Manila, Philippines – Tragedy struck on Thursday afternoon, 3 May 2017, when a Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter crashed in Tanay, Rizal leaving three military personnel dead and one injured. Col. Antonio Francisco, Philippine Air Force spokesperson, told the media that at around 3:00 p.m. a military helicopter had crashed in Sitio Hiltop in Tanay,...
One civilian dead in attack; Mayor Duterte condemns attack as personal insult.
The five-day summit sees security tightened in the capital; traffic rerouting schemes implemented.
Manila, Philippines – United States military forces will once again train alongside Filipino troops in the 33rd iteration of the Balikatan Exercises (Balikatan) in Luzon and Visayas. The US Embassy stated on 24 April 2017 that the Philippine Government had invited the US military to train with members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...
Muntinlupa residential area fire causes heavy traffic and disruption.
Tips to ensure a safe Holy Week, that you may easier dedicate a week to reflection.
Agusan Del Norte, Philippines – A female member of the New People’s Army was killed in a firefight between troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the New People’s Army (NPA). A violent encounter between the AFP and NPA happened on Sunday, 19 March 2017 at around 3:45 p.m. in Barangay Hinimbagan...
Three military detachments were fired upon by suspected rebels.
The hostile act is considered as a violation of a humanitarian law of which the Philippine government and the NDFP are signatories.
Residents of Mabini, Compostela Valley caught in crossfire.