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Category: newsSource: manila_shimbun manila_shimbunOct 9th, 2019

PDEA, cops join US Embassy course on drug investigations

Drug enforcement and police officials are on the tailend of an 11-day specialized training on substance abuse prevention initiated by the US Embassy when the termination notice of the Visiting Forces Agreement was received by US Deputy Chief of Mission John Law on Tuesday. The course being conducted by US Department of State’s Bureau of […] The post PDEA, cops join US Embassy course on drug investigations appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2020

US Army 1st Corps Commander Visits Pa Chief

United States Army 1st Corps commander, Lt. Gen. Gary J. Volesky on Monday paid a courtesy call on Philippine Army (PA) chief, Lt. Gen. Macairog S. Alberto at the PA headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. The visit served as a venue to discuss future US-proposed exercises and trainings between the United States Army Pacific […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 30th, 2019

Embassy of Japan pledges continuous support for BARMM

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 19 (PIA) -- Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan Yamamoto Yasushi has pledged to continue their full support for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mind.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2020

Embassy of Japan pledges continuous support for BARMM

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 19 (PIA) -- Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan Yamamoto Yasushi has pledged to continue their full support for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mind.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2020

U.S. bans visits by Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The United States said Friday, February 14, it would refuse entry to Sri Lanka's army chief over "credible" evidence of human rights violations in the bloody 2009 finale to the civil war . Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, whose appointment last year drew wide international criticism, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

New Army chief of staff named

The Philippine Army installed a new chief of staff in a change of command ceremony yesterday at the PA headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City as chief of staff Major Gen. Jesus Sarsagat will retire on Christmas Day. Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay, Army commanding general, led the turnover ceremony between Sarsagat and incoming chief of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 20th, 2019

76 communist rebels yield in Region 12, Davao Region

MALUNGON, Sarangani (MindaNews/28 Nov) – The surrender of at least 76 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels since the start of the year has weakened the strength of the communist movement in Region 12 and in the Davao Region, military officials here said. Lt. Col. Victorino Seño, 1002nd Infantry Brigade deputy chief for administration, said the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 28th, 2019

Army Hosts Ultimate ROTC Challenge 2019

The Philippine Army (PA), through the Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM), hosted the Ultimate Reserve Officers Training Challenge (ROTC) 2019 Part 2 from November 15 to 17 at Camp Regio de Dios, Tanza Cavite. The activity was initiated by the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Reservist and Retirees Affairs, Armed Forces of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2019

Philippine, Indonesian Armies Strengthen Military Ties

The Philippine Army (PA) welcomes the visit of the Indonesian Army (IA) as part of the two country’s efforts to strengthen its military ties here today, October 28. During the courtesy call, Army Vice Commander Maj. Gen. Reynaldo M. Aquino and Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Security of the Tentra National Indonesia, Angkatan Darat […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 30th, 2019

Nonong Araneta named Chief d Mission for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Philippine Football Federation President Mariano "Nonong" Araneta has been appointed as Chief d'Mission to the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.  Araneta's appointment was made during the first General Assembly of the Philippine Olympic Committee under newly-elected president Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino.  Tolentino himself was the one to appoint Araneta to the Chief d'Mission role.  The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 24th, 2020.  A former football national team member and coach, Araneta has served as the PFF's president since 2010. In 2017, Araneta became one of four members from the Asian Football Confederation in the FIFA Council.  Other appointments during the POC's first General Assembly included Stephen Hontiveros as Chairman, Atty. Edwin Gastanes as Secretary-General, and Sonny Barrios as 2nd Deputy Secretary General in charge of Administrative Matters......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

U.S. bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya ethnic cleansing

WASHINGTON, USA – The United States on Tuesday, July 16, banned visits by Myanmar's army chief and 3 other top officers due to their role in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Army Chief Leads Special Forces Anniversary Celebration

Army Chief Lt. Gen. Macairog S. Alberto led the celebration of the 57th founding anniversary of the Special Forces Regiment (Airborne) at its headquarters in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The SFR(A) is an elite Army unit with a competency on unconventional warfare operations. The members of the regiment are also […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 2019

