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AFP claims 18 Sayyaf men killed in Basilan clash

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Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

Deaths continue to pile up three days after government forces clashed with the Abu Sayyaf group in Basilan.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace denies AFP, PNP pocketed bounty for Tiamzons arrest

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Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Saturday challenged a lawmaker to prove his claim that some officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) pocketed part of the reward money for the arrest of communist leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon in Cebu last March.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

AFP denies taking P1.5M from Tiamzons

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Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army chief Benito Tiamzon (left) and his wife, Wilma (right).  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The military on Thursday denied the claim of captured communist leaders– Benito Tiamzon and his wife Wilma, that the government forces took their P1.5M when they were arrested in Cebu last month.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP Chief: NPA won’t last five years

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The New People’s Army will be irrelevant in less than five years, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff said.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP rubbing salt on an open wound, says militant group

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Bayan Secretary General Renato Reyes Jr. INQUIRER file photo

What is the purpose of the taunting? A militant group posed the question to the Armed Forces of the Philippines after it made a “taunting remark” against the New People’s Army saying they have captured their top leaders just in time for the NPA’s 45th founding anniversary on March 29.

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

AFP to NPA on its 45th year: We have your supremo

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The military has a message to communist guerrillas, who are celebrating the 45th year of the New’s People Army (NPA) this week: Happy anniversary. We have your supremo. INQUIRER PHOTOS

The military has a message to communist guerrillas, who are celebrating the 45th year of the New People’s Army (NPA) this week: Happy anniversary. We have your supremo.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

With Tiamzon’s arrest, it’s time for NPA to surrender—AFP

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AFP Chief of Staff General Emmanuel Bautista. Photo from AFP Public Affairs Office

It took the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) more than 20 years to catch the slippery Benito Tiamzon, chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH peace prospects dim after arrest of rebel couple

Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) chairman Benito Tiamzon and his wife, the party's secretary general Wilma Tiamzon. Photo by Nikko Dizon/INQUIRER

Prospects of reviving peace talks with Philippine communist insurgents grew dimmer following the arrest of a married couple who are senior rebel leaders, officials and analysts said Sunday.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Retired general to Cudia: join AFP reserves

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Cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia. PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK

Not all hope is lost, a retired general from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) reminded embattled Cadet 1st Class Jeff Aldrin Cudia.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP forms new body to investigate Cudia appeal

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Photo by Nestor Corrales/INQUIRER.net

A special investigation board was formed by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to investigate new matters raised by ex-cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia following his appeal to President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP flaunts unit against chemical warfare

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Elements from the CBRNe Response Platoon of the Army's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, Army Support Command demonstrate the pre-decontamination procedure during a simulated response operation to a CBRNe explosion. Photo by SSg Orlando Liwag/ AFP PAO

As terrorism gets more advanced, so too does the country defense forces.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No PMA clique in AFP, says chief of staff

AFP Chief of Staff General Emmanuel Bautista. Photo from AFP Public Affairs Office

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista on Saturday belied the claim of retired Air Force chief Antonio Sotelo that a Philippine Military Academy (PMA) clique controlled the military leadership.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

How do you solve a problem like Cudia?

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Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia. Photo from Facebook

How do you solve a problem like Cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia? After Cudia was dismissed from the Philippine Military Academy after being tardy by two minutes, General Emmanuel Bautista, chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, said that the matter could be resolved among the cadets.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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