By Niña P. Calleja
On a tour of the various commands, new Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. showed his lighter side when he regaled members of the military branch, known for being “all air and no force” and for its “flying coffins,” with his own life-and-death tale.
Almost half of Russians believe their country inspires either fear or envy abroad, according to a new poll, with a third citing military might as being crucial to its international standing.
By Julie S. Alipala
The last of the four social workers snatched by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Talipao, Sulu, on July 17 has been freed, police said Wednesday.
By Frances Mangosing
The military’s intelligence chief has been appointed as the commander of the Army’s 10th Infantry Division based in rebel-infested Compostela Valley.
By Allan Nawal
, Frinston Lim
, Germelina Lacorte
, Orlando Dinoy
The human rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao has claimed that “state agents” were most likely behind the July 19 murder of Gregorio Gelacio, the father of the 9-year-old girl killed during a military operation in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, about seven years ago.