Duterte’s speech in Jolo

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 07/19/2020

  Last July 13, two weeks after the fatal shooting of four intelligence officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines by members of the Philippine National Police in Jolo, President Duterte flew to the Sulu capital…

4 ‘CPP-NPA officials’ arrested in Kabankalan, NegOcc

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four high-ranking officials of the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were arrested by the 15th infantry battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday, July 10,…

Talisay City cops’ Monday patrol nets 27 GCQ violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is still the start of the week, but the Talisay City police have already caught another 27 individuals during their morning patrol today, July 6, 2020, around the city. The joint patrol,…

Duterte wants female soldiers to lead cash aid distribution

Darryl John Esguerra 05/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to tap female soldiers to ensure speedy and uncorrupted distribution of the emergency subsidy for low-income families affected by the COVID-19…

Wounded soldiers identified; 4 NPAs killed in Negros clash

Florence Baesa 04/24/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — The two soldiers who were wounded in an encounter with members of the New People’s Army in Barangay Gawahon, Victorias City, Negros Occidental on Friday, April 24, 2020, have been identified. This…

Remains of soldiers killed in NegOcc by NPA rebels sent home

Florence A. Baesa 04/21/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental – The 303rd Infantry Brigade rendered military honors for the three (3) soldiers who were killed on Sunday, April 19, 2020, during an encounter with communist rebels in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. Colonel…

NPA land mine, grenades kill 3 troopers, wound 4 in Negros encounter

Florence A. Baesa 04/19/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — A land mine and hand grenades allegedly thrown by the New People’s Army (NPA) caused the heavy casulaties on the government side when troops from the 94th Infantry Battalion encountered an…

3 soldiers dead, 4 wounded in Negros Occ. encounter with NPAs

Florence A. Baesa 04/19/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Three soldiers were killed while four others were wounded after soldiers from the 94th Infantry Battalion encountered an undetermined number of NPAs (New People’s Army members) in Barangay Carabalan, Himamaylan City,…

Gov’t troops engage NPA rebels in a gunfight in Agusan del Norte

Florence A. Baesa 04/13/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- Suspected members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) attacked the community security patrol of the 29th Infantry (Matatag) Battalion of the 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division in Barangay Cuyago, Jabonga,…

San Fernando nanays cook for soldiers, police

Immae Lachica, Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/13/2019

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu — While men in uniform go around the town to keep it safe, a group of cheerful women also took the challenge of keeping their tummies full. Armed with ladles, 15 women from different…

Mayor Osmeña on ‘Lapu-Lapu’s day’: Soldiers are modern day heroes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña compared the soldiers of the country to national Cebuano hero, Lapu-Lapu, on the day of his commemoration on Saturday, April 27. In his speech for the wreath-laying activity…

Soldiers survive ambush in Guihulngan City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – Soldiers from the 94th Infantry Battalion (IB) were ambushed in Barangay Banuage,  Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, early morning of Monday, January 14, 2019. According to Senior Superintendent Raul Tacaca, director of the Negros…

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