PHL considers Australia as ‘close partner’ in international law, maritime security – Duterte

“We consider Australia a close partner in upholding international law, including UNCLOS, and in promoting maritime security,” President Rodrigo Duterte said in his phone conversation with Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison on November 30, according to Palace statement. President Duterte also thanked Australia for its formal manifestation before the United Nations affirming the Arbitral Award […]

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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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Bayan Muna solon on daughter’s death: Makatwiran ang kaniyang ipinaglalaban pero ibang porma ang kanyang pinili

“Di ako nagtataka kung sumapi sa NPA ang aking anak dahil sa patuloy na nararanasan naming mga katutubo sa mga pagmamalupit at pang-aabuso ng AFP at ng kanilang mga paramilitary groups. Naranasan mismo ito ng aming pamilya,” Bayan Muna Representative Eufenia Cullamat said, as quoted by GMA News Online, after the military reported that Jevilyn […]

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Daughter of Bayan Muna solon dies in encounter with Army special forces – military

The Eastern Mindanao Command (EASTMINCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has reported the death of Jevilyn Campos Cullamat, youngest daughter of Bayan Muna Partylist Representative Eufemia Cullamat, during an encounter with 3rd Special Forces Battalion (3SFBn) on November 28 at Brgy. San Isidro, Marihatag, Surigao del Sur. EASTMINCOM said Jevilyn, serving as […]

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2 Gaia Amir 4×4 MRAPs from Israel for PNP-SAF arrive

Two Gaia Amir 4×4 Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAPs) ordered for the Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) have arrived for delivery, MaxDefense Philippines confirmed November 29. “These vehicles were delivered to the PNP-SAF and are expected to be officially handed over in a private ceremony soon,” MaxDefense noted. The 2 MRAPs equipped with […]

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Feasibility study of 32km Bataan-Cavite bridge completed – Secretary Mark Villar

“The feasibility study of the 32km Bataan Cavite Interlink Bridge is completed,” Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said in a social media post November 29. In October this year, DPWH signed the contract agreement for consulting services worth PHP3.03 billion for the Detailed Engineering Design (DED) of the said project. DPWH said parties […]

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