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Kuwait deployment ban, LTFRB on ride-hailing cap, Sharon Cuneta on Duterte | Evening wRap

Feb 12, 2018 - 8:17 PM

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PH looks to Russia, China for new choppers after dispute with Canada

Feb 12, 2018 - 2:26 PM

The cancellation of the contract to acquire Canadian Bell-412 helicopters will delay the military's modernization program, says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

VIP TRANSPORT. Three brand new Bell choppers will be used to transport VIP guests during the APEC Summit

SEC Commissioner resignation, SC on anomalous PNP chopper deal, Cuba protest vs US | Midday wRap

Feb 02, 2018 - 1:32 PM

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SC affirms dismissal of PNP officials over anomalous chopper deal

Feb 01, 2018 - 8:04 PM

The choppers were declared and priced to be brand new, but investigation showed they were second hand, and pre-owned by the former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo

Supreme Court of teh Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila

Chiz to admin: Stop giving PH military hand-me-down assets

Aug 18, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The Department of National Defense is in charge of buying defense assets although representatives of the end users – army navy or air force – are involved throughout the bidding process

Guingona seeks protection for chopper deal whistleblower

Jun 23, 2015 - 11:14 AM

The Department of Justice is evaluating if Rhodora Alvarez should be put under the Witness Protection Program

WHISTLEBLOWER. Former BIR employee Rhodora Alvarez gives a detailed narration of alleged corruption in the procurement of military assets. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Air Force chopper deal 'disturbing,' says Senate blue ribbon chair

Jun 16, 2015 - 8:51 PM

I am giving DND officials and executives of RASI ample opportunity to refute the allegations hurled against them in the Alvarez affidavit says Senator Teofisto Guingona III

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Jun 10, 2015 - 6:07 PM

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Poe-Binay 2016, HIV in Philippines, DND chopper deal | 12PM wRap

May 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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Insider tags defense exec in 'anomalous' P1.2-B chopper deal

May 20, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Senators find it questionable why the US company Rice Aircraft Services still won the contract after joining and failing in 3 public biddings

Engine defects in newly delivered Air Force choppers exposed

May 20, 2015 - 4:51 PM

It has been revealed in a Senate hearing that one Huey had to be changed two had engine leaks while another would not start

Screenshot of Senator JV Ejercito's copy of the report

DND moves to terminate controversial chopper deal

Mar 26, 2015 - 1:47 PM

The defense department has sent a notice to the foreign suppliers for their failure complete the delivery of the 21 choppers on time

FAILED BIDDING: Third bidding for 21 refurbished Huey helicopters failed. Photo from Philippine Air Force

Ex-SAF chief cleared in secondhand choppers deal

Sep 01, 2013 - 3:24 PM

CA rules that the Ombudsman erred in finding Santiago liable for dishonesty

Chopper scam: Mike Arroyo, 21 others sued

Jun 06, 2012 - 4:05 PM

UPDATED The Ombudsman files graft charges vs 22 people led by Mike Arroyo businessman Hilario de Vera and ex PNP chief Jesus Verzosa over the sale of second hand choppers to the Philippine National Police

'I had nothing to do with chopper deal'

Jan 19, 2012 - 6:09 PM

Mike Arroyo asks Ombudsman to dismiss criminal complaint vs him