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Minda News
Lumad school director, 2 others killed in Lianga, Surigao SurDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sept) – The executive director of an alternative lear
Lumad school director, 2 others killed in Lianga, Surigao Sur
Minda News / Posted 3 hours ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sept) – The executive director of an alternative learning center for Indigenous Peoples (Lumads) and two other members were killed allegedly by paramilitary elements at 4 a.m. Tuesday in Lianga, Surigao del Sur,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Joma Sison’s reported support for Duterte ‘non-issue’ to AFPTHE Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday declined to comment on the repor
Joma Sison’s reported support for Duterte ‘non-issue’ to AFP
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday declined to comment on the reported support of Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, a possible presidential candidate for the 2016... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Woman killed, 2 hurt in White Plains shootingPolicemen secure a bullet-riddled white Hyundai van along Katipunan Ave. Extens
Woman killed, 2 hurt in White Plains shooting
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
Policemen secure a bullet-riddled white Hyundai van along Katipunan Ave. Extension, Barangay White Plains. Witnesses along the area said the incident happened around 7 p.m. when men aboard a moving motorcycle shot at the van, hitting the driver,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
QC shooting involves family member of top AFP official A woman was killed while two men were reportedly hurt Tuesday night following
QC shooting involves family member of top AFP official
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 hours ago
A woman was killed while two men were reportedly hurt Tuesday night following a shooting incident perpetrated by the son of a late former police constabulary general in Quezon City. Chief... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP to cooperate in probe of non-delivery of military suppliesMANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday vowe
AFP to cooperate in probe of non-delivery of military supplies
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday vowed to cooperate with the Senate probe on the undelivered military supplies and maintained that it complied with all the requirements of the procurement law. Army spokesman... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe Army's 3rd Infantry Division is targeting Negros Island Region to be insurg
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 22 hours ago
The Army's 3rd Infantry Division is targeting Negros Island Region to be insurgency-free by next year, after declaring the two Negros provinces to be peaceful and ready for further development, its commander, Maj. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, said... Read more
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Balita
President Aquino leads National Heroes' Day rites September 1, 2015 5:14 am MANILA, Aug. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III
President Aquino leads National Heroes' Day rites
Balita / Posted yesterday
September 1, 2015 5:14 am MANILA, Aug. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led on Monday the commemoration of National Heroes' Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig... Read more
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The Manila Times
Govt orders watch on ‘destabilizers’August 31, 2015 6:46 pm by ANTHONY VARGAS CORRESPONDENT A confidential direct
Govt orders watch on ‘destabilizers’
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
August 31, 2015 6:46 pm by ANTHONY VARGAS CORRESPONDENT A confidential directive has been issued by Malacañang to monitor the activities of members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Philippine... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
AFP fetes 5 soldiers wounded in clash with Abu SayyafZAMBOANGA CITY -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Co
AFP fetes 5 soldiers wounded in clash with Abu Sayyaf
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command honored today 5 Marines who were injured in a clash with the Abu Sayyaf Group last week. Wesmincom Commander, Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, personally pinned the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Congress, stop creating useless entities!Only useless, inapplicable, unsuitable, and totally irrelevant sub-political en
Congress, stop creating useless entities!
