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AFP Military Intelligence

Intelligence Service of the AFP Gets New Commander

MANILA – The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday announced the appointment of Brig. Gen. Ronald Villanueva as commander of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP). AFP public affairs office chief Col. Edgard Arevalo said the new ISAFP head had extensive experience both in intelligence and infantry operations. Arevalo […]

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Philippine Marines M-4 Rifle

PA Spokesperson – Carbine Rifles Jamming Caused by Dirt

MANILA, Sept. 14  — Jamming of the brand-new R4A3 carbine rifles during the Aug. 29 engagement with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits was caused by dirt and not due to technical defects of the weapons. This was stressed by Philippine Army (PA) spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao in a statement Wednesday. “It can be attributed […]

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National Policies & Foreign Relations Could be Affected – Senator Lacson

MANILA — Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Wednesday speculated that it would take some time before President Rodrigo Duterte turns into “a real statesman”. Lacson was commenting on the former Davao City mayor’s remark to pull out American soldiers from Mindanao. President Duterte has also said that the Philippines will not participate in joint patrols […]

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154 Chinese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Online Gambling in Clark, Pampanga

MANILA – Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents arrested 154 Chinese nationals for possible violation of immigration laws and alleged involvement in illegal online gambling in Pampanga Friday night. Chinese citizens apprehended during a raid of the suspects’ rented unit at the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Dong Gwang annex bldg. in Clark Field, Angeles […]

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ASEAN Nations

Five Key Points for ASEAN to Become Global Player – Duterte

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday laid down five key points that the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should do for the regional bloc to become a truly global player. In his speech before leaders of the ASEAN business community during the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Vientiane, Laos, the President […]

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US President Obama Tour WHEC

President Duterte Clarifies – Statement not an attack on Pres. Obama

VIENTIANE, Laos — The Philippine government expressed deep regrets, deep regard and affinity for US President Barack Obama and the enduring partnership between both nations. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar read the government’s statement before the members of the international media present at the National Convention Center here, who are covering the three-day summit of the […]

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Bataan Plant

Department of Energy Aggressively Supports Bataan Nuclear Revival

MANILA – The Department of Energy (DOE) is aggressive in calling for support to revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) as it targets to launch more information drive with stakeholders to look into the benefits of operating a nuclear power facility. During a press conference on BNPP in Taguig City Friday, DOE Secretary Alfonso […]

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Rodrigo Duterte - Aquino

Bilateral Talks Between Duterte and 9 Leaders of State During ASEAN Summit

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte can only hold bilateral talks with nine heads of states during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Laos on September 6 to 8, due to his hectic schedule. Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Charles Jose said President Duterte is scheduled to hold one-on-one talks with the leaders […]

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PHilippine Army Target Practice

Bullets and Arms Procurement Hurt the Human Being – Duterte

MANILA – With the declaration of war on drugs, terrorism and crime; President Rodrigo Duterte are walking the extra mile to forge a lasting peace with Moro rebels and the communists to pave the way for a brighter future of Filipinos. However the road to law, order and peace has a price to pay. For […]

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Nuclear Power Plant

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, Beneficial or Not?

What is Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) anyway? For almost three decades, we are wasting money to keeping it mothballed, but for we all know the plant isn’t operational. We are allocating a significant amount of money, labor and time for the operation of a project that might intend to help us to have support […]

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Sabah Map

Putrajaya Plans to Shear Diplomatic Ties to Manila

Fear had swallowed Sabahans as Philippines continued its claim over Sabah. Putrajaya said that over fifty three (53) years, claims and security continue to be  an issue debated. Militancy threat had continued to grow over Sabah’s east coast which drives fear over its constituents which they feared that might reflect the tourism of Sabah. Deputy […]

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Philippines - Australia LCH

Strong Ties Between Philippines – Australia, Evident in the Three Additional Vessel to PH Navy

Last August 2015, there happened to be the christening of two (2)Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) as BRP Ivatan and BRP Batac arrived in the Philippines as donated by Australian government. Aims to bolster Philippines’ intra-theater and sealift capabilities, Philippine Navy got the vessel in a minimal and friendly price. A senior Navy officer said the […]

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ASW Helicopter

Philippine Navy Acquire AgustaWestland AW159 Helicopter

In the ASW role, the AW-159 can be configured to carry Active Dripping Sonar (ADS), sonobuoys, and torpedoes, while for the anti-surface warfare role it can be armed with anti-ship missiles, rockets, and guns. Once in Philippine Navy service, the AW-159s are expected to be deployed aboard immediately. Php5.4 billion was earmarked to Philippine Navy […]

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Philippine Army

Philippines – Japan Mililtary Agreement Alarmed China

Former foes last Second World War, Japan and Philippines had made a pact signed by both leaders to lease the Philippines five (5) TC90 aircraft to bolster its claims in the West Philippine Sea. Not just Japan, but United States and South Korea as well gave their full corroborate aircraft technology as evidences to their […]

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Philippine Air Force Pilot Cobra Flight Demonstration

A Beneficial Gain: Brazil to Train Filipino Pilots

In February 2016, Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Jose D.R. Burgos met with Lieutenant  Brigadier (General) Nivaldo Luis Rossato, Commander of Brazilian Air Force. General Rossato informed our Ambassador Burgos that Brazil is willing to offer training for Philippine Air Force officials and pilots, from company grade to more senior levels, particularly on flight security and […]

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China Control Freak: 1.4 Million Fines and Criminal Offense For Wrong Maps

“The Regulation of People’s Republic of China on Administration of Maps” was passed last November 11, 2015 and took effect on the first day of the year 2016. This regulates the administration, publishing and  producing China’s official maps. This new regulation replaced 1995 regulations on map drawing and publication, according to the State Council of […]

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Epifiano Delos Santos Avenue, when we say EDSA, what comes to everyone’s mind? Traffic? Pollution? Traffic? Or the historical event that captured the hearts of the world, the People Power Revolution? Have we seen the significance of this very special event in present lives? Have we seen the values of telenovela-like action, drama, intense with […]

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Manny in Siliman University

Manny Pacquiao’s Opinion Haven’t Took Trivially by the Public

Congressman, boxer, pastor, Pambansang Kamao Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is facing numerous bashes in social media particularly those who form part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Yahoo and other forms of social media users are aware of the statement given by the former regarding the LGBT Community. Philippines was […]

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