‘Steady Eddie’ hailed for upholding PH democracy, economy

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — He was known by such monikers as “Steady Eddie,” for his unflappable nature, and “Tabako,” for his penchant for carrying a cigar. But officials, lawmakers, and diplomats remembered Fidel V. Ramos, or FVR, best…

Soldier, civilians wounded in gov’t troops clash with rebels in NegOr

Florence Baesa 05/01/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A soldier and two civilians were wounded in an encounter with suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) on Thursday afternoon, April 30, 2020, in Barangay Camudlas, Bindoy town in Negros Oriental. To…

Bohol encounter: Soldier, NPA rebel killed

Froilan Gallardo 03/01/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines — A soldier and a communist rebel were killed during an encounter between Army troops and the New People’s Army rebels in Bilar town, Bohol Province last Saturday, February 29, 2020. Captain Eduardo…

De Leon: I will leave PRO-7 as a good soldier

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Valeriano de Leon said he would leave his post as director for the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO -7) as a good soldier. “As a good soldier I…

3 hurt in grenade explosion inside Camp Aguinaldo

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 01/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A hand grenade exploded inside Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Sunday morning, hurting a soldier, his wife, and one of their children, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) reported. In a statement,…

Suspected NPA rebels attack patrol base in Negros Occidental; soldier hurt

Inquirer.net 11/27/2018

A soldier was hurt when suspected communist rebels fired at a patrol base in Negros Occidental on Tuesday. An undetermined number of armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army attacked Sitio Bugtong Kahoy…

AFP reiterates military’s loyalty to Constitution

Inquirer.net 09/12/2018

ARMED Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. yesterday reiterated the military’s “unflinching” loyalty to the Constitution, amid persistent reports of divisiveness within the ranks and a day after President Rodrigo Duterte challenged…

Trillanes: Documents prove I’m no longer a soldier

Inquirer.net 09/05/2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV showed Wednesday documents which he said will prove that he is no longer part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) since 2007. “These documents would prove that I am already separated…

Retired soldier discovers he’s ‘female’ while applying for pension

Inquirer.net 08/01/2018

AN ex-soldier from China got the surprise of his life when he found out that he was marked as a woman in official retirement papers. Tian, 62 years old from Zhengzhou in Henan province, China retired from…

Families of fallen and wounded Marawi soldiers receive cash aid

Doris Mae Mondragon 12/21/2017

TO defend the country and bring honor to fellow soldiers who were killed in the Marawi siege, is the greatest reward that 1st Lieutenant Christopher Montecillo has received. Montecillo, of barangay Talamban, Cebu City, was one of…

Soldier freed after pledging to pay woman’s burial

Benjie B. Talisic 11/23/2017

A soldier detained for hitting a housewife who crossed the highway of Medellin town was released after promising to pay her burial expenses. Kevin Sumosa, a Boholano, was assigned to Medellin town when the incident occurred. He…

QC court acquits soldier in Jonas Burgos abduction case

Inquirer.net 10/12/2017

The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) acquitted on Thursday a military official accused of abducting activist Jonas Burgos. In a nine-page decision, presiding Judge Alfonso C. Ruiz II of QCRTC Branch 216 absolved Philippine Army Major…

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