DND says CPP-NPA conducting ‘clandestine recruitment’ in UP campuses, ends DND-UP agreement

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana notified University of the Philippines (UP) President Danilo Concepcion, in a letter dated January 15, regarding the termination of 1989 DND-UP Agreement prohibiting the military and police from entering premises of any UP campus or its regional units without prior notice to the UP administration. Secretary Lorenzana noted that a […]

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Vaccinated people still need to follow travel protocols

Individuals who have already been inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine would still need to follow the government’s travel protocols, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Monday. During the House health committee’s hearing into the government’s Covid-19 vaccination plan, Duque said vaccinated individuals may not be exempted yet from travel protocols since there is no sufficient […]

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BSP launches 5,000-piso Lapulapu commemorative banknote, medal

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and National Quincentennial Committee (NCQ) today, January 18 launched 5,000-piso Lapulapu commemorative banknote and commemorative medal. The event was held at Fort San Antonio Abad, BSP Complex, Malate, Manila. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea represented President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in the occasion. Commemorative notes are produced to memorialize an event […]

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Australia selects ‘most lethal’ AH-64E Apache Guardian for armed recon capability

The Australian government has selected the AH-64E Apache Guardian for Australian Army’s armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) requirement. The Apache Guardian is expected to replace Australian Army’s ARH starting 2025. “This new ARH capability will strengthen Australia’s armed reconnaissance force to better shape our strategic environment and deter actions against our national interest,” Minister for Defence, Senator […]

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