Joint forces neutralize Dos Palmas kidnapping suspect in Zamboanga Sibugay

ILIGAN CITY — A joint enforcement operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Police Office neutralized a suspect of the 2001 Dos Palmas kidnapping incident early morning on Sunday in Sitio Tubigsina, Barangay La Paz, in Alicia town, Zamboanga Sibugay. The joint forces raided the suspected hideout of Furuji …

PH Army’s 2nd mechanized brigade celebrates 10th activation anniversary

ILIGAN CITY — In a simple ceremony, the Army’s 2nd Mechanized Infantry (Magbalantay) Brigade celebrates its 10th activation anniversary in the Armory Division here on Tuesday, together with the Philippine Army officers and troops, multisector stakeholders, and local government partners. MGen. Generoso M. Ponio, Commander of the 1st Infantry Division, attended the event as Guest …

16 BIFF warriors surrender to PH Army in Maguindanao

RADJAH BUAYAN, MAGUINDANAO — Sixteen (16) members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) under Karialan faction yielded to ‘balik-loob’ joint efforts of the local government unit of Datu Abdullah Sangki (DAS) town and the 33rd Infantry (MAKABAYAN) Battalion of the Philippine Army aimed at bringing in more rebel returnees into the government side on …

PH Army inducts Sara, Robin Padilla as new advisors

MANILA– The Philippine Army Multi-Sector Advisory Board (PA MSAB) welcomed new members on its regular meeting via video conferencing on Wednesday where Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and actor Robin Padilla took their oath as advisory board members. Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. Gilbert I. Gapay led the oath-taking and ceremonial pinning of the Army …

ELCAC in Zamboanga Province brings development projects benefiting remote communities in ZDS

GUIPOS, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR— Taking the lead in development projects in Lakewood town, this province, the Philippine Army leadership participated in groundbreaking ceremonies today for the construction and rehabilitation of three farm-to-market roads in barangay Dagum. In partnership with the 53rd Infantry (Matapat) Battalion, road projects are the top priority of the Zamboanga del Sur …

Orientation on work guidelines under ‘new normal’ set in Cebu

CEBU CITY — As several areas in Central Visayas transition to the “new normal” phase after the downgrading of community quarantine in local government units, the Regional Task Force (RTF-7) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID-7) will conduct an “Orientation Seminar on Workplace Safety and Health” on May …

Digong ang makadesisyon sa GCQ sa Metro Manila: Año

DAVAO CITY — Gihangop ni Interior Secretary Eduardo Año ang rekomendasyon sa Metro Manila Council (MMC) nga ibutang na ubos sa general community quarantine (GCQ) ang metropolidad karong Hunyo. Si Año, hinuon, miingon nga si Presidente Rodrigo Duterte lamang ang makahatag og pinal nga desisyon sa maong matang. “Maganda naman yung ginawa nila na yan …