F16 deal with the US: a win-lose situation

F16 deal with the US: a win-lose situation

Six months before Rodrigo Duterte steps down from power, he is gifting his favorite children, the military, with brand-new toys. He has ordered the budget and management department to release more than P70 billion, allowing the defense department to go on a buying...
Comelec to allow only 10-15 persons per polling place

Comelec to allow only 10-15 persons per polling place

Only 10 to 15 persons will only be allowed inside a polling place at any given time, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).Comelec Director Teopisto Elnas Jr.presented the commission’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) preventive measures for the May 9...
AFP names 50 victims of Sulu C-130 plane crash

AFP names 50 victims of Sulu C-130 plane crash

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has revealed all the 50 soldiers who succumbed in the C-130 plane crash in Sulu. In a statement, the AFP released the names of the bodies retrieved from the crash site that have been successfully identified through DNA...
F16 deal with the US: a win-lose situation

PH a US market for junk military equipment

In 2003, President George W. Bush designated the Philippines as a major non-North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ally after President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo supported Washington’s global war on terror to punish Islamist militants behind the World Trade Center...