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Marine units help rescue nearly 2K families from Palawan floods

Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) units, working with the Palawan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office and other rescue organizations, have helped in the evacuation...

DND orders more AFP presence in West Philippine Sea

In response to recent observations of Chinese military activity near Pag-asa Island, the Department of National Defense (DND) has given orders to the Armed...

DND alarmed with swarming reports in WPS, patrols to continue

While expressing alarm over the reported swarming of Chinese ships off Iroquois Reef and Sabina Shoal in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), the Department...

New PH Navy chief vows to prioritize modernization

Newly appointed Philippine Navy (PN) flag officer in command, Rear Adm. Toribio Adaci Jr., vowed to prioritize the service's ongoing modernization program. "We will intensify...

No security threat around Malampaya after Navy ship patrol

The Puerto Princesa, Palawan-based Western Command (WESCOM) announced that there are no reported intrusions or security threats around the Malampaya Natural Gas to Power...

Paeng death toll rises to 121

The former Severe Tropical Storm Paeng killed at least 121 persons across the country, with 92 confirmed so far by the National Disaster Risk...

Three ‘submerged’ warships retired, awaiting disposal: PH Navy

The Philippine Navy (PN) clarified that the three warships seen on social media and described as "half submerged" are already decommissioned and are awaiting...

2 newly acquired PN fast attack craft complete endurance run

Two newly acquired fast attack interdiction craft (FAIC) have successfully conducted their endurance run that took place from Oct. 12 to 17, the Philippine...

AFP holds first multilateral naval exercises

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has formally opened the first-ever simultaneous conduct of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) "SAMA-SAMA" and "LUMBAS" on Tuesday. The...

US Marine Division eyes more exercises with PH counterparts

The United States 3rd Marine Division, under its commander Maj. Gen. Jay Bargeron, are eyeing more joint exercises with their Filipino counterparts in the...

Japan, SoKor troops join ‘KAMANDAG’ drills as observers

Japanese and South Korean troops will act as observers for the first time in this year's iteration of the "Kaagapay ng Mga Mandirigma ng...

PH, Indonesia renew defense, security pact

The Philippines and Indonesia renewed the agreement on cooperative activities in the field of defense and security. Department of National Defense (DND) officer-in-charge Jose Faustino...