Armed Forces of the Philippines

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Name: Armed Forces of the Philippines
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 2 reports

19 people killed in Sulu ambush

AT LEAST 19 people were killed on Monday in an ambush in Sulu province in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as Muslim Filipinos celebrated Aidil Fitri, officials said.Brigadier General Martin Pinto, commander of the 2nd Marine Brigade, identified ... [Published Brunei Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

No destabilization plot in military, says AFP public affairs chief

A military official on Tuesday assured that there would be no destabilization happening inside the Armed Forces of the Philippines after Senator Antonio Trillanes said that retired generals are plotting such things. ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

AFP suspends operations in Surigao, Agusan to facilitate release of 4 cops

July 29, 2014 9:38 amThe Eastern Mindanao Command on Tuesday announced that it is implementing a five-day SOMO (suspension of military offensive) in Surigao Del Norte and Agusan Del Norte which started last Sunday.This is to facilitate the release of ... [Published Manila Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, July 29

Cousin of Afghan president Hamid Karzai, Hashmat Khalil Karzai, was killed following a suicide bomb attack in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday morning, sources said."The attacker was among visitors of the Eid-ul-Fitar festival. He made his way into ... [Published China.org.cn - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Coffee project to help fund AFP modernization

MANILA - The military has used a portion of a camp in Bukidnon to plant Robusta coffee seedlings and use the harvest to cover the Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP) modernization program.Army 4th Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Ricardo Visaya ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Each congressional district to get one slot in the PMA

Total views: 15  29 July 2014 09:09:30 AMWriter: Lorelei V. Castillo, Media Relations Service-PRIBSend FeedbackLawmakers have filed a bill mandating the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) to reserve a slot for one cadet each for every congressional district ... [Published PH House of Representatives - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-soldier found dead in taxi

A 54-year-old retired soldier was found dead with a gunshot wound in the head inside his FX taxi in Quezon City, police said yesterday.The Quezon City Police District-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (QCPD-CIDU) identified the victim as Antonio ... [Published Tempo - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

P1.2bn for assault rifles

MANILA: The government saved P1.2bn from a procurement project of M4 assault rifles for the Armed Forces of the Philippines, President Aquino said in his State of the Nation Address yesterday.Aquino cited efforts for the military modernization in the ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Good progress’ in draft law

“We met over the weekend and made progress on two important articles pertaining to fiscal autonomy and the structure of the Bangsamoro government,” Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, chairwoman of the government peace panel, said in a press statement Monday.The government ... [Published Business World - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

PNoy: P1.2-B saved from assault rifles' procurement

MANILA, Philippines - The government saved P1.2 billion from a procurement project of M4 assault rifles for the Armed Forces of the Philippines, President Aquino said in his State of the Nation Address on Monday.Aquino cited efforts for the military modernization ... [Published Philippine Star - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Troops grateful for PNoy's recognition of efforts

MANILA, Philippines - The military is “humbled” by President Aquino’s praises for soldiers who were deployed to areas hit by disasters last year.Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs chief Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala said they are grateful to ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

New 10th ID chief assumes post

DAVAO CITY – Major General Eduardo Año formally took over as the new commander of the 10th Infantry Division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Mindanao.Año succeeded Major General Ariel Bernardo who retired from military service in a formal ... [Published Tempo - Jul 28 2014]

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"As of 11 a.m., the death toll in Sulu is already 23... The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has evacuated the wounded from the encounter site" said AFP spokesperson Ramon Zagala on Tuesday. (Philippines-Terrorist-Death)
"If it's a social gathering, if they are former colleagues, there is nothing wrong. However, we advise our officers to be discerning. But we are confident that the level of professionalism in the AFP is very high" he said
"We are doing our best but, of course, we have a long way to go especially in changing the mindset of the community. We hope that incident does not hamper the efforts that we have already started in the past" he added
"Only upon determination that there is no qualified applicant from a certain legislative district will said slot be given to another qualified applicant respective of their domicile" Rodriguez said

