The commander of the Philippine Navy was abruptly sacked Tuesday in a surprise move which a legislator and news reports linked to a dispute about a contract for warships.
There was a time when President Rodrigo Duterte shunned reading the military’s briefers of the conflict in Marawi City because of the number of soldiers who died just kept on rising.
US Defense Secretary Mattis heaps praise on military for not committing any human rights violations…
US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday praised the Philippine military for upholding human rights in a five-month battle against pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city.
The Philippine military said Sunday it had captured the command centre of Islamic State group supporters who have besieged a southern city for nearly four months.
President Rodrigo Duterte plans to extend martial law in the southern Philippines to defeat Islamist militants who have seized a major city, his administration said Tuesday, as critics warned the country could be edging towards a…
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to eat alive the Islamist militants behind the abduction and beheadings of two Vietnamese sailors in a furious reaction to the killings.
It is unlikely for Marawi City to become a "wilayat" or province of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) even if the military has yet to retake it from the clutches of the Maute group, Malacanang said Tuesday (June 20).
Vice President Leni Robredo has expressed gratitude to the United States for extending assistance to Philippine troops battling the terrorist Maute group in Marawi City.
Senators Panfilo Lacson, Gringo Honasan and Francis "Chiz" Escudero see nothing wrong with the assistance being given by the United States to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Marawi City as long as they don't fight alongside troops.
President Rodrigo Duterte will not fight China for sending its ships to Benham Rise even if it has been declared by the United Nations as part of Philippine territory.