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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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18 years after becoming law, Medal of Valor Awardees can now receive their benefits

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On July 31, 2019, 13 government departments and agencies signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 9049 or the Monthly Gratuity and Privileges to ...
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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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Reds’ front groups scamming for donations: AFP official

Philippines Politics
MANILA — Militant organizations, reportedly fronting for the communist terrorist groups, are exploiting Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and fabricating reports that paint a very dire human right situations in the ...
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Gov’t will protect Mindanaoans against “godless” attacks

Philippines
A mosque in Zamboanga city was bombed on Wednesday,  a few days after the twin bombing of a Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu on January 27. In response ...
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AFP gives full support to peace initiatives

Peace Philippines
A statement by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) delivered by AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato clarified that the country’s military forces are fully ...
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Senate Bill Seeks Job Security for AFP Reservists

A Senate measure was filed seeking to ensure that AFP reservists would be reinstated to their careers by the end of their required military service.
News Peace
MANILA — A Senate measure was filed seeking to ensure that members of the reserve force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) would be reinstated to their ...
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AFP CGSC Class 62 Visits PH Embassy In Beijing

A total of 44 students from CGSC Class 62, including two international military students from Indonesia and Malaysia, had a six-day visit to Beijing as part of the Foreign Academic Travel program of the course.    
Philippines World
The AFP Command and General Staff Course (CGSC) Class 62 paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Jose Santiago Sta. Roman and the Philippine Embassy officials in Beijing on ...
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4 gov’t troops, 5 Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in Bohol encounter

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DUMAGUETE CITY, April 11, 2017 (PNA) — At least four government troops and five alleged Abu Sayyaf members were killed in an early morning encounter today in Sitio ...
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