The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Duterte orders new AFP chief to ensure success of new strategy vs Reds

December 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Tuesday new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal to ensure success of a new civilian-led approach in addressing communist insurgency as embodied in Executive Order No. 70. Duterte

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Eight police officers promoted

December 11, 2018

Eight police officers have been promoted to the next higher rank   In an order given by Malacanang dated December 10 to Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, it said Civil Service Commission endorsed the promotion of the eight

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CBCP welcomes return of Balangiga Bells

December 11, 2018

Calling it a “priceless religious treasure”, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) welcomed the return of the Balangiga Bells 117 years after it was taken by American soldiers. In a statement, CBCP President Archbishop Romulo Valles said they

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Duterte open to visiting the US: Romualdez

December 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte is open to visiting the United States but waiting for a more “meaningful” trip to do so, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez said on Tuesday. “Well, I think the President is amenable to

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Lorenzana says Paolo Duterte post on ouster on his father “fake news”

December 11, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday said the accusation of former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte alleging some official and fastfood chain Jollibee plotting to oust President Rodrigo Duterte are “fake news”. “The first time that I saw that

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Madrigal assumes command of AFP

December 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte  handed over the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) command saber to  Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal during turnover rites held Tuesday afternoon at Camp Aguinaldo. In his speech, Madrigal, the 51th AFP chief, thanked Duterte for giving

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Balangiga Bells finally arrive in the Philippines after 117 years

December 11, 2018

The three Balangiga Bells seized by American soldiers at a town in Samar during the Philippine-American War returned after 117 years finally arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday. The United States Air Force C-130 landed in Villamor Air Base in

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PNP increasing security in 15 areas for 2019 elections

December 11, 2018

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will reinforce security in 15 areas identified as possible election areas of grave concern  in the 2019 polls. Chief Superintendent Benigno Durana Jr., PNP spokesman, said Tuesday authorities came up with the list consisting of three cities

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