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SWS calls out PhilStar for wrong report on AFP

Philippines
Major national news publication Philippine Star has been fact-checked by the Social Weather Stations for “serious error” in their misleading coverage of the West Philippine Sea. The misleading ...
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Philippine gov’t to ensure security of Filipinos amid tensions in the Middle East

Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte met yesterday with top officials of the Department of National Defense (DND) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to assess the likely impact ...
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PRRD and Bong Go express confidence and support for new AFP chief during Change-of-Command Ceremony

Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go witnessed the Change-of-Command and Retirement Ceremony for outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Noel ...
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Joma Sison is delusional to think the military will unseat PRRD on US orders

Philippines
Communist Party of the Philippines founder and known terrorist Jose Maria “Joma” Sison has claimed that the US can order for the ousting of President Duterte without even ...
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Martial law played key role in securing Mindanao polls: AFP

Peace Philippines Politics
By Priam Nepomuceno, PNA MANILA — Martial Law in Mindanao proved a vital factor in ensuring the relatively peaceful conduct of Monday’s mid-term elections in the island. “In Mindanao ...
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23 Partylists Backed by Terrorist Groups Revealed by AFP

News Philippines Politics
The Philippines has for decades now pursued long, real, and lasting peace in the face of communist and separatist insurgencies. Peace negotiations and armed conflicts are some tools ...
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AFP unit tasked to neutralize Red landmines

Philippines
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has organized a unit to neutralize the anti-personnel mines (APMs) and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) being used by the New People’s ...
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Zero tolerance for NPA extortion in May polls – AFP

Peace Philippines
The military will be intensifying their campaign against New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who are reportedly extorting money from candidates in the coming May elections. The Armed Forces ...
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Troops and cops can now enjoy 20% discount on bus fares

Philippines
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Monday that all active members of the military, the Coast Guard, and the Philippine National Police may now enjoy a 20-percent ...
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Duterte promises assistance to kin of soldiers killed in Sulu incidents

Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte had a private meeting with the families of soldiers killed in Sulu during the twin bombings of Jolo on January 27 and in an encounter ...
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