MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay received his fourth star Wednesday, making him a full-pledged general and highest-ranking military officer.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday backtracked on his previous statements that he personally killed criminals.
MANILA – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday said he prefers to acquire naval vessels recently retired by South Korea as these are operational and could quickly be put into service with the Philippine Navy (PN).
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday requested the Malaysian government to assist the return of Filipinos stranded in Sabah.
MANILA – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he strongly supports proposals made by Interior Secretary Eduardo Año banning home quarantine for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients.
Department of Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday told members of the House Makabayan bloc to file cases before the court over the red-tagging remarks in the social media posts of various military units.
The government aims to flatten the curve of infections from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) this month, National Task Force Against Covid-19 chairman and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said.
MANILA – There is a good chance that the Philippines could flatten the curve of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) within this month if everyone follows health and safety protocols, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said.
Former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Dante Gierran is the new head of the embattled Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), President Rodrigo Duterte announced Monday.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Saturday lauded Congress move to boost the law against terrorism and effectively repealing Human Security Act of 2007.
The beaching ramp on Pagasa Island is almost complete, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Friday.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday said he will subject himself to self-quarantine after he was exposed to Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Felimon Santos Jr. who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19).
Vice President Leni Robredo called on administration officials anew to be more circumspect in releasing statements to the public amid the confusion over the planned termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA).
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea has directed Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to lead the committee created by President Rodrigo Duterte to oversee the repatriation of Filipinos from the Middle East.
Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana has admitted that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has no match against the incursion of Chinese warships inside the country’s territorial waters as of now.
The government will file a diplomatic protest against the passage of several Chinese ships in Philippine waters without getting clearance from local authorities. Foreign Affairs…
Count him in. Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez has promised to rally behind the economic agenda of the Duterte administration in the next three years. Romualdez…
Senator Joel Villanueva deplored that Malacañang is a bit “confused” as to how it will treat the ramming of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese boat in the West Philippine Sea.
While the ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte is true, Malacañang said it has no support among the military and police forces.
The Philippines is ready to deploy its peacekeeping forces in any part of the globe regardless of threat levels.
Improving all existing facilities in the municipality of Kalayaan on Pag-asa Island is the government’s constitutional mandate, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Friday.
The US remains the Philippines’ most supportive partner when it comes to beefing up its defense capabilities.
The Department of National Defense (DND) will coordinate with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to examine details on the alleged passport data mess involving a former contractor of the latter and how to mitigate its effects.
Magdalo Party-list Rep. Gary Alejano has expressed support for the proposal of Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana to review the mutual defense agreement between the Philippines and the United States.