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Manila Standard Today
AFP goes after suspected NPAs in PalawanThe Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Command (AFP-WESCOM) is conducting
Manila Standard Today / Posted 58 minutes ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Command (AFP-WESCOM) is conducting military operations against suspected New People’s Army (NPAs) in Palawan. This is in response to the recent assaults reportedly staged by the communist rebels in the... Read more
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Sun Star
No more peace talks with communistsalso burned the barracks and four heavy equipment of the RTY Construction in Lo
Sun Star / Posted an hour ago
also burned the barracks and four heavy equipment of the RTY Construction in Lopez, Quezon. On July 23, the detachment of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Barangay San Antonio in Kalayaan, Laguna was also harassed by rebels with... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalan Army soldier who asked not to be identified has welcomed and is thankful of
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted an hour ago
an Army soldier who asked not to be identified has welcomed and is thankful of the President's pronouncements of backing the Armed Forces of the Philippines and taking care of their needs. He said the rebellion in Mindanao and the Marawi crisis... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Full text of Duterte's State of the Nation Address 2017this is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is m
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
this is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is mine. From now on, I will save money for the Armed Forces of the Philippines. We have lost so much soldiers. [applause] And there are thousands already incapacitated... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fighting on all fronts: Duterte to beef up forces against Islamists and MaoistsRodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's pa
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Rodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's parliament in Quezon City. Photo: AP The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) currently has more than 90,000 personnel, 30,000 of them in the army and the rest... Read more
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WA Today
Fighting on all fronts: Duterte to beef up forces against Islamists and MaoistsRodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's pa
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
Rodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's parliament in Quezon City. Photo: AP The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) currently has more than 90,000 personnel, 30,000 of them in the army and the rest... Read more
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The Age
Fighting on all fronts: Duterte to beef up forces against Islamists and MaoistsRodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's pa
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
Rodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's parliament in Quezon City. Photo: AP The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) currently has more than 90,000 personnel, 30,000 of them in the army and the rest... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fighting on all fronts: Duterte to beef up forces against Islamists and MaoistsRodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's pa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
Rodrigo Duterte makes his second state of the nation address at the nation's parliament in Quezon City. Photo: AP The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) currently has more than 90,000 personnel, 30,000 of them in the army and the rest... Read more
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MyKiRu
READ: SONA 2017 by President Duterte - Full Transcriptthis is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is m
MyKiRu / Posted 5 hours ago
this is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is mine. From now on, I will save money for the Armed Forces of the Philippines. We have lost so much soldiers.[applause] And there are thousands already incapacitated... Read more
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Sun Star
Soldier slain in NPA skirmish on Sona dayand four heavy equipment vehicles of the RTY Construction in Lopez, Quezon arou
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
and four heavy equipment vehicles of the RTY Construction in Lopez, Quezon around 10 p.m. On July 23, the detachment of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Barangay San Antonio in Kalayaan, Laguna, was also harassed by rebels with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
It’s not a time for peace in our land!(Bayan) vowed that they will be holding a series of protests against Martial La
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
(Bayan) vowed that they will be holding a series of protests against Martial Law because they know too well that after the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) clears Marawi City of the remaining Maute terrorists, the focus of the military... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC urged:Lift TRO on RHDuterte also lamented how the procurement process has delayed the grant of medi
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
Duterte also lamented how the procurement process has delayed the grant of medical equipment he had earlier promised for the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center, which was part of his move to help boost the morale of soldiers who... Read more
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Rappler
FULL TEXT: President Duterte's State of the Nation Address 2017this is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is m
Rappler / Posted 13 hours ago
this is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is mine. From now on, I will save money for the Armed Forces of the Philippines. We have lost so much soldiers. [applause] And there are thousands already incapacitated... Read more
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Inquirier.net
TRANSCRIPT: Duterte’s 2nd State of the Nation Addressthis is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is m
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
this is my proposal. I may be totally wrong and I will accept it, but this is mine. From now on, I will save money for the Armed Forces of the Philippines. We have lost so much soldiers. [APPLAUSE] And there are thousands already incapacitated... Read more
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The Manila Times
5 soldiers killed in NPA attacks, 9 others woundedburned the barracks and four heavy equipment of RTY Construction in Lopez, Quez
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
burned the barracks and four heavy equipment of RTY Construction in Lopez, Quezon. Also, at about midnight of July 23, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) detachment in Barangay San Antonio in Kalayaan, Laguna was attacked by the rebels... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte halted talks with Reds amid progress on reforms – NDFPwere called off by the Philippine government following a series of clashes on t
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
were called off by the Philippine government following a series of clashes on the ground between the New People’s Army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The NDFP said that communist guerrillas were only responding to attacks by government... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte affirms support, commitment to ‘silent heroes’said that in recognition of the soldiers’ valor, the government has crafted a p
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
said that in recognition of the soldiers’ valor, the government has crafted a program to provide members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) “a comprehensive social assistance,... Read more
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Sun Star
Soldier slain in Quezon Province in NPA skirmishheavy equipment vehicles of the RTY Construction in Lopez, Quezon around 10 p.m
Sun Star / Posted 19 hours ago
heavy equipment vehicles of the RTY Construction in Lopez, Quezon around 10 p.m. On Sunday, July 23, the detachment of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Barangay San Antonio in Kalayaan, Laguna was also harassed by rebels with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte reveals Joma Sison has colon canceris my proposal, I may be totally wrong and I will accept it… from now on I will
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 hours ago
is my proposal, I may be totally wrong and I will accept it… from now on I will save money for the Armed Forces of the Philippines. We have lost so much soldiers and there are thousands already incapacitated to fight,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to PNP, AFP: ‘I have your backs’President Duterte assured the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Phi
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 hours ago
President Duterte assured the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) of his solid support for the two organizations in his second State of the Nation Address on Monday. “For soldiers and policemen risking... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESby Pangilinan that regular reports on the human rights situation in the martial
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
by Pangilinan that regular reports on the human rights situation in the martial law-covered areas shall be submitted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), in coordination with human rights... Read more
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Sun Star
Waiting for the Sonahe will not bear himself. Duterte as Commander-in-Chief decides and gives the o
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
he will not bear himself. Duterte as Commander-in-Chief decides and gives the orders. The Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines make it work. Aside from his achievements, accomplishments and plans, will President... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lorenzana vows decisive crackdown on NPA600 are dead: 114 government security forces; 45 civilians; and 428 enemies, ac
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
600 are dead: 114 government security forces; 45 civilians; and 428 enemies, according to the latest figures released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Saturday. “With the overwhelming vote of confidence from our legislature and the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PAL offers privileges to soldiers, police officersAirlines (PAL) has joined other air carriers in giving baggage discounts and ot
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Airlines (PAL) has joined other air carriers in giving baggage discounts and other special privileges to men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police in recognition of their sacrifices for the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace in Mindanao via martial lawPresident merely demonstrated to his troopers the trust and confidence he has t
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
President merely demonstrated to his troopers the trust and confidence he has to the full capability of both the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to end the Maute siege in Marawi City... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Critics hit ‘fake promises, fake news’policemen would be deployed to secure the event. At least 2,000 anti-riot polic
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
policemen would be deployed to secure the event. At least 2,000 anti-riot policemen will secure the Batasan south gate. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will deploy its Joint Task Force – National Capital Region to augment anti-riot... Read more
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The Manila Times
Military: ‘Nothing to fear with martial law extension’THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allayed public fears against an exten
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allayed public fears against an extended martial law in Mindanao, saying law-abiding citizens have nothing to fear. In an interview with reporters, Col. Edgard Arevalo, chief of the AFP public affairs, said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez: No need for Congress to monitor Mindanao martial lawhuman rights, assessment pagdating sa sitwasyon ng mga evacuees,” she added. O
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
human rights, assessment pagdating sa sitwasyon ng mga evacuees,” she added. On the other hand, Pangilinan eyed mandating the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Commission on Human Rights to coordinate with human rights organizations in... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESMarawi area, handing over our donation of relief goods for victim families of t
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
Marawi area, handing over our donation of relief goods for victim families of the war in that Islamic City. Senators and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have expressed support for President Duterte’s decision to cancel backchannel talks... Read more
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Rappler
SONA 2017 Promise Tracker: Duterte gets started on most vowsusers. We will increase the number of residential treatment and rehabilitation
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
users. We will increase the number of residential treatment and rehabilitation facilities in all regions of the country. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will facilitate the preparation for the use of military camps and facilities for... Read more
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Rappler
Restoring peace in Mindanao a battle for all Filipinos – TugnaMindanao according to DND (Department of National Defense) Secretary Delfin Lor
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Mindanao according to DND (Department of National Defense) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Executive Secretary Medialdea, and the Armed Forces of the Philippines, I believe that rebellion persists, and the extension of the state of martial law and... Read more
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Sun Star
Central Visayas 'rebel-free'Guihulngan police last Friday morning. But despite the recent clash in Negros
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Guihulngan police last Friday morning. But despite the recent clash in Negros Oriental, the Central Command (Centcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines said that Central Visayas is insurgency-free. PO2 Francisco Petiluna, Guihulngan police... Read more
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Minda News
Only 3 Mindanao Reps voted “No” to extension of martial law in Mindanaolaw administrator, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana; martial law implementor
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
law administrator, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana; martial law implementor General Eduardo Ano, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines; and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon took turns explaining why martial law... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte has mixed report card ahead of SONAOn the appointed time, applicants still form a long queue. Defense and nationa
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
