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Soldier who stood fast vs Laudes to be cited

German Marc Susselbeck (in black), boyfriend of murdered Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude, also known as “Jeffrey,” confronts soldiers after climbing the gate of the facility where Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton is detained at the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) headquarters in Manila on October 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

The soldier who was assaulted by the relatives and friends of the murdered transgender Jennifer Laude while guarding the facility holding the American suspect will be given an award of recognition by Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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 »