9 killed in 2 successive bomb explosions in Jolo
Nine people, including four soldiers, were killed in two successive bomb explosions in downtown Jolo, the capital of Sulu, where troops are continuously pursuing the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits. Military and police reports said all the deaths were related to the first explosion, which occurred in front of an eatery around 11:53 a.m. Monday,… (0 comment)

New anti-terror law will not be abused — PNP
The implementation of the newly signed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 or Republic Act 11479 will not be abused, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said in a statement on July 4, 2020. PNP spokesman Brigadier Gen. Bernard M. Banac said in a statment, “the PNP welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of the Anti-Terror Law” on July… (0 comment)

PH gov’t honors fallen heroes of Marawi siege
As the country commemorates the third anniversary of the Marawi siege, Malacañang on May 23, 2o2o, honored the government troops who offered their lives to liberate the Islamic City from the hands Dawlah Islamiya-Maute extremist group. “Today, as we remember Marawi, we pay tribute to the heroism of our fallen men in uniform during the… (0 comment)

PNP warns against proliferation of COVID-19-related fake news
The Philippine National Police (PNP) is now conducting an investigation to unmask the persons behind the spread of fake news about coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), including helicopter spraying of pesticide around the country to contain the virus. PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac denied the reports that the government, through the police and the military,… (0 comment)

Road to Development: Remote barangays in Zamboanga Del Sur get P87.5-m road projects
The Zamboanga Del Sur Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Arm Conflict headed by Gov. Victor Yu in partnership with the Philippine Army’s’ 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion (53IB) has been conducting initiatives for the benefit of our fellow Filipinos living in remote barangays of the province. The province has been undertaking road construction projects,… (0 comment)

Customs-NAIA destroys 20 tons of unsafe forfeited goods
Customs officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on November 21, 2019, destroyed 20 tons of goods in Trece Martires, Cavite. In a statement, Port of NAIA district collector Carmelita Talusan said the condemnation proceeding is part of the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) efforts to decongest their storage facilities. It is also in line… (0 comment)

Pinoys celebrate peaceful Holy Week
The traditional observance of this year’s Holy week has been generally peaceful, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. Except for the blast that occurred at the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) on Black Saturday, “the observance of Holy Week is generally peaceful,” PNP spokesperson, Col. Bernard Banac said in a news article published by the… (0 comment)

South Korea to provide assistance in modernizing PH defense capability
One of the Philippines’ closest allies, South Korea, will help the country modernize its defense capability, particularly the acquisition of new helicopters and submarines. This was confirmed by South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-Man in an exclusive interview over the weekend with the Philippine News Agency (PNA). “Korea is now looking to provide… (0 comment)