In a 2006 interview with Newsbreak, then Army major general Jovito Palparan talks about the war with communists
Army chief Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista says they will 'extend the necessary support' to the retired general and his 2 co-accused
The paid ad in the Inquirer calls on Philippine Military Academy graduates to ostracize Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and oust him from the alum group
'No, Mr. President, those allowances and salary increases come not from you. They come from hard-earned taxpayers' money,' says the former chief justice
(UPDATED) 'Ang implikasyon po nito ay napakalalim at nakakabahala,' ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says of the repercussions of President Duterte's order to void the amnesty of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte's 'seeming incitement is also an expression of confidence' that no one would follow Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's example
The Armed Forces of the Philippines says soldiers are ready to assist in disaster response efforts and relief operations
(UPDATED) President Duterte shows a rare outburst at the military
There has been no unusual movement of military vehicles in the capital, says the armed forces spokesman
To drag your armed forces into this political game is to spook it. And the consequences of that will come in painful increments.
'The DND respects the judicial process and will defer to the decision of the court on the matter,' says the Department of National Defense
Trillanes says it is the only way that the military can get out of the order to arrest him without necessarily defying their commander-in-chief
It’s the stacking of retired military officers to top government posts that makes me pause and think
Former defense secretary Orlando Mercado says there should be 'a lot more effort' to establish good intelligence gathering and sharing among security forces in the Philippines
The Philippine National Shooting Association leaders aim to discover new talents for the national pool
Relatives of Indalin Jainul deny initial claims he was involved in the July 31 car blast
President Rodrigo Duterte saves 'more than 10' contraband Hummers from destruction to give them to law enforcers
President Rodrigo Duterte's warning comes amid recent assassinations and assassination attempts against local government officials and priests
(UPDATED) At a critical stage of the Bangsamoro peace process, the Philippine military rolls out the red carpet at the headquarters for officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez Jr also rejects a move to delete the provision in the current constitution assigning the military as the ‘protector of the people’
The military, which initially asked for a 6-month postponement, wants to use the time to look into the implications of a possible ceasefire on its security operations, says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
While security forces support President Rodrigo Duterte's peace initiative, they reiterate a warning during the recent command conference
For the new Anti-Red Tape Agency to 'have more teeth,' Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says President Rodrigo Duterte wants a former military general to lead the office
The military adds that the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are working for the quick return of residents displaced by the offensive
(UPDATED) The military is conducting operations against a faction of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State
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President Rodrigo Duterte says he fears a coup d'etat if he orders the Armed Forces to go on a 'suicide' mission against China in the West Philippine Sea
The new Bangsamoro region will make way for 'more cooperative management' between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, says Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
'Huwag mo ako interview-hin. Baka umiyak ako.' The Philippine military unveils a 'Heroes Wall' inside Marawi camp.
Marawi was a 'setback' for the Maute Group and Isnilon Hapilon's faction in the Abu Sayyaf Group, but it was a 'propaganda victory' for ISIS, says Southeast Asia security expert Zachary Abuza
(UPDATED) A total of 641 soldiers earn the promotion nearly a year after war erupted in Marawi City
'I think the Philippines has not entirely bowed down in the face of China. The political relationship clearly has been changed under President Duterte, but it’s more complicated than that,' says security analyst Euan Graham of the Australian think tank Lowy Institute
(UPDATED) The Philippines and the United States want to focus on their preparation for threats beyond China in Balikatan 2018
'The passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law has a direct correlation to peace. It has a positive and direct correlation,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
'I'm sorry, I can't make statements,' Philippine military chief General Carlito Galvez Jr tells reporters, but gives assurances 'the AFP is doing its best' to protect Philippine territory
The military says all 174,000 precincts opened by 11:30 am on Monday, May 14, including isolated islands in the West Philippine Sea and Palawan
Mayor Jabar Tago is arrested for alleged violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act
Elizalde Cañete is allegedly the successor of the late Leonicio Pitao, known as Commander Parago of the New People's Army
Clashes erupt in Barangay Talisay in San Fernando town while the troops are on patrol for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections 2018
The statement comes in the wake of a controversial Supreme Court vote to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, an appointee of former President Benigno Aquino III whom Duterte called his 'enemy'
The amphibious landing exercise is held in a naval base in San Antonio, Zambales, which faces the South China Sea and is over 200 kilometers from Scarborough Shoal
A military spokesman confirms the command conference in Camp Aguinaldo but refuses to give details, saying it is a 'regular' activity with Vice President Leni Robredo
How will President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China change the long-standing alliance between the Philippine and US militaries? It's an important geopolitical issue that impacts the security landscape.
The Balikatan 2018 exercises involves up to 8,000 forces from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, US Pacific Command, Australian Defense Force, and the Japan Self-Defense Forces
(3rd UPDATE) The annual war games between the two treaty allies continue on its second year under President Rodrigo Duterte
It's the second Balikatan under President Rodrigo Duterte, who at the start of his term threatened to end the military exercises. Ties between the Philippines and US have since improved.
What does it take for a woman to succeed in the military? What does it take to achieve gender equality in a male-dominated world?
'Takot sila. Sabi nila haharangin sila. We encourage them to go back,' says Northern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Emmanuel Salamat
Active military personnel should present their IDs to get free rides, under a one-year deal between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Department of Transportation
It's a suspected case of election violence. The military says it has not linked the attack so far to the Abu Sayyaf Group.