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
Only useless, inapplicable, unsuitable, and totally irrelevant sub-political entities should be abolished. And before doing this, logic, wisdom, education, and science dictate, demand, and require that thorough study or evaluation should be... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'Abus task wives to buy medicine for wounded bandits'MANILA - Abu Sayyaf bandits are reportedly having their wives buy medicine for
'Abus task wives to buy medicine for wounded bandits'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
MANILA - Abu Sayyaf bandits are reportedly having their wives buy medicine for their comrades who were wounded in recent military offensives in Sulu. The Armed Forces of the Philippines-Joint Task Group Sulu (AFP-JTGS) uncovered this on Saturday... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
BOC is most corrupt among 36 gov't agencies: SWS surveyTHE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is the most corrupt among 36 government institution
BOC is most corrupt among 36 gov't agencies: SWS survey
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is the most corrupt among 36 government institutions, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The survey showed that the BOC had a negative sincerity net rating, meaning the number of respondents who said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Iglesia sets nationwide protests vs DOJ probeMANILA, Philippines - Members of the Iglesia ni Cristo will gather in major cit
Iglesia sets nationwide protests vs DOJ probe
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Members of the Iglesia ni Cristo will gather in major cities across the country, widening the group’s protest activities against the Department of Justice (DOJ) for its ongoing investigation of INC leaders. INC spokesman Edwil... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy to lead rites for National Heroes’ Day todayMANILA, Philippines - President Aquino will lead today’s ceremonies at Fort Bon
Noy to lead rites for National Heroes’ Day today
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino will lead today’s ceremonies at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City commemorating National Heroes’ Day, where he will also offer flowers to honor the unknown soldier who offered his life for the country. Defense... Read more
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The Manila Times
4 Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in Sulu clashAugust 30, 2015 9:49 pm FOUR members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed
4 Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in Sulu clash
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 30, 2015 9:49 pm FOUR members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed and scores were wounded in the latest firefight between them and government forces in Patikul, Sulu, on Saturday, belated reports... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino leads observance of National Heroes DayPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will lead Monday the commemoration of National Her
Aquino leads observance of National Heroes Day
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will lead Monday the commemoration of National Heroes Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. “Pangungunahan ni Pangulong Aquino bukas ang mga opisyal ng pamahalaan at kinatawan ng diplomatic corps sa pag-aalay... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Malacañang to Filpinos: Honor our heroesMANILA, Philippines – The Palace on Sunday urged the Filipinos to join the comm
Malacañang to Filpinos: Honor our heroes
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Palace on Sunday urged the Filipinos to join the commemoration of the National Heroes’ Day on Monday. ”On this day, we must give honor to our heroes who offered their lives to fight, uphold and exalt our independence that... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
WestMinCom lauds personnel, units, partner stakeholdersThe Western Mindanao Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines (WestMinCom, AFP)
WestMinCom lauds personnel, units, partner stakeholders
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Western Mindanao Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines (WestMinCom, AFP) led by Lieutenant General Rustico Guerrero awarded its personnel, units, and partner stakeholders during the flag-raising ceremony held in connection with the 9th... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace urges Filipinos to join commemoration of National Heroes’ Day Manila – Malacanang encouraged the Filipinos on Sunday to join the commemorat
Palace urges Filipinos to join commemoration of National Heroes’ Day
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Manila – Malacanang encouraged the Filipinos on Sunday to join the commemoration of the National Heroes’ Day on Monday. ”On this day, we must give honor to our heroes who offered... Read more
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Rappler
Remembering the Iglesia-led EDSA 3STALEMATE. Erap loyalists and anti-riot police come face to face. Newsbreak fil
Remembering the Iglesia-led EDSA 3
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
STALEMATE. Erap loyalists and anti-riot police come face to face. Newsbreak file photo (Editor's Note: This story on "EDSA 3" – the uprising that protested the arrest of ousted president Joseph Estrada in April 2001 and attempted to reinstall him –... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Mayor hails Zamboangueño soldier in Metrobank’s TOPSMayor Beng Climaco has conveyed her congratulatory and commendation to a Zamboa
Mayor hails Zamboangueño soldier in Metrobank’s TOPS
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
Mayor Beng Climaco has conveyed her congratulatory and commendation to a Zamboangueño soldier, TSgt. Romel B. Bancairin of the Philippine Navy for having been chosen as one of The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS) for 2015, a joint project of... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Thailand needs 4,000 English teachersMANILA, Philippines - The Thai government is hoping to hire up to 4,000 Filipin
Thailand needs 4,000 English teachers
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Thai government is hoping to hire up to 4,000 Filipinos who can teach English in Thailand. Diplomatic sources told The STAR that the hiring of the teachers is one of the matters to be discussed during the visit in Manila of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP confirms seeking US helpThe Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday confirmed that the Philippi
AFP confirms seeking US help
