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AFP hunts for 48 foreign terrorists allegedly recruiting members in Mindanao

Posted on: January 18th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines – Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WesMinCom) is not setting aside reports of the alleged entry of 48 foreign terrorists in Mindanao. According...

DND verifies presence of foreign terrorists in the Philippines

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of National Defense (DND) has received a report from the governments of Malaysia and Indonesia that foreign terrorists have entered through the country’s backdoor. Defense...

President Duterte signs P3.7-T budget for 2018, Tax Reform Bill

Posted on: December 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.7-trillion proposed national budget and the first package of the tax reform bill or TRAIN Bill. The Department of Education (DepEd)...

Senate to pass proposed joint resolution on pay hike of uniformed personnel before break in December

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate targets to pass the proposed increase in monthly take-home pay of military and other uniformed personnel before the session breaks in December. Based on the...

Termination of Marawi hostilities likely in 2 days – DND

Posted on: October 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The government might declare a termination of hostilities in the war-torn city of Marawi in the coming days. According to Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin...

China donates more firearms and ammunition to the Philippines

Posted on: October 5th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) will share the USD 22-million worth of firearms and ammunition donated by the Chinese...

10 armed men arrested for attempting to enter Camp Aguinaldo

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Ten men who attempted to enter Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City Monday morning, failed to even pass through the gates of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

P5M from Yolanda fund to be used for Marawi rehabilitation efforts

Posted on: September 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — According to the Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the unused funds from the rehabilitation program for Yolanda hit areas and families are at P7.5...

Rehabilitation begins in Marawi City despite ongoing fight

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 | No Comments
Although there remain a number of terrorists in Marawi City, the government has begun the rehabilitation of the city. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said government forces have...

PNP, DND support PRRD’s statement on abolition of Commission on Human Rights

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 | 1 Comment
MANILA, Philippines — After President Rodrigo Duterte said in his second state of the nation address (SONA) that it would be much better if the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)...