Race for our Heroes: Navy Day Bike & Run Challenge to start April 1

Glendale G. Rosal 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The month-long “Race for our Heroes: Navy Day Bike & Run Challenge” of the Philippine Navy will unfold on Friday, April 1, 2022. The virtual bike/run non-competitive event is organized by the Philippine…

Denied of his full incentives after winning silver in Atlanta, Onyok Velasco receives livelihood showcase from Chooks-to-Go

Glendale G. Rosal 08/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco, the 1996 Atlanta Olympics boxing silver medalist who recently complained about not receiving the full benefits promised to him by the government, got a surprise livelihood showcase on Friday from…

PH’s second brand new, missile-capable warship enters naval service

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 03/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Navy officially commissioned its second missile-capable frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), on Friday, in what Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana called as “the advent of our future fleet towards having a modernized and…

Duterte orders part of Fuga Island allotted for PH Navy base

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 08/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) to set aside a portion of Fuga Island in Cagayan province for use as a base by the Philippine Navy. On Monday (Aug. 10), Vice…

Navy spent P.5B for Marawi siege — Vice Admiral Mercado

Inquirer.net 10/30/2017

The Philippine Navy has spent about half a billion pesos for ammunition and fuel during the five months of fighting in Marawi City. Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph Mercado gave the assessment in an interview with…

PH Navy chief calls for upgrade on urban combat

Inquirer.net 10/30/2017

The battle for Marawi City has underscored the need for the Philippine Navy to improve on urban warfare, Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph Mercado said on Monday. “In all our operations, we always undertake a…

‘TRUST THE PRESIDENT’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/01/2017

The possible suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in the Visayas was welcomed by officials and some business leaders in Cebu while some lawyers expressed caution in implementing it. Gov. Hilario Davide III said he has…

Way to go, DENR!

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/29/2017

It was a longing by so many. The historic Laguna de Bay, the country’s largest inland water spanning 98,000 hectares, can breathe again and be restored to its beauty and abundance. Composed of Metro Manila and the…

Australian Navy visits Cebu for naval exercise

Norman V. Mendoza 10/14/2016

TWO patrol boats of the Royal Australian Navy arrived at the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) port in Barangay Lo-oc, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday as part of Exercise Lumbas 2016. The two Armidale-class patrol boats, HMAS Glenelg (ACPB…

Capitol food packs arrive in Pilar

Jhunnex Napallacan, Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/11/2015

Special permit for ro-ro  to ply Tudela-Pilar-Ormoc route Food packs arrived in Pilar, Camotes yesterday after the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) issued a special permit for a bigger vessel, a roll-on, roll-off vessel, of Jomalia Shipping Corp.…

Japan Navy drill with PH may lead to larger role

06/24/2015

Puerto Princesa — A tiny military exercise in the Philippines this week may presage something much bigger: the entry of Japan into the tussle for control of the South China Sea. A Japanese surveillance plane and about…

Philippine warship docked in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/21/2015

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), the biggest warship of the Philippine Navy had been docked at the waters of Tanke, Talisay City, Cebu since last Sunday to load up on provisions. The vessel was reserved for Pope…

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