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Manila Bulletin
54 JI-affiliated Maute militants slain in military offensiveand ten others were wounded in the continuing operations. “Combined military a
54 JI-affiliated Maute militants slain in military offensive
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
and ten others were wounded in the continuing operations. “Combined military and police forces from the 103 Brigade, Philippine Army and Philippine Air Force (PAF) have been conducting intense military operations in Barangay Ragayan, Butig,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
54 militants killed in Lanao del Surand ten others were wounded in the continuing operations. “Combined military a
54 militants killed in Lanao del Sur
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 hours ago
and ten others were wounded in the continuing operations. “Combined military and police forces from the 103 Brigade, Philippine Army and Philippine Air Force (PAF) have been conducting intense military operations in Barangay Ragayan, Butig,... Read more
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22h
The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesthat three suspected NPA rebels, who were found and arrested at the encounter s
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 22 hours ago
that three suspected NPA rebels, who were found and arrested at the encounter site, were turned over to them by the Philippine Army. �We will ensure that justice is served upon those lawless elements,� Lt. Col. Arnel Cabugon, 62IB... Read more
22h
Zamboanga Today
WestMinCom: 22 local terrorists die in clashes with troopsand a group of sympathizers of ISIS and Jemaah Islamiyah in Butig town in Lanao
WestMinCom: 22 local terrorists die in clashes with troops
Zamboanga Today / Posted 22 hours ago
and a group of sympathizers of ISIS and Jemaah Islamiyah in Butig town in Lanao del Surn on February 20, 2016, where three Philippine Army soldiers were killed in action, 11 wounded, and several terrorists killed in the early phase of battle. The... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Public-private partnership key to quashing insurgency – Army Iloilo City — For the Philippine Army (PA)’s 3rd Infantry Division (3ID), pub
Public-private partnership key to quashing insurgency – Army
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Iloilo City — For the Philippine Army (PA)’s 3rd Infantry Division (3ID), public-private partnership (PPP) is a key tool in wiping out the Communist insurgency in the Visayas. This was... Read more
3d
The Advocate
Woman walks in father’s war footstepsand unsanitary boxcars farther north to Capas. From there they walked an additi
Woman walks in father’s war footsteps
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
and unsanitary boxcars farther north to Capas. From there they walked an additional seven miles to Camp O’Donnell, a former Philippine army training center used by the Japanese military to house the Filipino and American prisoners. During the main... Read more
3d
Manila Bulletin
AFP explains rules for ‘Libingan ng mga Bayani’there are approximately 49,000 buried in the 103-hectare LNMB, which is an AFP
AFP explains rules for ‘Libingan ng mga Bayani’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
there are approximately 49,000 buried in the 103-hectare LNMB, which is an AFP property being managed by the Philippine Army. Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte had earlier stated that he will allow Marcos’ burial at the LNMB. But he... Read more
4d
Minda News
Duterte warns of massive reshuffling in PNPreshuffling so I am putting notice to everybody. Lahat kayong taga Muntinlupa y
Duterte warns of massive reshuffling in PNP
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
reshuffling so I am putting notice to everybody. Lahat kayong taga Muntinlupa you ship out. Be ready, magbalot na kayo,” he said. Duterte said he might ask the Philippine Army to take charge of the prisons while the reshuffling is being undert... Read more
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4d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesBrgy. General Luna, Sagay City, and maintained that it was a �detachment � of t
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
Brgy. General Luna, Sagay City, and maintained that it was a �detachment � of the Special Civilian Armed Auxilliary of the Philippine Army. In a statement furnished to the Visayan DAILY STAR, rebel spokesperson Cecil Estrella, said the raid... Read more
5d
Manila Standard Today
Imelda Papin vows to fight, files electoral protestSD card was even found to be blank by a member of our legal team. A frightful i
Imelda Papin vows to fight, files electoral protest
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
SD card was even found to be blank by a member of our legal team. A frightful incident also happened when members of the Philippine Army and the police force from different municipalities descended on the Tinambac muncipal building and reportedly... Read more
