IATF’s order for military to strictly enforce its arrival protocols hit

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Provincial Board Member, lawyer John Ismael “Jimbo” Borgonia said there is nothing they can do anymore with the protocols on arriving passengers from abroad after the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) issued…

After AFP’s blooper, Hontiveros asks: Is military not using its intel fund properly?

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday questioned how the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) utilizes its intelligence fund in light of its recent mistake involving an inaccurate list of University of the Philippines (UP)…

Military tries agitprop

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 01/20/2021

A detail that has always struck me as revealing was that during the Diliman Commune, some residents banded together to hunt down students participating in the revolt. That was the other face of the University of the…

Low risk of Covid infection on planes if masks worn: US military

10/16/2020

Washington—The risk of being infected with the coronavirus on an airliner is very low if passengers wear masks, according to a study carried out aboard Boeing long-haul jets by the US military and published Thursday, October 15,…

‘Coordinated inauthentic behavior’

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/27/2020

Last Sept. 22, the head of Facebook’s Security Policy — Nathaniel Gleicher — announced that, following a thorough investigation, Facebook took down two separate networks for violating FB’s policy on “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” One of them is…

Ferro: No PRO-7-affiliated accounts removed by FB

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top honcho of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas has assured that there are no accounts affiliated with PRO-7 that has been taken down by Facebook, which it considers as fake…

Military, police in pursuit of 3 Jolo blast suspects

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ 08/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Military and police forces are tracking down at least three suspects  in the twin explosions last  week that rocked Jolo, Sulu which resulted in the death of 17 people, a Philippine National Police (PNP)…

N. Korean leader suspends military action plans against S. Korea

06/24/2020

SEOUL — North Korea suspended “military action plans” against South Korea during a Central Military Commission meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-un, state media reported Wednesday, raising questions about Pyongyang’s intentions behind the decision. The decision…

N. Korea’s military threatens to reenter disarmed border areas

06/16/2020

SEOUL — North Korea’s military said Tuesday it is reviewing plans to reenter border areas disarmed under inter-Korean agreements, days after the North threatened to take military action over the sending of leaflets by activists from South…

Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

06/02/2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation’s governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests over police brutality that have…

Military releases names of soldiers hurt in Guihulngan ambush

Florence Baesa 03/04/2020

  DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The names of the four soldiers who survived an ambush on Tuesday night, March 3, 2020, in Barangay Luz , Guihulngan City were revealed on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The four are Second…

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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