Candidates told not to give in to NPA extortion demand

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Candidates told not to give in to NPA extortion demand 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is urging politicians running in the May 2016 elections not to give in to the New People's Army (NPA)'s extortion demand.

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'Focused military operations' continue despite deployment to cemeteries

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Focused military operations' continue despite deployment to cemeteries 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — Despite deploying some of its personnel to secure cemeteries nationwide along with local police this coming All Saints' Day, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced it has more than sufficient men to continue its "focused military operations".

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PA to hold free live screening of Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on PA to hold free live screening of Pacquiao-Mayweather bout 

MANILA, May 2 — The Philippine Army (PA) will be holding a free live screening of the historic fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Sunday in three venues inside its headquarters at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

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483 wounded Army troopers, militiamen to receive Christmas gifts

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on 483 wounded Army troopers, militiamen to receive Christmas gifts 

MANILA, Dec. 11 — In line with efforts to boost the morale of its personnel wounded in battle, Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri will lead the Christmas gift-giving activities to 483 Army personnel and Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAAs) confined at AFP Medical Center in Quezon City this Friday.

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Military hails 'Pacman' win against Algieri

November 24, 2014 by · Comments Off on Military hails 'Pacman' win against Algieri 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — For winning convincingly against American challenger Chris Algieri Sunday (Macau time), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has expressed its joy and gratitude over the latest victory of the man, Filipinos called the "Pambansang Kamao".

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