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PNP, AFP and others get P60/day increase

Tweet  President Aquino signed  Monday giving increase un the subsistence allowance of the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines and other uniformed personnel. [Continue reading]

Ligots did not file tax returns

Ligots  did not file tax returns

Tweet The lawyer of ex-military comptroller Jacinto Ligot revealed on  Wednesday that Ligot did was not able to  file an income tax return in 2001, and his wife  Erlinda Ligot also  failed to file an ITR from 2001-2004. The lawyer did not give further details, however she said there was a "good reason" they failed [Continue reading]

Former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot now in Senate custody

Former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot now in Senate custody

Tweet Ex-Armed Forces of the Philippines comptroller Jacinto Ligot is currently under Senate custody. The Senate Sergeant-at-Arms brought  Ligot into custody from his home at the AFPOVAI (AFP Officers Village Association Inc.) village in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on Thursday. Senate Sergeant at Arms and retired general Jose Balajadia told [Continue reading]

Lt. Gen. Eduardo Oban Jr. is the new AFP chief

Lt. Gen. Eduardo Oban Jr. is the new AFP chief

Tweet   Lt. Gen. Eduardo Oban Jr., the incoming Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff. He happens to be  the fifth general from the Air Force to be named AFP chief, the last one being Air Force general Benjamin Defensor, who held the post for exactly 69 days in 2002. “He is a [Continue reading]

General’s wife asked to rest after break down

General’s wife asked to rest after break down

Tweet On Thursday, the wife of former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot linked with  the alleged irregularities in the military took the witness stand in the Senate  but ended up breaking  down even before the senators give the first question. General Ligot momentarily took the witness stand but the senators agreed to release her [Continue reading]

General’s wife and company unable to attend Senate investigation because of health problems

General’s wife and company unable to attend Senate investigation because of health problems

Tweet Due to health reasons, four invited resource persons for the Senate probe into the supposed corruption in the military did not show up, urging the chamber to look into the genuineness of their reported ailments. Those who were not present  and gave medical certificates to the blue ribbon committee were Erlinda Ligot, wife of [Continue reading]

Senator Trillanes refuses to point Arroyo in military corruption

Senator Trillanes refuses to point Arroyo in military corruption

Tweet A clarification was made by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV  on Monday, he insists  that he did not name former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as one of those who might be implicated in corruption allegations in the military. Trillanes claimed that  Arroyo’s name was only mentioned to him [Continue reading]

Sen. Estrada condoles with Reyes’ family

Sen. Estrada condoles with Reyes’ family

Tweet After the tragic story of former AFP chief Angelo Reyes, Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has  decided  not go to the wake. “E alam mo para , not to insult to their family . But I’m still extending my deepest condolences to the family,” Estrada told reporters on [Continue reading]

Former AFP chief Angelo Reyes commits suicide

Former AFP chief Angelo Reyes commits suicide

Tweet Ex-Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Angelo Reyes reportedly took his life by, shooting himself in the chest. He was 65. During  press conference, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said  that Reyes has died from a gunshot wound to the heart. He added that  Reyes was declared dead on arrival at the Quirino Memorial Medical [Continue reading]

Military swears to improve security to avoid another massacre

Military swears to improve security to avoid another massacre

Tweet The Armed Forces of the Philippines has promised to work on their security measures to avoid another bloody Maguindanao massacre which happened exactly a year ago today. "All efforts from the AFP are made to avoid the same circumstance from happening in the future. We are further strengthening and enhancing our coordination to support [Continue reading]

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