Philippine Army

Type: Organization
Name: Philippine Army
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

AFP rowers fastest in the world

11:22 pmby UNKNOWN to many, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has the fastest rowing team in the world.The Philippine Army Dragon Boat Team made waves when it established a new record in the Dragon Boat World Championships on Tampa Bay, Florida, ... [Published Manila Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Visayas Newsbits for September 23, 2014

Share this:LEYTE ATHLETE WINS BRONZE IN QATARTacloban, Leyte — Distance runner Feiza Jane B. Lenton, 14, of Matag-ob town, this province, ran away with the bronze medal in the recent 2014 Asian Athletics Youth Camp in Doha, Qatar. Leyte Governor Leopoldo ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Wounded soldier gets medal for heroism

BY RUBY P. SILUBRICOILOILO City – A soldier wounded in an encounter with the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Buloc, Tubungan, Iloilo has been awarded for his bravery and heroism.Private First Class Ronald Apiladas received a Wounded Personnel Medal ... [Published Panay News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Soldier wounded as Army, NPA clash anew

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOAILOILO City – One Philippine Army (PA) soldier was wounded in another encounter with suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Sitio Cadinglian, Barangay Buloc, Tubungan, Iloilo.Members of the 82nd Infantry Battalion (IB) were conducting ... [Published Panay News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Martial law victims in NorMin to hold protest today

FORTY-two years ago, the country experienced its darkest moment after the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos Sr. put the archipelago under martial rule.Members of the Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto in northern Mindanao region ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Homecoming

Editorial Philippine Daily InquirerWhen you’re brought back to your former “stomping grounds,” placed once again in the company of old friends and colleagues and the environment that nurtured and molded you to full flowering, would you call that incarceration? ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Military vows to sustain drive vs. NPAs

Share this:Iloilo City, Iloilo – The military vowed to sustain efforts and initiatives to weaken and neutralize communist insurgents in Western Visayas.“We will sustain the grounds gained by our internal peace and security operations,” said Major General ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Military captures big NPA camp

IGBARAS, Iloilo – The military seized a big New People’s Army (NPA) camp in Igabaras, Iloilo.Lieutenant Colonel Aldwine Almase, commanding officer of the 82nd Infantry Battalion (82 IB) of the Philippine Army, said the NPA encampment was found after a ... [Published Tempo - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

“Dormitoryo sa Barangay” sheltering poor students

By GIDEON C. CORGUEGUIPOS, Zamboanga del Sur – School children will no longer experience the danger of crossing rivers after a transient house was built in a remote barangay of this town.Dubbed “Dormitoryo sa Barangay,” this project is a convergence initiative ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Army takes sizable NPA camp in Iloilo

Share this:Igbaras, Iloilo — A camp over 700 square meters in size by Communist Party of the Philippines armed group, New People’s Army (NPA) in Igbarras town, Iloilo was discovered and seized by Philippine Army soldiers here.Lieutenant Colonel Aldwine ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 5 reports

Palparan transfer draws fire from Church group

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan. FILE PHOTOMANILA, Philippines — The advocacy group Promotion of Church People’s Response decried Monday the decision of a court in Bulacan to place retired Major General Jovito Palparan in the custody of the Philippine ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Groups call Palparan's transfer to Army custody an insult to victims

The court decision to transfer retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Philippine Army Custodial Center in Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City from the Bulacan Provincial Jail on Monday was met with criticism from various groups who called it an insult ... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 15 2014]

Quotes

"For the Army paddlers, the win had been more glorious this year because they carried solely the name of the Philippine Army in a world competition for the first time" the Army said
"We encourage the public to bear with us especially on the strict implementation of security matters. Likewise, we encourage them to report to the police any suspicious personalities and unattended baggages for inspection" Rosales noted
"This special treatment granted by the Aquino government to Palparan shows that Aquino is baby-sitting a butcher" said Orly Marcellana, KASAMA-TK spokesperson and husband of slain activist Eden Marcellana
...another proof that the Aquino regime and the Armed Forces of the Philippines coddle butchers like Palparan and are protecting him," Santos said. "Bringing Palparan back to camp is good as saying that he is back in power among his minions."

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AFP rowers fastest in the world [Published Manila Times - 7 hours ago]
Mindanao Newsbits for September 23, 2014 [Published Manila Bulletin - 8 hours ago]
Visayas Newsbits for September 23, 2014 [Published Manila Bulletin - 8 hours ago]
Army awards medals to 'world's fastest dragon b... [Published Philippine Star - 14 hours ago]
Calbayog City High School to get additional 2-c... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 16 hours ago]
CAFGU shot dead in Payo as Army proposes turnov... [Published Catanduanes Tribune - 16 hours ago]
Resilient Ilocanos rise above ‘Mario’ [Published Business Week Mindanao - 17 hours ago]
Army soldier wounded in clash with rebels in Il... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 22 hours ago]
Wounded soldier gets medal for heroism [Published Panay News - 22 hours ago]
Manila preserves memories of martial law abuses [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 20 2014]
Sept. bloodlettings keep Red Cross busy [Published Panay News - Sep 20 2014]
Soldier wounded as Army, NPA clash anew [Published Panay News - Sep 20 2014]
Martial law victims in NorMin to hold protest t... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 20 2014]
The ‘Pink War’against breast cancer begins [Published Manila Times - Sep 20 2014]
Relocation site almost wiped out by typhoon [Published Bulatlat.com - Sep 20 2014]
Abra CMPAG tackles peace and order, election pr... [Published Abrenian.com - Sep 20 2014]
Homecoming [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 19 2014]
Security set for ‘Diyandi’ fest [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 19 2014]
Military vows to sustain drive vs. NPAs [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
Floods hit some parts of Central Luzon; several... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 19 2014]
Army troops seize big NPA camp in Iloilo [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 19 2014]
Military captures big NPA camp [Published Tempo - Sep 19 2014]
“Dormitoryo sa Barangay” sheltering poor students [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 19 2014]
Albay completes evacuation [Published Tempo - Sep 18 2014]
ARMY SEIZES REBEL CAMP Hideout used as bomb ‘fa... [Published Panay News - Sep 18 2014]
Vantage Point -- Luis V. Teodoro: Clueless in B... [Published Business World - Sep 18 2014]
Army takes sizable NPA camp in Iloilo [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
Traslacion generally peaceful –JOC [Published Bicol Mail - Sep 18 2014]
Army-NPA brief encounter leads to discovery of ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 18 2014]
Albay enforces curfew in villages within 6-km PDZ [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 18 2014]
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Philippines: Ilocos Norte's evacuation centers ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Freddie G. Lazaro LAOAG CITY, August 27 (PIA) - Like hotels, Ilocos Norte's evacuation centers are now star-rated from one to a maximum of three stars depending on the presence of facilities ...
Philippines: ASEAN Drums Up Support for Philipp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines 12 August 2014 - A regional high-level conference will be held in Manila on August 14 at the Philippine Army Officers Club, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, to encourage new support for the recovery ...
Philippines: Abra intensifies disaster prepared... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, July 14(PIA) -- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has intensified its program on disaster preparedness in line with ...
Pacific Partnership Basketball Tournament Held ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 07 2014]
TACLOBAN, Philippines (NNS) — A basketball tournament was held between members of the U.S. Navy, Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Royal Australian Armed Forces and locals from Tacloban as part of Pacific Partnership 2014, July 5. “We ...
Philippines: Phl Air Force chief highlights res... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 02 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Marie Joy L. Simpao CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga, July 2 (PIA) -- Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General Lieutenant General Jeffrey Delgado highlighted Tuesday its significant accomplishments ...
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