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Gordon to Malacañang: Clarify role of military in Customs

Oct 30, 2018 - 11:57 AM

'Dapat ilinaw muna ng Malacañang kung anong gagawin ng military,' says Senator Richard Gordon even as he defended President Rodrigo Duterte's order for the military to take over a civilian agency

SENATE PROBE ON MISSING DRUGS. Senator Richard Gordon, chairman of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, presides the hearing on the missing shabu shipment on October 30, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

De Lima warns of 'military takeover' if Duterte declares revolutionary gov't

Nov 19, 2017 - 10:32 AM

'Those asking for a so-called RevGov or revolutionary government under Duterte should be careful what they wish for,' says Senator Leila de Lima

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Nov 10, 2017 - 8:27 PM

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#AnimatED: Change is coming? Duterte recycles the old

May 15, 2017 - 9:00 AM

By naming soldiers to civilian posts Philippine presidents think they are able to tame and temper a politicized military

Año says 'very early' DILG offer surprised him

May 10, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The Armed Forces chief of staff is just as shocked at the announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte

WHY NOW? File photo of AFP chief General Eduardo Año after he got the nod of the Commission on Appointments on February 8, 2017. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

US launches first anti-ISIS air raids in Libya's Sirte

Aug 02, 2016 - 6:40 AM

The first American air strikes on precise positions of the Daesh ISIS organization were carried out today causing heavy losses in Sirte prime minister Fayez al Sarraj says

COA to defense dep’t: Go after Canadian firm that didn’t deliver

Dec 03, 2015 - 8:35 PM

Waterbury Farrel a division of Magnum Integrated Technologies Incorporated of Canada should face sanctions and pay damages according to state auditors

Pentagon proposes to shrink US Army to pre-WWII level

Feb 25, 2014 - 6:57 AM

The spending plan is the first to fully reflect a transition away from a war footing that has been in place for 13 years says US Defense Sec Hagel

SMALLER MILITARY. US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs reporters on his recommendations to President Barack Obama for the fiscal year 2015 budget at the Pentagon, Feb. 24, 2014. US Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler/US Dept of Defense photo

Leadership crucial in Yolanda recovery – UN, USAID

Nov 24, 2013 - 5:29 PM

The world shows immense generosity but it poses a coordination risk an expert says Can the government manage it?

Zamboanga City Hall reopens after 21 days

Sep 30, 2013 - 12:30 PM

The Philippine flag is raised half mast in front of the city hall as government offices resume operations after 3 weeks

BACK IN BUSINESS. The Zamboanga City Hall reopened September 30, 2013 after fighting in the city forced it to suspend operations for 3 weeks. In this photo, the Philippine flag flies half-mast on the first day of the resumption of the city hall's operations. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/