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Marines to defend priority areas once Bangsamoro Basic Law gets power

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Military chief General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. receives his fourth star in a donning of ranks ceremony held at the Department of National Defense on Friday. In the photo with General Catapang is his wife, Vilma Catapang, and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. AFP PUBLIC AFFAIRS

With an anticipated peace law expected to be signed, the Armed Forces of the Philippines would also transition its forces to face one big threat.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Duterte’s ISIS claims unverified, AFP says

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After Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte claimed that some Muslim rebels in Davao have joined terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Armed Forces of the Philippines said that his information was still unverified.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

AFP: No Filipinos fighting with ISIS

Ramon Zagala

The Armed Forces of the Philippines said no Filipino rebels have been spotted training or joining extremists fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

AFP on terrorist previously thought dead: ‘We will get him’

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Thursday backtracked from earlier reports that it said that Malaysian terrorist Marwan was dead and vowed to capture him soon.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

AFP awaits SC decision on Edca fate

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Military chief General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. receives his fourth star in a donning of ranks ceremony held at the Department of National Defense on Friday. In the photo with General Catapang is his wife, Vilma Catapang, and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. AFP PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said it is awaiting the decision of the Supreme Court on the legality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) between the Philippines and the United States even as civil society groups have filed another impeachment complaint against President Aquino over the military agreement.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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