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Inquirier.net
Ronald Villanueva named new AFP intelligence chiefBrigadier General Ronald Villanueva assumed his new position as the commander o
Ronald Villanueva named new AFP intelligence chief
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
Brigadier General Ronald Villanueva assumed his new position as the commander of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) on Monday. A member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1985, he was the commander of... Read more
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Minda News
Jalandoni describes NPA’s new role after signing of peace agreementprotecting farmers, communities, forests, and even in the implementation of lan
Jalandoni describes NPA’s new role after signing of peace agreement
Minda News / Posted 5 hours ago
protecting farmers, communities, forests, and even in the implementation of land reform and industrialization. “The AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) and NPA, (pag) wala nang away – ano ngayon ang gagawin? Sabi namin, ang NPA hindi... Read more
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Rappler
Dela Rosa favors return of Philippine ConstabularyMonday, September 26, that he was in favor of reviving the long-gone PC, which
Dela Rosa favors return of Philippine Constabulary
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
Monday, September 26, that he was in favor of reviving the long-gone PC, which used to be a major service command under the Armed Forces of the Philippines, alongside the Air Force, the Army, and the Navy. The 4-star police general explained that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PAF in the market for PHP12.8-M worth of UH-IH sparesby the Philippine Air Force (PAF) yesterday with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gaz
PAF in the market for PHP12.8-M worth of UH-IH spares
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) yesterday with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin christening with champagne one of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) newest acquisitions at the Villamor Air Base grandstand in Pasay City. (John Jerome... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
AFP sees no destabilization threats in the offing MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has said it is still to de
AFP sees no destabilization threats in the offing
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has said it is still to detect or monitor any group or groups planning to destabilize the government. MB FILE – Soldiers await deployment to the... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH, US marines to hold naval exercisesTHE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the battle-tested Philippine Mari
PH, US marines to hold naval exercises
The Manila Times / Posted 19 hours ago
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the battle-tested Philippine Marines are set to hold joint naval exercises with their American counterparts beginning October 4, officials announced on Sunday. The war games are pushing through in Luzon... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines-US war games set in LuzonExpeditionary Brigade commanding general, said the opportunity to train and bui
Philippines-US war games set in Luzon
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Expeditionary Brigade commanding general, said the opportunity to train and build mutually beneficial capabilities with the Armed Forces of the Philippines is essential for sharpening bilateral amphibious and humanitarian assistance capabilities,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Unhampered probereports of extrajudicial killings. After 10 days of visiting several places in
Unhampered probe
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
reports of extrajudicial killings. After 10 days of visiting several places in the country, Alston concluded that both the Armed Forces of the Philippines and communist rebels were guilty of human rights violations including killings, but the AFP... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No threat to destabilize Duterte government – AFPMANILA, Philippines – The military has not monitored any destabilization moves,
No threat to destabilize Duterte government – AFP
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – The military has not monitored any destabilization moves, an official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said yesterday. AFP Public Affairs Office chief Col. Edgard Arevalo said they have not monitored any threat to... Read more
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Minda News
Surigao del Sur Rep backs Duterte’s plan to revive PCdel Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel is backing Duterte’s plan to revive the Philippine
Surigao del Sur Rep backs Duterte’s plan to revive PC
Minda News / Posted 21 hours ago
del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel is backing Duterte’s plan to revive the Philippine Constabulary (PC) as a component of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Duterte on September 20 told soldiers at the 10th Infantry Division camp in Mawab,... Read more
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Minda News
NDF hopeful 3 more consultants freed before second round of talks in OsloBranch 266 after six years of trial, for allegedly killing one Kathlyn Ramos, a
NDF hopeful 3 more consultants freed before second round of talks in Oslo
Minda News / Posted 21 hours ago
Branch 266 after six years of trial, for allegedly killing one Kathlyn Ramos, allegedly a “deep penetration agent” from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.” Jalandoni hopes the three consultants can join them when they leave for Oslo on October... Read more
