IN PHOTOS: Police, BJMP, and AFP patrol interior barangays of Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) conducted a joint patrol in the interior barangays (villages) of Talisay…

4 ‘CPP-NPA officials’ arrested in Kabankalan, NegOcc

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four high-ranking officials of the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were arrested by the 15th infantry battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday, July 10,…

AFP medical team ready to fight COVID-19 in Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) medical team is in Cebu City to help handle the growing number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. All 33 personnel of the…

AFP Central Command now has emergency quarantine facility

Alven Maria A. Timtim 05/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) unveiled its emergency quarantine facility on Friday, May 1, 2020, at the Central Command headquarters in Camp Lapu-Lapu in Barangay Apas here. The…

AFP confirms Chinese ship’s ‘hostile intent’

Romar Miranda 04/24/2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday confirmed an encounter in February between a Chinese warship and a Philippine Navy corvette on the waters of Kalayaan Islands—with the Chinese ship showing “hostile intent” by directing…

AFP Central Command backing up PNP in implementing stricter ECQ

Immae Lachica 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Troops from the Central Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Central Visayas are now more visible on the streets since they were tasked to help in the strict implementation of…

AFP confirms, clarifies Air Force memo on ‘martial law-type’ role

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 04/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday confirmed the existence of an internal memo to the Philippine Air Force (PAF), where it described a “martial-type role” for the members…

Palace: Gov’t may tap AFP vs hardheaded ECQ violators

Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet 04/18/2020

The possibility of a martial law-like takeover of the Luzon lockdown should remind the public that President Rodrigo Duterte can compel security forces to impose order if people continue to flaunt quarantine rules, the Inter-Agency Task Force…

PH military reports first confirmed case of COVID-19

Frances G. Mangosing 03/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A senior military officer has been tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019, in what is said to be the first confirmed case of the rapidly-spreading disease within the Armed Forces of the Philippines…

PRO-7 files charges against CTG-NPA members arrested in Bohol

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has filed illegal possession of firearms and explosives charges against the two alleged members of the Communist Terrorist Group-New People’s Army (CTG-NPA), who were arrested…

NPA just can’t be trusted, AFP says after attacks

12/25/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The New People’s Army just cannot be trusted, the military said late Monday, after communist guerrillas attacked policemen and soldiers in Iloilo and Camarines Norte provinces hours after the government and the Communist Party…

Despite ceasefire, implementation of law enforcement to continue 

Florence Baesa 12/24/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–Two military commanders in Negros Oriental, Northern Mindanao and the Caraga Region will abide with the declaration of the 15-day ceasefire between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines/National Democratic Front/New People’s…

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