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Duterte to base martial law extension on recommendation of military, police

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  December 31, 2017 is the deadline of the martial law that was declared in Mindanao to eradicate security threats such as terrorism and insurgency. President Rodrigo Duterte...

60,000 personnel to provide security for 31st ASEAN Summit

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have deployed 60,000 security personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)...

AFP considers stragglers in Marawi City as big threat to civilians

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Sixteen barangays are still being strictly secured by Marawi City. This is because around 36 stragglers or remnants of Daesh-inspired Maute terrorists group are hiding in tunnels...

Songs for Heroes 3 concert celebrates gallantry of Marawi heroes

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Members of the audience recalled the bravery of the soldiers and policemen who fought for peace in Marawi City at the benefit concert, Songs for Heroes 3...

‘Songs for Heroes 3’ concert boosts morale of wounded Marawi soldiers and orphaned families

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “The pain we feel has been eased,” said Ani Sandoval, the widow of Capt. Rommel Sandoval. The pain of losing her husband Capt. Rommel Sandoval remains fresh...

Alleged Maute straggler killed in Marawi encounter

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 |
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has confirmed report that a Maute straggler died on Tuesday at the main battle area in Marawi City. The said...

China donates construction equipment for Marawi rehabilitation efforts

Posted on: October 24th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — China sends 47 units of construction equipment to the Philippines for the rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City. These include bulldozers and excavators, wheel loaders, dump trucks, and...

AFP Cavaliers stun Senate Defenders

Posted on: October 24th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The first round of eliminations continues on the league of public servants, the UNTV Cup. In the main game of Sunday’s triple-header at the Pasig City Sports...

AFP considers end of hostilities in Marawi City

Posted on: October 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office (AFP-PAO) chief Col. Edgard Arevalo is confident that the hostilities in Marawi City have ended, now that all the...

VP Robredo calls for lifting of martial law declaration in Mindanao

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo said she is not against the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao, especially since it was the Supreme Court itself that declared it...