The Senate has increased the budget of the Department of National Defense for 2021, Senate defense committee chairman Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday conveyed the Philippines’ commitment to strengthen its strategic partnership with Japan.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana thanked the Australian government for its continued support to the country’s efforts to contain the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is open to acquiring six more Embraer Defense and Security A-29B “Super Tucano” close air support aircraft to boost the six that are now in the Philippine Air Force’s (PAF) inventory.
What is some P8.18 billion in “lump sum” funds for infrastructure projects of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Department of National Defense doing in the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways?
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday urged China to cooperate with the Philippines in maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea (SCS).
Experts have warned that a cold war is heating up the already turbulent waters in the South China Sea.
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.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday said the country could not afford to acquire such equipment with the budget allocated for the project.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has suggested to President Rodrigo Duterte to sell golf courses owned by the Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to help fund the government’s stimulus package amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is not bothered by the cancelation of what could have been the last “Balikatan” exercises between the Philippines and the United States due to the threats posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak.
President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a unilateral ceasefire with leftist rebels while an enhanced community quarantine has been imposed in Luzon to address the threat of the coronavirus disease.
Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat is offering to fly home foreign tourists who were caught stranded amid the virus lockdown in the Philippines.
Its up to the Department of National Defense (DND) and Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) may have to conduct a study on the effects of the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the United States and the Philippines, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Saturday (Jan. 25).
In the wake of rising tension between the United States and Iran, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has been ordered by President Rodrigo R. Duterte to prepare its air and naval assets which could be used in the evacuation of overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East should hostilities erupt in the region.
President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the declaration of a unilateral and reciprocal ceasefire with the coalition of the Communist Party of the Philippines, the New People’s Army and the National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), Malacañang announced.
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is currently evaluating two aircraft for its multi-role fighter (MRF) project, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday night.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expects to sign by next year a purchase deal for the medium-range ramjet supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles being eyed for coastal defense missions of the Philippine Army (PA).
President Rodrigo Duterte issued a memorandum, creating a technical working group (TWG) for the establishment of a military camp in Kapantaran, Marawi City.
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is optimistic that the proposed offshore patrol vessel (OPV) project with Australian defense contractor and global shipbuilder, Austal, will be exempted from the government’s foreign loans and grants ban.
House Deputy Majority Floor Leader Bernadette Herrera (Bagong Henerasyon Party-list) has asked the Department of National Defense (DND) to enumerate methods of training of would-be military officers that should be exempted from the provisions of the Anti-Hazing law.
Information and Communications Technology Sec. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II said the deal between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and DITO Consortium still needs the approval of the Department of National Defense.
Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate on Friday asked the Department of National Defense (DND) why it was “terrifically silent” on the Chinese incursions in Philippine territorial waters, as well as harassment of Filipino fishermen.