74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

The final chapter of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front’s (CPP-NPA-NDF) reign of terror has now been written off as more local government units (LGUs) have joined this administration in condemning the atrocities of these lawless groups by declaring as persona non grata in their respective localities. At the weekly virtual… Continue reading 74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

25 ex-rebels undergo livelihood skills training in Camarines Sur

As part of their preparation for reintegration into mainstream society, around 25 former rebels (FRs) are now undertaking livelihood skills training at the 4th Mobile Force Platoon headquarters in Nabua, Camarines Sur. The training is being conducted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Bicol and includes a workshop on assembling electronic products, according… Continue reading 25 ex-rebels undergo livelihood skills training in Camarines Sur

Army, TESDA introduces poverty-alleviation training in ELCAC barangay in Lakewood; organizes community outreach

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – Region IX (TESDA-IX) with Assistant Regional Director and Provincial Director Engr. Alan Bacatan together with the Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) of Lakewood, Zamboanga del Sur, other government agencies, and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) conducted a Training Induction… Continue reading Army, TESDA introduces poverty-alleviation training in ELCAC barangay in Lakewood; organizes community outreach

Army, TESDA distributes starter kits in ELCAC barangay

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Midsalip Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) distributed Starter Toolkits to students to produce organic fertilizer, produce organic concoctions and extracts, and raise organic small ruminants as part of its Special Training for Employment Program in Barangay Noburan in Labangan, Zamboanga… Continue reading Army, TESDA distributes starter kits in ELCAC barangay

Army participates in Mangrove Tree Planting Activity in Basilan

Photo courtesy of 1CMOBn Mahigalaon Battalion

Joint Task Force Basilan/101st Infantry (Three Red Arrows) Brigade, 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division, PA under the leadership of BGen. Domingo B. Gobway PA supporst the conduct of Mangrove Tree Planting activity initiated by the Student Supreme Government (SSG) of Basilan National High School. The said activity was held at Fuego-Fuego, Brgy. Tabiawan, Isabela City, Basilan… Continue reading Army participates in Mangrove Tree Planting Activity in Basilan

Philippine Army’s 53IB, TESDA concludes massage training for PWDs

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – Region IX (TESDA-IX) and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) completed a 3-day Swedish Massage Training for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at 53IB Headquarters in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur on Friday, August 6, 2021. The training, which included 20 PWDs, focused and explained how Swedish… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 53IB, TESDA concludes massage training for PWDs