5d
Manila Bulletin
Troops seize Sayyaf camp in Suluof the Philippines, Western Mindanao command (WesMinCom) Spokesman Maj. Filemon
Troops seize Sayyaf camp in Sulu
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
of the Philippines, Western Mindanao command (WesMinCom) Spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan, Jr., said yesterday elements of the Philippine Army, 14th Special Ranger Company discovered the encampment of the ASG at Barangay Gulangan, Maimbung, Sulu about... Read more
8d
Manila Bulletin
Duterte names 5 more to Cabinetof the Philippines that counts,” he added. HONORED, READY TO SERVE Esperon, w
Duterte names 5 more to Cabinet
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
of the Philippines that counts,” he added. HONORED, READY TO SERVE Esperon, who was also commanding general of the Philippine Army in 2006, said he is “ready to put in his contribution towards a new kind of government.” The NSA serves as... Read more
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8d
Manila Bulletin
Esperon: Honored and ready to servePresident Rodrigo Roa Duterte to be his National Security Adviser. Esperon, wh
Esperon: Honored and ready to serve
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to be his National Security Adviser. Esperon, who was also commanding general of the Philippine Army in 2006, said he is “ready to put in his contribution towards a new kind of government.” The NSA serves as... Read more
10d
The Manila Times
Nur Misuari: The Mindanao dreamerhim, considering that General Fortunato “Tony” Abat, former secretary of Nation
Nur Misuari: The Mindanao dreamer
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
him, considering that General Fortunato “Tony” Abat, former secretary of National Defense and commanding general of the Philippine Army gave me a copy of his book. “By the way, Nur, I hope you don’t mind if I suggest to you to change your... Read more
13d
Manila Bulletin
Duterte reactivates Board of Generalswith members that include the Vice Chief of Staff of the AFP; the Deputy Chief
Duterte reactivates Board of Generals
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
with members that include the Vice Chief of Staff of the AFP; the Deputy Chief of Staff, AFP; the Commanding General of the Philippine Army; the Chief of the defunct Philippine Constabulary; the Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force; the... Read more
16d
Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 Southern discomfortsuch as The STAR’s Aug. 9, 1994 front page. He and his fellow hostages, mostly
#Journeyto30 Southern discomfort
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
such as The STAR’s Aug. 9, 1994 front page. He and his fellow hostages, mostly schoolteachers, were the subject of a Philippine Army manhunt and rescue mission. Eventually, Nacorda’s fellow captives were freed, but he remained with the group... Read more
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16d
Asian journal
USCIS to begin parole program to reunite families of Filipino WWII veteransa Filipino WWII veteran under the FWVP policy include those who served honorabl
USCIS to begin parole program to reunite families of Filipino WWII veterans
Asian journal / Posted 16 days ago
a Filipino WWII veteran under the FWVP policy include those who served honorably in an active duty status with either the Philippine Army; a recognized guerilla unit; or within the Philippine Scouts or within any other component of the US Armed... Read more
18d
Rappler
Duterte’s challenges: Terror, crime and the Abu Sayyafretaliation against military offensives there. The ASG also participated in the
Duterte’s challenges: Terror, crime and the Abu Sayyaf
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
retaliation against military offensives there. The ASG also participated in the bloody military encounter between the Philippine Army and the MILF on 17 October 2011 in Al Barka, Basilan where 19 soldiers died. The aforementioned violent... Read more
19d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesduring the May 9 elections. Capa noted that there was no election-related inci
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
during the May 9 elections. Capa noted that there was no election-related incident on May 9. He said the deployment of Philippine Army soldiers in Isabela, Moises Padilla, Cauayan, Sipalay City and Hinobaan, as well as Salvador Benedicto... Read more
20d
Manila Bulletin
Polling in Davao region generally peaceful; winning local candidates proclaimedBatchar pointed out. On Monday (May 9, 2016), at around 1:00 p.m., the militar
Polling in Davao region generally peaceful; winning local candidates proclaimed
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Batchar pointed out. On Monday (May 9, 2016), at around 1:00 p.m., the military convoy of 66th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army was hit by an IED attack while conducting security operations in Sitio Ambawan, Barangay Osmeña, Compostela... Read more
