Eastern Mindanao Command lauds military, police units for successful defense of Mati City Police Station

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Eastern Mindanao Command lauds military, police units for successful defense of Mati City Police Station 

MANILA, Feb. 16 — The Eastern Mindanao Command lauded on Monday military and police forces for their successful efforts in foiling the New People's Army (NPA) attack against the Mati City Police Station in Davao Oriental Sunday night.

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3 killed as government forces repel NPA attack in Mati City

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3 killed as government forces repel NPA attack in Mati City 

MANILA, Feb. 16 — Two soldiers and a New People's Army (NPA) fighter was killed as government security forces foiled a rebel attempt to capture the Mati City Police Station in Davao Oriental Sunday night.

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402nd Infantry Brigade has new commanding officer

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on 402nd Infantry Brigade has new commanding officer 

MANILA, Feb. 7 — The Butuan City-based 402nd Infantry Brigade has a new commanding officer in the person of Col. Isidro L. Purisima.

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3 ex-rebels in Sorsogon get Php65,000 worth of assistance

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on 3 ex-rebels in Sorsogon get Php65,000 worth of assistance 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — With the year now drawing to a close, three former New People's Army (NPA) fighters, wanting to live in peace with their loved ones, were given Php65,000 each worth of livelihood assistance by the government's Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) Monday.

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903rd Infantry Brigade now transporting evacuees back to their home

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on 903rd Infantry Brigade now transporting evacuees back to their home 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — The Sorsogon-based 903rd Infantry Brigade will now help in the transportation of evacuees back to their homes now that the threat posed by typhoon "Ruby" is over.

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Albay officials urge evacuees to remain at safe temporary shelters

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on Albay officials urge evacuees to remain at safe temporary shelters 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 7 (PNA) — Officials of Albay province have asked the evacuees to remain at their present safe temporary shelters while typhoon "Ruby" lashes at Masbate and its neighboring areas.

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Gov't troops pursuing rebel group who committed atrocities in Masbate, Sorsgon

November 21, 2014 by · Comments Off on Gov't troops pursuing rebel group who committed atrocities in Masbate, Sorsgon 

MANILA, Nov. 20 — Troopers from the 903rd Infantry Brigade are now conducting pursuit operations against the New People's Army (NPA) band who ransacked homes in Masbate and killed a civilian in Sorsogon Wednesday.

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Chokepoints set up to prevent return of residents in Mount Mayon danger zones

September 18, 2014 by · Comments Off on Chokepoints set up to prevent return of residents in Mount Mayon danger zones 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 17 (PNA) — The military has set up "chokepoints" in communities evacuated due to the imminent eruption of Mount Mayon in Albay.

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Heavy rains could complicate Mayon eruption, if ever – Albay disaster official

September 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Heavy rains could complicate Mayon eruption, if ever – Albay disaster official 

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 16 — The chief of the Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (APSEMO) said Albay might be facing a complex disaster if the restiveness of Mayon volcano would be accompanied by heavy rainfall during this typhoon season.

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Negrenses commemorate 69th Negros Island Liberation Day

September 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Negrenses commemorate 69th Negros Island Liberation Day 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 9 –- Negrenses were urged to reflect on the gallantry and heroism of their forefathers who fought to liberate the island from the hands of colonizers.

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