2016 proposed budget of the Department of National Defense

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2016 proposed budget of the Department of National Defense 

150908144313Bayan Muna Partylist Representative Neri Colmenares (right) poses a question to Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Hernando Iriberri during the Appropriations Committee hearing on the proposed PhP158.8 billion 2016 budget of the Department of National Defense (DND) on Tuesday (Sept. 8, 2015) at the House of Representatives in Quezon City.(PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)jme

7 dead, 15 wounded amid violence during anti-cartel operation in Mexico

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on 7 dead, 15 wounded amid violence during anti-cartel operation in Mexico 

MEXICO CITY, May 2 — At least seven people were killed and 15 others injured during an outbreak of violence early Friday in parts of Mexico's western state of Jalisco, where local government launched an operation against a drug cartel.

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Solon pushes for incentives to lure more enrollees of ROTC

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon pushes for incentives to lure more enrollees of ROTC 

By Mabelle M. Manalo

MANILA, March 4 (PNA) — A party-list lawmaker appealed on Wednesday to the Committees on Higher and Technical Education and on National Defense and Security to consider providing enough incentives to students rather than reinstating mandate on the Reserve Officers'Training Corps (ROTC) in all public and private universities, colleges and similar learning institutions.

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Investigation on helicopter crash underway

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Investigation on helicopter crash underway 

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan De Oro City, Feb. 5 — Investigators from the Philippine Air Force (PAF) arrived here Thursday to look into the cause of the helicopter crash on Wednesday.

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Another Php224 million allocated for upgrade of JCPVs

January 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Another Php224 million allocated for upgrade of JCPVs 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — The Department of National Defense (DND) has allocated another Php224,000,000 for the upgrade of the Philippine Navy's JCPVs (Jacinto Class Patrol Vessels).

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