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In an admission that somewhat completes the frigates puzzle, President Duterte says it was he who gave the South Korean supplier's complaint to Bong Go
The Lady Eagles and the Angels turn back separate opponents in straight sets in the Premier Volleyball League
The Philippine Navy's BRP Tarlac makes a historic port call to Vladivostok as President Rodrigo Duterte leads a pivot to Russia and China
The Fighting Warays and the Lady Warriors crash into the win column of the Premier Volleyball League
The PetroGazz Angels and Banko Perlas Spikers get their Premier Volleyball League campaigns off to a winning start
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV warns President Rodrigo Duterte not to drag his ailing mother into their fight: 'Kung may problema siya sa akin, stick with me dahil kaya ko ito eh'
BRP Gregorio del Pilar will be towed to Subic for repairs, says military spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo
'Surface and underwater assessments are being done to come up with the right plan of retrieval,' says AFP Spokesman Colonel Noel Detoyato
The goodwill visit of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's Escort Flotilla Four at Subic Bay will be until September 5
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana tells lawmakers the country might not be able to afford the maintenance of submarines
One of the Philippine Navy's most capable warships, BRP Gregorio Del Pilar, runs aground in the vicinity of Hasa-Hasa Shoal
(3RD UPDATE) 'The Marine was reported missing while the ship was conducting routine operations in the Sulu Sea, August 9,' says the 13th Marine Expedition Unit
The Philippine Navy may have its first submarine by 2023 – if the timeline of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana pushes through
The Spike-Extended Range missile 'fired and accurately hit the designated target at approximately 6 kilometers away from the firing platform'
(UPDATED) A few hundred school children gather opposite the Chiang Rai hospital. Their teacher leads them in a chant thanking 'everyone who came to help make the mission succeed.'
(UPDATED) '(They) will be extracted today,' rescue chief Narongsak Osottanakorn tells reporters, adding the journey out should be faster than on previous days
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The Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) includes disaster response, maritime security operations, sea control, and complex warfighting
(UPDATED) Banko Perlas pins a first quarterfinal loss on Pocari, while Iriga-Navy halts a two-game skid
The Lady Warriors remain unbeaten in the quarterfinals as the Angels nail their first win
The visit 'aims to strengthen the relationship' between the Philippine Navy and the Russian Navy
Jema Galanza shines but the Cool Smashers get unlucky with the indefinite loss of their starting setter
It is the first time the Philippine Navy is participating in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), a multilateral naval exercise to be hosted by the US Navy's Pacific Fleet from June 27 to August 2
Tacloban also bolsters its bid after upsetting defending champion Pocari-Air Force
Duterte on Ayungin Shoal, Facebook sinks among U.S. teens, #SaferRoadsPH wins data journ award | Midday wRap
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While Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has refrained from speaking publicly about the Ayungin Shoal incident, he conveyed concern about it in a confidential meeting
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With an improved naval force, 'maybe we can start invading other nations,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells the Philippine Navy during its anniversary
Import Macy Ubben powers the Lady Oragons past the rookie-laden Water Defenders
'Our National Defense Strategy makes clear that we're back in an era of great power competition as the security environment continues to grow more challenging and complex,' says Admiral John Richardson, chief of US Naval Operations
Filipinos online mock the security drills for potential terror attacks or hostage-taking incidents in Boracay, calling it 'overkill'
Inter-agency teams, led by the Philippine National Police, rehearse how they would respond to potential 'threats' during Boracay's closure
The exercises took place in an area east of the Bashi Channel, between Taiwan and the Philippines, says the Chinese navy
The cargo vessel carried 27,180 sacks of Vietnam rice worth P67.950 million, says the Philippine Navy
US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, Australian long range guided missile frigate HMAS Anzac, and Japanese destroyer JS Akizuki arrive in the Philippines for port visits as China holds a large naval parade in the South China Sea
The Philippine Navy says the ceremonial steel cutting will likely happen in South Korea on April 30
The Beechcraft King Air TC-90 planes will fly for West Philippine Sea patrols and local disaster response missions
'I think the two frigates from Hyundai will be the last in the near future,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
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.
The BRP Rajah Humabon is a 75-year-old Cannon-class destroyer of the US Navy acquired by the Philippines in 1976
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Philippine Navy chief Robert Empedrad tells the Commission on Appointments that the selection of Hanwha is a 'done deal'
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'Rather than clarifying the issue, what the recent House inquiry on the frigate project revealed is a change of tune,' says Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano
New Philippine Navy chief Rear Admiral Robert Empedrad says it was a collegial decision of the Technical Working Group to give the shipbuilder 'sole right' to choose makers of the subsystems of the frigates
Ousted Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado said it was the joint venture company Hanwha Thales that was subjected to post-qualification assessment before the contract was awarded to Hyundai Heavy Industries
'There wasn’t a problem in the first place… it is continuing now [and] it will be delivered in 2020 and the next one, in 2021,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The defense chief pins the blame on the Navy officer he sacked, insisting that Mercado did not follow the law, usurped powers, and failed to follow commands