PH military receives 3000 Delta Plus safety glasses

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has received a total of 3000 Delta Plus safety glasses from Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. through the Department of National Defense (DND). National Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana and AFP Chief-of-Staff General Rey Leonardo Guerrero received the donation from Sabin Aboitiz. DND said the initial donation of 700 units […]Read More

Armed Forces recruiting 5500 soldiers

The Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) is recruiting 5500 new soldiers this year to beef up its three services namely: Philippine Army, Philippine Navy, and Philippine Air Force against terrorism and other lawless elements. “In line with efforts to beef up its forces in the ongoing campaign against terrorists and other lawless elements, the […]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

PHL, China to discuss possible joint exploration in West PHL

The Philippines and China will include the topic on possible joint exploration in West Philippine Sea in the upcoming 2nd bilateral consultative mechanism (BCM) with the Chinese government, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on January 15. “Conceptually, we both want it, in the declaration of the Chinese premier and the Philippine president, it […]Read More

PNR to be extended to La Union, Tuguegarao, Subic Freeport

“The Build, Build, Build continues to rollout. In fact, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) led the commencement of work ceremony of the Philippine National Railways Project or the Manila-Clark Project Phase 1 under the auspices of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said during January 15 press briefing. Roque also noted […]Read More

Duterte says PHL ready to help Japan amid Korean Peninsula

President Rodrigo Duterte thanked the Japanese government for being a good friend and neighbor during the turnover ceremony of 26 units Mitsubishi Patrol Vehicle donated by Japan. He also said that the Philippines is ready to help Japan anytime amid the “the ruckus going on in the Korean Peninsula.” “We stand by you in matters […]Read More

Overseas Filipino Bank opens this week

The Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) is set to be launched this week. “We are pleased to inform our kababayans abroad that the Overseas Filipino Bank is set to open this week, on January 18,”Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said during January 15 press briefing. He said the establishment of the Overseas Filipino Bank is a […]Read More

US warship capable of launching F-35B arrives in Japan

United States Navy’s Wasp-class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) has arrived in Sasebo, Japan on January 14. “Wasp, which has undergone significant upgrades to be able to land and launch the U.S. Marine Corp’s F-35B Joint Strike Fighter, will replace USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the forward-deployed amphibious […]Read More

Japan turns over 26 Mitsubishi patrol vehicles to Davao City

On January 15, President Rodrigo Duterte attended the turn over of 26 Mitsubishi patrol vehicles donated by the Japanese government to Davao City Police Office. These vehicles will be used for anti-criminality efforts and police visibility patrol within the city of Davao. The donation was made possible by Japan International Cooperation System (JICS), in coordination […]Read More

PNP recruiting 15,000 cops this year

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will be recruiting 15,000 police officers this year. PNP Chief of Directorial Staff Police Deputy Director General Archie Gamboa said the 10,000 will be under the annual recruitment. The additional 5,000 will be to fill-up vacancies caused by retirement, resignation, attrition, and dismissal from police service. “Our projection is that […]Read More