21d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesAreas have been declared by the Comelec in the province. Gov. Alfredo Marañon
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
Areas have been declared by the Comelec in the province. Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday lauded the police and Philippine Army for a job well done, in their maintenance of peace and order during the polls. Despite limitations,... Read more
21d
Balita
2 Army officers clearing way for BEIs hurt in IED blastthe military truck they were riding along the road in Barangay (village) Pangi,
2 Army officers clearing way for BEIs hurt in IED blast
Balita / Posted 21 days ago
the military truck they were riding along the road in Barangay (village) Pangi, Matnog town in Sorsogon, an official of the Philippine Army (PA) Southern Luzon Command (Slcom) said. Hit by shrapnel during the explosion were 2nd Lt. Ariel Cayton and... Read more
22d
Inquirier.net
‘Where do bets stand on nat’l security?’stands and views on national security and peace and order,” said Edilberto Adan
‘Where do bets stand on nat’l security?’
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
stands and views on national security and peace and order,” said Edilberto Adan, a retired lieutenant general of the Philippine Army. In a statement, AGFO appealed to military veterans and retirees to do their patriotic duty on May 9 by... Read more
22d
Sun Star
Ready for today's election? Vote earlyForce (PAF). Mandaue City will also be secured by the Philippine Navy, while Ce
Ready for today's election? Vote early
Sun Star / Posted 22 days ago
Force (PAF). Mandaue City will also be secured by the Philippine Navy, while Cebu City’s security will be augmented by the Philippine Army (PA). On the part of C-Cimpel, Monsignor Tan said that the Archdiocese of Cebu is 100 percent covered by... Read more
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22d
Pilipino Star
Paddling for passionreally hot, we have thousands of people watching from the shore and the water.”
Paddling for passion
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
really hot, we have thousands of people watching from the shore and the water.” The absence of professional teams like Philippine Army (which was sweeping the world championships in Australia at the same time BIPA had its event), evened the... Read more
23d
Manila Bulletin
1,000-man Task Force CHOP activated in Maguindanaoground southwest of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Thursday afternoon by Pan
1,000-man Task Force CHOP activated in Maguindanao
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
ground southwest of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Thursday afternoon by Pangilinan and Major Gen. Eduardo Año, the Philippine Army chief. Pangilinan said the election security duties of the task force would be coordinated properly with the... Read more
23d
Inquirier.net
1 cop killed, 1 hurt in Zambo Norte shooting; mayoral bet nabbedat a hospital. The injured policeman was identified as Police Officer 1 Jimmy P
1 cop killed, 1 hurt in Zambo Norte shooting; mayoral bet nabbed
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
at a hospital. The injured policeman was identified as Police Officer 1 Jimmy Panganiban. Alabata said elements from the Philippine Army and personnel from the Zamboanga del Norte Public Safety Company responded and arrested Chan; Camul village... Read more
24d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesthe rebel movement. The same rebel group also issued a statement claiming resp
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
the rebel movement. The same rebel group also issued a statement claiming responsibility for the killing of retired Philippine Army Sgt. Armand Secuya on March 28 in Brgy. Guinapana-an, Moises Padilla. Ka JB Regalado, spokesperson of the... Read more
24d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesofficers, Capa said. The 700 augmentation force is reporting to its temporary
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
officers, Capa said. The 700 augmentation force is reporting to its temporary assignments today. This is on top of the Philippine Army soldiers who will also be deployed for election duties by the 303rd Infantry Brigade, Capa said. As to the... Read more
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24d
The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalDisturbance Management team. Also, the Special Weapons and Tactics will be on
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
Disturbance Management team. Also, the Special Weapons and Tactics will be on hand to respond to callouts, he added. The Philippine Army is also providing additional security, especially in areas that are affected by the insurgency. Col.... Read more
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24d
Minda News
Election 2016 as We See Itand Enrile defected. The US intervened. Marcos and family fled via USAF helicop
Election 2016 as We See It
Minda News / Posted 24 days ago
