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5 more members, sympathizers withdraw support from NPA in Palawan

Five more New People's Army (NPA) militants and sympathizers have willingly surrendered to authorities in northern Palawan's Roxas municipality, claiming they were misled into...

New station building in WPS ‘fitting symbol’ of Coast Guard’s significance

A four-unit prefabricated modular structure was formally handed over recently to the Coast Guard District Palawan (CGDPal) to serve as its new station building...

U.S. trains Philippine partners in underwater crime scene investigation and law enforcement

The U.S. government, acting through the U.S. United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recently provided law enforcement and crime scene investigation training to...

Ex-rebel siblings reunite with mother for Christmas in Coron

3rd Marine Brigade spokesperson Cpt. Orchie Bobis said Charlene's and Jimboy's reunion with their mother was a gift from the Joint Task Force Peacock (JTFP) under the command of 3rd Marine Brigade (3MBde) commander Brig. General Nestor Herico.

NPA fighter in Brooke’s Point encounter surrenders

According to the 3rd Marine Brigade (3MBde), Ka Daryl is a member of the Iskwad Buntot (Tres) Kilusang Larangang Guerilla (KLG)-Palawan, Sub-Regional Military Area (SRMA)-4E as a "mandirigma" and medical officer.

Longest serving AFP spokesperson Arevalo retires

Maj. Gen. Edgard A. Arevalo, spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and concurrently chief of Education, Training, and Doctrine Command, has...

Naval Forces West honors KIG security personnel

The event was done while ensuring strict observance of the safety protocol against COVID-19, such as physical distancing and wearing of the face mask, said the NFW in a statement.

Iwahig dances ‘Fight Song’ to show support to COVID-19 frontliners

ICF information officer CTO II Levi Evangelista said that it was an idea initiated by ICF Supt. Raul Levita with some penal prison employees from the sub-colonies of Inagawan, Sta. Lucia, Iwahig, and Montible.

WPU students join TOW West’s peace and development forum

According to Lt. Col. Leopoldo Acerden IV, group commander of the Philippine Air Force Civil Military Operations Group (PAFCMOG), the objective of the event is to guide the students away from crimes and illegal drugs.

PCG eyeing property in Aborlan for its academy

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is eyeing a 200-hectare land property in Barangay Apurawan, Aborlan town for its plan to establish an academy. Coast Guard...

Chinese nationals under investigation for illegal entry

The yacht and its foreign passengers reportedly came from the city of Tianjin in northern China. They were held by the PCG at their headquarters in Honda Bay pending further investigation.

U.S. Army 5th SFAB and Philippine Army conduct bilateral training in Nueva Ecija

U.S. soldiers from the 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) arrived in the Philippines last month to conduct their first-ever partner training rotation with...