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Rappler
Gov't 'making use of whatever is available' for drug rehab in PHwhatever is available, all of the resources, tulong-tulong ang iba’t ibang depa
Gov't 'making use of whatever is available' for drug rehab in PH
Rappler / Posted yesterday
whatever is available, all of the resources, tulong-tulong ang iba’t ibang department,” he emphasized. “Tumutulong din ang Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at Philippine National Police (PNP) para sa drug rehabilitation.” (We are making use... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Surigao solon backs Duterte’s plan to revive Philippine ConstabularyRodrigo Duterte’s intention of reviving the Philippine Constabulary (PC), if on
Surigao solon backs Duterte’s plan to revive Philippine Constabulary
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Rodrigo Duterte’s intention of reviving the Philippine Constabulary (PC), if only to serve as the “home team” of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Under Duterte’s proposal, the PC will serve as the dedicated component of the AFP as... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NDF’s Jalandoni: NPA must be retainedbecause they will be helping in making sure that communities are safe. They wil
NDF’s Jalandoni: NPA must be retained
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
because they will be helping in making sure that communities are safe. They will also assist in the land reform. “The AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) and NPA, wala ng away – ano ngayon ang gagawin? Sabi namin ang NPA hindi magsusurender ng... Read more
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Sun Star
US, PHL marine units to participate in landing exercisebilateral amphibiouscapabilities. "The opportunity to train and build mutually
US, PHL marine units to participate in landing exercise
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
bilateral amphibiouscapabilities. "The opportunity to train and build mutually beneficial capabilities with our Armed Forces of the Philippines partners is essential for sharpening our bilateral amphibious and humanitarian assistance... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody hits US anew, cites North Carolina killingprovide for their needs that they will veer away from drugs,” it pointed out.
Rody hits US anew, cites North Carolina killing
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
provide for their needs that they will veer away from drugs,” it pointed out. Palabay also warned against enlisting the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the anti-drugs campaign, citing the military’s sordid human rights record and its... Read more
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Sun Star
Military ends ops in lumad communitiesGUNS now seem to point at the real enemies as the Armed Forces of the Philippin
Military ends ops in lumad communities
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
GUNS now seem to point at the real enemies as the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) vowed to stop operations on suspected rebel areas which also put at stake the lives of the indigenous people (IP) who live nearby. On Friday's peace forum at the... Read more
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Sun Star
'Army has control over paramilitary groups'killed the lumads (indigenous people) for having suspicious involvement with th
'Army has control over paramilitary groups'
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
killed the lumads (indigenous people) for having suspicious involvement with the New People's Army. But very recently, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have stopped their operations on the ancestral lands of the lumads where most of the... Read more
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Rappler
#HackSociety: 6 ideas for a climate-resilient PHwhere they can ask stakeholders what features they want added in the app. Tree
#HackSociety: 6 ideas for a climate-resilient PH
Rappler / Posted yesterday
where they can ask stakeholders what features they want added in the app. Tree-planting by the Philippine military The Armed Forces of the Philippines have a nationwide presence and lots of manpower, making them perfect partners in restoring... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte urged: End US interventionthe people and helping them provide for their needs that they will veer away fr
Duterte urged: End US intervention
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
the people and helping them provide for their needs that they will veer away from drugs,” Palabay said. Allowing the Armed Forces of the Philippines to participate in the anti-narcotics campaign, including the revival of the Philippines... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Reds warn of US plot vs Duterteplanning to stop the Left’s influence on the government,” said Benito in Filipi
Reds warn of US plot vs Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
planning to stop the Left’s influence on the government,” said Benito in Filipino. He also said there were members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police continuing to campaign against the peace talks. “Because... Read more
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The Manila Times
Plan D: Military takeover in case of Duterte’s sudden departurenatural death. On September 21, 2016, the anniversary of Marcos’ declaration o
Plan D: Military takeover in case of Duterte’s sudden departure
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
