Michael Punongbayan
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Army hospital gets free WiFI
by Michael Punongbayan - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Patients, visitors, doctors and personnel of the Army General Hospital in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City can now enjoy free internet connectivity, an official said yesterday.
Indonesian Navy in Philippines for goodwill visit
by Michael Punongbayan - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Two Indonesian Navy vessels will arrive in Subic, Olongapo tomorrow for a goodwill visit.
Davao cop gets 12 years for teen’s murder
by Michael Punongbayan - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has convicted and sentenced to 12 years a police officer for killing a 16-year-old boy at a police checkpoint in Padada, Davao del Sur in 2006.
Sandigan junks another wealth case vs Marcoses
by Michael Punongbayan - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Another civil case accusing the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, former first lady Imelda Marcos and their alleged cronies of acquiring ill-gotten wealth from 1965 to 1986 was dismissed by the Sandiganbayan.
AFP eyes third party to end PMA hazing
by Michael Punongbayan - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines is seeking help from academe and other possible stakeholders in its ongoing review of the policies of the Philippine Military Academy in a bid to put an end to the hazing problem...
Duterte, military VIPs to have luxury jet
by Michael Punongbayan - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte and other senior government and military officials will soon enjoy the luxury of riding a $36.999-million twin-engine command and control jet procured from the United States.
NPA hitman surrenders in North Cotabato
by Michael Punongbayan - October 5, 2019 - 12:00am
A team leader of the hit squad of the New People’s Army (NPA) in North Cotabato has surrendered to the 72nd Infantry Battalion.
Resigned PMA execs not yet of the hook
by Michael Punongbayan - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Despite quitting their posts, two former Philippine Military Academy (PMA) officials are undergoing investigation by the military inspector-general for possible liability in the hazing death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin...
Joint AFP units retake airfield in simulated exercise
by Michael Punongbayan - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
With the scenario that soldiers need to regain control of an enemy-captured facility, Army, Air Force and Navy forces launched Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) exercises to retake an airfield in Nueva...
Maltreated? Two more PMA cadets in hospital
by Michael Punongbayan - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Apart from Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio, two other cadets of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) have been hospitalized due to possible maltreatment, the military revealed yesterday.
3 tagged in PMA cadet’s death
by Michael Punongbayan - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Police have tagged three upperclassmen in the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) linked to the death by hazing of cadet Darwin Dormitorio.
New AFP chief vows to sustain fight vs Reds
by Michael Punongbayan - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has appointed a veteran military officer, Lt. Gen. Noel Clement, as Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff, replacing Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. who is retiring this month.
De Lima defies ombudsman on GCTA probe
by Michael Punongbayan - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Detained Sen. Leila de Lima refused to directly respond to the Office of the Ombudsman’s questions on why prisoners convicted of heinous crimes were included in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)...
Sandiganbayan affirms Sajid Islam Ampatuan’s graft conviction
by Michael Punongbayan - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Denying his appeal for a reversal of the anti-graft court’s ruling, the Sandiganbayan has affirmed its decision to convict former Maguindanao governor Sajid Islam Ampatuan of graft.
1,500 jobs up for grabs in government job fairs
by Michael Punongbayan - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
With 1,500 job vacancies up for grabs, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) is inviting all job seekers to participate in the 2019 Government Job Fair on Sept. 24.
Leila De Lima, Mar Roxas asked to explain GCTA rules
by Michael Punongbayan - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman wants detained Sen. Leila de Lima and former senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas to explain why the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA)...
2 rebels slain in Agusan clashes
by Michael Punongbayan - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas were killed in a series of clashes with government security forces in Agusan del Sur over the weekend.
Abu Sayyaf tagged in Sulu suicide bombing
by Michael Punongbayan - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The military has tagged the Abu Sayyaf bandit group in a suicide bombing perpetrated by a foreign-looking person in Indanan, Sulu on Sunday afternoon.
Spanish Navy ship to visit Philippines
by Michael Punongbayan - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Another foreign Navy ship, this time from Spain, will arrive in Manila for a three-day goodwill visit.
Korean Navy ships in Manila for 3-day visit
by Michael Punongbayan - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Two Navy ships of South Korea will arrive in Manila today for a three-day goodwill visit.
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