CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – To further enhance its responders’ capabilities in handling situations related to natural calamities, particularly a magnitude 7 earthquake around the West Valley Fault, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is having its three-day humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercise (HADRX) starting this July 22 to 24.
MANILA Incumbent Army commander Lt. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri was appointed Friday by President Benigno S. Aquino III to succeed outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang, who is retiring on Saturday after reaching the mandatory military retirement age of 56.
Cotabato City (July 10, 2015) – More than 30,000 regular and casual employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will receive Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) pay for fiscal year 2015 starting next week.
Lawyer Laisa Alamia, ARMM executive secretary, said a P583-million grant for this purpose has already been downloaded by the Department of Budget and Management to the region and is now being transferred to the 25 offices and line agencies under the ARMM.
ZAMBOANGA CITY Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has directed the City Engineers Office and the General Services Office to keep this citys drainage channels clear from obstructions to prevent and mitigate floodings.
Applications for renewable energy projects in Mindanao increased (by 25.64%), showing a growing interest for clean energy in the island-region.
The One Stop Facilitation and Monitoring Center (OSFMC), which handles the fast tracking of pending RE projects in Mindanao received 59 new applications adding to a total of 290 applications for RE projects with a combined capacity of almost 3,000 megawatts (MW).
MANILA Department of National Defense (DND) spokesman Dr. Peter Paul Galvez said the country is committed in maintaining its "moral high ground" despite ongoing Chinese reclamation and other construction activities at disputed portions of the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
MANILA With Chinese reclamation on the West Philippine Sea still in full swing, Defense spokesperson Dr. Peter Paul Galvez said these activities, if not stopped, will draw the world closer to further uncertainties.
MANILA Troopers from the 601st Infantry Brigade captured a newly-constructed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) camp located at a mountainous area of Barangay Macalag, Datu Unsay town, Maguindanao last June 7.
MANILA The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld the order of the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicting current and former executives and talents of ABS-CBN for two counts of libel in connection with the video footage of the arrival of Angelo Dela Cruz following his release from captivity in Iraq in 2004.
MANILA A military officer was shot and killed by a still unidentified gunman while buying food at the corner of Pulmones and Sabellano Streets, Barangay San Pedro, Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur Monday night.
MANILA — Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. on Monday said one option he is considering in crafting a substitute bill to the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is to simply amend the organic act for the existing Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
AFP Chief Gen Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr., AFP lauds Crisis Management Team of Del Gallego, Camarines Sur for the swift and peaceful resolution, ending the hostage incident in Camarines Sur which occurred on Friday, May 29.