AFP to conduct joint exercises designed to enhance interoperability

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines officially launched their AFP Joint Exercise (AJEX) “DAGIT-PA” on Thursday, October 21, 2021, to enhance the force’s interoperability. General Jose Faustino Jr, AFP chief of staff, graced…

BTS gets praise from Lea Salonga after their reaction to Grammy loss: ‘Class act’

Niña V. Guno - Inquirer.net 03/15/2021

Lea Salonga, a self-confessed BTS fan, was among those disappointed to see the Korean group lose after getting their first Grammy nomination. However, the acclaimed Broadway actress still found something to celebrate about the K-pop superstars: their “gracious”…

Two of three dead suspected NPAs laid to rest in NegOr

Florence Baesa 05/02/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Two of the three suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA), who were killed during an encounter in Barangay Camudlas, Bindoy last April 30,2020, were laid to rest at the…

Two soldiers wounded in encounter with rebels in Victorias City

Florence Baesa 04/24/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—Two soldiers from the 79th Infantry Battalion were wounded in an encounter with suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in the hinterlands of Victorias City, Negros Occidental on Friday morning, April 24, 2020. Colonel…

Army assures no let up in campaign against NPA

Florence Baesa 04/20/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The 303rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army assured that there will be no let up in the campaign against the New People’s Army (NPA) as it honors the bravery of the troops of…

NPA land mine, grenades kill 3 troopers, wound 4 in Negros encounter

Florence A. Baesa 04/19/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — A land mine and hand grenades allegedly thrown by the New People’s Army (NPA) caused the heavy casulaties on the government side when troops from the 94th Infantry Battalion encountered an…

150 Army reservists deployed to Negros Occ.

Florence Baesa 03/21/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — One hundred and fifty Army reservists from the 605th Community Defense Center of Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM) were deployed in different quarantine control points in Negros Occidental to help contain the spread…

100 Army soldiers deployed to Negros to help military’s anti-NPA drive

Florence Baesa 02/28/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — More than 100 troops from the 14th Civil Military Operations (CMO) Battalion of the Philippine Army will help in the military’s campaign against Communist New People’s Army (NPA) in Negros Occidental and…

Government troops kill suspected ISIS terrorist in Lanao encounter 

Froilan Gallardo 01/25/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines —A suspected ISIS terrorist was killed in an encounter with government troops in a forest between the towns of  Balindong and Piagapo in Lanao del Sur last Friday afternoon (January 24, 2020).…

Army officer sacked over altered photo of NPA surrenderers

Melvin Gascon - Philippine Daily Inquirer 01/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The commander the Army’s 2nd Infantry Battalion (IB) has been relieved from his post following the fallout of the controversy surrounding the edited photo of New People’s Army (NPA) surrenderers in Masbate last month.…

Sison: Disruption of CCP plenum ‘too small an issue’; negotiations with gov’t to continue

Froilan Gallardo 12/30/2019

BUTUAN CITY, Philippines – National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Jose Maria Sison said the rebels will not pull out from the negotiating table just because the Army spoiled the planned plenum of…

Scout Ranger training for actor Matteo Guidicelli starts

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/01/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano actor Matteo Guidicelli finally started his 30-day Scout Ranger training on May 31, Friday. Guidicelli updated his fans in an Instagram photo he posted together with other trainees wearing black shirts.…

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