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PNP gets 45 bomb sniffing dogs

  MANILA, July 2, 2018- Some 45 new crime-fighting dogs have been drafted into the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s K-9 unit. The dogs underwent training from Nov. 20, 2017 to May 23, 2018 in Alfonso, Cavite. They will be assigned as explosives detection units along...
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Duterte to PAF men: Stay ‘vigilant’ vs. possible terror threats

  MANILA, July 3, 2018 – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday called on the Philippine Air Force (PAF) to remain vigilant in protecting the nation from threats of terrorism and external forces. Duterte made this challenge during the 71st Founding Anniversary of the PAF at...
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Duterte, Trump to meet in DC

MANILA, July 4, 2018 – United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on Tuesday said Washington will push for the next meeting of President Rodrigo R. Duterte and US President Donald Trump. This, seeing that both countries have “strong interest” in facilitating...
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Concom approves draft Federal Constitution

MANILA, July 3, 2018 – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s Consultative Committee (Concom) tasked to draft a Federal Constitution on Tuesday approved in an en banc session the entire proposal which seeks to distribute powers and resources among regions. The 22-member Concom held...
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Chinese envoy vows action. Filipino fishermen claim China Coast Guard seized their catch

MANILA, June 12, 2018 – Amid concerns raised by Filipino fishermen that the Chinese Coast Guard might forcibly take their catch the next time they fish in the disputed Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, a Chinese envoy assured that their government is investigating the matter and will...
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SoKor commits to assist Marawi rehab

MANILA, June 5, 2018 – The South Korean government is committed to assist the Philippines’ rehabilitation program for war-torn Marawi City, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said Tuesday. “The Korean government said that they are committed to assist us in the Marawi...
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Short film on undocumented Pinay competes in Indie film festival for an Oscar slot

I don’t know which is harder for a filmmaker to do: To expound on a story on a hefty time frame or to squeeze a story into a limited timespan. But certainly, the guys who made the short film titled “Diwa,” (which means “sense” or “intellect” in Filipino) did a good job at it....
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Congress heeds AFP upgrade calls. Solons now keen to modernize military: DND chief

MANILA, June 6, 2018 – With the reported militarization in the South China Sea, members of the legislative have grown more receptive to increase the budget for the military’s modernization program. This was disclosed by Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin...
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Duterte’s SoKor visit yields $4.9-B in investments

MANILA, June 5, 2018 – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s visit to South Korea has yielded USD4.9-billion worth of investments as part of the growing trade relations between the Philippines and the host country, his spokesman said Tuesday. “Ang mga nakuha naman natin dito sa trip na...
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Duterte committed to enforce Data Privacy Act: Bong Go

MANILA, May 29, 2018 – The Duterte administration is committed in implementing the Data Privacy Act to ensure the security and privacy of personal information of Filipinos as the law aims to ensure that the data privacy rights of the citizens are protected, a Malacañang official...