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The Manila Times
Cebu archbishop urges Santo Niño devotees to pray for renewaland 6 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. until further notice on Sunday. Law enforcem
The Manila Times / Posted 10 hours ago
and 6 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. until further notice on Sunday. Law enforcement augmentation from different towns and cities in Cebu was placed at 7,672 including members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National P... Read more
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The Manila Times
Wanted Abu Sayyaf member nabbed in BasilanA WANTED Abu Sayyaf member was arrested by joint elements of the Armed Forces o
The Manila Times / Posted 13 hours ago
A WANTED Abu Sayyaf member was arrested by joint elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday afternoon in Maluso, Basilan. The suspect wanted for murder was identified as Andaang Mataun... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM police: Henchman of Abu Sayyaf leader Furudji Indama arrestedmunicipal police, Basilan provincial police office, Military Intelligence Group
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
municipal police, Basilan provincial police office, Military Intelligence Group 9 and the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. In a report to Mijares, the Basilan provincial police said San voluntarily turned himself... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebuano faith takes center stageup with different stories—something that will stand out,” he told the Inquirer.
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
up with different stories—something that will stand out,” he told the Inquirer. About 5,000 policemen and troops from the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command were deployed to secure the people during the events in honor of the Sto.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Abu Sayyaf releases 2 Indonesian captives in Suluwith food and other necessities. The survivors were immediately brought by the
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
with food and other necessities. The survivors were immediately brought by the military to the station hospital of the Armed Forces of the Philippines inside Camp Teodulfo Bautista at Barangay Busbus for medical check-up. The two were seized... Read more
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Sun Star
NPA attacks Cafgus in Kalinganot deter us from our mandate of ensuring peace for our citizens particularly i
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
not deter us from our mandate of ensuring peace for our citizens particularly in the far flung areas of our region," Caumban added. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is still conducting a follow-up investigation on the said harassment by the N... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Soldiers get unlimited free rides at LRT-2 ’til Dec. 2018Uniformed personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are now entitl
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Uniformed personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are now entitled to free rides at the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), as a gesture of gratitude for the heroism of government troops in the Marawi City siege. In a phone interview,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Minority senators seek probe into Navy frigate dealwas filed Tuesday, directs the Committee on National Defense and Security and t
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
was filed Tuesday, directs the Committee on National Defense and Security and the Congressional Oversight Committee on the Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Act to conduct the probe into the procurement of two Navy frigates. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Issue vs Bong Go ‘desperate hack job’ against the Duterte admin – Nograles brothers(SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go, who was alleged to have “interfered” in the P15.7-
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
(SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go, who was alleged to have “interfered” in the P15.7-billion frigate acquisition project of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). In a statement, House appropriations committee Chairman Davao City Rep. Karlo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Opposition senators seek probe on PH Navy’s P15.7B frigate projectSenators from the minority bloc have moved to investigate the Armed Forces of t
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Senators from the minority bloc have moved to investigate the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) modernization program, specifically the P15.7-billion frigate acquisition project, where Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong”... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippine dictator Duterte turns on the media that helped elect himand left traditional outlets lagging behind. Duterte gestures during a turnove
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
and left traditional outlets lagging behind. Duterte gestures during a turnover ceremony of procured pistols for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at the Malacanang presidential palace in metro Manila, Philippines, on July 18, 2017.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte picks Empedrad as Navy flag officer in commandwish to inform you that, per your letter-endorsement and in accordance with the
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
wish to inform you that, per your letter-endorsement and in accordance with the recommendations of the chief of staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines and chairman, AFP Board of Generals … the designation of (Empedrad) … as commander, flag... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Military checking if top Malaysian terrorist survivedThe Armed Forces of the Philippines is trying to validate intelligence informat
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines is trying to validate intelligence information that a top Malaysian extremist survived the defeat of an Islamic State-linked siege on Marawi City and is helping restart efforts to establish an extremist alliance, a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Officer-in-charge of frigate deal named Navy chief“I wish to inform you that, per your letter-endorsement and in accordance with
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
“I wish to inform you that, per your letter-endorsement and in accordance with the recommending of the Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines and chairman of the AFP Board of Generals, pursuant to Republic Act. No. 8186, as amended by... Read more
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The Manila Times
DND hits Alejano for ‘innuendos’ on frigate dealfrigate project, claiming the Korean contractor violated the contract, endanger
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
frigate project, claiming the Korean contractor violated the contract, endangering the modernization program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Alejano claimed the government would not lose money because Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI),... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte appoints officer involved in frigate controversy as Navy chiefwish to inform you that, per your letter-endorsement and in accordance with the
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
wish to inform you that, per your letter-endorsement and in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines and Chairman, AFP Board of Generals, pursuant to Republic Act No. 8186, as amended by... Read more
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Sun Star
Empedrad is new Navy chiefworked with the technical working group handling the procurement deal since the
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
worked with the technical working group handling the procurement deal since the Aquino administration. Empedrad, a former Armed Forces of the Philippines' deputy chief of staff for Retirees and Reservists Affairs, is set to retire in March... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DND clears top Duterte aide of meddling in warship dealthe provider. Mercado preferred the Tacticos CMS because it was compatible wit
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
the provider. Mercado preferred the Tacticos CMS because it was compatible with the combat management systems of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. In its statement on Wednesday, the DND said Empedrad, who replaced Mercado, wrote a reply... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte warns of fresh terrorist threatto be vigilant and show no mercy against groups out to destabilize the country.
