As President Duterte delivers his second SONA, Marawi evacuees say they want to go home
(UPDATED) The administrator of martial law in Mindanao assures lawmakers that there is no plan to expand martial rule to Luzon and Visayas
The row between Macron and General Pierre de Villiers erupted last week over budget cuts, testing the new president's authority
'China firmly opposes any forms of official exchange and military contact between the US and Taiwan,' foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang tells reporters
With over a billion pesos involved in these cases, COA says full commitment is 'extremely necessary' to ensure proper representation in courts
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declines to disclose his recommendation 'so as not to preempt' President Rodrigo Duterte
THAAD maker Lockheed Martin says this was the first time the system had intercepted an intermediate-range ballistic missile
The mutual fund would 'offer financial security to soldiers and policemen as well as their families through sound investment practices and guidance programs'
The officials and ground commanders assess enemy strengths and weaknesses, and how the military can adjust to these observations
DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels
The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system to be tested is designed to intercept and destroy short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles during their final phase of flight
(3rd UPDATE) Nuclear-armed states dismiss the ban as unrealistic, arguing it will have no impact on reducing the global stockpile of 15,000 atomic weapons
This is 'the first time US Pacific Command-directed B-1B Lancers have conducted combined training with JASDF fighters at night,' the statement from the US Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs office reads
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia has a 'special responsibility' to help create stability on the ground – or risk hobbling the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) group
Gerard Mosquera tells the Judicial and Bar Council that he would've dissented with the 2016 EDCA ruling. For him, a 'treaty would have to be executed to justify stationing of foreign troops in the country.'
Here are key dates in Pyongyang's quest to develop a missile capable of hitting the United States
Learn more about the Metro Manila Shake Drill to be held from July 14 to 17, 2017 and how you can prepare for the 'Big One'
The 5 armed service branches can now delay accepting transgender recruits until January 1
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(UPDATED) The NDRRMC leads an earthquake drill around the country on Thursday, June 29
Organizations now plan to simplify and bring human rights closer to the ground and everyday life
President Rodrigo Duterte paints human rights defenders as an obstacle to the change he promised, according to iDEFEND's Ellecer Carlos
(UPDATED) The extent to which Beijing can influence Pyongyang is a key issue in trying to defuse the North Korea crisis
MovePH will host the two-day Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness from July 7 to 8 at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura, Taguig City. Pre-registration is now open.
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Admiral Scott Swift meets with key Philippine officials 'to reaffirm the US Navy's strong partnership and ties' with the Armed Forces of the Philippines
The South Korean military analyzed the contents of the camera's 64-gigabyte memory chip and said it had been spying on the THAAD
(UPDATED) The US defense secretary also warns of a return to 'Great Power competition,' where countries like Russia and China are gaining military assertiveness and placing long-held global security protocol at risk
The President, before thanking the United States for aid in Marawi City, says he can't ignore the rapport between Filipino and American soldiers
Trump makes the statement after failing to endorse Article 5 in a speech at last month's NATO summit in Brussels
(UPDATED) The deployment freeze comes two days after Moon ordered a 'proper' probe into the potential environmental impact of the missile batteries in a bid to win greater public support for the project
Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says intelligence pegs the number of ISIS fighters in the Philippines at 1,200, including 40 Indonesians, a stark contrast from the Philippines' 250-400 estimate
'We oppose countries militarizing artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims unsupported by maritime law. We cannot and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes in the status quo,' says US Defense Secretary James Mattis
The United States reiterates its commitment to its longtime ally in its fight against terrorists, despite President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-American pronouncements
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says Abu Sayyaf senior leader Isnilon Hapilon and his followers 'are already recognized and the occupation of Marawi is another step to prove [their] worth as part of ISIS'
The order of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, martial law administrator, is valid 'even outside Mindanao'
Documents submitted to Moon Jae-In shortly after he came to office this month were redacted to remove mention of 4 new rocket launchers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system
The first-of-its-kind test comes amid concerns over North Korea's weapons program
A total of 58 awards will be given to individuals and groups from various sectors in the 18th Gawad Kalasag National Awarding Ceremony
Security officials told senators in a private briefing that the military could neutralize the Maute Group even without martial law, the Senate minority bloc says
'Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defense,' says US President Donald Trump
The two countries sign a total of 10 deals, including a defense agreement, deal to share intelligence, and share knowledge on the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
With martial law in place in Mindanao, the Department of National Defense reminds the Armed Forces of the Philippines not to violate the Constitution
'Related remarks from the US side are inconsistent with fact,' says the Chinese Ministry of Defense
(3rd UPDATE) The airport management tells passengers departing from Terminal 2 to 'expect significant flight delays'
In Beijing, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets with representatives of Poly Technologies, one of China's most controversial defense firms
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But the department insists it used its Quick Response Fund correctly, saying that their role in disaster involves organizing, training, and equipping first responders from the AFP
The troops are needed to train local forces, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says
Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Eduardo Año echoes earlier statements of the PNP and Malacañang that terrorists were not behind the explosions