and Enrile defected. The US intervened. Marcos and family fled via USAF helicopter on February 25. [NOTE:EDSA is where the Philippine Army and Philippine Constabulary national headquarters, Camp Aguinaldo and Camp Crame, respectively, are... Read more
24d
Rappler
8 election hot spots, 4 'areas of concern' tagged in Negros Islandthey are also ready to support the local police. Colonel Francisco Delfin, comm
8 election hot spots, 4 'areas of concern' tagged in Negros Island
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
they are also ready to support the local police. Colonel Francisco Delfin, commander of the 303rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army, said 3 battalions are ready to be deployed. Delfin said Army troops will be deployed in different areas,... Read more
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25d
Rappler
Palparan on Duterte: 'It's fake bravery'Constitution.” Inspiring their consituents At the height of Palparan’s popula
Palparan on Duterte: 'It's fake bravery'
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
Constitution.” Inspiring their consituents At the height of Palparan’s popularity, the former commander of the 7th of the Philippine Army insisted that communism “has got to vanish.” He called it “a monstrous and bad idea” that “should not... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Army deploys 1,000 troops in Mindanao to boost security on May 9Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Thursday afternoon by Pangilinan and Major Gen. Ed
Army deploys 1,000 troops in Mindanao to boost security on May 9
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Thursday afternoon by Pangilinan and Major Gen. Eduardo Año, the commanding general of the Philippine Army. Pangilinan said the election security duties of the task force shall also be coordinated closely with the... Read more
25d
Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -in the frontlines or the first ring called the police assistance desks (PADs).
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 25 days ago
in the frontlines or the first ring called the police assistance desks (PADs). They are augmented by soldiers of the Philippine Army (PA) from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), he added. “But basically, we are on a 100 percent... Read more
25d
Asia Sentinel
Philippine Islamic Peace Process at RiskPhilippine Army Captain Jimmy Amolay looked across the river at the charred wre
Philippine Islamic Peace Process at Risk
Asia Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Philippine Army Captain Jimmy Amolay looked across the river at the charred wreckage of a backhoe sitting in shallow, muddy water. Islamist militants had blown up the tractor even though it was being used to dredge the river to build a road and... Read more
26d
Inquirier.net
Newly repaired power transmission tower bombed anew in Lanao Sur – NGCP2013) Nobody claimed responsibility for the bombing of Tower 25. The military
Newly repaired power transmission tower bombed anew in Lanao Sur – NGCP
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
2013) Nobody claimed responsibility for the bombing of Tower 25. The military under the 103rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army deployed troops from 65th Infantry Battalion to secure the area for the restoration work. Elizabeth Ladaga,... Read more
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26d
The Star
Abu Sayyaf releases gruesome beheading videoAbu Sayyaf who captured him and three others in 2015 while they were on vacatio
Abu Sayyaf releases gruesome beheading video
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
Abu Sayyaf who captured him and three others in 2015 while they were on vacation on a Philippine island. Last Wednesday, Philippine army spokesman Major Filemon Tan said a headless body was found in a dried creek, near the jungle where Ridsdel... Read more
26d
Bulatlat.com
Palparan to be arraigned for abduction, torture of farmer – BulatlatAppeals denied in an April 15 decision, the petition for certiorari on the ruli
Palparan to be arraigned for abduction, torture of farmer – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 26 days ago
Appeals denied in an April 15 decision, the petition for certiorari on the ruling allowing the transfer of Palparan to the Philippine Army Custodial Center. The petition was filed by the Cadapan and Empeño families through their lawyers from the... Read more
26d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesassisted the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in the recovery of nine
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 26 days ago
assisted the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in the recovery of nine high-powered firearms from a member of the Philippine Army and his two companions, during a recent buy-bust operation in Bacolod City. Villaceran said the PRO 18 under... Read more
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27d
Rappler
NPA releases 4 prisoners of warforces as long as the peace talk does not resume. Juanito also thanked Colonel
