A suicide car bomb hit a bus convoy of off-duty Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing 11 and wounding 37, in the latest of a stepped-up wave of attacks blamed on Islamic militants sympathetic to ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
By Allan Nawal
The Davao City-based Union of People’s Lawyer in Mindanao has questioned the grounds cited by government prosecutors in deciding not to pursue charges against soldiers tagged in the killing of the wife and two children of anti-mining Blaan leader Daguil Capion.
By Edwin Fernandez
Soldiers and policemen became instant election officials when some teachers of about 13 remote villages in Pikit, North Cotabato, refused to administer the balloting on Monday (Oct. 28) for security reasons.
The top military brass in the Visayas said the biggest beneficiary of peace are soldiers themselves. “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is organized for war, but why are we talking about peace?” Lt. Gen. Roy Deveraturda of the AFP Central Command (CentCom) made this statement as he addressed Saturday afternoon’s candle-lighting ceremony to [...]
By Julie S. Alipala
A junior officer is now fighting for his life after helping rescue an elderly couple on Martha Drive in Santa Catalina here on Tuesday night.
By Norman Bordadora
Soldiers wear worn-out boots in combat to be able to fight with ease, not because they don’t have anything better to wear. Soldiers who are superstitious find old footwear lucky.
By Edwin Fernandez
Suspected Moro rebels set off a roadside improvised explosive device in Maguindanao Sunday morning that left a soldier wounded, the Army here said.
By Frinston L. Lim
A soldier was killed after being shot by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen here on Wednesday, police said.
By Redempto Anda
A Marine was wounded in an ambush staged by suspected New People’s Army rebels in Taytay, northern Palawan Monday morning.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Janet Lim-Napoles had more than P500 million in a savings and loan cooperative of members of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) deposits under her name, her husband, children and employees allegedly running dummy nongovernment organizations (NGO) siphoning state funds through ghost projects.
By Julie Alipala
Justice was not served when a court-martial demoted and suspended an Army officer over the October 2011 debacle in Al-Barka, Basilan, in which 19 officers and soldiers were killed, a relative of one of the fallen soldiers said.
By Germelina Lacorte
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has said he will go to the extent of meeting New People’s Army (NPA) leader Leoncio Pitao alias Parago to secure the release of soldiers captured by the guerrillas in June.
By Marlon Ramos
Select Army personnel will temporarily trade their guns for chalk and other teaching materials this year to take on a different role as teachers to former street children.