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International Business Times
'Destroy' Abu Sayyaf, Rodrigo Duterte tells police and armed forces after extremists behead hostagefirmly on Abu Sayyaf after the jihadist group beheaded an 18-year-old hostage.
'Destroy' Abu Sayyaf, Rodrigo Duterte tells police and armed forces after extremists behead hostage
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
firmly on Abu Sayyaf after the jihadist group beheaded an 18-year-old hostage. In response, the president has ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to eliminate the terrorist... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NDF in Northeastern Mindanao extends ceasefire with gov’tin its desire to seek peace for this nation,” the President said at 11:35 p.m.
NDF in Northeastern Mindanao extends ceasefire with gov’t
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
in its desire to seek peace for this nation,” the President said at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday. Duterte also ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police to abide by the ceasefire declaration. “We expect that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte hopes China will deal with Philippines in good faithAsian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Laos. In the meantime, the president reiterate
Duterte hopes China will deal with Philippines in good faith
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Laos. In the meantime, the president reiterated his promise to give the best for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the PNP in his bid “to walk extra miles” to achieve peace for every Filipino. "We... Read more
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Rappler
Gov't truce with communist rebels starts August 24nation," Duterte announced at the start of a news briefing in Davao City. "Lik
Gov't truce with communist rebels starts August 24
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
nation," Duterte announced at the start of a news briefing in Davao City. "Likewise, in the same manner, I am ordering the Armed Forces of the Philippines pati ang (and also the) Philippine National Police as of today, meron tayong (we have a)... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalphysically and mentally fit, no pending case, and at least 18 to 26 years old,
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 hours ago
physically and mentally fit, no pending case, and at least 18 to 26 years old, among others. Those interested to join the Armed Forces of the Philippines may take a Service Aptitude Test at 8 a.m. on August 27 at the 605 th Community Defense... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessrepresentatives, employers and workers from private companies, uniformed office
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 hours ago
representatives, employers and workers from private companies, uniformed officers from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Bureau of Fire Protection and Bureau of Jail and Management and Penology with civilian... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
President Duterte declares ceasefire with CPPthe Philippines in its desire to seek peace for this nation,” the President sta
President Duterte declares ceasefire with CPP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
the Philippines in its desire to seek peace for this nation,” the President stated. The Commader-In-Chief also ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), and encouraged people of the government to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte declares ceasefire with CPP-NPA, tells troops to abide by orderin its desire to seek peace for this nation,” the President said at 11:35 p.m.W
Duterte declares ceasefire with CPP-NPA, tells troops to abide by order
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
in its desire to seek peace for this nation,” the President said at 11:35 p.m.Wednesday. Mr. Duterte also ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police to abide by the ceasefire declaration. “So we avoid... Read more
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Rappler
Abu Sayyaf beheads kidnap victim – militaryAugust 24, that a kidnap victim was beheaded, reportedly by the Abu Sayyaf. A
Abu Sayyaf beheads kidnap victim – military
Rappler / Posted 12 hours ago
August 24, that a kidnap victim was beheaded, reportedly by the Abu Sayyaf. A GMA News report cited Major Filemon Tan, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command spokesman, who said the decapitated head of Patrick Almodovar... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Silliman’s best for 2016awarded her Outstanding Pediatrician in Community Pediatrics. Col. Jocelyn Pan
Silliman’s best for 2016
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
awarded her Outstanding Pediatrician in Community Pediatrics. Col. Jocelyn Pancrudo-Turla, as medical doctor in the Armed Forces of the Philippines has averaged three awards every year, receiving the same award five times in a row (Award of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP suspends preparations for Marcos burial at LibinganMANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has suspended b
AFP suspends preparations for Marcos burial at Libingan
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has suspended burial preparations for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP Public Affairs Office... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP: Texts of suicide bombings in Manila malls a hoaxManila were dismissed by the military as hoax. “Wala kaming nare-receive pang
AFP: Texts of suicide bombings in Manila malls a hoax
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
Manila were dismissed by the military as hoax. “Wala kaming nare-receive pang any particular information tungkol dyan,” Armed Forces of the Philippines public affairs office chief Col. Edgard Arevalo said in a press briefing at Camp Aguinaldo on... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte gets diplomatic passport ahead of ASEAN swingof his passport, which showed his full name, date of birth, citizenship, place