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday confirmed that the Philippine government has sought the help of the United States in securing the resupply missions to the disputed South China Sea. AFP chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri said Defense... Read more
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Balita
Bomb threats disrupt work, court proceedings; delay murder case on King's slay in Davao City August 29, 2015 5:14 am DAVAO CITY, Aug. 28 — The court proceedings at the H
Bomb threats disrupt work, court proceedings; delay murder case on King's slay in Davao City
Balita / Posted 4 days ago
August 29, 2015 5:14 am DAVAO CITY, Aug. 28 — The court proceedings at the Hall of Justice, including the arraignment of the three accused in the murder of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Thailand needs 4,000 English teachersMANILA, Philippines - The Thai government is hoping to hire up to 4,000 Filipin
Thailand needs 4,000 English teachers
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Thai government is hoping to hire up to 4,000 Filipinos who can teach English in Thailand. Diplomatic sources told The STAR that the hiring of the teachers is one of the matters to be discussed during the visit in Manila of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy’s traffic planAt a speech at the Rizal Technological University, President Aquino asked for p
Noy’s traffic plan
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
At a speech at the Rizal Technological University, President Aquino asked for patience and understanding of the citizenry on the traffic situation, after five years of inaction. Aquino said that there is a need for more bridges and widening of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
SWS poll lists BOC as most corrupt agency The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is the most corrupt government agency, according
SWS poll lists BOC as most corrupt agency
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is the most corrupt government agency, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The survey results come at a time when the BOC is still in the midst of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ginebra’s moment with soldiers ‘very fulfilling,’ says TenorioPhoto taken from LA Tenorio’s Instagram account Barangay Ginebra San Miguel ma
Ginebra’s moment with soldiers ‘very fulfilling,’ says Tenorio
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Photo taken from LA Tenorio’s Instagram account Barangay Ginebra San Miguel made time to fulfill a soldier’s wish when the well-loved franchise played an exhibition game against members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday at Camp... Read more
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Rappler
3 Islamic militants killed in Sulu military clashSULU ISLAND COMMANDER. Colonel Allan Arrojado of the Philippine Army MANILA, P
3 Islamic militants killed in Sulu military clash
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
SULU ISLAND COMMANDER. Colonel Allan Arrojado of the Philippine Army MANILA, Philippines - Three Islamic militants were killed after the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday, August 28, launched a second attempt in 2 weeks to rescue... Read more
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Rappler
Perceived gov't corruption eases; BOC gets 'very bad' ratingVERY BAD. The latest SWS poll among business executives shows that the Bureau o
Perceived gov't corruption eases; BOC gets 'very bad' rating
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
VERY BAD. The latest SWS poll among business executives shows that the Bureau of Customs is among 6 government agencies with an unfavorable rating in sincerity in fighting corruption. MANILA, Philippines – While businessmen's perception of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BOC most corrupt gov’t agency – SWS In the midst of the controversy faced by the Bureau of Custom (BOC) in its in
BOC most corrupt gov’t agency – SWS
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
In the midst of the controversy faced by the Bureau of Custom (BOC) in its infamous random inspection of “balikbayan” boxes issue, the bureau was listed as the most corrupt government agency in the country, a... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino to lead National Heroes' Day celebrations MondayMANILA -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of Nation
Aquino to lead National Heroes' Day celebrations Monday
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of National Heroes’ Day with a simple wreath-laying ceremony and commemorative program at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB), Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City Monday. The event will... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
P-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday | mb.com.ph | Philippine NewsP-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday President Benigno S. Aq
P-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday | mb.com.ph | Philippine News
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
P-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of National Heroes’ Day with a simple wreath-laying ceremony and commemorative program at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB), Fort... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ph seeks US ‘assistance’ in South China Sea US Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris (3rd L) and the Armed Forces of
Ph seeks US ‘assistance’ in South China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
US Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris (3rd L) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff, General Hernando Iriberri (L), inspect an honour guard during a ceremony at AFP... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Army demos corrected M4 riflesPresident Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin,
Army demos corrected M4 rifles
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, leads the ceremonial distribution of assault rifles to the Philippine Army and Philippine Navy Marine troops at the Armed Forces of the Philippines General Headquarters... Read more
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Rappler
US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity – spokesmanIN MANILA. Commander of the US Pacific Command, Navy Admiral Harry B. Harris Ju
US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity – spokesman
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
IN MANILA. Commander of the US Pacific Command, Navy Admiral Harry B. Harris Junior (L) reviews honor guards at the Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, 26 August 2015. Mark R Cristino/EPA MANILA,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte eyes revolutionary governmentBUT IS HE RUNNING? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte tells Inquirer that he want
