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The generals coup in 2018: Duterte breaks up with Reds

The generals' coup in 2018: Duterte breaks up with Reds Rappler The military elbows the communists out of government, and turns the President who once called himself leftist into becoming the reb.....»»

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Ex-general in military corruption scandal cleared in P428M tax case

MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has acquitted retired Lt Gen Jacinto C. Ligot and wife Erlinda Ligot of 4 counts of tax deficiencies worth P428 million. The CTA Third Division acquitted the Ligots in a decision promulgated January 8, mainly ........»»

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China takes lead in some military tech, says Pentagon study

  WASHINGTON, USA – China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems – and in some cases already has surpassed its rivals, a Pentagon assessment released Tuesday, January 16, found. An unclassified report by the Defense Intelligence Agency says Beijing has made enormous military strides ........»»

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Venezuela s parliament tries to lure military into disavowing Maduro | The Manila Times Online

CARACAS: Venezuelas opposition-controlled but powerless National Assembly stepped up its battle with President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday by offering an amnesty to anyone from the military who joins it.....»»

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US report says rapidly modernizing Chinese military has set sights on Taiwan – CNN

OVER THE last few years China has made a series of ambitious military reforms and acquired new technology as it […].....»»

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US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan

WASHINGTON --- Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon has released a new report that lays out US concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan. Speaking to reporters, a senior defense intelligence official said Tuesday that the key concern is that as China upgrades its military equipment and technology and reforms how it trains and develops troops, it becomes more confident in its ability to wage a regional conflict. And Beijing's leaders have made it clear that reasserting sovereignty over Taiwan is a top priority. The official added, however, that although China could easily fire missiles at Taiwan, it ...Keep on reading: US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan.....»»

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Ex-military comptroller, wife acquitted in P400-M tax evasion case

MANILA, Philippines --- The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has acquitted former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot and his wife Erlinda in a P400-million tax evasion case. "After careful consideration of the testimonial and documentary evidence presented by both parties, the Court finds that the prosecution was not able to prove the guilt of the accused spouses Ligot beyond reasonable doubt," the CTA's Third Division said in its 83-page ruling. The Ligots are facing cases for violation of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 for failure to supply correct and accurate information in their joint Income Tax Return (ITR) for the taxable year 2001 and for failure to report in their in...Keep on reading: Ex-military comptroller, wife acquitted in P400-M tax evasion case.....»»

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Lorenzana: Chinese bases changed equation in Philippine military security

Beijing's military facilities in the South China Sea, part of which is the West Philippine Sea, changed the equation in the country's military security, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana admitted on Wednesday......»»

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Venezuela’s parliament tries to lure military into disavowing Maduro

CARACAS: Venezuela’s opposition-controlled but powerless National Assembly stepped up its battle with President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday by offering an amnesty to anyone from the military who joins it in…READ The post Venezuela’s parliament tries to lure military into disavowing Maduro appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Student groups decry alleged harassment by military

Members of Anakbayan and the National Union of Students of the Philippines were allegedly being hunted down by members of the military after a certain “Ka Ruben” claimed their support to the communist rebels. The Philippine National Police presented on Monday an alleged returnee named “Ka Ruben” who claimed students from state-run University of the […] The post Student groups decry alleged harassment by military appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 15th, 2019Related News

Yasay refutes Locsin, says passport data not stolen | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay refutes his successor , Foreign Secretary Teddyboy Locsin and says he ‘was misinformed.’ Legislators and friends of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe honor the life and works of the slain congressman on Monday, January 14. The Wall Street Journal reports the White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

White House sought military strike against Iran

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on Iran after attacks in Iraq last year, sparking concern at the Pentagon and State Department, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, January 13. The report said the move came after a mortar attack launched ........»»

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3 militants yield in Lanao del Sur 

PAGADIAN CITY – Three pro-ISIS fighters have surrendered to the military in southern Philippines where security forces are battling several […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

Beijing, US to ease tensions

WASHINGTON — The head of the US Navy will visit his Chinese counterpart next week, officials said Friday, as the two powers seek to reduce military risks amid ongoing trade tensions. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson will travel to Beijing and Nanjing from 13 to 16 January, when he will meet with Vice […].....»»

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US navy chief goes to China | The Manila Times Online

WASHINGTON: The head of the US Navy will visit his Chinese counterpart next week, officials said Friday (Saturday in Manila), as the two powers seek to reduce military risks amidREAD The post US navy.....»»

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2 Maute-IS remnants surrender in Lanao del Sur

Two Maute-Islamic State (IS) remnants, who reportedly belong to terrorist leader Abu Dar’s group, surrendered to the military in Lanao del Sur on Friday, January 11. 2 Maute-IS remnants surrender in Lanao del Sur Source link: 2 Maute-IS remnants surrender in Lanao del Sur.....»»

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TASS: Military & Defense - Pacific Fleet ships wrap up visit to Philippines

Pacific Fleet ships wrap up visit to Philippines TASS The group of Pacific Fleet ships under the command of Chief of Staff of the Pacific Fleet's Submarine Forces Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov em.....»»

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A black Jesus Christ (1) Manila Bulletin News

A black Jesus Christ (1) Manila Bulletin LANDSCAPE. By GEMMA CRUZ ARANETA. Gemma Cruz Araneta. During their glory days, the Aztecs (a.k.a Mexicas) established military garrisons and ........»»

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Duterte: Philippines will not buy weapons from US

President Rodrigo Duterte declared that the Philippines would no longer purchase arms and military equipment from the United States for its criticism of the government's campaign against illegal drugs......»»

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AFP, PNP Assure Cebu Is Safe from Terror Threats

Police and military officials in Central Visayas assured Gov. Hilario P. Davide III on Wednesday, Jan. 9, that Cebu remains safe following the travel advisory of the United Kingdom, warning its citizens from traveling to Mindanao and parts of southern Cebu. In a briefing, Chief Insp. Florendo Fajardo of the Provincial Police Operations Plans Branch […].....»»

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