Duterte gets diplomatic passport ahead of ASEAN swing
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
of his passport, which showed his full name, date of birth, citizenship, place of birth, among others. The president also swore in Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Ronaldo Visaya and the flag officers of the AFP before giving a... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Ifugao NPA in defense mode as Ph Army intensifies opsdespite Duterte’s ceasefire order. Soldiers from the 54th Infantry Battalion (
Ifugao NPA in defense mode as Ph Army intensifies ops
Bulatlat.com / Posted 19 hours ago
despite Duterte’s ceasefire order. Soldiers from the 54th Infantry Battalion (IB), likely augmented by other units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), are reportedly intensifying rather than ceasing military operations in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
AFP pulls out almost 1,000 troops from Davao to fight Abu Sayyaf in Sulufight Abu Sayyaf in Sulu DAVAO CITY -- Now that government is trying to strike
AFP pulls out almost 1,000 troops from Davao to fight Abu Sayyaf in Sulu
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
fight Abu Sayyaf in Sulu DAVAO CITY -- Now that government is trying to strike a deal with the communist insurgents, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) started to pull out some forces in the region and deploy more to Jolo, Sulu for an... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte to China: You can't avoid Hague rulingcountries here in South East Asia," the President said. He introduce the topic
Duterte to China: You can't avoid Hague ruling
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
countries here in South East Asia," the President said. He introduce the topic while discussing the requirements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that he promised to fulfill. Duterte, who said previously he would rather not "flaunt" the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
President Duterte rallies soldiers to fight corruption, illegal drugsand Muslim separatist. The President presided over the oath taking of 75 newly
President Duterte rallies soldiers to fight corruption, illegal drugs
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
and Muslim separatist. The President presided over the oath taking of 75 newly promoted generals and flag officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) led by General Ricardo Visaya, who is the Chief of Staff of the AFP at the Rizal Hall... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC stops plan to bury Marcos at Libinganof 2013, which recognized human rights violations during the Marcos regime. Th
SC stops plan to bury Marcos at Libingan
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
of 2013, which recognized human rights violations during the Marcos regime. The group also said such plan was contrary to Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Regulations G 161-373, which disqualifies “those who have been dishonorably discharged from... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘De Lima on top of drug matrix’cases were solved. But anti-drug operations also resulted in the deaths of nin
‘De Lima on top of drug matrix’
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
cases were solved. But anti-drug operations also resulted in the deaths of nine police officers and three members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the period July 1 to August 18. A total of 18 police officers and eight AFP men... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
SC stops Marcos burialRear Admiral Ernesto C. Enriquez (in his capacity as the Deputy Chief of Staff
SC stops Marcos burial
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Rear Admiral Ernesto C. Enriquez (in his capacity as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Reservist and Retiree Affairs, Armed Forces of the Philippines), the Grave Services Unit (Philippine Army), General Ricardo R. Visaya (in his capacity as... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC: No Marcos burial in Libingan in next 20 daysagainst the burial and issued a status quo ante order enjoining the orders of t
SC: No Marcos burial in Libingan in next 20 days
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
against the burial and issued a status quo ante order enjoining the orders of the Department of National Defense and Armed Forces of the Philippines on Marcos’ interment. In a press conference, SC spokesman Theodore Te said the status quo... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comArticle VII, Section 18 Sec. 18. The President shall be the Commander-in- Chief
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Article VII, Section 18 Sec. 18. The President shall be the Commander-in- Chief of all armed forces of the Philippines and whenever it becomes necessary, he may call out such armed forces to prevent or suppress lawless violence, invasion or... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH Marines gets new commmanderduring the offensive and was among those who pounded the separatists’ main camp
PH Marines gets new commmander
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
during the offensive and was among those who pounded the separatists’ main camp, which was later liberated by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) from MILF control. It was in this feat, that Costales got his Gold Cross medal that... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Memorandum Circular No. 4, s. 2016may be appointed by the President shortly after the effectivity of this Memoran
Memorandum Circular No. 4, s. 2016
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
may be appointed by the President shortly after the effectivity of this Memorandum Circular. Presidential appointees in the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police shall be dealt with separately. Courtesy resignations... Read more
