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Lacson urges reinforcements for Philippine ship in Ayungin Shoal

Senator Panfilo Lacson reiterated his support for improving infrastructure in the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) in the West Philippine Sea on Thursday, proposing a...

P250 million worth of giant clams confiscated during raid in island resort

Authorities confiscated an estimated 150 tons of fossilized giant clamshells valued at P250 million in an operation at King’s Paradise Island Resort in Barangay...

Herico assumes PN vice commander post

Major Gen. Nestor Herico, the incumbent Naval Inspector General and former commander of the 3rd Marine Brigade in Palawan, assumed Friday as the Philippine...

AFP developing encryption capability for classified comms

"Right now we are developing the 'end-to-end encryption' capability because we are now also developing our cyber-capability, we have just activated AFP Cyber Group and the Major Services, the Army, Air Force, Navy have also activated their own cyber units and all of these are geared towards enhancing beefing up our cyber communications' defense and security capability," AFP chief-of-staff, Gen. Gilbert Gapay said in an online forum with the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP).

AFP airdrops Noche Buena packages, ‘lechon’ to troops and residents in Kalayaan municipality

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) airdropped Noche Buena packages and relief supplies to residents and troops stationed in several detachments in the...

BRP Andres Bonifacio back from WPS mission

The outgoing WPS personnel were welcomed by Capt. Francisco Tagamolila Jr., the deputy commander for Fleet Operations of the NFW with Col. Antonio Mangoroban Jr., the deputy commander for Marine Operations and the commander of the Naval Task Force 42 which is in charge of the detachments in the area.

Navforwest joins SEACAT 2021 to address shared security challenges in maritime domain

The Philippine Navy (PN) through the Naval Forces West (Navforwest) is taking part in this year's edition of the Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training...

Marines wounded in clash with NPA in Brooke’s Point

Western Command (WESCOM) spokesperson Lt. Col. Stephen Penetrante confirmed the report, but said they are yet to receive full details regarding this as hot pursuit operation is still ongoing.
Suspected NPA members (L-R) Domingo Ritas, Ronces Paragoso, Glendhyl Malabanan, and a certain “Ka Helen” during their arrest in a checkpoint along Bgy. San Jose national highway.

Suspected NPA members nabbed at City checkpoint

Seven persons who claimed to be human rights workers and volunteers have been arrested for illegal possession of firearms and explosives by police and military authorities conducting a checkpoint in Puerto Princesa City late Friday night along the national road in Barangay San Jose. 

NPA leadership in Palawan suffer major blow

Brig. Gen. Nestor Herico, commander of the 3rd Marine Brigade, said the leadership of the communist armed group has been decimated.

No. 2 New People’s Army leader in Palawan surrenders

A top New People's Army (NPA) leader in Palawan has surrendered to government authorities, 3rd Marine Brigade (3MBde) commander Brig. Gen. Jimmy Larida told...

CAFGU members complete refresher training course

Forty-seven Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit Activity Auxiliary (CAA) personnel recently completed a 5-day  tactical refresher training course in Barangay Minara, Roxas town. Marine Battalion Landing...