TV anchor, one more leftist, 2 ex-army, Duterte’s aide join Cabinet

TV anchor, one more leftist, 2 ex-army, Duterte’s aide join Cabinet

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY (PNA) – A television news anchor, a leader of the progressive left and two ex-military generals are the familiar faces joining the would-be Cabinet of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte introduced on Thursday night’s press conference ABC 5 television anchor Martin Andanar as the Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DND thanks Japan for TC-90 training aircraft lease deal

DND thanks Japan for TC-90 training aircraft lease deal

MANILA,  (PNA) – The Department of National Defense (DND) has expressed its gratitude to the Japanese government for going ahead with the lease deal of five TC-90 training aircraft which will help boost the country’s rescue and maritime security capabilities. “We are truly grateful for this reaffirmation by the Japanese government on the transfer of […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DepEd gets biggest chunk of 2016 budget in preparation for K to 12

DepEd gets biggest chunk of 2016 budget in preparation for K to 12

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) – The Senate allocated the biggest chunk of the 2016 national budget to the Department of Education (DepEd) due to a constitutional mandate that education must have the highest budget priority as well as in preparation for the implementation the K to 12 program next year. The P411.58-billion budget for DepEd […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace welcomes passage of Japan’s new security laws

Palace welcomes passage of Japan’s new security laws

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Malacanang welcomed the passage of Japan’s National Diet of legislations that would allow Japanese soldiers to fight overseas in defense of their allies. “We welcome the passage of legislation on national security by Japan’s National Diet,” Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a radio interview on Saturday. “As Japan is our strategic […]

21.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
9 Filipinos take part in inaugural international visitor leadership program in disaster risk management

9 Filipinos take part in inaugural international visitor leadership program in disaster risk management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a development expected to promote greater Philippines-US cooperation on disaster risk reduction issues, nine (9) Philippine government officials are currently in Washington D.C. to attend the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on disaster risk management (DRM). The participants, coming from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Department of […]

08.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
AFP ready to defend military exercises with Japan before SC

AFP ready to defend military exercises with Japan before SC

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday said it is ready to defend the legality of its joint military exercises with Japan before the Supreme Court (SC). “From the perspective of the Armed Forces and the Philippine Navy, we believe that the exercises were conducted with firm basis on our […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
1st Capas Freedom March April 11

1st Capas Freedom March April 11

Los Angeles – Come April 11,, thousands of people from all walks of life will gather in Capas, Tarlac in the Philippines to commemorate the agonizing battle of the heroes of the Bataan Death March dubbed “The Capas Freedom March”.  Local and foreign military personnel who fought in the war, family members and friends of a […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Increased presence of US troops in PHL needs Senate approval

Increased presence of US troops in PHL needs Senate approval

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The government must get the Senate’s approval first before it can proceed with its plan to increase the presence of American troops in the Philippines, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Friday. In a speech, Santiago said a framework agreement on the US rotational presence in the country must still get a go-signal from […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·