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Urban warfare still a challenge for soldiers in Marawi

May 27, 2017 - 11:32 PM

'We have to clear one step at a time, house to house, block by block....It would take time before it could be cleared,' says AFP chief General Eduardo Año

Urban warfare still a challenge for soldiers in Marawi

PNP suspends permits to carry guns outside homes in Mindanao

May 27, 2017 - 10:48 PM

The announcement comes almost 5 days after martial law was declared in Mindanao

PNP suspends permits to carry guns outside homes in Mindanao

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

May 27, 2017 - 8:20 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week,' says US President Donald Trump in a tweet

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Lorenzana: Criminals, not NPA, target of martial law

May 27, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Despite the back-and-forth between the CPP-NDF and defense officials, peace talks between the Philippine government and NDF continue in the Netherlands

Lorenzana: Criminals, not NPA, target of martial law

Soldiers help QC cops as NCR police on 'full alert'

May 27, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The NCRPO remains on 'full alert' after the Marawi City clash that prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao

Soldiers help QC cops as NCR police on 'full alert'

Martial law, Marawi clash, Lebron James | Evening wRap

May 26, 2017 - 10:23 PM

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Martial law, Marawi clash, Lebron James | Evening wRap

Who's who in Duterte's martial law

May 26, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is administrator of martial law, reporting directly to the President. He will have 'several advisers for the areas of Mindanao.'

Who's who in Duterte's martial law

Martial law fears? 'They're living in the past,' says AFP

May 26, 2017 - 5:56 PM

The military insists today's martial law has a different context

Martial law fears? 'They're living in the past,' says AFP

AFP to 'exercise right to censure' under martial law

May 26, 2017 - 2:47 PM

''Pag alam ninyo na ito’y nakakasama at hindi nakakatulong, ‘wag 'nyo na ‘ho i-post. Baka minsan na lang, kakatukin na lang kayo ng pulis at aarestuhin kayo,' says AFP spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla

AFP to 'exercise right to censure' under martial law

Marawi clash, ISIS in Philippines, Manchester attacks | Midday wRap

May 26, 2017 - 2:33 PM

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Marawi clash, ISIS in Philippines, Manchester attacks | Midday wRap

6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi – AFP

May 26, 2017 - 1:44 PM

But the military insists this 'does not confirm the clear presence of ISIS' in the Philippines

6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi – AFP

Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to U.S. growth – White House

May 26, 2017 - 12:21 PM

'We know that the levels that were agreed to by the prior administration would be highly crippling to the US economic growth,' says Trump's economic advisory Gary Cohn

Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to U.S. growth – White House

6 soldiers dead, 7 injured as PH troops clear Marawi

May 26, 2017 - 12:53 AM

At least 31 members of the Maute Group are killed, the Armed Forces of the Philippines says

6 soldiers dead, 7 injured as PH troops clear Marawi

Terror groups harass military camp in Marawi

May 25, 2017 - 11:19 PM

The military says the terror groups are pinned down, and resorting to these attacks to try to shift the military’s attention from their focus areas

Terror groups harass military camp in Marawi

Retired army general convicted again for corruption

May 25, 2017 - 10:40 PM

In a separate corruption case, Jose Ramiscal Jr is already convicted of malversation and the falsification of public documents

Retired army general convicted again for corruption

Fire, explosions in Marawi on 3rd day of battle

May 25, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Another fire breaks out in Marawi City Thursday morning as soldiers struggle to clear the city of Maute Group members

Fire, explosions in Marawi on 3rd day of battle

DND to AFP: Uphold rule of law, human rights in Mindanao

May 25, 2017 - 11:40 AM

With martial law in place in Mindanao, the Department of National Defense reminds the Armed Forces of the Philippines not to violate the Constitution

DND to AFP: Uphold rule of law, human rights in Mindanao

5 soldiers killed, 31 others wounded in Marawi clashes

May 24, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Sporadic clashes continue, but the military claims the situation is already under its control

5 soldiers killed, 31 others wounded in Marawi clashes

AFP chief Año named martial law administrator

May 24, 2017 - 6:30 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte extends the tour of duty of AFP chief General Eduardo Año by 6 months following his martial law declaration in Mindanao

AFP chief Año named martial law administrator

How to implement martial law? No AFP, PNP guidelines yet

May 24, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Top defense and security officials were in Russia when supposed members of the Maute Group clashed with government forces in Marawi City

How to implement martial law? No AFP, PNP guidelines yet

Robredo: 'Trust the AFP' in martial law implementation

May 24, 2017 - 1:58 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the best thing to do now is to support the government as it fights terrorists in Marawi City

Robredo: 'Trust the AFP' in martial law implementation

3 fires break out in Marawi as clashes rage

May 23, 2017 - 9:40 PM

(UPDATED) Residents call on the government to send fire trucks as 3 separate fires break out in the city

3 fires break out in Marawi as clashes rage

2 soldiers, 1 cop killed in Marawi terror attack

May 23, 2017 - 9:20 PM

A police senior inspector dies during the clash with lawless elements in the capital city of Lanao del Sur

2 soldiers, 1 cop killed in Marawi terror attack

Military sending more troops to Marawi amid Maute attack

May 23, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who is in Russia with President Rodrigo Duterte, also says the President is 'keenly following' developments in Marawi City

Military sending more troops to Marawi amid Maute attack

Troops clash with terror groups in Marawi City

May 23, 2017 - 4:50 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The situation worsens towards evening as the Maute Group occupies a public hospital – the Amai Pakpak Medical Center

Troops clash with terror groups in Marawi City

Economic growth, climate policies can go together – OECD report

May 23, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Right climate policies can help governments 'generate growth that will significantly reduce the risks of climate change,' an OECD report says