NBA names Amadou Gallo Fall president of Basketball Africa League

NBA press release JOHANNESBURG AND NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today named NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall as President of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa scheduled to begin play next year. Fall will assume his role as BAL President immediately while assisting in the transition and search for a new Managing Director of the NBA in Africa. [Watch the Playoffs on NBA League Pass for 30% less with this limited time offer! Select Annual package and use code SAVE30 at checkout to redeem] “Amadou’s efforts to grow basketball and the NBA’s business across Africa have been extraordinary, and he is an ideal choice to lead the Basketball Africa League,” said NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum.  “This historic initiative will not only further enhance the game in Africa but also provide new opportunities in media, technology and infrastructure on the continent.” The announcement about the NBA and FIBA’s launch of the BAL, which would mark the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside of North America, was made at the NBA All-Star 2019 Africa Luncheon in Charlotte on Saturday, Feb. 16. Fall, a Senegalese native who joined the NBA in January 2010, helped open the league’s office in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 2010, and has directed the NBA’s grassroots basketball development initiatives and partnerships with marketing, media and consumer product companies in Africa. He has overseen significant growth in the NBA’s business and basketball development efforts in Africa, highlighted by three sold-out NBA Africa Games - in Johannesburg in 2015 and 2017 and in Pretoria in 2018 - in support of charities including UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and SOS Children’s Villages South Africa.   Under Fall’s leadership, the NBA has expanded its grassroots and elite development efforts across the continent, including the Jr. NBA, Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa and The NBA Academy Africa.  This year, the NBA plans to reach more than 2.5 million boys and girls ages 16 and under through Jr. NBA programs in 21 African countries.  BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, has been held in Africa 16 times, with 10 former BWB Africa campers drafted into the NBA. Fall was instrumental in opening The NBA Academy Africa in May 2017, where 25 elite male prospects ages 14-20 have received scholarships and training after scouting programs conducted with local federations across the continent.  Three NBA Academy Africa graduates have gone on to commit to NCAA Division 1 schools. Fall is a recipient of multiple leadership awards for his contribution to the growth of the game of basketball and youth development on the African continent.  This includes African Leader 4 Change (2017) and the South African Sport Industry’s Leadership in Sport (2018). Fall previously worked for the Dallas Mavericks, starting as a scout in 1998 before ultimately becoming Director of Player Personnel and Vice President of International Affairs, when he served as the team’s international goodwill ambassador and oversaw scouting assignments.  He helped start Basketball Without Borders Africa in 2003 and served as Camp Director until 2010. Fall is also the Founder of SEED (Sports for Education and Economic Development), a global non-profit organization established in 1998 with the mission of using sport as a vehicle to inspire, empower and support the holistic development of promising African youth, preparing them to become global citizens. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), where he played center on the basketball team.  Fall was inducted into the UDC Athletics Hall of Fame on February 15, 2019......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 28th, 2019

Task Force Piniliay formed for midterm polls

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/01 May) – An Army unit has lent its support for an honest and orderly election in Lanao del Norte and Iligan by forming Task Force Piniliay. The 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade here activated the task force on Wednesday with deputy brigade chief Col. Alex Aduca as its commander. Task Force Pinilliay, which […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process - InterAksyon

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process - InterAksyon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

Bello visits NPA lair on CPP anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – Government officials led by chief government negotiator Silvestre Bello III visited a stronghold of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Paqu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2016

Bomba ‘itinapon’ sa US emba (Gawa ng Maute group – Gen. Bato)

INIHAYAG ni PNP chief Dir. Gen. Ronald dela Rosa, ang bombang narekober sa Roxas Boulevard, Maynila malapit sa US Embassy ay katulad sa eksplosibo na ginamit sa Davao City bombing. Ginawa ni Dela Rosa ang kompirmasyon sa kanyang pagtungo sa headquarters n.....»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsNov 29th, 2016
Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2016

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2016