On the appointed time, applicants still form a long queue. Defense and national security 8. Employing the full force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to crush the Abu Sayyaf criminals who operate under the guise of religious... Read more
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The Manila Times
Govt death toll in Marawi hits 105in Marawi have reached 105 amid continued fighting against Islamic State-linked
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
in Marawi have reached 105 amid continued fighting against Islamic State-linked Maute terrorists in the war-torn city, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Saturday. Black smoke billows from burning buildings after an aerial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Terrorist targettranscends national borders. What differentiates each country is the efficienc
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
transcends national borders. What differentiates each country is the efficiency of the response to the terrorist threat. The Armed Forces of the Philippines, with some support from the Philippine National Police, is still trying to clear Marawi... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marines capture NPA camp in Palawanpeace negotiations with the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democra
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
peace negotiations with the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF). Expect more attacks The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is expecting the NPA to launch more attacks across the country, noting the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress extends martial law until December 31reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi. Together, let us transform Mindana
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi. Together, let us transform Mindanao into a land of fulfillment,” he said. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), through spokesman Col. Edgard Arevalo, said Congress’ granting Duterte’s request... Read more
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Rappler
PAL, Cebu Pacific offer support for Marawi troopsannounced that it is willing to airlift soldiers and cops who were wounded in a
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
announced that it is willing to airlift soldiers and cops who were wounded in action (WIA) in Marawi. “In cooperation with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), this initiative aims to augment air... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Makabayan bloc wants Congress probe on armed attacks on Lumad schoolsarrest and detention, enforced disappearances, torture and forcible evacuation.
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
arrest and detention, enforced disappearances, torture and forcible evacuation. “From Aquino administration up to now, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is consciously waging a genocidal campaign against Lumads and other indigenous... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Medals given to 3 cops who survived NPA attackand one civilian in Barangay Magsaysay in Guihulngan City at 10 am on Friday.
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
and one civilian in Barangay Magsaysay in Guihulngan City at 10 am on Friday. The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) give the medal to police, soldiers, and civilians in their employ, who happened to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Opposition senators want to know why martial law should be extendedremaining 4 villages being held by the Maute group when soldiers were able to r
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
remaining 4 villages being held by the Maute group when soldiers were able to retake 16 within 60 days. “Will this render the Armed Forces of the Philippines incapable or ineffective in dealing with the rebellion?” Defense Secretary Delfin... Read more
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Rappler
Congress extends martial law to December 31extension would require from both houses of Congress. Two months since Duterte
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
extension would require from both houses of Congress. Two months since Duterte issued Proclamation Number 216, however, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police have not yet neutralized the rebels. Duterte then... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Año says martial law abuses all speculationsGen. Eduardo Año, AFP chief of staff (File photo from the Armed Forces of the P
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Gen. Eduardo Año, AFP chief of staff (File photo from the Armed Forces of the Philippines) Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Eduardo Año on Saturday said human rights violations under martial law in Mindanao are all speculations... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lorenzana: Nationwide martial law? That will never happenwill never happen),” Lorenzana, who is also the martial law administrator, answ
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
will never happen),” Lorenzana, who is also the martial law administrator, answered. ADVERTISEMENT Pangilinan also urged the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to submit regular reports on the human... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte on Marawi: even if it takes a year …CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) — “The fight in Marawi will soon be over,” President
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) — “The fight in Marawi will soon be over,” President Rodrigo Duterte, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, announced before the Davao Investment Conference Friday afternoon. But just as soon as... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte on peace talks with NDF: “no more talk, let us fight”kayong trabaho. Dalhin ninyo iyong baril dito (I will give you work. Just bring
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
kayong trabaho. Dalhin ninyo iyong baril dito (I will give you work. Just bring you firearms here),” he said. Entry into the Armed Forces of the Philippines or Philippine National Police requires that an applicant meets the qualifications... Read more
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Minda News
Martial law extension is for rehabilitation; to prepare for retaliation – Duterteuntil December 31, 2017, or a total of 223 days from May 23, is based on the re
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
until December 31, 2017, or a total of 223 days from May 23, is based on the recommendation, according to Duterte, of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP). Duterte issued Proclamation 216 on May... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Drilon to Medialdea: Does presence of drug syndicates justify martial law extension?Duterte's plan to extend martial law, Drilon asked whether the inclusion of dru
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Duterte's plan to extend martial law, Drilon asked whether the inclusion of drug syndicates in the operational directive of the Armed Forces of the Philippines for martial law justify the martial law extension. Prior to his interpellation, Drilon... Read more
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The Manila Times
Martial law implementing guidelines unconstitutional, says lawmaker80. “Why does the military need five months [of martial law]to defeat 80 armed
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
80. “Why does the military need five months [of martial law]to defeat 80 armed fighters when you have the full capacity of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at your disposal?” Tinio asked. Lorenzana said: “We still need the extension [of martial... Read more
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