Philippines

Sobejana can lead AFP amid fight vs. insurgency, terrorism: PRRD

Sobejana can lead AFP amid fight vs. insurgency, terrorism: PRRD By Azer Parrocha and Priam Nepomuceno   Newly-installed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed confidence that newly-installed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana would lead the … Continue reading

Philippines

Filipinos learned lessons of martial law: Palace

Filipinos learned lessons of martial law: Palace By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Monday rejected the claim by human rights group Karapatan that the country is currently experiencing a “de facto martial law” under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte. In a virtual presser, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the situation under … Continue reading

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Badoy to resign if Makabayan solons condemn CPP-NPA-NDF

Badoy to resign if Makabayan solons condemn CPP-NPA-NDF By Filane Mikee Cervantes   PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Marie Badoy. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Lorraine Marie Badoy said Friday she would heed the calls of Makabayan lawmakers to resign if they would publicly condemn the atrocities of the Communist Party of the … Continue reading