Pentagon salutes US-India ties with command name change

Pentagon salutes US-India ties with command name change

In a bow to America’s growing connection to India and its expanding security role in the region, the Pentagon is changing the name of the U.S. military’s Pacific headquarters to U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

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Sereno assures ‘ship of judiciary remains on course’ as she goes on leave

Sereno assures ‘ship of judiciary remains on course’ as she goes on leave

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday assured that the “ship of state of the judiciary remains on course” even as she has taken an indefinite leave to prepare her defense in the impeachment trial once it reaches the Senate.

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Saudi king sacks chief of staff in major military shake-up

Saudi king sacks chief of staff in major military shake-up

Saudi King Salman has sacked the military chief of staff and a host of other top commanders, state media said Monday, in a major shake-up of the defense establishment.

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Top Cabinet execs to appear at Senate probe on Navy frigates deal

Top Cabinet execs to appear at Senate probe on Navy frigates deal

Several members of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet were set to appear before the Senate investigation on the Philippine Navy’s now-controversial frigates deal on Monday to express their support to the administration, Malacañang said Sunday.

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DND, AFP ‘grateful’ as SC upholds 1 year Mindanao martial law extension

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announces during a press briefing in MalacaÒang on†June 1, 2017 that an investigation is ongoing on an air strike in Marawi City, which resulted to the death of 10 government troops and wounding of seven. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

The Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s upholding of the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao.

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Bong Go denies intervening in Navy selection of weapons system supplier

Special Assistant to President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Christopher “Bong” Go. MALACAÑANG POOL PHOTO

Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go denied on Tuesday that he has intervened in the procurement process of the Philippine Navy’s controversial selection of the weapons system supplier for the P15.7-billion frigate program.

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Hawaii rattled after alert of incoming missile is mistakenly sent

A screen shot take by Hawaiian citizen Alison Teal shows the screen of her mobile phone with an alert text message sent to all Hawaiian citizens on January 13, 2018. Hawaii officials swiftly confirmed a cell phone alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile was a "false alarm" on January 13, 2018, but not before the ominous message unnerved residents and stirred confusion across the US state. The warning -- which came across the Emergency Alert System that authorities nationwide use to delivery vital emergency information -- read: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill." / AFP PHOTO / Alison TEAL

An alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile aimed at Hawaii was sent in error Saturday, sowing panic and confusion across the US state — which is already on edge over the risk of attack — before officials dubbed it a “false alarm.”

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DND hits CPP for ordering comrades to bring down Duterte

The Department of National Defense on Wednesday slammed the Communist Party of the Philippines for its “bankrupt ideology” for telling its comrades to “work towards the downfall” of President Rodrigo Duterte.

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