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Sectors see all lies and doom in Aquino’s SONA [Published Bulatlat.com - 59 mins ago]
No destabilization plot in military, says AFP p... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 1 hour ago]
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, J... [Published China.org.cn - 2 hours ago]
Coffee project to help fund AFP modernization [Published ABS-CBN News - 2 hours ago]
19 people killed in Sulu ambush [Published Brunei Times - 4 hours ago]
Military: No destab plot among ranks [Published ABS-CBN News - 4 hours ago]
Abu Sayyaf still holding 5 foreign captives, sa... [Published Asia News Network - 5 hours ago]
Sulu security breakdown alarms AFP as dead from... [Published Interaksyon - 5 hours ago]
Death toll from Abu Sayyaf attack now at 23 [Published Manila Bulletin - 6 hours ago]
Death toll in Sulu ambush now 23 [Published Rappler - 7 hours ago]
Each congressional district to get one slot in ... [Published PH House of Representatives - 9 hours ago]
Video: Abu Sayaff Group kill 21 civilians in Sulu [Published Kicker Daily News - 9 hours ago]
Dumaguete city folks thumbs up to President Aqu... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 9 hours ago]
AFP suspends operations in Surigao, Agusan to f... [Published Manila Times - 11 hours ago]
(Update)President Aquino vows more quality defe... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 11 hours ago]
Ex-soldier found dead in taxi [Published Tempo - 14 hours ago]
P1.2bn for assault rifles [Published Qatar Peninsula - 15 hours ago]
‘Good progress’ in draft law [Published Business World - 18 hours ago]
ASG kills 21 civilians on the Feast of Eid’l Fitr [Published Manila Bulletin - 20 hours ago]
Aquino tags reforms in penultimate SONA [Published Business World - 20 hours ago]
Protests in Manila and elsewhere mark SONA [Published Business World - 20 hours ago]
Abu Sayyaf Rebels Kill 16 Civilians in Philippines [Published VOA News - 23 hours ago]
PNoy: P1.2-B saved from assault rifles' procure... [Published Philippine Star - 23 hours ago]
Toll in Philippines militant attack rises to 19 [Published Mangalorean - Jul 28 2014]
Troops grateful for PNoy's recognition of efforts [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
Death toll from Abu Sayyaf ambush in S. Philipp... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 28 2014]
PNoy awaits SC decision on Justice Ong's ouster [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 28 2014]
Noy cites AFP modernization targets [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
New 10th ID chief assumes post [Published Tempo - Jul 28 2014]
AFP wantsto get closer to Filipinos [Published Manila Standard Today - Jul 28 2014]
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US to give PAF two planes, Lockheed interested ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 24 2014]
One week old Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff disclosed United Stated will be giving the Philippine Air Force two Lockheed C-130 “Hercules” planes.“I just talked to our US counterparts, they told us they are making available another two ...
Philippines: AFP: Situation updates for Bataan,... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the Armed Forces of the Philippines The Armed Forces of the Philippines has released the following situation updates for Bataan and Zambales (as of 11:00 a.m.), Bulacan (as of 3:00 a.m.), ...
Philippines: AFP: Situation updates for Zambale... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the Armed Forces of the Philippines The Armed Forces of the Philippines has released the following situation updates for Zambales, Bulacan, La Union, and Tarlac (as of 2:00 p.m.) as a result ...
PN shopping for 2 anti-submarine choppers [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 10 2014]
The Philippines Navy is shopping around for two anti-submarine helicopters it intends to purchase before 2020.The Department of National Defense released the detailed technical specifications for the P5.4-billion Anti-Submarine Helicopter Acquisition ...
Philippines: Death in displacement: Why the Phi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring CentreCountry: Philippines On a recent mission to Zamboanga, IDMC’s regional analyst visited some of the camps hosting nearly half of the 64,000 people who remain displaced following heavy fighting between the ...
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