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.…

Charges readied against 4 men involved in San Fernando’s Bugho incident

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police will be filing charges on the four armed men believed to be behind the alleged harassment incidents in hinterland barangays of San Fernando town. Arrested Romeo Solis Jr., 39; Frisco Tapales,…

Soldiers nab 4 armed men after firefight in San Fernando’s mountain barangay

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A squad of the Philippine Army assigned to secure San Fernando’s hinterland villages in the election engaged in a firefight with armed civilians four days before the May 13 polls. Soldiers of the…

Army Dragon Warriors rule Cebu City Dragonboat Regatta

Mars G. Alison 05/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Army Dragon Warriors bagged three of the four titles at stake in the first-ever Cebu City Dragonboat Regatta which ended Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Il Corso at the South Road…

Actor Matteo Guidicelli joins Philippine Army

Michelle Joy Padayhag 04/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano actor Matteo Guidicelli has found another way to serve his country. The 29-year-old actor confirmed in an Instagram post that he officially joined the Philippine Army on April 15, Monday. “I officially…

Army, Medellin search team locate submerged army tank

Doris C. Bongcac 12/06/2018

Personnel from the Philippine Army’s 53rd Engineering Brigade and the local government of Medellin already identified on Thursday morning the exact location of the World War II (WWII) army tank that fell into the Dagusungan River. Municipal…

Plan to recover WWII army tank submerged in Medellin’s river excite netizens

Doris C. Bongcac 12/05/2018

Netizens look forward to the recovery of the World War II (WWII) army tank that is now submerged in Medellin town’s Dagusungan River. Giles Anthony Villamor, Medellin’s planning officer, said in a Facebook post at around 11…

Medellin officials search for WWII army tank ‘submerged’ on Dagusungan River

Doris C. Bongcac 12/05/2018

The municipality of Medellin in northern Cebu is pursuing a plan to locate and extract a World War II (WWII) army tank that was said to have been submerged on its Dagusungan River. A Facebook post by…

Students, army reservists repack relief goods for Naga

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/22/2018

  About 260 volunteers helped repack relief goods at the Visayas Disaster Response Center (VDRC) in Mandaue City for landslide victims in the City of Naga. Irish Flor Yaranon, VDRC chief administrative officer of the Department of…

Alleged NPA leader arrested in Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 07/06/2018

  Operatives from Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) arrested a former commander of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City on Friday morning (July 6). Eduardo Sacamay, 63, was arrested for two pending cases…

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