NTF-ELCAC’s Barangay Development Program assisted 8 barangays in Palawan

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The National Security Adviser and National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) vice chairperson Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said that the Barangay Development Program (BDP) of the said task force is assisting eight barangays in Palawan. “Sa taon pong ito walong barangay sa lalawigan ng Palawan ang nagpapatupad ng mga BDP projects. Sa… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC’s Barangay Development Program assisted 8 barangays in Palawan

PCG unveils newest aerial asset to President Duterte

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) showcased its newest aerial asset, the Cessna Caravan 2081, to President Rodrigo Duterte, who presided over its commissioning into Coast Guard service in the Port of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, on November 4, 2021. The said multi-role fixed-wing aircraft known as the “PCG 2081” has a passenger capacity of 14 occupants… Continue reading PCG unveils newest aerial asset to President Duterte

AFP Chief officially receives fourth star

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Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Jose C Faustino Jr. earned his fourth star and was elevated to the rank of general on Thursday, October 7, 2021. During his official visit to the Bicol International Airport in Daraga, Albay, President Rodrigo Duterte, the Commander-in-Chief of the AFP, personally administered the donning… Continue reading AFP Chief officially receives fourth star

Army continues medical support in NCR hospitals

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The Philippine Army continues its support to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of Health (DOH) through the deployment of another two (2) medical teams to aid the hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) dealing with patients suffering from COVID-19. The said effort complies with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to… Continue reading Army continues medical support in NCR hospitals

Serbisyo Caravan provides public service in Aurora

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The Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry (Sinagtala) Battalion and the 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division on Monday took part in a “Serbisyo Caravan” at Dingalan town, Baler, Aurora, which benefited hundreds of residents. The Dingalan Municipal Task Force – End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC), led by Mayor Shierwin H. Taay, spearheaded the activity. Other local government… Continue reading Serbisyo Caravan provides public service in Aurora

Marawi rehabilitation on pace despite skepticisms from critics — Task Force Bangon Marawi

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Government attempts to rebuild Marawi City, which was leveled during a five-month siege between government forces and Maute terrorists in 2017, would not be deterred by criticism. According to chair and Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) remains committed to meeting the needs of impacted residents and restoring normalcy to their… Continue reading Marawi rehabilitation on pace despite skepticisms from critics — Task Force Bangon Marawi

COVID-19 pandemic delays funding for three major DND projects

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The government ‘s move to prioritize its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic response has prompted the allocation of funds for three major military modernization projects to be postponed, according to the country’s defense chief. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, in an online press briefing on Thursday, when asked if any modernization contracts would be completed before… Continue reading COVID-19 pandemic delays funding for three major DND projects

NPA in Mindanao is on the verge of collapsing — Army officials

The top military commander in Southern Mindanao is certain that the New People’s Army (NPA) forces operating in the region would be eliminated soon, as high-ranking officials have surrendered and are now actively aiding the government’s counter-insurgency efforts. According to Maj. Gen Ernesto C. Torres Jr., commander of the Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry “Agila” Division (10ID),… Continue reading NPA in Mindanao is on the verge of collapsing — Army officials

PNP pledged to sustain accomplishments made for country’s peace and order

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) has committed to continue the successes made in combating criminality and illegal drugs throughout the Duterte administration. This comes after Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar stated that the country’s peace and order situation has improved under President Rodrigo Duterte’s leadership. “We welcome the statement made by Secretary… Continue reading PNP pledged to sustain accomplishments made for country’s peace and order

TFBL Chair assures completion of halfway houses for FRs in VISCOM provinces within PRRD’s term

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Halfway houses for former rebels (FRs) in the provinces within the area of operations of the Visayas Command (VISCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will all be completed within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. This was the assurance given by Department of National Defense Undersecretary Reynaldo B. Mapagu, Task Force Balik-Loob… Continue reading TFBL Chair assures completion of halfway houses for FRs in VISCOM provinces within PRRD’s term