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
to be vigilant and show no mercy against groups out to destabilize the country. “My guidance to the security forces, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, is that in this matter of security against terrorism, it... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Passenger Seat’ hitmaker to hold concert for Marawi soldiersupdate on the number of wounded soldiers still receiving treatment at the Army
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
update on the number of wounded soldiers still receiving treatment at the Army General Hospital [in Fort Bonifacio]and the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center in V. Luna. “Right now, we have still have around 96 personnel who are still... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Is martial law needed by the military? Sereno asks AFPresumption of the oral arguments on the consolidated petitions on martial law e
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
resumption of the oral arguments on the consolidated petitions on martial law extension, Sereno asked Gen. Rey Guerrero, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief-of-staff, to expound how did martial law help the military forces last year in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Calida: No need to fear extended martial law in Mindanaonone of the petitioners can dispute the security assessment made by the militar
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
none of the petitioners can dispute the security assessment made by the military and the police. During the oral argument, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Rey Leonardo Guerrero has provided the Supreme Court with their basis in... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Passenger Seat’ singer-composer honors Marawi troops with benefit concertwe still have around 96 personnel who are still confined both in the Army Gener
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
we still have around 96 personnel who are still confined both in the Army General Hospital [in Fort Bonifacio]and in the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center in V. Luna, so definitely it will boost their morale and will really help them... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Military claims there are 48 foreign terrorists in Mindanaooperating and recruiting in Mindanao, the military told the Supreme Court on We
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
operating and recruiting in Mindanao, the military told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Fernando Trinidad, Armed Forces of the Philippines deputy chief of staff for Intelligence, said that there has been an "influx" of foreign... Read more
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Inquirier.net
About 50 foreign terrorists now operating in Mindanao – military officialin Mindanao. This was the revelation of Maj. Gen. Fernando Trinidad, Deputy Ch
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
in Mindanao. This was the revelation of Maj. Gen. Fernando Trinidad, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), who made a presentation at the Supreme Court to justify the declaration of extended... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Magdalo lawmaker urges gov’t scrap order for 2 warshipsby Thales Nederland, which is used by 23 navies around the world and compatible
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
by Thales Nederland, which is used by 23 navies around the world and compatible with the combat management system of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The Philippine Navy, however, ended up settling for the Hanwha Thales Co. system, which is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Calida asks SC to hold executive session on ‘top secret’ AFP ops in MindanaoCalida asked the Supreme Court to hold an executive session after he was ordere
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Calida asked the Supreme Court to hold an executive session after he was ordered to submit operational directive of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Chief of Staff to the area command in Mindanao. Calida cited confidentiality as the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Faeldon back in Senate custody after oath-takingTuesday as deputy administrator for operations at the Office of Civil Defense (
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday as deputy administrator for operations at the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Camp Aguinaldo, headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Faledon was released temporarily upon the order of Senate blue ribbon committee... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Deeper probe sought on killing of 8 tribal members in Mindanaourged President Rodrigo Duterte to order a comprehensive investigation into the
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
urged President Rodrigo Duterte to order a comprehensive investigation into the killing of the tribal members and for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to withdraw soldiers, militiamen and company guards operating in the area. Danyan,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zubiri replaces proposed BBL with approved version of BTCthe BTC version, the police of the Bangsamoro entity would still be placed unde
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
the BTC version, the police of the Bangsamoro entity would still be placed under the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines would still be retained. When pressed further to name those hesitant to support the measure,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NDRRMC reiterates warning as Mayon Volcano continues to spew lavastand by funds," Marasigan said. She added that the NDRRMC also tapped members
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
stand by funds," Marasigan said. She added that the NDRRMC also tapped members of the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines for the security of those evacuated. Marasigan also warned the residents against returning... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace had special interest in Navy’s selection of weapons system supplierthat the Navy prefers Tacticos CMS because of its compatibility with the Tactic
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
that the Navy prefers Tacticos CMS because of its compatibility with the Tactical Data Link (TDL) 16, a requirement of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) C4ISTAR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Information/Intelligence,... Read more
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Sun Star
VACC founder to head anti-corruption commissionin the executive branch.” The commission, upon Duterte’s instruction, may inve
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
in the executive branch.” The commission, upon Duterte’s instruction, may investigate presidential appointees in the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police “whenever he deems it necessary or appropriate.” Under EO... Read more
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Sun Star
Fetalvero: Acknowledge teachers, toopresident chose to give this long awaited wage adjustment to our members of the
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
president chose to give this long awaited wage adjustment to our members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. While we acknowledge the sacrifice of our security forces, we cannot negate the fact that... Read more
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The Manila Times
