasible,” Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said today, November 29 confirming that the feasibility study for the said project is completed. “We are now working to complete the detailed engineering design,” Secretary Villar added. In October this year, DPWH signed the contract agreement for […]

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Russian Ambassador-designate, Locsin agree to boost cooperation on security, trade, IT, health

Ambassador-designate of the Russian Federation to the Philippines Marat Pavlov paid a courtesy call to Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin on November 25 at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). During the meeting the two officials “reviewed the overall status of relations between the two countries and agreed to work together to further boost ties […]

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Geospatial AI company monitors increase of large Chinese ships near Pag-asa in August, September

There is a significant increase in presence of Chinese fishing ships also known as “China’s Maritime Militia”, according to United States-based Geospatial AI company Simularity. Simularity said that its automated analysis of Sentinel 2 satellite imagery through 2020 indicates that there was a heavy presence of large ships (greater than 30 meters in length) near […]

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US stands with PHL in protecting sovereign rights – US National Security Advisor

Visiting United States National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien said during the turn over of donated precision guided munitions and launchers that US stands with Philippines in protecting its sovereign rights and resources. “Earlier this year, the United Stated states formally aligned our position on the South China Sea with the Arbitral Tribunal’s 2016 ruling,” […]

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Police General Sinas visits Marikina City to oversee rescue operations

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas went to Brgy. Tañong, Marikina City to personally oversee the ongoing PNP search and rescue operations, the PNP said. Earlier today, the PNP said that a total of 5,660 PNP have been deployed for disaster response operations to assist distressed persons in affected areas. “Another reserve […]

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PAF’s LRPA acquisition project reportedly restarting in 2021

The Philippine Air Force (PAF)’s Long Range Patrol Aircraft (LRPA) Acquisition Project, which seeks to acquire 2 maritime patrol aircraft, is reportedly restarting in 2021. The said acquisition project was initiated during the first horizon of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program, however, several bidding attempts were not successful. “The Philippine Air Force […]

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