natural death. On September 21, 2016, the anniversary of Marcos’ declaration of Martial Law, President Duterte visited the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) – 9th Infantry Division headquartered at Camp Elias Angeles, Camarines Sur. It has to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP bucks Nur request to suspend offensive vs SayyafMANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has thumbed dow
AFP bucks Nur request to suspend offensive vs Sayyaf
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has thumbed down the request of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari to suspend military operations against the Abu Sayyaf while negotiating for the release of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Helen’ now tropical storm, may enter PAR todayRisk Assessment” meeting with representatives from the Department of Health, De
‘Helen’ now tropical storm, may enter PAR today
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Risk Assessment” meeting with representatives from the Department of Health, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard and other disaster response... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
No letup in offensive vs ASGThe Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has rejected calls by Moro National L
No letup in offensive vs ASG
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has rejected calls by Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari to suspend military operations against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) while negotiations are still ongoing for the release... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP continues ops in Sulu despite Misuari request for haltThe Armed Forces of the Philippines said it has denied the request of Moro Nati
AFP continues ops in Sulu despite Misuari request for halt
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines said it has denied the request of Moro National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari to stop its operations in Sulu as the latter negotiates with the Abu Sayyaf for the release of operations. “Tuloy lang... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte to Army: “take full control” of the BaganiDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 September) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ord
Duterte to Army: “take full control” of the Bagani
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 September) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines to “take full control” of the Bagani paramilitary units so as not to undermine the peace process with the National Democratic... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte implicates 40 judges in drug tradeabandon me. Resolve our drug problems in the country,” the President told the o
Duterte implicates 40 judges in drug trade
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
abandon me. Resolve our drug problems in the country,” the President told the officers and non-commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Bicol. The President's visit to the regional military command was also his first visit to... Read more
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Sun Star
NDRRMC on 'blue alert' for Tropical Depression 'Helen'meeting with representatives from the Department of Health, Department of Socia
NDRRMC on 'blue alert' for Tropical Depression 'Helen'
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
meeting with representatives from the Department of Health, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, and other disaster response... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Freed Norwegian hostage flies homeForce Sulu members. The Abu Sayyaf abducted Manggak in waters off Sandakan in
Freed Norwegian hostage flies home
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Force Sulu members. The Abu Sayyaf abducted Manggak in waters off Sandakan in Sabah on Aug. 3, 2016. A report from the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) said the victim was brought to Camp Teodulfo Bautista... Read more
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Sun Star
15 soldiers positive for drug useJanuary this year. This was barred by 10th ID commander Major General Rafael V
15 soldiers positive for drug use
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
January this year. This was barred by 10th ID commander Major General Rafael Valencia to members of the media during the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police Press Corps forum at the Ritz Hotel Wednesday, September 21. He... Read more
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The Manila Times
The challenge of transformationaided me in charting the course of my life’s “second half.” After having helped
The challenge of transformation
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
aided me in charting the course of my life’s “second half.” After having helped set up basic governance mechanisms for the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 2014, I decided to finally push through with my plan to retire from the service. But of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ka Arman: ‘kumpare,’ comrade-in-armsno ordinary school facility. It was actually a full-blown military installation
Ka Arman: ‘kumpare,’ comrade-in-arms
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
no ordinary school facility. It was actually a full-blown military installation for stockpiling weapons and ordnance of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Ka Arman suspected that those guns and explosives were there to address the potential of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Does DU30 need a constitutional dictatorship?of the 1935 Constitution, which was the basis of the 1972 proclamation, “The Pr
Does DU30 need a constitutional dictatorship?
