Encounter in Negros Occ. town: 2 soldiers dead, 4 others wounded

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Two soldiers were killed while four other soldiers were wounded during an armed encounter with at least 20 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Sitio Tiyos, Barangay Quintin, Moises Padilla…

700 cops, military men to be deployed on Cebu City streets starting Monday

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Do not be surprised if you see uniformed cops and military men roaming Cebu City streets starting at midnight on Monday, August 16. Their task is to ensure compliance with health protocols while…

Army official: Number of NPAs in Negros decreasing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The spokesperson of the Third Infantry Division (3ID) of the Philippine Army said that the number of New Peoples Army (NPA) rebels in Negros province has decreased since most of their leaders either…

NBI-7 files additional charges against man nabbed for gun smuggling

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 07/06/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—The man nabbed for alleged gun smuggling will be facing additional charges from the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7). Aside from Illegal Possession of Firearms, Jhefferson Higoy, who was arrested in Lapu-Lapu…

Bohol under monitoring for possible insurgency activities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Following the firefight between soldiers and suspected members of communist rebels in a town in Bohol, the Philippine Army will be closely monitoring the island province for any possible insurgency-related activities. The 3rd…

Quest Cebu’s environmental advocacy remains strong

PR 03/01/2021

Quest Hotel and Conference Center Cebu signs anew a memorandum of understanding with the Philippine Army to continue its mangrove planting efforts under the National Greening Program. The hotel and Army’s partnership started in December 2017 and…

Army soldiers donate meal allowance to Auring victims in Caraga

Delfin Mallari Jr. 02/28/2021

LUCENA CITY — Soldiers from the Philippine Army’s 2nd Infantry Division based in Tanay, Rizal has again donated a part of their daily meal allowance to help typhoon victims in the Caraga region. Captain Jayrald Ternio, head…

Toledo says being part of the Philippine Army serves her purpose in life

Immae Lachica 12/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cherry Toledo says being part of the Army is not just a job but a calling. Toledo came to the limelight with her inspiring story of perseverance leading to her success. From being a…

From service crew to part of the Philippine Army

Immae Lachica 12/23/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The word SMALL just got a bigger meaning! Cherry Toledo, 21, from Danao City, first went viral last 2019, when she shared her story about becoming a magna cum laude while working as…

Another Army team misses Abu targets after agents’ killing

Jeannette I. Andrade, Julie S. Alipala 07/03/2020

An Army unit awaiting a signal to swoop down on an Abu Sayyaf bomb maker and two suspected female bombers instead received word that four of their comrades had been gunned down in Jolo, Sulu, a military…

Gov’t forces help secure distribution of cash aid in NegOr

Florence Baesa 04/21/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police (PNP) aided  the distribution of cash assistance for the beneficiaries of the Special Amelioration Program (SAP) in the town of Vallehermoso and the city of Canlaon…

Philippine Army prepares for Tisoy, deploys HADR teams in Negros Occidental

Florence Baesa 12/02/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — The Philippine Army in Negros is bracing for Typhoon Tisoy and are on alert as it is expected to landfall in Negros Occidental tonight, December 2, 2019. Brigadier General Benedict Arevalo, 303rd…

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