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4 suspected ASG members killed in Bohol clash

Apr 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

(4TH UPDATE) The Philippine military confirms 'a firefight between combined government forces and lawless elements' in Clarin, Bohol

4 suspected ASG members killed in Bohol clash

Robredo, Pag-asa Island, De Lima | Evening wRap

Apr 21, 2017 - 8:30 PM

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Robredo, Pag-asa Island, De Lima | Evening wRap

Gov't employees, informal settlers to get idle PNP, AFP houses – NHA

Apr 18, 2017 - 7:21 PM

The National Housing Authority asks Congress to approve the re-awarding of more than 55,000 idle houses, as these were specifically meant for cops and soldiers under the law

Gov't employees, informal settlers to get idle PNP, AFP houses – NHA

Military briefs Robredo on security challenges confronting PH

Apr 18, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana assures the Vice President the defense establishment and the military are loyal to the Constitution and duly constituted authorities

Military briefs Robredo on security challenges confronting PH

Soldiers, cops have until June 15 to occupy housing units – NHA

Apr 18, 2017 - 3:12 PM

Housing units still unoccupied by the AFP and PNP beneficiaries after June 15 may be distributed to urban poor families, says NHA General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr

Soldiers, cops have until June 15 to occupy housing units – NHA

Abu Sayyaf top man Sahiron sends surrender feelers – military

Apr 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM

If Sahiron does surrender, the military says he could influence more Abu Sayyaf leaders and members to follow suit

Abu Sayyaf top man Sahiron sends surrender feelers – military

Duterte, Marcos, Order of Lapu-Lapu | Evening wRap

Apr 17, 2017 - 7:49 PM

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Duterte, Marcos, Order of Lapu-Lapu | Evening wRap

AFP to include Muslims in recruitment quotas

Apr 15, 2017 - 4:01 PM

The Philippine military is set to allocate 5% of recruitment quotas for Muslim applicants

AFP to include Muslims in recruitment quotas

ASG leader behind foreigners' kidnap killed in Bohol

Apr 12, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Muamar Askali, better known as Abu Rami and said to be behind the kidnapping of foreign hostages, also served as the Abu Sayyaf spokesman

ASG leader behind foreigners' kidnap killed in Bohol

Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

Apr 12, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Malacañang assures the public that security forces are in control of the peace and order situation in Central Visayas

Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

Bohol clash, Lascanas, Uson & Marcos | Evening wRap

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:29 PM

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Bohol clash, Lascanas, Uson & Marcos | Evening wRap

10 killed as gov't forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol

Apr 11, 2017 - 2:03 PM

(5th UPDATE) 3 soldiers, a cop, and at least 5 of the armed men are killed in clashes that started at 5 am on Tuesday, April 11

10 killed as gov't forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol

Duterte orders early release of pension for AFP retirees

Apr 09, 2017 - 12:54 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte orders the DBM and the DND to expedite the early release of pension credentials for fiscal years 2008 to 2013, amounting to P6.421 billion

Duterte orders early release of pension for AFP retirees

PH Air Force to complete acquisition of 12 FA-50 fighter jets in May

Apr 08, 2017 - 1:26 PM

Four more FA-50s will arrive in April and May, according to military spokesperson Brigadier General Restituto Padilla

PH Air Force to complete acquisition of 12 FA-50 fighter jets in May

PH military mulls occupying submerged rocks inside EEZ

Apr 07, 2017 - 4:53 PM

'That's an order from the President and I intend to carry that out,' says General Eduardo Año on Friday, April 7

PH military mulls occupying submerged rocks inside EEZ

Sabah kidnap-free since December due to PH-Malaysia cooperation

Apr 06, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia Eduardo Malaya also cites the heightened interest of Malaysian companies in investment opportunities in the Philippines

Sabah kidnap-free since December due to PH-Malaysia cooperation

Barangay elections, New York Times, Abu Sayyaf | Evening wRap

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:24 PM

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Barangay elections, New York Times, Abu Sayyaf | Evening wRap

PH Navy receives 2 TC-90 patrol planes from Japan

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:59 AM

(UPDATED) The planes will boost the capability of the ill-equipped navy to conduct maritime aerial reconnaissance

PH Navy receives 2 TC-90 patrol planes from Japan

2 Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued in Sulu

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:53 PM

(UPDATED) The rescued hostages are among the 5 Malaysian crewmen of Tugboat Serudung 3, who were kidnapped in July 2016 off the coast of Lahad Datu in Sabah

2 Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued in Sulu

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:40 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 22, 2017

Maute group, oral arguments, Park | Evening wRap

Mar 21, 2017 - 7:55 PM

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Maute group, oral arguments, Park | Evening wRap

AFP contradicts PNP on Maute presence in Metro Manila

Mar 21, 2017 - 4:40 PM

(UPDATED) Members of the ISIS-inspired group are not in the country's capital, based on military intelligence

AFP contradicts PNP on Maute presence in Metro Manila

Military attacks BIFF in Maguindanao

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The military's spokesman cites intelligence sources as saying 21 extremists were killed and 26 wounded, although no bodies were recovered

Military attacks BIFF in Maguindanao

Stop 'terrorist acts,' AFP tells NPA

Mar 19, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The Philippine military says it has recorded '62 terroristic activities' by the New People's Army this year alone

Stop 'terrorist acts,' AFP tells NPA

Duterte to PMA grads: Stay true to your oath

Mar 12, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The President also promises that his administration will give soldiers and their families 'the services, benefits and entitlements that you rightfully deserve'

Duterte to PMA grads: Stay true to your oath

AFP: 14 communist rebels, 7 soldiers dead in 3-week offensive

Feb 26, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The military also says 17 New People's Army members have been arrested while 51 others have surrendered since the end of the ceasefire and peace talks

AFP: 14 communist rebels, 7 soldiers dead in 3-week offensive

Roque on De Lima preferring AFP custody: 'Dahil maraming lalaki?'