P15.7B earned, more than 280,000 employed!exterminate illegal gambling because of the influence of the gambling lords’ br
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
exterminate illegal gambling because of the influence of the gambling lords’ bribes. “Dahil mistah naman natin ang dating Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) retired General Eduardo Año ay madali na lamang ang koordinasyon ng ating tanggapan at... Read more
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The Manila Times
PCSO posts record-high P52.9B revenue for 2017obligations of the previous administrations. Balutan is a retired general of t
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
obligations of the previous administrations. Balutan is a retired general of the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Matikas” Class 1983, while... Read more
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The Manila Times
AFP tells public: Report ‘new faces’ in your areaspart of keeping a close eye on foreign terrorists who might enter the southern
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
part of keeping a close eye on foreign terrorists who might enter the southern back door of the country, according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP spokesman, came up with the reminder a few days after... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lorenzana: Reds being 'delusional' for thinking they can overthrow gov'tthat Leftist rebels could overthrow the state and replace it with a communist g
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
that Leftist rebels could overthrow the state and replace it with a communist government. The CPP on Friday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines is “delusional” for saying it could reduce the number of estimated 3,700-strong communist... Read more
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The Manila Times
Report ‘new faces’ in neighborhood as deterrent to terrorism — militaryas a deterrent against foreign terrorists who may take advantage of “our vast a
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
as a deterrent against foreign terrorists who may take advantage of “our vast and porous borders” to enter the country, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Friday. Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP spokesman, issued the reminder following a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP’s vow to reduce Reds’ strength by half in 2018 ‘delusional’ — CPPMANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines said that the Arme
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines said that the Armed Forces of the Philippines is “delusional” for thinking that it could cut the number of communist rebels by half this year. “Much like its president, the AFP is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP ‘delusional’ in finishing off Reds in a year—CPPThe Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is “delusional” for saying it will fi
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is “delusional” for saying it will finish off or reduce the current strength of communist rebels in 2018, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said Friday. “The AFP is delusional in saying that it... Read more
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Sun Star
Former army chief named BCDA directorprojects. Miranda, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1983,
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
projects. Miranda, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1983, was appointed acting chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in April 2016. He also served as Philippine Army chief and former commander of AFP's... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte names ex-Army chief to BCDAhas previously appointed several military men in his Cabinet, including Gen. Ed
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
has previously appointed several military men in his Cabinet, including Gen. Eduardo Año, former chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and now officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and Local Government. He has... Read more
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Sun Star
2018 anti-illegal drugs operations to start soonNo. 17 on December 5 directing the PNP and other law enforcement agencies inclu
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
No. 17 on December 5 directing the PNP and other law enforcement agencies including the National Bureau of Investigation, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Bureau of Customs, and Philippine Coast Guard to resume in providing active support to PDEA... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pabaonbuy. In January 2011, the Senate launched an inquiry into the so-called pabaon
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
buy. In January 2011, the Senate launched an inquiry into the so-called pabaon or send-off gifts for top officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines upon their retirement. Former defense secretary Angelo Reyes was grilled on charges that he... Read more
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Sun Star
Citizens, groups get service awardamong those that were recognized by the Office of the Presidential Assistant fo
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
among those that were recognized by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas for serving the country. The Armed Forces of the Philippines; Department of Health; Department of Education; Land Transportation Office; Philippine... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP keeping a ‘tight watch’ over PH borders vs foreign fightersThe Armed Forces of the Philippines is keeping a “tight watch” over the country
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines is keeping a “tight watch” over the country’s borders to prevent the entry of foreign fighters in Mindanao. “We cannot discount the possibility of foreign fighters surreptitiously able to enter the country given... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Media barred from covering AFP’s CRS change of command ceremonyChange of command ceremony of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Civil Relati
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Change of command ceremony of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Civil Relations Service (CRS). CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Members of the Defense Press Corps (DPC) on Thursday were barred from covering the change of command ceremony of the Armed Forces of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Invited defense reporters barred from covering military eventREPORTERS covering the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) were barred from c
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
REPORTERS covering the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) were barred from covering the turnover ceremony on Thursday of the military’s propaganda arm, the Civil Relations Service (CRS), despite an invitation coming from its outgoing... Read more
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Sun Star
Military monitors points of entry against foreign terroristsARMED Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Edgard Arevalo said Thursday, Janu
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
ARMED Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Edgard Arevalo said Thursday, January 11, that the military cannot totally discount the possibility that foreign terrorists have already entered the country, but assured that they are taking precautionary... Read more
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