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Minda News
SC issues 20-day status quo ante order re Marcos burialon the Marcos burial at the LNMB . In his memorandum, Lorenzana directed Gener
SC issues 20-day status quo ante order re Marcos burial
Minda News / Posted yesterday
on the Marcos burial at the LNMB . In his memorandum, Lorenzana directed General Ricardo Visaya, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to “undertake the necessary planning and preparations to facilitate the coordination of all... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOF, DBM eye measures to earn revenue, spend less on luxury carsin the country where the embassy/consulate is located. Department undersecreta
DOF, DBM eye measures to earn revenue, spend less on luxury cars
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
in the country where the embassy/consulate is located. Department undersecretaries as well as the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines may choose either a car (sedan or hatchback) with engine displacement not exceeding 1600 cc... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte offers defense post to Gibo Teodoro anewdiscussed his plan for Lorenzana and Teodoro while telling military officers th
Duterte offers defense post to Gibo Teodoro anew
Rappler / Posted yesterday
discussed his plan for Lorenzana and Teodoro while telling military officers that his administration will ensure that the Armed Forces of the Philippines "will have the things the best that we can afford." He then said that there's an... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte tells Aquino appointees to submit courtesy resignationsor who may be appointed by the President shortly after the effectivity of the m
Duterte tells Aquino appointees to submit courtesy resignations
Minda News / Posted yesterday
or who may be appointed by the President shortly after the effectivity of the memorandum. It adds that members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police will be dealt with separately. Those who fail to submit... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalconsultations, weekly feeding programs and therapy sessions. Pancrudo-Turla sh
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
consultations, weekly feeding programs and therapy sessions. Pancrudo-Turla showed how a medical officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines should be, organizing health and developing linkages with public agencies and private... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bato: Police, military personnel also killed in drug warthe day the police chief assumed office. Nine police officers and three milita
Bato: Police, military personnel also killed in drug war
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
the day the police chief assumed office. Nine police officers and three military officers died while 18 cops and eight Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) members died in anti-drug operations since July 1. Dela Rosa also noted the efforts of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SolGen: Burial at Libingan doesn’t make Marcos a heroCode. It described Marcos as “a former President and soldier” who was also qua
SolGen: Burial at Libingan doesn’t make Marcos a hero
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Code. It described Marcos as “a former President and soldier” who was also qualified for burial at Libingan under Armed Forces of the Philippines Regulations G 161-375. “In the exercise of his powers under the Constitution and the... Read more
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Rappler
Presidential appointees ordered to submit courtesy resignationshortly after the effectivity of the memorandum circular The document also sta
Presidential appointees ordered to submit courtesy resignation
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
shortly after the effectivity of the memorandum circular The document also states that presidential appointees in the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police shall be "dealt with separately." Appointees covered by the... Read more
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Rappler
Why Lito Atienza supports hero's burial for MarcosMiranda bombing) Sison’s involvement was mentioned in the autobiographies of e
Why Lito Atienza supports hero's burial for Marcos
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Miranda bombing) Sison’s involvement was mentioned in the autobiographies of ex-New People’s Army commander and retired Armed Forces of the Philippines Brigadier General Corpus and former LP member and Senator Jovito Salonga, whose left eye was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Diokno says P39-B allotted for military, police pay hikesaid. During the turn-over of the budget last week, Diokno said the budget of
Diokno says P39-B allotted for military, police pay hike
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
said. During the turn-over of the budget last week, Diokno said the budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) were substantially increased to support the Duterte administration’s war on drugs,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
OSG: Burial for Marcos at LNMB won’t make him a heroCode. It described Marcos as “a former president and soldier” who was also qua
OSG: Burial for Marcos at LNMB won’t make him a hero
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Code. It described Marcos as “a former president and soldier” who was also qualified for burial at the LNMB under Armed Forces of the Philippines Regulations G 161-375. “In the exercise of his powers under the Constitution and the... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Can a Hero’s Burial for Marcos be Legally Stopped?he said. Attacking the Republic Actitself, which created the national pantheon
Can a Hero’s Burial for Marcos be Legally Stopped?