Economic growth, climate policies can go together – OECD report

Germany, China urge U.S. to stick to Paris climate pact

May 23, 2017 - 12:15 AM

At the 8th Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, both Germany and China say the United States leaving the agreement would not benefit it economically

Germany, China urge U.S. to stick to Paris climate pact

Canada to be 'firm' in trade conflicts with US – Trudeau

May 20, 2017 - 9:34 AM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will work 'very, very hard' to defend Canada's trade interests

Canada to be 'firm' in trade conflicts with US – Trudeau

Q and A: U.S. general on the continuing relevance of Balikatan

May 20, 2017 - 8:30 AM

US Joint Task Force commander Brigadier General John Jansen says the level of sophistication in the shared understanding of doctrine and war fighting necessitates that the Philippine and US militaries up their cooperation game

Q and A: U.S. general on the continuing relevance of Balikatan

WATCH: Balikatan 2017 comes to an end

May 19, 2017 - 5:11 PM

The Balikatan exercises almost didn't happen after President Duterte threatened to cancel it, but he was convinced to allow it

WATCH: Balikatan 2017 comes to an end

Smoking ban, Ano, Trump | Midday wRap

May 19, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Smoking ban, Ano, Trump | Midday wRap

Lorenzana says 'it's final': AFP chief Año in DILG by June

May 19, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says President Rodrigo Duterte has thumbed down his request to let General Eduardo Año serve as AFP chief until his retirement in October

Lorenzana says 'it's final': AFP chief Año in DILG by June

Guerrero is ‘leading contender’ to replace Año – Lorenzana

May 18, 2017 - 7:08 PM

'He has the trust and confidence of the President,' Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says

Guerrero is ‘leading contender’ to replace Año – Lorenzana

Military increases visibility in Palawan, assures safety of tourists

May 18, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Soldiers as well as cops conduct foot, air, and sea patrols amid a supposed terror threat in the province

Military increases visibility in Palawan, assures safety of tourists

Devanadera cleared in P6-B graft case due to Ombudsman delay

May 17, 2017 - 3:38 PM

The dismissal of the case against the Arroyo-time chief government corporate counsel adds to the list of cases dismissed by the anti-graft court for probe delays

Devanadera cleared in P6-B graft case due to Ombudsman delay

Going bananas

May 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Re-examining the alternative venture agreements in commercial farms and plantations of Mindanao

Going bananas

At Balikatan, Fil-Am Navy man fills communication gap

May 16, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Balikatan 2017 is also Hospital Corpsman Patrick Intal's first homecoming

At Balikatan, Fil-Am Navy man fills communication gap

Gov't, Reds to hold 5th round of talks in the Netherlands

May 16, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Talks to end Asia's longest-running communist insurgency continue amid renewed clashes between the military and the New People's Army

Gov't, Reds to hold 5th round of talks in the Netherlands

IN PHOTOS: How PH, U.S. troops will respond to next big disaster

May 16, 2017 - 9:21 AM

In disaster-prone Casiguran, Filipino and American troops show how they'll work together to respond to the next big storm

IN PHOTOS: How PH, U.S. troops will respond to next big disaster

No bells and whistles as Philippines, U.S. hold Balikatan

May 15, 2017 - 10:40 PM

Despite the Duterte administration's shift in foreign policy, officials deny the military exercises with the United States were downsized

No bells and whistles as Philippines, U.S. hold Balikatan

U.S. brings Osprey, Black Hawk choppers to Aurora

May 15, 2017 - 9:33 AM

Balikatan 2017 simulates how the Philippine and US militaries will jointly respond to the aftermath of a super typhoon in the Philippines

U.S. brings Osprey, Black Hawk choppers to Aurora

PH eyes equipment from top Chinese arms exporter

May 15, 2017 - 12:50 AM

In Beijing, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets with representatives of Poly Technologies, one of China's most controversial defense firms

PH eyes equipment from top Chinese arms exporter

Tiamzons tailed after meeting Duterte, says NDF

May 14, 2017 - 2:05 PM

It's the 3rd time that the National Democratic Front protested the alleged surveillance of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon

Tiamzons tailed after meeting Duterte, says NDF

Chiefs of ASEAN militaries to meet in Manila

May 14, 2017 - 11:56 AM

'The meetings will bolster the ASEAN militaries' collective experience and resolve to combat modern global security challenges,' AFP chief General Eduardo Año says

Chiefs of ASEAN militaries to meet in Manila

3 challenges Año will face as DILG chief

May 11, 2017 - 3:35 PM

The military general will oversee Yolanda recovery efforts, the community-based war on drugs, and the campaign for federalism among local governments

3 challenges Año will face as DILG chief

Early retirement for AFP chief Año?

May 11, 2017 - 11:08 AM

The chief of staff may assume his new post as DILG secretary in June, 4 months before his scheduled retirement from the military

Early retirement for AFP chief Año?

Cayetano, Sotto, Carpio | Evening wRap

May 10, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Zak Yuson

Cayetano, Sotto, Carpio | Evening wRap

Año says 'very early' DILG offer surprised him

May 10, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The Armed Forces chief of staff is just as shocked at the announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte

Año says 'very early' DILG offer surprised him

Cimatu to protect big mining firms? 'I've been a fair man'

May 10, 2017 - 6:18 PM

Newly appointed Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu also answers allegations on his human rights record and his involvement in the military's 'pabaon' system

Cimatu to protect big mining firms? 'I've been a fair man'

SC's Carpio: Philippines can't have VFA with China

May 10, 2017 - 2:50 PM

'It's difficult to have a VFA with a country claiming your territory... For me, it is common sense,' says Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio

SC's Carpio: Philippines can't have VFA with China