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Recto Bank collision an ‘accident’, not armed attack – Lorenzana

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana maintained that the incident in Recto Bank involving the Chinese vessel, Yuemaobinyu 42212 and the Filipino fishing vessel, F/B GEM-VER 1 on June...

PH wants China to sanction ship crew for sinking Filipino fishing boat

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 01:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana has called for a diplomatic action in relation to the sea collision between a Chinese vessel and a Filipino fishing boat (F/B GIMVER...

DNA test confirms death of last Marawi siege terrorist leader Abu Dar

Posted on Monday, 15 April 2019 05:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday (April 15) said a DNA test from the United States authorities confirmed the death of Maute-ISIS leader Abu Dar. “It is...

Jolo twin blasts: Foreign intel points to Yemeni couple

Posted on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 05:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana admitted that President Rodrigo Duterte has received information from intelligence authorities in Singapore about the possible perpetrators in the bombing of a Catholic...

Historic Balangiga bells to return home on December 11

Posted on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 10:45 AM | No Comments
  TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed on Monday (December 3) that the historic Balangiga bells are finally coming home to the Philippines after 117 years. “Ang...

122 NPA members surrender to authorities in Bicol region

Posted on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 02:10 PM | No Comments
BICOL, Philippines (UPDATED) — A total of 122 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) have surrendered to authorities in Masbate. They belonged to the rebel units operating in the...

Duterte sets conditions for revival of peace talks with CPP-NPA-NDF

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 08:19 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has laid down seven conditions before the government revives peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana...

DND defends SAP Bong Go on the issue of Philippine Navy’s frigate acquisition project

Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018 01:14 PM | No Comments
Department of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has denied that Special Assistant to the President Bong Go intervened in the acquisition of frigates by the Philippine Navy. The Defense Chief claims...

Full rehabilitation efforts soon to begin after approval of one-year martial law extension

Posted on Thursday, 14 December 2017 12:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Rehabilitation efforts in Marawi City will be fast-tracked, now that the extension of the implementation of martial law has been approved on Wednesday. Martial law administrator and...

Nations commend the AFP for ending Marawi siege in a short period of time

Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017 10:50 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Other countries like Australia salute the capability of the Philippine military and police for successfully winning the battle in Marawi City. They said the government forces were...