Emergency preparations

Typhoon Ompong (international name-Mangkhut) has finally crept into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) bringing along torrential rains and expected to pack 200 to 220 kilometers per hour winds. Ompong is one of the strongest typhoons to enter the country and has the possibility of turning into a supertyphoon once it reaches land.

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Why submarines

The recent announcements by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana that they are seriously looking into the possibility of acquiring, for the first in the history of the country, several submarines to patrol our territorial seas and maritime borders is certainly a welcome development in this time defensive and even offensive laden posturing of other countries to […]

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American foolishness

The recent warning by US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver against the country buying armaments from Russia is simply foolishness. I don’t know whether Mr. Schriver is that ignorant about the right of the Philippines in the exercise of its sovereignty and its foreign relationship policies with other […]

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Why not joint exercises for PNP and AFP

A recent news report announced that the Philippine Army is currently participating in the Armed Forces of the Philippines Joint Exercise (AJEX) dubbed as Dagat, Langit at Lupa (DAGIT- PA) 2018 that officially kicked-off at Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija. As further reported the DAGIT-PA is the level up of the original Interoperability Exercise between the […]

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Now the hard work begins

Now that the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), officially called the “Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao,” has been signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte the real had work for the realization and creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region has begun.

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A bloody year

The local elective officials in the country are raising their voices out of concern and trepidation in the recent successive killings of several of their colleagues. The Philippine National Police through its PNP Chief General Oscar Albayalde has come up with a statement that the killings of prominent local officials such as Mayor Antonio Halili of Tanauan […]

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