AFP - Armed Forces of the Philippines
Coast Guard needs 30 more ships ByPhilip C. TubezaPhilippine Daily Inquirer Photo from Coast Guard Public Affairs Office MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard needs at least 30 more ships and patrol craft to help secure the country’s maritime boundaries, a PCG official said Saturday. Rear Adm.
The Philippines is exploring the possibility of holding military exercises involving the Philippines, the United States and Australia, a defense official said here Monday. Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) spokesman Peter Paul Galvez said it's possible to hold the trilateral exercises as the Senate ratified in July the Status of Visiting Forces Agreement, which paves the way for the conduct of exercises between Australian and Filipino forces. Philippines mulls over trilateral exercises
New People's Army
Peace in Mindanao ?
The Wikipedia entry on Proclamation No. 1081 issued by the late president Ferdinand Marcos 39 years ago does not quite capture the terror that held sway over the Philippines throughout the martial law and Marcos era. Martial law was declared “under the pretext of a staged assassination of Marcos’ former defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile (now Senate President) and an ensuing communist insurgency,” says the online encyclopedia. Purposeful remembrance
Philippines to boost naval firepower Manila: The Philippines is expected to boost its sea presence and firepower with an escort vessel in July. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Spokesman Brig Gen Jose Mabanta confirmed earlier reports that the Philippine Navy was expected to receive a Hamilton Class vessel to patrol the country's western water frontier, notably the South China Sea. At 115 metres in length, the Hamilton Class vessel, will be one of the biggest, if not the biggest and most modern combat vessels in the Philippine fleet.
By: Chichi Conde, InterAksyon.com August 23, 2011 1:41 PM President Aquino, accompanied by Navy chief Vice Admiral Alexander Pama (right), tours the BRP Gregorio del Pilar on Tuesday. Navy studying if PH needs to buy submarine
AFP lists Marcos in Hall of Heroes MANILA, Philippines?The nation?
Marcos in Hall of Heroes ? Is this for real ? >.< by Apr 7
About one in every two Filipinos (48.9 percent) perceived the AFP as the government institution where corruption is most prevalent, followed by the Philippine National Police, which a fourth of the survey’s 1,200 respondents labeled as most corrupt. The number of respondents who think the military is the most corrupt government agency rose from only 8.1 percent in February 2009 to 48.9 percent in March this year—an increase of more than 40 percentage points, according to Pulse Asia. GMA News Online contacted AFP spokesperson Brig. Poll: Almost half of Pinoys think AFP is ‘most corrupt’ govt agency - Nation - GMA News Online - Latest Philippine News
Testicles crushed. Electrocution. Sleep deprivation. Report-torture-and other cruel inhumane or degrading acts suffered by Morong 43
Manila Standard Today -- ‘Torture video’ puts military in a spot -- 2011/march/21
Military to conduct probe involving soldiers in torture video | The Philippine Star >> News >> Headlines MANILA, Philippines - Dinungisan ng Pharex ang mataas na respeto sa NLEX Road Warriors matapos iuwi ang 79-74 panalo sa PBA D-League Foundation Cup kahapon sa The Arena sa San Juan . Hindi nawala ang tiwala ng Bidang Generix nang nakaabante sa 60-59 ang Road Warriors sa pagtatapos ng ikatlong yugto nang gamitan nila ng matibay na depensa ang kalaban kasabay ng pag-iinit uli ng opensa sa pangunguna ni Jeff Morial. Isang jumper ang ginawa ni Morial na nagbigay ng kalamangan sa koponan bago inilayo pa niaa Edwin Asoro at Leomer Losentes ang Bidang Generix sa isang tip-in at dalawang free throws para sa 77-72 bentahe. “Maganda ang rebounding namin at kapag ganito ang naipapakita naming, kadalasan ay nananalo kami,” wika ni Pharex coach Carlo Gian Tan. May 16 puntos, 9 rebounds at 2 assists si Morial para ibigay sa Pharex ang ikalawang sunod na panalo at ipatikim naman sa Road Warriors ang unang kabiguan sa dalawang laro sa Group A
Bangit to Aquino: AFP failed to end rebellion - INQUIRER.net, Ph FORT DEL PILAR, BAGUIO CITY?
CEBU, Philippines - The Teletech Titans thrashed Accenture, 80-51, to improve their win-loss record to 6-1 in the preliminary rounds of the 6th Inter-BPO Basketball Tournament the other day at the City Sports Club-Cebu gym. The Lourenz Limpangog-powered Teletech spewed fire at the outset to mount a commanding 26-point advantage at halftime, 42-16, leaving Accenture in disarray the rest of the way. Limpangog paced Teletech with 17 points, while Raul Cabahug and Duane Ivan Rodis chipped in 16 and 12 markers, respectively. In the other match, Stream Global Services clobbered Eperformax, 64-54, with Roderick Mangubat and Benjie Mancao conniving for 32 points. Defending champion Convergys remains on top of the heap with an immaculate 5-0 record followed by Teletech and Qualfon with similar 5-1 slates. The scores Bangit retires today; David next AFP chief? | The Philippine Sta
Former Mindef of the Philippines commits suicide
Philippine military funds scandal probe