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More than 11K NPA rebels, supporters surrender

More than 11K NPA rebels, supporters surrender

Some 11,605 New People’s Army rebels and supporters have surrendered to the government, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said. Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, said on Thursday the figure is from Jan. 1 to Dec. 26 this year. Of this number, 1,222 are regular NPAs; 1,398 are “Militia ng Bayan”...

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MILF chair Murad visit to bolster ties with AFP, gov’t

MILF chair Murad visit to bolster ties with AFP, gov’t

The visit of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Monday will further cement the group’s trust in the government and military. Murad’s visit to Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters is also the first, AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato told reporters Sunday. “It’s...

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Significant drop in Mindanao crime rate due to martial law: PNP

Significant drop in Mindanao crime rate due to martial law: PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said crime rate in Mindanao significantly declined since martial law was implemented last year. Citing PNP data, PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said that from the 8.79 crime rate in Mindanao in 2017, it went down to 5.92 from January to September this year. “We can attribute...

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Number of rebels declining: AFP chief

Number of rebels declining: AFP chief

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff, Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr. lauded the Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) and local government units for the ongoing surrenders of New People’s Army (NPA) members and supporters in their respective areas. “I commend our troops in the Eastern Mindanao Command and local government units for being able to handle...

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NPAs, terror groups dwindling due to intensified AFP ops

NPAs, terror groups dwindling due to intensified AFP ops

Due to intensified security operations nationwide, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it is continuously gaining grounds against the New People’s Army (NPA) and other terrorist groups. This, according to AFP public affairs office chie,f Col. Noel Detoyato, in a statement Tuesday. He said ongoing military operations against these threat groups led...

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PAL gives AFP personnel 20% discount

PAL gives AFP personnel 20% discount

To honor the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) effort in bringing peace and development to the country, the Philippine Airlines (PAL) gave all military officers and enlisted personnel a 20 percent discount on all domestic flights. The AFP, represented by Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr. and Brig. Gen. Erickson Gloria, and PAL, represented by Executive...