Court of Appeals denies NUPL bid for protection

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:05:28 +0000

Court of Appeals denies NUPL bid for protection

The Court of Appeals has refused to stop the military and police leadership from issuing public statements supposedly maligning the activities of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL), which is composed of human rights lawyers.

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Duterte to visit military camp in Jolo after suicide bombings

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:44:38 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Monday the military camp in Jolo province that was attacked by two suicide bombers on June 28.

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Guns, explosives recovered as cops, soldiers clash with CamSur rebels

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:11:24 +0000

LEGAZPI CITY – Police and military operatives recovered Sunday morning a cache of  high powered firearms, ammunition and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) following an encounter with suspected New Peoples Army (NPA) rebels in in a remote village in Tinambac, Camarines Sur.

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DepEd heeds Esperon report, suspends 55 ‘lumad’ schools

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:19:50 +0000

DepEd heeds Esperon report, suspends 55 ‘lumad’ schools

DAVAO CITY—At least 55 schools for lumad children have been barred from operating this school year based on a recommendation made by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., former armed forces chief.

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Gov’t troops recover Armalite rifles after clash with NPA

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:06:11 +0000

The military said government troops recovered two assault rifles from suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas after a clash in Tinambac town, Camarines Sur province on Sunday (July 14).

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Duterte remark on ‘restive’ AFP warns of possible coup – Palace

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 09:59:38 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte believes the military might stage a coup d’etat if the problems plaguing the Philippines would persist, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

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PhilHealth chief: Duterte prefers, trusts retired military officials

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 03:34:43 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) President and Chief Executive Officer Gen. Ricardo Morales (ret.) said President Rodrigo Duterte’s preference for retired military officials was a key factor in his recent appointment to head the state health insurance agency.

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Son of late governor, 4 others killed at North Cotabato checkpoint

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 00:04:48 +0000

Son of late governor, 4 others killed at North Cotabato checkpoint

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Five people including the son of a former late governor in Maguindanao were killed as they passed by a checkpoint

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Marine battalion off to Sulu to beef up hunt for terrorists

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 05:02:08 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY –– A Marine battalion has been deployed to Sulu to beef up the government’s security presence in the province, rocked by recent bombings in a military facility, and grappling with a long-running bout with terrorists.

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Duterte reminds AFP: Just ask if you want me to step down

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 21:22:58 +0000

While promising to provide all the needs of soldiers before the end of his term, President Rodrigo Duterte reminded the military

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