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DND: Chinese ship hit, sank PH vessel in West PH Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 06:51 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of National Defense (DND) on Wednesday revealed that a Philippine boat sank on Sunday night (June 9) following a collision with a Chinese vessel in...

DND urges lawmakers to fast track reinstatement of ROTC in senior high school

Posted on Friday, 8 February 2019 11:15 AM | No Comments
The Department of National Defense welcomed the passage on second reading of the bill that seeks to reinstate the Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) in grades 11 and 12. Department...

Trillanes’ amnesty documents subject to authentication — DND

Posted on Thursday, 6 September 2018 03:50 PM | No Comments
Senator Antonio Trillanes presented before the media, documents that he said will support his claim of filing an application for amnesty. He allegedly obtained the documents through friends in the...

DND, PNP in favor of peace talks with NPA

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 10:25 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of National Defense (DND) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) are not closing their doors to peace talks with the New People’s Army (NPA). PNP...

DND defends SAP Bong Go on the issue of Philippine Navy’s frigate acquisition project

Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018 01:14 PM | No Comments
Department of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has denied that Special Assistant to the President Bong Go intervened in the acquisition of frigates by the Philippine Navy. The Defense Chief claims...

DND calls on Malacañang to replenish fund for Marawi City

Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017 06:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The fund of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for this year is already near depletion. This was the revelation by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana himself....

DND: Communist groups have no ability to launch nationwide protests

Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017 05:51 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “I don’t think the possibility that the Left will be able to conduct a massive demonstration across the country, disrupting the civil government or the lives of...

Lawmakers question shortened period of deliberation on the 2018 national budget

Posted on Friday, 1 September 2017 08:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The government’s proposed national budget for 2018, which is worth 3.767-trillion pesos is set for floor deliberations on Monday. Based on the schedule released by the House...

DND to ask for additional intel budget from Congress

Posted on Saturday, 12 August 2017 12:21 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The ongoing battle in Marawi City has cost the Armed Forces of the Philippines almost three billion pesos. This is why the Department of National Defense will...

Government to begin construction of transitional shelters for Marawi evacuees

Posted on Thursday, 10 August 2017 05:48 PM | No Comments
Task Force Bangon Marawi targets to build a total of 1,200 transition shelters for the displaced residents of war-torn Marawi City. Department of National Defense (DND) undersecretary for operation Cesar...