PHL accepts all foreign help against terrorists

“We asked help from anyone, from all countries of the world because the threat of terrorism is not just in the Philippines, it’s a worldwide concern,” Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque said during the January 22 press briefing in Malacañang. Roque’s statement was made with regards to Wall Street Journal report over the weekend that […]Read More

150 Families recieve temporary shelters in Marawi

A total of 150 families were given temporary shelters in Marawi City, Task Force Bangon Marawi said on January 20. Task Force Bangon Marawi is a government inter-agency task force group organized to facilitate the rehabilitation, recovery and reconstruction efforts in Marawi after the battle against terrorists. Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Chairperson […]Read More

Airport service providers told to clean ranks in 5 days

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade told airport ground handling companies, manpower service providers, and airport security services to clean up their ranks within five days. This is after President Rodrigo Duterte warned airport officials that they will be terminated if another baggage theft will happen in airports. “I’m giving you five days to clean your ranks. […]Read More

Duterte visiting India this month

President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting India to attend the ASEAN–India Commemorative Summit (AICS) on January 25. India will be the first foreign country Duterte is visiting this 2018. “The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is the culminating activity for the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India relations, which we started to celebrate in January 2017 when the Philippines […]Read More

LOOK: Japan donates SUVs to PHL police

The Japanese government has turned over 26 units of Mitsubishi Montero Sport to the Davao City Police Office on January 15. The turn over of the vehicles was attended by President Rodrigo Duterte. “I thank the people and government of Japan for donating the patrol vehicles we are turning over today,” President Duterte said. “These […]Read More

I just signed Executive Order banning travel – Duterte

“I just signed an Executive Order banning travel,” President Rodrigo Duterte said on January 12 during the birthday celebration of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in Davao del Norte. He said officials under the Executive Department must provide first itinerary and reason of the travel abroad. “You let me know first and I will read, I […]Read More

PNP pilots in US to train for upcoming helicopter

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has sent three police pilots to United States to train how to operate the brand new rotary twin engine helicopter ordered from Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., PNP Chief of Directorial Staff Police Deputy Director General Archie Gamboa told Manila Bulletin. “They are being trained so that when the chopper arrives […]Read More

23 NPA terrorists surrender amid government’s all-out war

Twenty-three members of NPA’s Guerilla Front 73 have surrendered to Philippine Army’s 33rd Infantry Battalion (33IB) on January 10. According to 33IB, the surrender of NPA members was a result of government’s announcement of all-out war against communist terrorists. “On January 10, nine former rebels surrendered to 1st Lt Cesar Ballado of Alpha Company, followed […]Read More

Chinese institute to conduct research in Benham Rise – Alejano

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has allowed Institute of Oceanology of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IO-CAS) to conduct marine scientific research (MSR) in eastern Luzon, where Benham Rise is located, and eastern Mindanao, Magdalo Party-List Representative Gary Alejano said on January 12. He said as a requirement, Chinese researchers will be joined by the […]Read More