Month: February 2015

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Two Soldiers Dead, 12 Injured in Sulu Clash with Abu Sayyaf

Two soldiers were killed and 12 were wounded as government troops figured in a clash with Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Wednesday, the military said. According to various sources, the clash broke out at about 9:20 a.m. in Brgy. Tanum when joint troops from the 1st Scout Ranger Battalion and 16th...

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Supreme Court Affirms PMA Cadet’s Dismissal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of Cadet First Class Jeff Aldrin Cudia from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), citing the institution’s academic freedom, which includes the power to dismiss or expel students who violate disciplinary rules. “The court, through Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta, denied the petition for certiorari, prohibition and mandamus with...

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Military Offensive Leaves 50 BIFF Dead in Cotabato

More or less 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed during a military operation in Buliok Complex, Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc, chief of the AFP Public Affairs Office said Sunday. “Persistent reports indicate the BIFF incurred a lot of casualties during the military operation. More or less 50 were killed from the...

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Certificate in Supply Chain Security Audit and Assessment in Manila

Ace And Associates, Inc., in partnership with GlobalE2C, brings to Manila the Certificate in Supply Chain Security Audit and Assessment, a comprehensive two-day program that covers the essentials of Security Policies & Procedural Compliance, which are the fundamental principles governing audits and assessments of facilities. It will be held on 26–27 March 2015 at Midas Hotel...

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NPA Attacks Mati Police Station; 3 Soldiers Dead, 5 Wounded

More than 50 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) attacked the Mati City Police Station in Davao Oriental Sunday night. According to SecurityMatters sources, the NPA rebels were aboard five motorcycles, two vans, and an elf truck, and clad in Army uniform when they entered the police station at around 7 p.m. The rebels...

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Army, MILF Fight Together Against Abu Sayyaf in Basilan

Troops from the Philippine Army and fighters from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fought side-by-side against Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) gunmen in Pamatsaken in Sumisip, Basilan last Saturday. Col. Rolando Joselito Bautista, 104th Brigade commander, confirmed Sunday that three platoons of the 64th Infantry Battalion and MILF fighters led by Sumisip Central Barangay Captain...

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Mamasapano: The Fallen 44

The martyrs have resurrected the image of the PNP toward a new beginning. They have also confirmed a people’s disdain for a leader who by his words and actions betrayed where his true color lies by the way he treated those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for him.

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FBI: Marwan Confirmed Dead

The DNA sample taken from a body killed in the bloody January 25 clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao was indeed that of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) confirmed on Wednesday. Statement by David Bowdich, Assistant Director in Charge – FBI Los Angeles Field Office: As previously...

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