DBM bids for 100% increase in military, police pay

DBM bids for 100% increase in military, police pay

Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin Diokno announced on Friday that the proposal to increase the salaries of the military and the uniformed personnel (MUP) is now in the hands of Congress.

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AFP ‘increasingly becoming confident’ Malaysian terror leader now killed

AFP ‘increasingly becoming confident’ Malaysian terror leader now killed

Government forces were “increasingly becoming confident” that Malaysian radical leader Dr. Mahmoud Ahmad is now dead, believing that he was among the 20 remaining terrorists holed up in Marawi City that were killed by soldiers since Wednesday.

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Duterte bares Russian gov’t to donate 5,000 rifles, 20 military trucks

Duterte bares Russian gov’t to donate 5,000 rifles, 20 military trucks

CAMP TESCSON, Bulacan—The Russian government will donate 5,000 rifles and army trucks to the Philippines to help in its fight against terrorism, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday.

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PH to receive ammos, guns from China

The Philippines is set to receive guns and ammunition from China, the military has announced on Wednesday. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs chief Col. Edgard Arevalo said the Chinese government through Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua will turn over 3 million rounds of ammunition; 3,000 pieces of M4 rifles; and 30 sniper scopes to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday.

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