PH Navy gets new radar system from US

  MANILA — The Philippine Navy’s (PN) maritime domain awareness capability got a much-needed boost as it formally accepted a US-donated tethered aerostat radar system (TARS) Tuesday. Capt. Lued Lincuna, Navy spokesperson, said the 28-meter TARS was handed over by US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission to the Philippines, Michael Klescheski, to PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral … Read More

PH condemns Barcelona terror attack

MANILA — The Philippines joined the international community in condemning the terrorist attack in Barcelona, while conveying its condolences to the Spanish government and to the families of the victims following the incident that left four Irish citizens of Filipino descent injured. “The Philippines condemns in the strongest terms this disturbing act of terror perpetrated by … Read More

6.3-magnitude quake jolts Luzon

  MANILA, Aug. 11 — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake of tectonic origin jolted Nasugbu, Batangas at 1:28 p.m. Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Intensity IV was felt in Calapan, Mindoro; Subic, Zambales; Rosario, Cavite; Manila; and Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro, while Intensity III was recorded in Pateros City; Quezon City; Makati City; Malolos, … Read More