Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana unleashed his fury on Human Rights Watch (HRW) after criticizing President Duterte’s move to offer bounty to lumads for killing communist rebels.
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More than 40 New People's Army (NPA) rebel surrenderers, out of the 215 taken to Manila for a three-day tour, have expressed their desire to join the military.
Soldiers will no longer have to pay when they ride on the Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) trains starting Saturday, January 20.
Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano said the results of a recent Social Weather Stations poll was a vindication of the opposition to the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao.
Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate described the proposed 2018 national budget as a “martial law budget” aimed at boosting the government’s armed and security forces.
The Gabriela Women’s Party said recent pronouncements by the Armed Forces of the Philippines about the possible extension of martial law in Mindanao is imbued by ulterior motives.
Three Magnificent 7 lawmakers expressed opposition to the reported plan of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to extend martial law in Mindanao.
World leaders who will be coming to the Manila for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit will be secured by the finest state forces of the country.
This ambassador is quickly embracing the Filipino culture.