Duterte brands NPA as Terrorists

Duterte says NPA a terrorist group composed of bunch of criminals

“Sawa na ako sa pininira nila ng property, pagsunog ng equipment … and their killings of innocent people … may four-month old pa…,” the president said at a press conference in Davao City.

Duterte said he will issue a proclamation declaring the NPA as a terrorist organization.

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Reds tagged terrorists

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said he will proclaim the New People’s Army a terrorist organization, and crack down on leftist groups such as the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan for conspiring with communist rebels.

“Beginning now, there will be no more talk about rebellion because rebellion is a [bailable] offense. We will file terrorism, murder and arson charges,” Duterte said in Filipino at a press conference in Davao City Saturday.

Calling the NPA “a bunch of criminals,” the President said he is no longer inclined to continue the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, the political arm of the Communist Party of the Philippines.

“I’m sick and tired of their destroying property and equipment… and their killing of innocent people, including a four-month-old girl,” Duterte said, referring to a Nov. 10 communist ambush in Talakag town in Bukidnon in which a baby was killed.

http://www.thestandard.com.ph/mobile/article/252095

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The Send off ceremony for the 31st ASEAN Summit 2017

Manila Philippines – The Send off ceremony for the 31st ASEAN Summit has formally took place this morning at Quirino Grandstand, Manila. ASEAN as the platform of the harmonious partnership of the southeast asian nations, outwardly looking, living in peace, stability and prosperity for the continuous dynamic development of asian regions in community caring societies. Promoting the spirit of equality, through ASEAN, we envision the acceleration of our economic growth, social progress and cultural development. For the prosperous and peaceful living ASEAN nations we unite!

Joint Task Force – National Capital Region (NCR) Press Release on ASEAN Summit 2017

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Joint Task Force, National Capital Region

Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City

 

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has put forward ample and best forces to work with the PNP and other agencies in securing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Meetings 2017 hosted by the Philippines and to be attended by various ASEAN Heads of Government or States (HOG/S), the as well as HOG/S from different ASEAN Dialogue Partners. This year’s theme is “Partnering for Change Engaging the World” which reflects the host country’s support in promoting unity with and among ASEAN member states and its global partners. In linewith this, the Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF NCR) Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) headed by Brigadier General Jesus A. Manangquil Jr will act as the lead security unit of the AFP in working closely with concern agencies to ensure the safety of the participants and the peaceful conduct of the 31st ASEAN Leader’s Summit and Related Meetings. JTF NCR has devised Oplan ALS wherein five (5) Joint Task Groups will be deployed to perform security and emergency response operations in support to other government agencies during the conduct of the said summit from 10 to 14 November 2017. JTF NCR will also provide augmentation forces to the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), Presidential Security Group (PSG). Moreso, JTF NCR will provide Emergency Response Units such as Search, Rescue and Retrieval Units (SRR) and Ambu-Medic Units to provide rescue and health support to delegates and all deployed forces. In case of any natural and man- made disaster occuring during the summit, specialized land, air and sea forces are all set to support all tasked units and delegates of the 31st ASEAN Summit. The ASEAN as a platform for holistic dialogue among Southeast Asian nations, outward looking, living in peace, stability and prosperity, bonded together in partnership in dynamic development and in a community of caring societies; it aims to accelerate economic growth. It also advocates social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavors in the spirit of equality and partnership in order to strengthen the foundation for a prosperous and peaceful community of Southeast Asian Nations and many others. The JTF NCR as the Metro Sentinel of the National Seat of Government has long been planning and preparing for contingency measures to address any worse case threat scenario and BGen Manangquil Jr assures the public of security the land safety of the people and visitors.

Sovereignty and National Security

Mr ROILO GOLEZ National Security Adviser 2001-2004 and Former Congressman talks about Diskursong Teritoryo: The Philippines Faces A Security challenge in two fronts: Benham Rise in the East and Scarborough Shoal in the west.

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EDUKASYON KONTRA DROGA

Lecture of SPO4 FERNANDO TECSON GALANG D.A.R.E. International Mentor Officer DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP, about the bad effects of drugs and how to avoid it.

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Reserve Officer Training Course

CAPTAIN PEDRO M SAMSON (GSC) PN, talks about the Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) at the 4th National Youth Leadership Summit held at Bakasyunan Resort and Conference Center Tanay, Rizal.

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China turns over 3,000 guns to PH

The Chinese government on Thursday turned over 3,000 units of assault rifles as part of its continuing “military assistance gratis” to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the Chinese weapons were supposed to go to the military, but President Duterte felt the police needed them more.
“We are lucky that the Chinese government provided the firearms,” Lorenzana said at a news conference, where stacks of rifles were on display.
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The M4 rifles will be turned over to the Philippine National Police for the use of its special units and not for policemen on foot patrol carrying out the government’s war against illegal drugs, according to AFP chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Año.

http://globalnation.inquirer.net/160712/china-turns-3000-guns-ph

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