Asia Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
he said. Attacking the Republic Actitself, which created the national pantheon for heroes plus the guidelines of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) which specify who can be buried at the national cemetery for heroes, stands as a... Read more
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Minda News
Reds to free 5 cops in Surigaoensure the safety of the POW despite the relentless combat and community operat
Reds to free 5 cops in Surigao
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
ensure the safety of the POW despite the relentless combat and community operations for peace and development (COPD) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. “The custodial forces painstakingly adheres to Protocol II of the Geneva Conventions and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcos burial not political accommodation – SolGenhe added. Also, the Regulations G-161-375 containing the preparations for the
Marcos burial not political accommodation – SolGen
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
he added. Also, the Regulations G-161-375 containing the preparations for the Marcos burial at the heroes cemetery of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of National Defense (DND) are simple following the orders of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
2 more petitions filed in SC vs. Marcos burial in heroes cemeteryfor being without legal basis and unconstitutional. Named respondents in the p
2 more petitions filed in SC vs. Marcos burial in heroes cemetery
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
for being without legal basis and unconstitutional. Named respondents in the plea were Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Ricardo Visaya and Administrator of the Philippine Veterans Affairs... Read more
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Rappler
Enrile supports hero’s burial for Marcossenator said he cannot understand why Marcos’ burial at the Libingan ng mga Bay
Enrile supports hero’s burial for Marcos
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
senator said he cannot understand why Marcos’ burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani remains an issue when the rules of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allow Marcos to be buried there because he was a former president and soldier. Enrile... Read more
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Inquirier.net
4th petition filed vs Marcos hero’s burialKristina P. Legasto. Named as respondents were Executive Secretary Salvador Me
4th petition filed vs Marcos hero’s burial
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Kristina P. Legasto. Named as respondents were Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo Visaya, Rear Admiral Ernesto Enriquez and the Philippine Veteran... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DBCC meets to present 2017 ‘budget for change’of the National Expenditure Program last week, Diokno said the budget of the Ph
DBCC meets to present 2017 ‘budget for change’
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
of the National Expenditure Program last week, Diokno said the budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) was substantially increased to support the Duterte administration’s war on drugs,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Rio silver medalist Diaz hopeful more support be given to weightliftinglast Friday in Rio. She made this statement shortly after being presented by t
Rio silver medalist Diaz hopeful more support be given to weightlifting
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
last Friday in Rio. She made this statement shortly after being presented by the “Outstanding Achievement Medal” by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Ricardo Visaya at the GHQ Canopy Area, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Best tribute to Ninoy is support for war on drugs’where Aquino fell on the tarmac. The awardees for this year were former Senate
‘Best tribute to Ninoy is support for war on drugs’
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
where Aquino fell on the tarmac. The awardees for this year were former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines and Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation. “We... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PNP, AFP vow to carry out duties amid truceChief Director General Ronald “Bato’ dela Rosa INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBE
PNP, AFP vow to carry out duties amid truce
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Chief Director General Ronald “Bato’ dela Rosa INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA THE PHILIPPINE National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines will stick to their duties of securing the people and their communities while taking steps to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace monitoring gov’t troops’ safety in truce; 4 NPAs killed in last-minute clashfor Norway, announced that the President has restored all the operational guide
Palace monitoring gov’t troops’ safety in truce; 4 NPAs killed in last-minute clash
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
for Norway, announced that the President has restored all the operational guidelines of his ceasefire declaration for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and other security units of the government... Read more
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The Manila Times
Atienza to clear Marcos in Plaza Miranda bombingcalled on members of the Duterte Cabinet to follow his lead. Also supporting a
Atienza to clear Marcos in Plaza Miranda bombing
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
called on members of the Duterte Cabinet to follow his lead. Also supporting a hero’s burial for Marcos were former Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Dionisio Santiago, Lakas ng Manggagawa labor center Secretary General Teri... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte to monitor AFP/PNP safety during ceasefirethat will start in Oslo, Norway on August 22.” The operational guidelines of t
Duterte to monitor AFP/PNP safety during ceasefire
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
that will start in Oslo, Norway on August 22.” The operational guidelines of the said ceasefire declaration for the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police and other security units of the government were also... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
They Freed Themselves From the ASG’s Lairnumber of Indonesian nationals are still held as captives by the Abu Sayyaf Gro
They Freed Themselves From the ASG’s Lair
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
number of Indonesian nationals are still held as captives by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the hinterlands of Sulu. But the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are now presently making a relentless attacks against these said lairs.Thus, probably... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Trillanes refiles bill to give addt’l benefits to AFP, PNPand disability benefits, and up to PHP100,000 benefits for reimbursement of med
Trillanes refiles bill to give addt’l benefits to AFP, PNP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
and disability benefits, and up to PHP100,000 benefits for reimbursement of medical expenses. These include those in the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and... Read more
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