News agencies in the Southern Philippine island of Mindanao reported that the members of the Bukidnon-Daraghuyan tribe will hold a meeting with the armed forces tomorrow.
A House Representative today commended the rescue works undertaken by both the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Philippine Air Force (PAF), after the American cruise ship Azamara Quest caught fire while on the Sulu Sea last month.
Major Harold Magallanes Cabunoc, high ranking official with the Philippine Army (PA) said today that a hundred more soldiers will be sent to the province of Albay in order to improve the security situation there.
According to the officials from Philippine Department of National Defense (DND), the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is currently undertaking negotiations aimed at the purchase of two fighter jet squadrons.
Vice Admiral Edmund Tan, the chief of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) claimed that his country will receive a total of 10 new patrol ships as well as other naval equipment from the Japanese Armed Forces.
The latest addition to the Philippine Navy (PN), the high endurance cutter BRP Gregorio del Pilar (formerly USCGC Hamilton) started its first ever Preventive Maintenance Schedule (PMS) last week.