France offers financial assistance for creation of PHL’s submarine force

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and French Ambassador to the Philippines Michèle Boccoz during their meeting on March 2 discussed France’s financial assistance being offered by the French government for creation of Philippine Navy’s submarine force. According to France’s Directorate General of the Treasury, Secretary Lorenzana, during his meeting with the French ambassador, underlined the […]

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We do not tolerate incursions from anybody – AFP chief

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana said, during his confirmation hearing before the Commission on Appointments on March 24, that the military does not tolerate incursions in the country’s territorial waters. Lieutenant General Sobejana said the AFP deployed assets to conduct maritime patrol (MARPAT) in Julian Felipe Reef to verify […]

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Common Station project now at 48.48% completion rate – DOTr

The Common Station Project, which will seamlessly interconnect the rail lines of LRT-1, MRT-3, MRT-7, and the Metro Manila Subway, is now at 48.48% completion rate, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said. “Targeted to be completed on December 2021, the Common Station features a 13,700-square meter CONCOURSE AREA which will seamlessly interconnect the rail lines […]

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We have 2 documents proving WPS sovereign rights – defense chief

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said during March 11 Laging Handa press briefing that the Philippines has 2 documents proving sovereign rights over West Philippine Sea. He made the statement when asked regarding the possibility of West Philippine Sea dispute will be affected by donated Chinese COVID-19 vaccines. “Hindi naman siguro sinasabi ng China na […]

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