Delfin Lorenzana Confident Next Defense Secretary To Continue DND’s Momentum

Lorenzana Faustino

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana: “General Faustino will hit the ground running, so to speak, having just left the AFP in November.” DELFIN LORENZANA — The outgoing Defense Secretary said he’s confident that the next secretary of the Department of Defense (DND) will continue the agency‘s momentum. Lorenzana welcomed the appointment of former Armed Forces of … Read more

Delfin Lorenzana Issues Statement after Passing Out during Public Event

Delfin Lorenzana

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana Passed Out during the Independence Day Program DELFIN LORENZANA – The Defense Secretary issued a statement after he passed out during a public event and was rushed to the hospital. Every 12th day of the month of June, the Philippines is celebrating Independence Day. There are usually public events held in … Read more

Lorenzana Speaks About Meeting with Japanese Defense Minister

Lorenzana and Japanese defense minister

Lorenzana: “I couldn’t help but notice how the Japanese express their respect and courteousness” Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana was pleased with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi at their online meeting recently. Lorenzana couldn’t help but notice how the defense minister expresses his respect and reverence even online. In the online video conference, Kishi made effort … Read more

President Duterte For VFA Termination, Says Spokesperson

President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte was for the termination of the country’s Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the US, according to his spokesperson on Monday. This, after Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that there were no formal orders to do so. According to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo, President Rodrigo Duterte will order the cancellation of the Visiting … Read more