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AFP hospital chief, 3 others relieved


Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang has relieved Brig. Gen. Normando Sta. Ana, chief of the AFP Medical Center (AFPMC), and three others for the alleged malversation of some P80 million in hospital funds.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sulu brigade commander relieved over friendly fire that killed 6 soldiers


The Marine brigade commander whose men figured in a “friendly fire” that killed six soldiers in Sulu last June has been relieved and reassigned to the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon, City.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military offers security for Palparan

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FUGITIVE GENERAL  Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, wanted for the disappearance of two University of the Philippines students, at the height of his power (left) commanded forces believed to have abducted and summarily executed activists. After three years in hiding, he was caught on Tuesday in Sta. Mesa, Manila, sporting long hair and a goatee. A clean-cut Palparan (right) was presented to the media at the National Bureau of Investigation.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/NBI PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

The military can send troops to the Bulacan Provincial Jail in the City of Malolos, where retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. is detained, to ensure his safety, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said yesterday.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Prosecutors want Estrada transferred to regular jail


Six prosecutors have pressed the Sandiganbayan anew to immediately transfer Sen. Jinggoy Estrada from the four-room bungalow in Camp Crame where he is currently detained on a plunder case to a regular jail.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lone informant to get P2M reward for Palparan capture


A “singleton”—the military’s term for a single, newly recruited informant—will receive the P2-million reward for providing information that led to the capture of fugitive Jovito Palparan in Manila on Wednesday.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »