US-Philippines joint drill to take place in May as scheduled World

US-Philippines joint drill to take place in May as scheduled

A joint military exercise between the Philippines and the US will push through as scheduled, despite the former’s decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on March 4.
Philippine President names new military chief World

Philippine President names new military chief

Spokesperson of the Philippine President Salvador Panelo said on September 20 that President Rodrigo Duterte has named Lieutenant General Noel Clement as new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
Philippines vows to crush terrorists World

Philippines vows to crush terrorists

The Philippine governmenthas vowed to destroythose behind twin bombings that killed 27 people and injured nearly 80 others during a church service in the country's south on January 27.
Typhoon Mangkhut wrecks havocs in its way World

Typhoon Mangkhut wrecks havocs in its way

At least 30 miners were killed and 13 others went missing in a landslide, triggered by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Itogon town, the Philippines’ northern province of Benguet.
Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines ASEAN

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.