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Carlito Galvez bids AFP personnel goodbye
by Michael Punongbayan - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Retiring Armed Forces chief Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. bade farewell to military officials and personnel during flag-raising rites at Camp Aguinaldo yesterday.
Sandigan affirms coco levy assets seizure
by Michael Punongbayan - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Junking all appeals seeking a reversal or modification of the anti-graft court’s Aug. 7, 2018 ruling, the Sandiganbayan has affirmed its decision awarding P83 billion in coco levy assets to the state.
Balangiga bells on the way home
by Michael Punongbayan - December 9, 2018 - 12:00am
After 117 years, the three Balangiga bells taken by the United States Army in 1901 are en route to the Philippines for their historic return on Tuesday.
Sandiganbayan: Nur Misuari to stand trial for graft, malversation
by Michael Punongbayan - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has rejected the petition of Moro National Liberation Front founder Nur Misuari to dismiss the charges filed against him for graft and malversation through falsification of public documents.
Arrest of Satur Ocampo, others proof they’re NPA — AFP chief
by Michael Punongbayan - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The arrest of former Bayan Muna party-list lawmaker Satur Ocampo and ACT Teacher’s party-list Rep. France Castro in Talaingod, Davao del Norte last week was proof that they were active members of the New People’s...
Communist death squads still active in some regions — AFP
by Michael Punongbayan - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. expressed support yesterday for the creation of a unit that will counter the operations of the assassination squad of the Communist Party of the Philippines...
AFP, PNP back another year of martial law
by Michael Punongbayan - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
To make a “significant dent on terrorism,” the military will recommend to President Duterte another year-long extension of the implementation of martial law in Mindanao.
Navy soldier killed in rebel attack
by Michael Punongbayan - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A Navy soldier set to retire next year has been killed in an attack by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in Pio Duran, Albay.
Army names new logistics chief
by Michael Punongbayan - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Army has a new assistant chief of staff for logistics in the person of Col. Rey Alemania, a member of the Philippine Military Academy “Tanglaw-Diwa” Class of 1992.
Mike Arroyo gets court nod for overseas trip
by Michael Punongbayan - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite objections from government prosecutors, the Sandiganbayan has granted former first gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo’s request to leave the country for two weeks.
Sandiganbayan allows Imelda Marcos to run to Supreme Court
by Michael Punongbayan - December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has allowed former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos to reverse her convictions for graft – either through a motion for reconsideration before the anti-graft court or through...
Reds kill soldier in Northern Samar ambush
by Michael Punongbayan - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
A soldier was killed while another was wounded in an ambush staged by suspected New People’s Army rebels in Las Navas, Northern Samar on Tuesday.
Satur Ocampo, party-list lawmaker arrested for trafficking
by Michael Punongbayan - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Authorities confirmed yesterday the arrest of former Bayan Muna congressman Satur Ocampo and ACT Teacher’s party-list Rep. France Castro for allegedly trafficking children in Davao del Norte on Wednesday night....
Ex-NLRC exec gets 11 years for graft
by Michael Punongbayan - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has sentenced a former commissioner of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) to 11 years in prison for soliciting money from a lawyer in exchange for a favorable decision.
‘Duterte to name Army official new AFP chief’
by Michael Punongbayan - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The next Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief who will replace retiring Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. will come from the Philippine Army.
AFP, PNP move with caution on ‘Duterte Death Squad’
by Michael Punongbayan - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Military and police officials are cautious over President Duterte’s proposal to form an armed civilian group to go after communist rebel assassins.
Sandigan to Imelda Marcos: Too early for Supreme Court plea
by Michael Punongbayan - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan set aside yesterday the bid of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos to elevate her graft conviction to the Supreme Court.
5 NPA rebels surrender in Bukidnon
by Michael Punongbayan - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Five New People’s Army rebels surrendered in Bukidnon over the weekend.
AFP gets 50,000 new guns
by Michael Punongbayan - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of National Defense (DND) announced yesterday its acquisition of 50,000 high-caliber handguns from a leading Filipino arms manufacturer.
Cebu Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia’s move to dismiss graft case junked
by Michael Punongbayan - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has rejected a move by Cebu Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia seeking to dismiss a graft case filed against her in connection with an allegedly anomalous purchase of a property when she was governor.
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