PNP, AFP to probe possible military weapons theft

Inquirer.net 12/18/2018

Manila, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will conduct a joint investigation on the possible theft of high-powered guns and ammunition from the military’s arsenal. Police arrested on…

Five missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

AFP 12/06/2018

Rescue operations were underway Thursday for five US marines missing after two American military aircraft crashed during a refueling operation off the coast of Japan, the Japanese defence minister said. One crew member has already been rescued…

City welcomes military presence on streets

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2018

TRAFFIC in Cebu City is expected to improve dramatically now that personnel from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have been tapped to help manage it. And this early, the Cebu City government is keenly anticipating…

Macron urges European military to defend against Russia, US

AFP 11/06/2018

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday for a “real European army” as the continent marks a century since the divisions of World War I, to better defend itself against Russia and even the United States. Macron, who…

Colmenares: Military attacks vs activists may threaten ‘ordinary critics’

Inquirer.net 10/20/2018

BAYAN Muna chair Neri Colmenares has blamed the military on the recent criminalization of activists, saying it may also threaten ordinary people who are criticizing the government. About nine activists from militant organizations Gabriela, Anakpawis and Bayan…

Military prelate urges cops to continue fight against drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 09/18/2018

Bishop Oscar Jaime Florencio, the apostolic administrator of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, encouraged the police to continue their campaign against illegal drugs. The bishop, however, reminded police to officers to act within the bounds of…

PRO-7 commends police units, stakeholders for contribution in election

Intern 05/28/2018

At least 16 individuals were given recognition for their contribution in making the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections 2018 successful. Eight police forces received the Medalya ng Papuri for justly carrying out their duty and apprehending violators…

Russia shows off military hardware in Red Square parade

AFP 05/09/2018

Russia rolled out its latest military hardware on Moscow’s Red Square yesterday for the annual parade to mark Soviet victory over the Nazis as President Vladimir Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term. “Our people fought to the…

Comelec to meet with police, military for poll security prep

Morexette B. Erram 04/15/2018

THE provincial office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) scheduled a meeting with the military and police to finalize security plans for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Comelec Provincial Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano…

Military foils new BIFF attempt to bomb bridge

Inquirer.net 04/15/2018

KORONADAL CITY – Government forces foiled an attempt by suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) gunmen to blow up on Saturday a bridge linking Maguindanao and North Cotabato, a military commander said Sunday. Lt. Col. Angelo Lutera,…

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