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Historic visit: PH military welcomes MILF to Camp Aguinaldo

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) welcomed high-ranking Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) officials in a historic visit to Camp Aguinaldo on Thursday, July 12, sending a strong message of support at a critical stage of the peace process.  MILF vice chairman Ghazali Jaafar and Bangsamoro ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 12th, 2018

MILF leader makes historic visit to AFP headquarters

Admitting there was a time he thought only of destroying or neutralizing military camps, Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim yesterday thanked the Armed Forces of the Philippines for the “distinct privilege of stepping into the hallowed grounds” of Camp Aguinaldo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

MILF leader makes historic visit to AFP headquarters

Admitting there was a time he thought only of destroying or neutralizing military camps, Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim yesterday thanked the Armed Forces of the Philippines for the “distinct privilege of stepping into the hallowed grounds” of Camp Aguinaldo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

MILF chair visits Camp Aguinaldo in historic first

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim on Monday set foot inside Camp Aguinaldo, the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, a historic visit that aimed to emphasize the end of hostilities after decades of an armed conflict that has claimed an estimated 150,000 lives. Murad made the visit […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

MILF chairman makes historic visit to Camp Aguinaldo - Philippine Star

MILF chairman makes historic visit to Camp Aguinaldo - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

MILF chief to visit Camp Aguinaldo today

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chairman Al Hajj Murad will visit Camp Aguinaldo today to meet with Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

War over between military, MILF — Galvez

ARMED Forces Chief Carlito Galvez Jr. officially declared the end of the war between the Philippine military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Galvez made the announcement in a visit on Saturday at the MILF’s Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat where he met with MILF chairman Al Hajj Murad Ebrahim. The military chief was [...] The post War over between military, MILF — Galvez appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

AFP chief vows to campaign for BOL approval once he retires

CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao --- Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), vows to campaign for the approval of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) once he bows out of office in December. Galvez made the commitment on Saturday during a visit to Camp Darapanan, a military installation of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. It was his second visit inside the sprawling MILF camp, where he received a warm welcome. The first time he visited was when he he was still the commander of the 6th Infantry Division. Accompanying Galvez were Lt. Gen. Arnel dela Vega, commander of the Western Mindanao Command, and Maj. Ge...Keep on reading: AFP chief vows to campaign for BOL approval once he retires.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Guess who came to visit prisoners in military headquarters’ detention cells

NEWLY appointed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Ronald de la Rosa visited the so-called “Bilibid Boys” (Jail Boys) in their detention cells in Camp Aguinaldo on Wednesday to ensure that the spread of illegal drugs in prison would be contained. Soldiers from the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP), under the [...] The post Guess who came to visit prisoners in military headquarters’ detention cells appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

AFP asks Robredo to keep mum on security briefing

The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday gave Vice President Leni Robredo a security briefing which the AFP asked the Vice President's camp to keep confidential.   Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP spokesperson, said it was a "regular visit" by the Vice President at Camp Aguinaldo but would not give details on what was discussed.   A source from the Office of the Vice President confirmed the briefing but said that it was a "regular security meeting with defense officials."   The source said Robredo had already received two security briefings from the military.   The source added that the AFP asked Robredo to treat information given to her during t...Keep on reading: AFP asks Robredo to keep mum on security briefing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Malaysian defense minister meets with Lorenzana

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – Malaysia’s defense minister – on a visit to a military camp here – yesterday urged the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to sus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2017

Duterte to appoint Galvez next week as peace adviser

    MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said former Armed Forces Chief of StaffCarlito Galvez Jr. would be appointed as Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process next week.   Duterte made the announcement during the Armed Forces of the Philippines' change of command ceremony at the Camp Aguinaldo.   "Si Gen. Galvez will join the Cabinet next week as the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process," Duterte said in his speech   "He will be the ninth military man to join my government," he added.   Galvez will replace former Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza who resigned last month.  ...Keep on reading: Duterte to appoint Galvez next week as peace adviser.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Military says mandatory ROTC to stop NPA recruitment in schools

MANILA, Philippines – The proposal to make the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program mandatory for students would prevent the recruitment of communist rebels, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Thursday, November 29. Speaking at a press briefing in Camp Aguinaldo on Thursday, November 29, AFP spokesman ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Trump war camp romp soon

AS PRESSURE MOUNTS WASHINGTON— US President Donald Trump frequently credits himself with accomplishing more for the military and veterans than any other president in recent memory. But he has yet to embark on what has long been a traditional presidential pilgrimage important to the military: a visit to troops deployed in a war zone. I’m […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Makasaysayan: MILF chairman, bumisita sa Camp Aguinaldo | ABS-CBN News

Sa unang pagkakataon, tumapak sa punong tanggapan ng militar sa Quezon City ang pinuno ng Moro Islamic Liberation Front......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

AFP chief offers to be OPAPP consultant after retirement

With his retirement coming up in less than a month, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. has expressed interest that he wants to serve as consultant at the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP). "I told Secretary Jesus Dureza, 'Can I be some sort of consultant?' He accepted my request," the AFP chief said in press conference at Camp Aguinaldo on Monday. "We have trust and confidence with the MILF [Moro Islamic Liberation Front] at the same MNLF [Moro National Liberation Front]. Also, what we want especially in contentious areas like the areas of the BIFF (Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters), we wanted that if ever during the e...Keep on reading: AFP chief offers to be OPAPP consultant after retirement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

5 soldiers slain in Jolo ambush

Five soldiers were killed while 23 others were injured in a major ambush staged by members of notorious Abu Sayyaf group in the strife-torn southern island of Jolo over the weekend. Reports reaching Camp Aguinaldo indicatedthe soldiers were searching for hostages taken by the Abu Sayyaf bandits when the gunmen waylaid them. Regional military spokesman […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Malacañang welcomes ‘movement’ of Balangiga Bells back to PH

Malacaang on Tuesday welcomed the latest development on the imminent return of the historic Balangiga Bells to the Philippines.   Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement after the bells were reportedly set to sail back home in the country after a military ceremony this week in Wyoming, United States.   "We welcome any movement towards the return of the the Bells of Balangiga to the Philippines," Panelo said in a statement.   "The President himself, in his second State of the Nation Address (Sona), expressed his desire for the return of these bells explaining that they form part of our country's patrimony and they were taken at t...Keep on reading: Malacañang welcomes ‘movement’ of Balangiga Bells back to PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

North Korea welcomes Cuban president to Pyongyang

SEOUL --- Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel was due in Pyongyang on Sunday, North Korea's state media reported, describing the visit as a "historic event" highlighting the "invincible friendship" of the two allies. The visit comes amid stalled talks between North Korea and the United States and only days after Washington imposed fresh economic restrictions on Cuba. Washington's ties with Havana were fully restored in 2015 after more than half a century of enmity, but have deteriorated since President Donald Trump took office. Communist Cuba is one of North Korea's few remaining allies. "The Korean people warmly welcome the visit to Pyongyang by Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Ber...Keep on reading: North Korea welcomes Cuban president to Pyongyang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

AFP chief declares war with MILF over

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr. on Saturday declared the war with Muslim secessionist over during a visit to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. “Today I can now declare that the war between the Armed Forces and the MILF is finally over. To […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Court junks Palparan plea to halt Bilibid transfer

Palparan is currently detained at the military's general headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City. Source link link: Court junks Palparan plea to halt Bilibid transfer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018