NPA releases 4 prisoners of war
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
forces as long as the peace talk does not resume. Juanito also thanked Colonel Jesse Alvarez, commanding officer of the 403rd Brigade of the Philippine Army, for the coordination that paved way for the quick release of the prisoners. – Rappl... Read more
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27d
Inquirier.net
‘Lakbay Lumad USA’ tour seeks help for PH indigenous communitiesALCADEV Inc., by a government-backed paramilitary group in the presence of troo
‘Lakbay Lumad USA’ tour seeks help for PH indigenous communities
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
ALCADEV Inc., by a government-backed paramilitary group in the presence of troops from the 75th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army. Samarca was stabbed many times and his throat was slit on the second floor of the school building. “We have... Read more
27d
Inquirier.net
NPA frees 3 Army soldiers, 1 militiaman in Agusan del Surcoordinated with the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippine
NPA frees 3 Army soldiers, 1 militiaman in Agusan del Sur
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
coordinated with the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines and the NPA. But Ibarra lambasted the Philippine Army for not presenting to the public NPA commander Ka Joker and seven other civilians who were seized at a... Read more
27d
Sabah Daily Express
Abu Sayyaf will be better armed if ransom paid: Mayorsaid intelligence reports had it that the Indonesians were being held by an Abu
Abu Sayyaf will be better armed if ransom paid: Mayor
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 27 days ago
said intelligence reports had it that the Indonesians were being held by an Abu Sayyaf band led by Alhabshi Misaya. A Philippine Army officer who has been helping to deal with kidnappings by the Abu Sayyaf said a rebel commander from the Moro... Read more
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28d
The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalto follow regarding ERVI, or election-related violent incident. A joint team f
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 28 days ago
to follow regarding ERVI, or election-related violent incident. A joint team from the 47th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, deployed in Siquijor for the May 9 elections, and the Siquijor police personnel responded to the alarm. They... Read more
28d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesMarino. Meanwhile, the Leonardo Panaligan Command, issued a statement, claimin
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 28 days ago
Marino. Meanwhile, the Leonardo Panaligan Command, issued a statement, claiming responsibility for the killing of retired Philippine Army Sgt. Armand Secuya on March 28 in Brgy. Guinapana-an, Moises Padilla. Ka JB Regalado, spokesperson of the... Read more
28d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Militants release 10 Indonesian crewmenof four other Indonesians who were taken hostage by suspected Abu Sayyaf milita
Militants release 10 Indonesian crewmen
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
of four other Indonesians who were taken hostage by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants in a separate incident last month. A Philippine army officer who has been helping to deal with kidnappings by the Abu Sayyaf said a rebel commander from the Moro... Read more
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28d
The Washington Times
Abu SayyafA Philippine army officer who has been helping to deal with kidnappings by the
Abu Sayyaf
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
A Philippine army officer who has been helping to deal with kidnappings by the said a rebel commander from the Moro National Liberation Front, which has signed a peace deal with the Philippine government, helped negotiate with the Abu... Read more
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29d
The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalof police personnel to the voting precincts as well as Quick Response Teams and
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 29 days ago
of police personnel to the voting precincts as well as Quick Response Teams and Civil Disturbance Management teams. The Philippine Army, headed by Col. Leopoldo Galon Jr., deputy brigade commander of the 302nd Brigade, also presented its troop... Read more
29d
Inquirier.net
Abus free 10 Indonesianssaid intelligence reports had it that the Indonesians were being held by an Abu
Abus free 10 Indonesians
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
said intelligence reports had it that the Indonesians were being held by an Abu Sayyaf band led by Alhabshi Misaya. A Philippine Army officer who has been helping to deal with kidnappings by the Abu Sayyaf said a rebel commander from the Moro... Read more
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