AFP congratulates Col. Manny Pacquiao for victory
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) joins the rest of the nation in celebrating the victory of Filipino boxing icon and Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao over Argentinian boxer Lucas Matthysse at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday. “We, at the Armed Forces of the Philippines joins the whole nation in celebrating another… (0 comment)

On Samar ‘misencoutner’: ‘Nobody wants it’ — Duterte
Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said the “misencounter” between government troops and policemen in Samar, where six policemen were killed and nine others were wounded, was an event which nobody wanted to happen. “Nobody wants it. That wasn’t intentionally done. Actually, what happens there is the Murphy’s Law. If anything can go wrong, it will… (0 comment)

Rodrigo Duterte graces Philippine Navy’s 120th anniversary
Assuring the Philippine Navy of the administration’s efforts to enhance their capability, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joined the celebration of the Philippine Navy’s 120th anniversary held at the Coconut Palace, CCP Complex in Pasay City on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. President Duterte, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines congratulated the Philippine Navy… (0 comment)

AFP: Southern Command remains strong support to gov’t
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday denied a “Messenger” post which claimed that soldiers from “Southern Command” are allegedly withdrawing support to the national government. “A ‘Messenger’ post purportedly from the soldiers of the “Southern Command” allegedly withdrawing support to government and President Rodrigo R. Duterte and encouraging other AFP units to… (0 comment)

New AFP Chief to intensify fight vs. terrorism
The new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff has vowed to protect Filipinos against looming threats from terrorists. “As I assume command of the Armed Forces, I now address my fellow officers, the men, women and civilian employees of the AFP,” said Western Mindanao Command head Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez. “Our Commander-in-Chief has directed… (0 comment)

PNP urges youth to stay away from illegal drugs
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has urged the Filipino youth to not engage themselves to drugs and just choose to be active in sports, music and other recreational activities this summer season. Director General Ronald dela Rosa, chief of the PNP, called on the attention of children and young adults to stay away from illegal… (0 comment)

ASG in Basilan expected to collapse soon – Lorenzana
The Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana is hopeful that the surrender of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leader Nhurhassan Jamiri and his 13-man unit will lead to the collapse of the terrorist group’s faction in Basilan. In a statement, Lorenzana said that the move was expected to restore peace and order in the province. In… (0 comment)

AFP to finish off Abu Sayyaf this year
The Armed Forces of the Philippines expressed confidence that it could wipe out Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in southern part of the country by the end of 2018. Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said this following President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit in Sulu as he led the surrender of some ASG members and their firearms. “Kakayanin natin….… (0 comment)

Defense Secretary thanks Japan govt for military aircraft donation
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed gratitude to the Japanese government as the latter donated three more Beechcraft King Air TC-90 aircraft to the Philippine Navy (PN). “We are very thankful for this first grant project of JMOD (Japan Ministry of Defense) following the amendment of Japan Government’s Self-Defense Force Act which allows the donation of… (0 comment)

Crimes in Central Luzon down 36.19%
Crimes recorded in Central Luzon dipped 36.19 percent in the first two and a half months of the 2018 amid the government’s continuous campaign against illegal drugs. Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, director of the Police Regional Office, attributed this lower crime rate to the current administration’s effort to enhance the management of police operations and… (0 comment)