MYPEACE Project holds Chefs for Peace »

MYPEACE Project holds Chefs for Peace

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/06 March 2015 by Frencie Carreon–The Madrasah Youth Promoting English Advancement for Community Empowerment or MYPEACE Project of the U.S. Embassy in Manila and the Voice of Mindanao today held a community outreach activity in Cabatangan, this city.   Dubbed as Chefs for Peace, the community service brought together about 56 madaris youth […]

Climaco thanks JSOG for Zambo defense in Sept standoff »

Climaco thanks JSOG for Zambo defense in Sept standoff

ZAMBOANGA CITY/02 October 2013 by Vic Larato—Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco today thanked the Joint Special Operations Group (JSOG) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that was directly involved in fierce ground, air and sea assaults on the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fighters who occupied six barangays of the city for the past […]

Army major, soldiers, killed in Basilan ambush by Sayyaf »

Army major, soldiers, killed in Basilan ambush by Sayyaf

ISABELA CITY/07 May 2013—Military authorities here said that an army major and soldiers were killed in an ambush that transpired in the vicinity of Sitio Pagtawanan, in a village in Al-Barka town, Basilan. Col. Carlito Galvez, commander of the 104th Army Brigade based in Tabiawan, this city, confirmed the incident saying that the undetermined number […]

Scout Rangers, Sayyaf clash in Tipo-Tipo »

Scout Rangers, Sayyaf clash in Tipo-Tipo

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/22 January 2013 by Frencie Carreon—Elements of the 12th Scout Ranger Company, while on their way to the heart of Tipo-Tipo town in Basilan province early this morning, was reportedly ambushed  by more or less four armed groups. Military sources from the ground confirmed the wounding of seven soldiers and one civilian.  The […]

US-trained courses for over 100 PH security forces end »

US-trained courses for over 100 PH security forces end

MANILA/17 October 2012—The training courses on Combat Zone Post Blast Investigations conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for over a hundred Philippine security forces recently ended, with best practices in police work shared. A news release issued by the U.S. Embassy in Manila said that said training courses were held on […]

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