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6 Abu Sayyaf members nabbed in separate NBI operations

Posted on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 08:31 PM | No Comments
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) presented to the media on Tuesday (June 11) six alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) who were arrested in separate operations last...

Gov’t tells Alejano: Trip to Panatag shoal OK but should be cleared

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 03:15 PM | No Comments
Everyone may visit the disputed Panatag Shoal off Zambales, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Spokesperson Captain Armand Balilo said on Monday. Balilo made the statement after Otso Diretso Senatorial candidate and...

Philippine Navy seizes nearly P68M worth of smuggled rice in Zamboanga

Posted on Monday, 16 April 2018 03:34 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Navy Western Mindanao Command apprehended a Mongolian-registered vessel in the waters of Zamboanga Sibugay on Saturday, April 14. Over 27,000 sacks of allegedly smuggled rice...

Cabinet members attend Senate probe on frigate acquisition deal

Posted on Tuesday, 20 February 2018 05:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Cabinet members are in full force during the Senate Committee on National Defense and Security probe on the P15-B acquisition deal entered by the Philippine Navy last...

Malacañang orders probe on alleged anomaly in past administration’s procurement of frigate

Posted on Monday, 5 February 2018 09:40 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque affirms that the government wants to look into the Philippine Navy’s frigate acquisition during the term former President Benigno Aquino III. This stems...

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...

9 Non-ASEAN member nations join ASEAN navies in first-ever multilateral naval exercise in Thailand

Posted on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 01:20 AM | No Comments
The Philippine Navy’s largest vessel, BRP Tarlac together with the BRP Gregorio del Pilar took part in the first-ever multilateral naval exercise conducted by ASEAN held in Pattaya, Chon Buri...

Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao to hold 4-day fleet training in Davao City

Posted on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 06:19 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Navy begins tomorrow the four-day unilateral fleet training exercise in the Davao Gulf which aims to test the capability of the four ships of the...

Philippine Navy under investigation over the death of 2 Vietnamese fishermen

Posted on Monday, 25 September 2017 09:34 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is investigating if their personnel used too much force in apprehending the fishing vessels of Vietnamese fishermen. They were caught illegally fishing...

AFP opens screening for soldiers who wish to join tribute concert “Songs for Heroes 3”

Posted on Thursday, 7 September 2017 05:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  Five bands from various units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and seven soloists have auditioned for the UNTV’s Songs for Heroes 3 concert. The...