Soldier freed after pledging to pay woman’s burial

Benjie B. Talisic 11/23/2017

A soldier detained for hitting a housewife who crossed the highway of Medellin town was released after promising to pay her burial expenses. Kevin Sumosa, a Boholano, was assigned to Medellin town when the incident occurred. He…

Paid keyboard army

Editorial 11/15/2017

A US journalist’s piece on the supposed “keyboard army” employed by President Rodrigo Duterte to prop up his administration coincided with a confrontation by a pro-Duterte blogger against a BBC news correspondent on the sidelines of the…

SM Cinema sets midnight screening of ‘Justice League’

PR 11/15/2017

SM Cinema brings another exciting movie treat to all Cebuanos on November 16. Watch the midnight screening of the upcoming blockbuster movie “Justice League” in IMAX-3D. Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne…

Army reservist Sam Kendricks wins pole vault gold at worlds

AP 08/09/2017

LONDON — Sam Kendricks will soon step on the podium as a gold medalist and hear the only song he knows by heart — “The Star-Spangled Banner.” “The anthem is something near and dear,” said the Army…

Army soldiers clash with NPA rebels in Guihulngan

Benjie Talisic 07/01/2017

Government troopers clashed with around 30 fully armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army in Barangay Sandayao, Guihulngan City, Negros Island Region at around 4:10 Friday afternoon. Col. Medel Aguilar, assistant chief of…

TEARFUL SEPARATION

Benjie B. Talisic, Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla, Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 06/17/2017

They are battle-experienced soldiers, but they unabashedly shed tears and hugged their wives, children and other loved ones as they left Iloilo on Saturday to beef up government troops fighting the Islamic State-inspired Maute terror group in…

AFP Central Command sends Army battalion to Mindanao

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 06/17/2017

  The Armed Forced of the Philippines -Central Command (CentCom) is sending one Army Battalion from Panay to the Western Mindanao Comand (Westmincon) today, following a directive from the headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.…

Cayamora Maute flown to Manila for security reasons — army exec

Inquirer.net 06/08/2017

A military official on Thursday said the patriarch of the Maute brothers was flown to Manila on Wednesday night since he was considered a “high-risk” detainee and the Maute terrorists might stage an attack to rescue him…

Ex-soldier nabbed for unlicensed guns

Nestle L. Semilla 06/07/2017

A RETIRED soldier was arrested at a checkpoint in Barangay Taytay, Danao City, for possession of several revolvers and ammunitions at 9 p.m. last Tuesday. Chief Insp. Gerard Ace Pelare, Danao City police chief, said police spotted…

MAO BA?

06/01/2017

AIR STRIKES After Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced that at least 11 soldiers were killed and seven others injured in an air strike aimed at the Maute terrorists in Marawi City, netizens were quick in offering their…

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