Duterte eyes revolutionary government
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
BUT IS HE RUNNING? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte tells Inquirer that he wants a federal system of government if he is elected President. KIMBERLY DE LA CRUZ Should he win the presidency in May 2016, the tough-talking Davao City Mayor Rodrigo... Read more
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Pilipino Star
For the Manobos’ well-beingStraight away, may I advance the view that in the vast democratic space availab
For the Manobos’ well-being
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
Straight away, may I advance the view that in the vast democratic space available to us, an honest-to-goodness dialogue is the answer to any long-drawn out controversy. This is particularly necessary when the actors and players in an unfolding drama... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US plans more drills for freedom of seasMANILA, Philippines - The United States plans to increase the number of militar
US plans more drills for freedom of seas
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States plans to increase the number of military and humanitarian drills it is conducting in the Asia-Pacific as part of a new strategy to counter China’s rapid expansion in the South China Sea, the Philippine military... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US vows to help Philippines in intel gatheringMANILA, Philippines - The United States on Wednesday vowed to help the Philippi
US vows to help Philippines in intel gathering
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States on Wednesday vowed to help the Philippines strengthen its intelligence gathering capabilities as the two countries agreed to work together to maintain regional stability. The need to enhance the Philippines’s... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed seagallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6466018|article-gallery-6466018|0 gall
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
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Lebanon Daily News
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed seaU.S. Navy Admiral Harry B Harris, second from right, United States Pacific Comm
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Navy Admiral Harry B Harris, second from right, United States Pacific Command to the Philippines Commander (USPACOM), is introduced to major service commanders of the Armed Forces of the Philippines by armed forces chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US Pacific Command chief visits Aquino amid China rowMANILA, Philippines - The new leader of the United States Pacific Command (USPA
US Pacific Command chief visits Aquino amid China row
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The new leader of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) paid a courtesy call to President Benigno Aquino III in Malacañang on Wednesday. Admiral Harry Harris Jr. visited Aquino this afternoon and was accompanied by US... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Presence of floaters with Chinese markings alarms AFPMANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines said it is concerned about the env
Presence of floaters with Chinese markings alarms AFP
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines said it is concerned about the environmental impact and dangers posed by the set of metal pipes with large flotation devices washed ashore recently in La Union. (READ: Metal pipe, floaters with Chinese... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
US Pacific Command, AFP chief discuss sea rowAdmiral Harry Harris, chief of the United States Pacific Command, arrives at Ge
US Pacific Command, AFP chief discuss sea row
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
Admiral Harry Harris, chief of the United States Pacific Command, arrives at General Headquarters of the AFP. On August 27, Harris will fly to Palawan to visit the Western Command overseeing the West Philippine Sea. Photo by Chiara Zambrano, ABS-CBN... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
27,000 high-powered guns of frontline troops recalledMANILA - The 27,000 high-powered firearms issued to frontline troops in line wi
27,000 high-powered guns of frontline troops recalled
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA - The 27,000 high-powered firearms issued to frontline troops in line with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Capability Upgrade Program (CUP) have been recalled. Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, said the decision... Read more
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Pilipino Star
27,000 high-powered guns of frontline troops recalledMANILA, Philippines - The 27,000 high-powered firearms issued to frontline troo
27,000 high-powered guns of frontline troops recalled
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The 27,000 high-powered firearms issued to frontline troops in line with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Capability Upgrade Program (CUP) have been recalled. Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP accepts over 40K M4 Remington rifles after US firm corrects over 20,000 unitsThe military has accepted over 40,000 M4 Remington rifles for its troops after
AFP accepts over 40K M4 Remington rifles after US firm corrects over 20,000 units
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
The military has accepted over 40,000 M4 Remington rifles for its troops after the United States-based manufacturer replaced the defective parts of more than 20,000 rifles. The Armed Forces of the Philippines said the 44,186 rifles – which were... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
AFP defers acceptance, distribution of M4 assault rifles due to defects The Armed Forces of the Philippines has deferred the payment as well as the f
AFP defers acceptance, distribution of M4 assault rifles due to defects
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines has deferred the payment as well as the full distribution of the more than thousands of brand new M4 assault rifles following some defects... Read more
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Inquirier.net
USPACOM chief Harris to visit PH amid sea rowUNITED STATES Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris will visit the Philipp
USPACOM chief Harris to visit PH amid sea row
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
UNITED STATES Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris will visit the Philippines from Tuesday to Thursday to discuss security concerns amid China’s sweeping expansion in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). Armed Forces of the Philippines... Read more
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