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2 frigates on track to arrive in 2 years

The delivery of the two missile-armed frigates will allow the Philippine Navy to be in a more comfortable position to carry out its patrol mandate, said Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. The two missile-armed frigates are currently

South Korea donates P16.2-M to typhoon-hit PH

South Korea is providing USD300,000 or about P162 million-worth of humanitarian assistance to regions in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Ompong. "To help relieve the suffering of communities from the typhoon damages, the government…

South Korea launches new military intelligence command

The 27-year-old Defense Security Command (DSC) has been replaced by a new military intelligence command by South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense. The Defense Security Support Command, which began operations about a month after the…

Duterte to witness signing of bilateral deals with SoKor

After meeting with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in, President Rodrigo Duterte will witness the signing of several bilateral agreements at the Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House) on Monday afternoon. Philippine ambassador to South Korea…

4 South Koreans nabbed for carnapping

Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation’s Anti-Organized and Transnational Crime Division (NBI-AOTCD) recently arrested four South Korean nationals for alleged carnapping. NBI Director Dante A. Gierran identified the suspects…