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
of the 1935 Constitution, which was the basis of the 1972 proclamation, “The President shall be 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... Read more
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The Manila Times
Inside Marcos’ prisonscells of the Philippine Constabulary’s 5th Constabulary Unit in Camp Crame, tha
Inside Marcos’ prisons
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
cells of the Philippine Constabulary’s 5th Constabulary Unit in Camp Crame, that of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) in Camp Aguinaldo, that of the National Intelligence Coordinating Authority in its... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima says Jaybee was her assetthe closet” and were blackmailed or paid. De Lima said she knew that one inmat
De Lima says Jaybee was her asset
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
the closet” and were blackmailed or paid. De Lima said she knew that one inmate was taken to Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and was “psychologically tortured” to force him to speak against her. She said a former... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Chief spook speaks upthe resources and personnel of the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency. T
Chief spook speaks up
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
the resources and personnel of the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency. The NICA has inter-agency support from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima seeks SC protectionshe said. She doubted if she could trust the Philippine National Police, the N
De Lima seeks SC protection
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
she said. She doubted if she could trust the Philippine National Police, the National Bureau of Investigation and the Armed Forces of the Philippines to protect her. She said she was considering the suggestion of some of her colleagues to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senators grill ‘executioner’ over conflicting statementshim into his so-called Lambada Boys, which eventually became the DDS. Gordon p
Senators grill ‘executioner’ over conflicting statements
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
him into his so-called Lambada Boys, which eventually became the DDS. Gordon pointed out Matobato’s name was not in the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ list of CAFGUs. Matobato clarified that he was actually part of the Civilian Home Defence... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
De Lima eyes revengenow on the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for my security? I’m referrin
De Lima eyes revenge
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
now on the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for my security? I’m referring to them as institutions. Can I rely on the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as an institution? I think you know the answer to that already,” De Lima said. She... Read more
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The Manila Times
ARMM gov’t takes over Sayyaf camp in BasilanAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), restoring full civilian control ov
ARMM gov’t takes over Sayyaf camp in Basilan
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), restoring full civilian control over the area. The turnover came after the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) overran the ASG camp in August as part of a government crackdown against the terrorist... Read more
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Pilipino Star
21 Abu Sayyaf fighters surrender in Basilan(ARMM) Regional Gov. Mujiv Hataman to help in their rehabilitation and reintegr
21 Abu Sayyaf fighters surrender in Basilan
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
(ARMM) Regional Gov. Mujiv Hataman to help in their rehabilitation and reintegration into the mainstream of society. The Armed Forces of the Philippines has been conducting operations against the Abu Sayyaf, particularly in nearby Sulu p... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -with a 25mm unmanned turret system was acquired by the Philippine Army as part
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 4 days ago
with a 25mm unmanned turret system was acquired by the Philippine Army as part of the Armor Acquisition Project under the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Capability Upgrade Program, Division Commander Major Gen. Edgar Gonzales said. The primary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PNP to review reorg plan over Duterte’s bid to revive PCthe troops in its fight against terrorism, drugs and criminality. The PC was t
PNP to review reorg plan over Duterte’s bid to revive PC
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
the troops in its fight against terrorism, drugs and criminality. The PC was the first of the four service commands of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. During the leadership of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the PC was merged with the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Another Indonesian kidnap victim freed in Suluwas released by his captors in Sulu, the military disclosed Thursday. Army Maj
Another Indonesian kidnap victim freed in Sulu
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
was released by his captors in Sulu, the military disclosed Thursday. Army Major Filemon I. Tan Jr., the spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom), identified the freed Indonesian national as... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte has the final drug listonly by the police but also by the military, National Intelligence Coordinating
Duterte has the final drug list
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
only by the police but also by the military, National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (Nica), Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (Isafp) and another agency. The President, during his speech, underscored the weight of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima: I am no longer safeat the Senate. De Lima doubted if she could rely on the Philippine National Po
De Lima: I am no longer safe
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
at the Senate. De Lima doubted if she could rely on the Philippine National Police, National Bureau of Investigation and Armed Forces of the Philippines to give her security, saying she does not have a choice. “They're violating my rights —... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines must get rid of its militias noweasy for the military to repudiate claims of membership with the CAFGU. The CA
Philippines must get rid of its militias now
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
easy for the military to repudiate claims of membership with the CAFGU. The CAFGU is an irregular auxiliary group for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), one of the militias operating in the country today. It was created in 1987 through... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kidnappers slip past 10,000 troopsseveral hardware and grocery stores, and a gasoline station in Sirawai. Brig.
Kidnappers slip past 10,000 troops
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
several hardware and grocery stores, and a gasoline station in Sirawai. Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, said soldiers from the 35th Infantry Battalion picked up Yee at a pier in Indanan. Yee was... Read more
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The Manila Times
Promotion of Visaya, 24 military officials OK’dTHE Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the promotion of Arm
Promotion of Visaya, 24 military officials OK’d
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
THE Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the promotion of Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) chief Ricardo Visaya to four-star general and 24 senior officials of the military. Not one member of the CA opposed the promotion of... Read more
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