PHILIPPINE Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: PHILIPPINE Air Force
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Kris Aquino's chief security aide appointed as Air Force top gun

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III has appointed her sister Kris Aquino’s longtime chief security aide as the next commanding general of the Philippine Air Force (PAF), top-level military sources said.Major ... [Published Interaksyon - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hot air balloon fest to be re-staged in Clark

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – After the success of the Philippine International Balloon Festival held in Lubao town before the Holy Week, Clark is again being geared for the re-staging of the balloon fest by next year.This came after a memorandum of agreement ... [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Girl, 8, molested

CEBU, Philippines - A daughter of a Philippine Air Force officer was allegedly molested by their eight-year-old girl neighbor in Mandaue City.Carmelito Sistoso Jr., 29, of Sitio Abra, Barangay Alang-Alang, lodged a complaint at the Mandaue City Police ... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

K-9 dogs to be deployed

Eight K-9 dogs will be deployed in Bacolod City next week to boost its campaign against illegal drugs, proliferation of loose firearms, and terrorism.The dogs, which are under the Special Weapons and Tactics Unit/Public Safety Company, have their own ... [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Marijuana farms in Benguet destroyed

8:15 pmby COMBINED elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police destroyed P14.7 million worth of marijuana during the three-day operation dubbed as “Golden Green Bush” in Benguet last week.Authorities destroyed ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

‘US plane over Ayungin Shoal proves all-out support to PH’

10:46 pmby (Inset) This plane, a picture of which was apparently taken from a surface ship while it was circling over the Ayungin Shoal on March 29, closely resembles a P8 Poseidon, an aircraft used by the US Navy for reconnaissance and anti-submarine ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines orders Korean jet fighters

The Philippine Air Force bolstering its fleet of jet fighters amid continuing tensions with China over disputed territory has been confirmed. According to Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd, it has ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Rebels killed, wounded in an encounter with Army troops

By: Amorganda Y. SaludarCentral Visayas, April 4 (PIA) --- Armed Forces of the Philippines –Central Command (AFP-CentCom) reported an encounter between the 79th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army and some NPA rebels, 6:30 a.m. (April 3) with two ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 2 reports

Philippine supply ship slips past Chinese blockade

Second Thomas Shoal, South China Sea --- A Philippine government ship slipped past a Chinese coast guard vessel Saturday and brought food and fresh troops to a marooned navy ship used as a base by Philippine troops to bolster the country's territorial ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

KAI Signs $420 Mil. Deal with Philippine Air Force for 12 FA-50 Jets

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency and the Defense Acquisition Program Administration said on March 28 that Korea Aerospace Industries won a project from the  Philippine Air Force for 12 FA-50 multirole fighter jets. The latest order worth US$420 ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines to buy 12 fighter jets for US$526m

US F-18 fighter jets prepare for take off on the deck underneath on the USS Harry S.Trumann (CVN-75) in the Gulf of Oman on January 30, 2014. (Photo / AFP)MANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines said Thursday that it will sign two contracts for ... [Published China Daily Asia - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine Air Force accepts new recruits

03:18 AMThe Philippine Air Force (PAF) is now accepting applicants to beef up its manpower.Air Woman First Class Jennifer Talamor said those interested will have to undergo written exams on April 4 and 5 at WVSU-LaPaz Campus, Iloilo City.Application forms ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Mar 27 2014]

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...director general of the Civil Aviation AuthorityCivil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) shrugged off their Malacañang visit and said, "If he (Aquino) sent you to me, it means I will be the one to decide" an aviation official who was in that meeting recalled in an interview with Rappler
"As far as we are now looking at it, there will be a positive action for getting a 3rd Del Pilar frigate" says Vice Admiral Jose Luis Alano
"Our government has an Integration Program to those armed groups who would want to live a normal life,” Bonafos added."
"We are also grateful for the long-term trust that the Philippine Government and DND have placed in Bell Helicopter to upgrade and improve mission capabilities" Hwang said

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Kris Aquino's chief security aide appointed as ... [Published Interaksyon - 6 hours ago]
Tagging Tugade [Published Punto! Central Luzon - Apr 22 2014]
Hot air balloon fest to be re-staged in Clark [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 21 2014]
Peasant family arrested for opposing ‘developme... [Published Bulatlat.com - Apr 21 2014]
How PH aviation transformed from shame to pride [Published Rappler - Apr 17 2014]
Girl, 8, molested [Published Philippine Star - Apr 17 2014]
PIHABF gears up for 19th balloon fest [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 16 2014]
PH Navy asking for 3rd warship from US [Published Rappler - Apr 16 2014]
K-9 dogs to be deployed [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 16 2014]
Transfer of PAF facilities to cost MCIAA P800Ma [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
Marijuana farms in Benguet destroyed [Published Manila Times - Apr 15 2014]
Over P14-M worth of marijuana destroyed in Benguet [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
Over P14M worth of marijuana destroyed in Benguet [Published Philippine Star - Apr 15 2014]
Pending defense pact with US ‘treacherous [Published Punto! Central Luzon - Apr 14 2014]
The case for extending AFP chief Gen. Bautista [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 13 2014]
PH to buy 8 Bell helicopters [Published Panay News - Apr 12 2014]
Suspected robber shot dead [Published Tempo - Apr 11 2014]
PNoy accorded full military honors during Araw... [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 09 2014]
Delgado looms as next commanding general of PAF [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
Davao needs air assets to combat fire unreachab... [Published Minda News - Apr 09 2014]
Safety On Set: Helicopter Crashes Have Taken Mo... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 08 2014]
Philippines: The most resilient people you'll e... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
Statement of the Foreign Affairs Secretary: PH ... [Published Commission on Filipinos Overseas - Apr 07 2014]
Philippines is the loser [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
Direct commission for Cudia [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 04 2014]
‘US plane over Ayungin Shoal proves all-out sup... [Published Manila Times - Apr 04 2014]
Bell Helicopter Finalizes Agreement For Eight B... [Published Aero-News Network - Apr 04 2014]
Philippines orders Korean jet fighters [Published Big News Network - Apr 04 2014]
Singapore President Tan presents $7m in donatio... [Published Big News Network - Apr 04 2014]
Rebels killed, wounded in an encounter with Arm... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 04 2014]
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Philippines: The most resilient people you'll e... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
Source: Mines Advisory GroupCountry: Philippines Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on 8 November 2013 and was the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record, killing more than 6,000 people. By: Sean Sutton, Photographer & International Communications Manager, ...
Philippine ship slips past Chinese blockade in ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 30 2014]
A Philippine government ship slipped past a Chinese coast guard blockade Saturday and brought food and fresh troops to a marooned navy ship used as a base by Filipino troops to bolster the country’s territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. ...
Philippines: Boats and Planes Bring Philippine ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 28 2014]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Philippines Philippines - IOM has teamed up with the Philippine Air Force and Navy to help families displaced by Typhoon Haiyan in November to return to their home provinces after months living ...
DND, suppliers to sign multi-billion contracts ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Mar 28 2014]
The Department of National Defense (DND) will be signing on Friday contracts with suppliers for the manufacture of 12 training jet fighters worth P18.9 billion and 8 attack helicopters worth P4.8 billion.South Korea’s Korean Aerospace Inc. (KAI) will ...
Crowdsourced online search uses high-res satell... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 12 2014]
With confusion and misinformation hampering the 12-nation search for Malaysia Airlines FLight MH370, the world’s leading earth imagery company has launched an online crowdsourced search for wreckage and possible survivors. Earth imagery company DigitalGlobe ...
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