Hagonoy, Davao del Sur— President Rodrigo Duterte encouraged the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), on Wednesday, July 5, to show its sincerity to continue the peace talks between the government and the communists.
Category: Peace and Order
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday, July 5, assured that its members are striving to hunt down individuals involved in the ongoing rebellion in Marawi City.
A Malacañang official has welcomed the result of the eight-hour humanitarian pause that was observed in conflict-stricken Marawi City last Sunday in celebration of Eid’l Fitr.
Malacañang on Saturday, June 24, welcomed the recent developments on the government’s ongoing operations against the Maute group. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said among the developments in the ongoing operations include the recovery of P10-million worth of shabu found inside the house of former Marawi City Mayor Omar Solitario Ali.
The government on Friday, June 16, called on the public to be part of the security posture in preventing terrorist groups from wreaking more havoc in other areas in Mindanao and throughout the country.
We understand the concern of foreign tourists. Safety is on top of their minds.
The President has already made clear in his media interview in Cagayan de Oro that as the Commander-in-Chief he allowed the Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines to decide on matters pertaining to martial law.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, June 11, expressed confidence that the Philippine Government will emerge victorious in the ongoing siege in Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, June 11, led the arrival honors at the Villamor Air Base for the eight soldiers killed in hours-long gunbattle between government forces and Maute militants in Marawi last Friday.
The United States is assisting the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in its operations in Marawi but this is limited to technical assistance.
TACURONG CITY, SULTAN KUDARAT — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, June 7, called on the men and women of the Armed Forces to never waver in their commitment to protect the Republic from all threats such as terrorism.
The arrest of Cayamora Maute, the father of the Maute brothers Omar and Abdullah, at a military checkpoint is a welcome development to break the cycle of lawlessness in some areas in Mindanao.
Close to 200 civilians were rescued on Sunday with the four-hour humanitarian pause in Marawi City, the Palace said Monday, June 5.
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — President Rodrigo Duterte assured on Sunday, June 4, that the military could eliminate the local terrorist groups in Marawi City.
All indications in the Resorts World Manila point to a criminal act by an apparently emotionally disturbed individual.
Malacañang on Saturday, June 3, urged the public to be mindful against speculations about the incident in Resorts World Manila.
Authorities are looking at this as an isolated incident involving robbery.
Let us be clear that first and foremost, the President’s priority is the nation’s interest.
The campaign vow of the President to rid society of drugs, criminality and corruption is part of his overarching goal to build a progressive and inclusive nation where Filipinos enjoy a comfortable life.
Public safety is everyone’s concern. We assure everyone that the government is on top of the situation and authorities, particularly those in the Western Command (WESCOM) which covers the province of Palawan, are on heightened alert to prevent any untoward incidents.
We recognize the New York Times’ right to opinion, however, we have a clear disagreement with the newspaper’s April 25 editorial, “Let the World Condemn Duterte,” which was based on a complaint filed by a lawyer of a self-confessed assassin.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allayed the public’s fears of any serious threat to the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this week.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, April 19, said he is offering one million reward for the immediate arrest of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members who are still hiding in Bohol province.
The Palace commends the timely action of our military and police that thwarted the evil plans of some armed lawless elements to sow fear and terror in the province of Bohol.
CAGAYAN DE ORO — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday, April 2, expressed his determination to carry out his mission to restore peace and order in the country amid chronic problems of illegal drugs and insurgency in Mindanao.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants government negotiators to secure a bilateral ceasefire agreement with communist insurgents as the fourth round of talks start in The Netherlands on April 2 to 6, GPH panel chief negotiator said on Friday, March 31.
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the enhanced National Security Policy 2017-2022 (NSP) that serves as guide for the government bureaucracy in the efforts to safeguard national security interests.
Malacanang said that despite all the noise to put the President down, President Duterte’s focus is on the Filipino people.
We are glad that the NPA heeded the call of the military for a ceasefire in earthquake-affected areas. We welcome their declaration and hope they do not renege on it as they have previously done.
We are pleased to hear that DSWD Sec. Judy Taguiwalo, DAR Sec. Rafael Mariano and NAPC Lead Convenor Sec. Liza Maza will stay in the Cabinet despite the scrapping of peace talks with the CPP-NPA-NDFP.