M-16s seized from NPAs in Nueva Ecija

MANILA — Government troops seized assorted New People’s Army (NPA) materiel, including two M-16 automatic rifles, following an encounter with rebels in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija Wednesday morning. The incident took place around 7:15 a.m. at the vicinity of Sitio Dalipawen, Barangay Bunga of the above-mentioned locality, Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) spokesperson Lt. Col. Isagani Nato said. … Read More

Military won’t give in to holiday truce pleas

  MANILA — The military is not inclined to give in to a Christmas truce with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) despite calls by some groups, including the Church. This, according to Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief, Col. Edgard Arevalo late Sunday. “The AFP supports … Read More

Guerrero extension sign of PRRD’s trust, confidence: AFP

MANILA — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief-of-Staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero’s extension is a sign of President Rodrigo Duterte’s continued trust and confidence of the former’s leadership. This was emphasized by AFP public affairs office chief Col. Edgard Arevalo in statement Thursday. “General Guerrero is profoundly grateful to the President for the latter’s continued … Read More

Lorenzana tells public: Be vigilant as NPAs now terrorists

MANILA — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is urging the Filipino people to safeguard their respective communities from possible violent and treacherous acts perpetrated by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF). Lorenzana made this appeal following President Rodrigo Duterte’s proclamation of the CPP-NPA-NDF as terror group Tuesday. “We enjoin the Filipino people … Read More

Army needs 19,176 tents

MANILA — The Philippine Army (PA), through its Bids and Awards Committee, is looking for suppliers and manufacturers capable of producing 19,176 camouflage poncho tents for the use of its field units. Based on a bid bulletin posted on the PA website, the project has a budget of PHP17,258,660. Receipt and opening of bid envelopes is … Read More

PNP solves Grab driver slay

MANILA — The suspect in the killing of Grab driver Gerardo “Junie” Maquidato Jr., who voluntarily surrendered to authorities, was formally presented Wednesday to Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa who considered the case closed. Suspect Narc Tulod Delemios, 25, with aliases “Miko”, or “Real Nikolo Delemios,” was presented at the PNP headquarters … Read More