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Gov’t to allocate P450-M for rebel integration program in 2019

Gov’t to allocate P450-M for rebel integration program in 2019

The government is allocating PHP450 million to the government’s Enhanced-Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) to accommodate more communist rebels who will surrender and avail of the program next year. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año, in a press conference at the Linmarr Apartelle on Monday, said the E-CLIP is designed to discourage rebels from going back to...

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10 NPA surrender to PNP and PA with their firearms

10 NPA surrender to PNP and PA with their firearms

PRO 12 Regional Director PCSUPT ELISEO TAM RASCO welcomed the surrender of Ten (10) NPA members of Platoon Samsung, Guerilla Front 73 under Commander Billy at 1204th Company in Nalus, Kiamba, Sarangani at 5:00 A.M. of November 23, 2018. The rebel returnees surrendered along with their assorted long and short firearms to the elements of...

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Army overruns NPA camp in Ifugao, seizes high-powered firearms

Army overruns NPA camp in Ifugao, seizes high-powered firearms

The Philippine Army’s 54th Infantry Magilas Battalion overran a New People’s Army (NPA) camp at Sitio Lab-ong, Barangay Namal in Asipulo, Ifugao, the Public Affairs Office of the 5th Infantry Division told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Thursday. Captain Jefferson Somera, 5ID PAO chief, said the operation was carried out around 7 a.m. on...

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Scout Rangers feted for good showing in UK exercise

Scout Rangers feted for good showing in UK exercise

The Philippine Army (PA) on Monday held a recognition ceremony for eight members of the First Scout Ranger Regiment (FSSR) for their exemplary performance during the Exercise Cambrian Patrol (EX CP) 2018 held in Wales, United Kingdom. Lt. Col. Louie Villanueva, Army spokesperson, said the exercise was conducted last October 8 to 20. The eight-man...

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Army encounters communist bandits in Arakan

Army encounters communist bandits in Arakan

Soldiers of 19th Infantry Battalion encountered undetermined number of fully armed communist bandits at Arakan, Cotabato on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 5:45 a.m., local time. The 45-minute firefight led to the recovery of one (1) M14 rifle and other materials used in carrying out their terroristic activities such as IEDs, subversive documents, personal belongings,...

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Army Artillery Regiment welcomes new soldiers

Army Artillery Regiment welcomes new soldiers

Army Artillery Regiment welcomes new graduates of Candidate Soldier Course Class 549 – 2018 in a Graduation Ceremony held at the Headquarters Army Artillery Regiment, Fort Ramon Magsaysay. Nueva Ecija on Wednesday, October 9, 2018. The Philippine Army Chief Lieutenant General Rolando Joselito D. Bautista was the Guest of Honor and speaker during the Graduation...

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High-powered firearms recovered in Maguindanao

High-powered firearms recovered in Maguindanao

The continuing military operations in Maguindanao against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters has let to the recovery of high-powered firearms, the Philippine Army reported. The encounter between the military and the BIFF in Brgy. Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao on October 7, 2018 resulted to the recover of two M14 rifles, two Garrand rifles, one M16. The...

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Army arrested NPA leader, vowed to arrest more

Army arrested NPA leader, vowed to arrest more

More rebels under the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) are expected to be arrested in Negros Occidental an official of the Philippine Army barred. “In coordination with the police, there will be more arrests here in Negros. With the active help of the local populace, the CPP-NPA terrorists will be suppressed and...