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More ships, aircraft to bolster PH military

Marine soldiers stand in front of a logistics support ship during ceremonies welcoming President Aquino (arriving in helicopter, inset) during the 115th anniversary of the Philippine Navy held in Cavite City in mid-May this year. FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III vowed to continue the modernization of the military by acquiring more ships and helicopters to perform a variety of missions such as economic zone protection, surface surveillance, search and rescue, and maritime security operations.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Habier Malik’s death not yet confirmed, say police, military leaders

An image of Khabier Malik posted at the main entrance of Central Police Station in Zamboanga City. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/EDWIN BACASMAS

Senior Supt. Edgar Danao, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group here expressed his belief in reports about Malik’s death.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1 killed as Filipino troops foil new bombing plot

Philippine troops have clashed with Muslim militants in what the military says is an operation to foil a plot to bomb cities in the volatile southern Philippines. One soldier was killed in the clash.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military dares NPA to surrender comrades

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The military has dared the communist insurgents to surrender their members who were involved in the ambush that killed nine persons and wounded nine others in a mountain village in La Castellana town, Negros Occidental.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Law bans hit list of gov’t enemies


The military is now prohibited from issuing a hit list—officially called “order of battle”—with the enactment of a law against enforced disappearances, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »