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AFP complies with ceasefire

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo Visaya has ordered the suspension of military operations against the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front in line with President Duterte’s declaration of a unilateral ceasefire with the rebels during his State-of-the-Nation Address last Monday.

AFP vows 24/7 operation vs ASG

Incoming Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya has vowed to implement a 24/7 operation to hunt down the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) when he assumes post on July 1.

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A young Afghan woman who was married against her will has been stoned to death by extremists after she was caught eloping with another man, local officials told AFP Tuesday.

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Gunmen attacked a major hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Sunday, according to an AFP reporter, who heard at least two loud explosions followed by intense gunfire.

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Some 451 workers around Central Visayas are set to benefit from over P2 million in livelihood assistance released by the Department of Labor and Employment to 10 community-based enterprises (CBE’s) in Cebu under the agency’s Integrated Livelihood Program (ILP).

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NEW YORK (AFP) – President Aquino said Tuesday that he expected China to be “reasonable” over tense territorial disputes so long as Beijing is given a way to save face. Aquino, who recently visited Beijing in a bid to ease high tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea, said it was crucial to try to […]

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