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PH to buy 2 navy corvettes from South Korea, may receive 2 more

Aug 24, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the South Korean government plans to donate two of its navy’s old corvettes as the Philippines buys two brand new ones from Hyundai Heavy Industries

NAVY CORVETTE. The BRP Conrado Yap, a Pohang-class corvette donated by South Korea, is welcomed in Manila on August 20, 2019. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

PH Navy approves design drawings for frigates project

Apr 08, 2018 - 9:50 AM

The Philippine Navy says the ceremonial steel cutting will likely happen in South Korea on April 30

SIGNING. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana signed the contract with South Korean firm Heavy Hyundai Industries in October 2016. Photo from the HHI web site

Lorenzana on frigates, Dela Rosa on PNPA mauling incident, Daniels on Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:42 PM

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Navy frigates: Rejected Dutch supplier writes to Alejano

Mar 20, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the letter also confirms how Hyundai Heavy Industries employed the 'bait and switch' stratey to win the bid. It offered known and top caliber systems – including Tacticos – but later switched to cheaper systems.

Duterte on ICC, CIDG on Kerwin Espinosa, Stephen Hawking dies | Evening wRap

Mar 14, 2018 - 9:35 PM

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It's final: PH Navy chief says Korean system to be installed in warships

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:20 PM

Philippine Navy chief Robert Empedrad tells the Commission on Appointments that the selection of Hanwha is a 'done deal'

CONFIRMED. Philippine Navy Chief Robert Empedrad (in dark uniform) gets the nod of the powerful Commission on Appointments. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Senate probe exposes root of frigates deal mess

Feb 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

(UPDATED) Senators fail to probe deeper into why the defense department and the Navy did not come to a compromise

PACKED ROOM. The Senate Session Hall was packed with supporters of Special Assistant to the President Christopher 'Bong' Go. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

5 nagging questions after the Senate frigates probe

Feb 22, 2018 - 9:19 PM

If the innocence of Bong Go depended on a vote among the warm bodies inside the Senate compound, he would have won hands down. But the probe failed to pursue questions that would have given more light on the frigates issue.

Duterte on PH-China, New Mindanao regional party, Extra budget for frigate deal | Midday wRap

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:36 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 20, 2018

Feb 20, 2018 - 9:44 AM

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Go on frigate deal, 2 MRT3 glitches on Monday, BIR on Sereno | Evening wRap

Feb 19, 2018 - 7:42 PM

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Korean firm still PH warship supplier despite bad record – Lorenzana

Feb 19, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says they did not know about the bribery allegations against Hyundai Heavy Industries when they signed a contract with the South Korean firm in October 2016

DND secretary Delfin Lorenzana attends the senate hearing on the controversial navy frigates deal on February 19, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Ousted Navy chief denies favoring supplier in frigates deal

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:47 AM

'HHI offered Thales Tacticos to the Philippine Navy during bidding process,' says Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado

EX-CHIEF. Former Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado. Rappler file photo

Poe on fake news bill, Mercado on frigates probe, Basyang slows down | Midday wRap

Feb 12, 2018 - 1:08 PM

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Duterte rejects executive session for Bong Go in frigate hearing

Feb 10, 2018 - 9:58 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte wants his aide to participate in an 'open and transparent' public hearing about the P15.5-billion warships project

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in an interview on the sidelines of the inauguration of the new Communications, Navigation, Surveillance / Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) Systems Development Project at the Philippine Air Traffic Management Center (PATMC) in Pasay City on January 16, 2018, insists that the closure of the online news site Rappler was not an attack on press freedom but rather a matter of upholding the Constitution. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 7, 2018

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:41 AM

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A damaged vehicle stands in rubble outside the Marshal Hotel in Hualien, eastern Taiwan early February 7, 2018, after a strong earthquake struck the island. A hotel on the east coast of Taiwan has collapsed after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, the government said. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL YANG / Taiwan OUT

Malacañang welcomes probe into Navy frigate supplier

Feb 03, 2018 - 5:22 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says it was the Aquino administration that selected Hyundai Heavy Industries to build two warships for the Philippine Navy

Newly-appointed Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. holds his first press briefing in Malacañan on November 2, 2017. He told the members of the media that he is vowed to fulfill President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's order to do what is best for the country and to tell the truth. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Malacanang on Charter Change, Mayon Volcano eruption, Roque on Navy frigate deal | Evening wRap

Jan 23, 2018 - 8:20 PM

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If invited, Bong Go says he'll attend Senate probe on frigate deal

Jan 19, 2018 - 3:48 PM

(UPDATED) The Senate has not made clear its plans to invite President Rodrigo Duterte's most trusted aide

Bong Go 'not aware' of Palace meeting on Navy frigate deal

Jan 19, 2018 - 1:39 PM

The trusted Palace aide was supposedly clueless about a meeting arranged by his own undersecretary

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte examines the documents presented by Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go following his participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) – Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Informal Dialogue at the Furama Resort in Da Nang City, Vietnam on November 10, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Navy frigate project controversy, Aguirre on Rappler probe, SWS survey | Evening wRap

Jan 18, 2018 - 8:52 PM

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NBI to probe Rappler, Malacanang defends Go, Senate rejects joint voting on Cha-Cha | Evening wRap

Jan 17, 2018 - 8:31 PM

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South Korea's Hyundai to build 2 brand new warships for PH Navy

Oct 25, 2016 - 10:20 AM

The deal for the frigates was initiated during the Aquino administration and is the first military contract signed under the Duterte administration

KOREAN MADE. Hyundai wins the bid to build the Philippines 2 brand new frigate. File photo from the Republic of Korea Navy

South Korean auto, shipbuilding workers to go on strike

Jul 18, 2016 - 11:05 PM

Employees at Hyundai Motor and Hyundai Heavy Industries will walk off the job this week

epa04911972 Unionized workers march at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the country's leading shipbuilder, in the southeastern city of Ulsan, South Korea, 04 September 2015, after launching a partial strike to demand higher wages, better working conditions and other benefits. The workers put down their tools at eight in the morning, and the walkout lasted until noon. EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT

Crisis for South Korea shipbuilders as golden age fades

May 18, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Orders are drying up We are faced with an unimaginable situation at which our dock may soon be empty says Hyundai Heavy Industries

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 3, 2014 shows a general view of the deck of an under-construction Maersk triple-E class container ship at the Daewoo DSME shipyard in Okpo, 60 kms south of Busan. After more than a decade of global dominance, South Korea's shipbuilders face an unprecedented crisis that threatens the very survival of one of the flagship industries of Asia's fourth largest economy. / AFP PHOTO / ED JONES / TO GO WITH SKorea-economy-shipbuilding,FEATURE by Jung Ha-won