Feb 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Kabayan Representative Harry Roque immediately apologizes for his remarks, saying, 'I was out of line'

Roque on De Lima preferring AFP custody: 'Dahil maraming lalaki?'

Duterte generals open to talks with Reds

Feb 20, 2017 - 9:03 AM

(UPDATED) National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr and Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año express openness as the Communist Party of the Philippines urges President Rodrigo Duterte to send negotiators to Utrecht to discuss a joint ceasefire deal

Duterte generals open to talks with Reds

Military 'ready' for war on drugs, vows no TokHang

Feb 19, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines will create a 500-man task force to assist the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, but the AFP's main focus will still be internal threats

Military 'ready' for war on drugs, vows no TokHang

PH military may soon have its 1st transgender officer

Feb 16, 2017 - 9:49 AM

Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman expresses her intent to join the AFP reserve corps. The military welcomes it.

PH military may soon have its 1st transgender officer

Aguirre: 'No proof' of VIP treatment of inmates

Feb 15, 2017 - 1:09 PM

(UPDATED) The justice chief says what he only approved was the use of air 'coolers' by inmates who suffered from high blood pressure. This, he says, is not a form of special treatment.

Aguirre: 'No proof' of VIP treatment of inmates

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 15, 2017

Feb 15, 2017 - 12:00 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 15, 2017

LGUs, PNP have most corruption cases – Ombudsman

Feb 15, 2017 - 8:46 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines and Department of Education are in 3rd and 4th spots

LGUs, PNP have most corruption cases – Ombudsman

Gunmen fire on aid convoy in quake-hit Surigao

Feb 14, 2017 - 11:49 PM

(UPDATED) The 30th Infantry Battalion platoon was traveling with members of the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation when gunmen fired at them, the Armed Forces of the Philippines says

Gunmen fire on aid convoy in quake-hit Surigao

3 dead after NPA attacks soldiers in Agusan del Norte

Feb 12, 2017 - 2:54 PM

The incident is a violation of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, the military says

3 dead after NPA attacks soldiers in Agusan del Norte

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 12, 2017

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:05 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 12, 2017

PH military keeps eye on ISIS-linked groups amid NPA clashes

Feb 11, 2017 - 10:03 AM

'We have specific units that would address these specific threats. We got everything covered,' says Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año

PH military keeps eye on ISIS-linked groups amid NPA clashes

Ramos worries about 'lack of consultation' in Duterte gov't

Feb 10, 2017 - 11:56 AM

Referring to his unsolicited advice, former president Fidel V. Ramos says, 'With all due respect to those concerned, it's not Facebook stuff. It's the real McCoy because I've been through it and I've done it.'

Ramos worries about 'lack of consultation' in Duterte gov't

FACT CHECK: Did Aguirre reward inmates who testified vs De Lima?

Feb 09, 2017 - 6:06 PM

While Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has repeatedly denied it, documents obtained by Rappler paint a different picture

FACT CHECK: Did Aguirre reward inmates who testified vs De Lima?

Army engineer acquitted of P9.5-million graft case

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:31 PM

The Sandiganbayan rules that Gopilan only hired the contractors as suppliers and not as builders

Army engineer acquitted of P9.5-million graft case

AFP chief, 29 senior military officers get CA nod

Feb 08, 2017 - 3:07 PM

General Eduardo Año will serve as AFP chief for just 10 months as he is set to retire in October 2017

AFP chief, 29 senior military officers get CA nod

CA confirms ex-soldier tagged in Olalia murder case as envoy

Feb 08, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The Commission on Appointments also confirms the appointments of 4 other Philippine ambassadors

CA confirms ex-soldier tagged in Olalia murder case as envoy

AFP to hold 'localized peace talks' with communist rebels

Feb 08, 2017 - 1:17 PM

'I'm sure there are so many NPA who want to go back to the mainstream. Let's give them the chance. Hindi naman lahat ng NPA gusto makipaglaban,' says AFP chief Eduardo Año

AFP to hold 'localized peace talks' with communist rebels

Lorenzana: Military won't commit human rights abuses in 'war' vs NPA

Feb 07, 2017 - 5:36 PM

'We will see to it that those abuses will not be committed again,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

Lorenzana: Military won't commit human rights abuses in 'war' vs NPA

Ceasefire, factory fire, Uber | Evening wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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Ceasefire, factory fire, Uber | Evening wRap

Enrile, Lorenzana, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Feb 01, 2017 - 8:41 PM

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Enrile, Lorenzana, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Ceasefire, war on drugs, diplomats vs Trump | Midday wRap

Feb 01, 2017 - 12:25 PM

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Ceasefire, war on drugs, diplomats vs Trump | Midday wRap

Duterte to order soldiers to arrest corrupt police

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The President wants to enlist the help of soldiers, who typically do not make drug-related arrests, in his bid to cleanse the PNP of abusive personnel

Duterte to order soldiers to arrest corrupt police

Duterte tells U.S. to stop planned construction in PH bases

Jan 30, 2017 - 1:25 AM

(UPDATED) Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana says it doesn't mean President Rodrigo Duterte wants to cancel EDCA altogether. He only wants to review the structures that the US plans to build.

Duterte tells U.S. to stop planned construction in PH bases

2 children killed, 3 injured in Basilan explosion

Jan 29, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The military blames the Abu Sayyaf for the explosion, saying the terror group meant 'to sow fear' in the area

2 children killed, 3 injured in Basilan explosion