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Ex-PRC chief indicted for graft
by Michael Punongbayan - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against former Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) chairperson Teresita Manzala before the Sandiganbayan.
Slain soldiers’ kids get P12-M scholarship grant
by Michael Punongbayan - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippine Army has donated P12.1 million in scholarship grant for the children of slain soldiers.
AFP awaits order to scale down operations vs Reds
by Michael Punongbayan - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The military will wait for President Duterte’s instruction on the Communist Party of the Philippines’ call for troops to stand down following the release of four more captives of the New People’s...
Philippines to conduct air patrols in Benham
by Michael Punongbayan - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will use its newly acquired TC-90 aircraft from Japan to patrol the West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise where incidents of China’s incursion were recorded.
AFP denies monitoring Leni, Leila, Trillanes
by Michael Punongbayan - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday corrected reports that the military is monitoring political personalities, including Vice President Leni Robredo.
BGC shops offer discounts to soldiers
by Michael Punongbayan - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
More than two dozen shops at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig are offering special discounts to soldiers and their families from March 22 to April 30 to mark the Philippine Army’s 120th anniversary.
AFP on normal alert amid Maute terror threat
by Michael Punongbayan - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) remains on normal alert status despite the claim of the Philippine National Police (PNP) about the presence of the Maute terrorist group in Metro Manila.
Hagedorn indicted over SALN violations
by Michael Punongbayan - March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Former Puerto Princesa City mayor Edward Hagedorn is facing charges for misdeclaring his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs).
2 NPA rebels nabbed in Ifugao
by Michael Punongbayan - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Two suspected New People’s Army rebels were arrested in Ifugao last week.
NEA exec, 13 others charged over land deal
by Michael Punongbayan - March 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Graft charges have been filed against a ranking official of the National Electrification Administration (NEA) and 13 others in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of a property in Zamboanga City 10 years...
Air Force builds up jet inventory
by Michael Punongbayan - March 18, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) will acquire two more fighter jets from South Korea this month, bringing its total number of fighter jets to eight.
8 cops charged for tokhang murders
by Michael Punongbayan - March 15, 2017 - 12:00am
Eight policemen and a civilian informant were charged with double murder yesterday for allegedly killing a man and his son in an Oplan Tokhang operation in Caloocan City in September last year.
Rody: Benham is ours; no it isn’t, says China
by Michael Punongbayan - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Benham Rise is part of Philippine territory, President Duterte made clear yesterday even as he ordered the military to assert the country’s rights over the area in a friendly way.
Military to continue offensives vs NPA
by Michael Punongbayan - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will continue operations against New People’s Army (NPA) rebels unless President Duterte orders otherwise, officials said yesterday.
Sandigan junks lawmaker’s appeal to dismiss graft raps
by Michael Punongbayan - March 13, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied Tawi-Tawi Rep. Ruby Sahali-Tan’s move to have the criminal cases filed against her by the Office of the Ombudsman junked.
Criticism vs Duterte not destabilization – defense chief
by Michael Punongbayan - March 11, 2017 - 12:00am
As far as the military is concerned, there are no destabilization plots against the Duterte government, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana assured the public yesterday.
4 Abus slain as AFP presses rescue of hostages
by Michael Punongbayan - March 6, 2017 - 12:00am
At least four members of the Abu Sayyaf group were killed yesterday, while another four suspected bandits were apprehended early last week in the latest encounters with government troops.
Sayyaf uploads video of German’s beheading
by Michael Punongbayan - February 28, 2017 - 11:23pm
The Abu Sayyaf yesterday released a video showing the beheading of German captive Juergen Gustav Kantner.
51 Reds surrender, 17 nabbed since ceasefire suspension
by Michael Punongbayan - February 27, 2017 - 12:00am
At least 50 New People’s Army rebels have surrendered while 17 others were arrested almost a month after the government launched an all-out war against the NPA.
Surigao quake destroys 6,000 homes
by Michael Punongbayan - February 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
The number of houses destroyed in the recent earthquake that jolted Surigao City has reached over 6,000.
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