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Philippine Army recognizes its Golan peacekeepers

Filipino peacekeepers. INQUIRER.net PHOTO

From the Chief Executive to the Chief of Staff, this time it’s the Army Chief who would give them the recognition.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japan looks forward to strong military ties with PH

Philippines' President Benigno Aquino III, left, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talk following their joint news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.  AP

Japan’s army chief made a two-day visit to the Philippines to further improve military cooperation between the two countries amid tension in the South China Sea.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Brunei military official visits troops monitoring ceasefire of PH gov’t, MILF

Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels man a machine gun in Sultan Kudarat in this February 11, 2013, file photo. AFP FILE PHOTO

A ranking military official of the Brunei military has visited his forces in Mindanao as they continue to help the international monitoring of the ceasefire agreement between the Philippine government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front ceasefire agreement.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

South Korea sends 300 soldiers to replace troops in Yolanda-stricken areas

Cebuanos and Koreans based in Cebu province wave Philippine flags to welcome the arrival of the 300 Korean soldiers at the Mactan Air Base in December last year to help in the rehabilitation efforts of Yolanda-affected areas in Eastern Visayas. CARMEL LOISE MATUS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

South Korea will send a fresh military contingent to typhoon-stricken areas in Eastern Visayas that were affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gazmin reminds troops Balikatan ‘near real life situations’

Military officials before the start of the exercise drills at Crow Valley RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

As the ongoing Balikatan exercises between Filipino and US troops entered their final phase Thursday, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin thought it was time for a reality check.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »