MANILA – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday said the “smart munitions” given to them by the United States would be of great help to their ongoing efforts to eliminate the terrorist menace in the country.
Forty-eight hours is enough time for arresting officers to report warrantless arrests of suspected terrorists, Justice Undersecretary Adrian Sugay said on Tuesday (Oct. 20).
MANILA – Some 124 terrorists were killed in 279 armed encounters against communist and local terror groups in the first semester of 2020, the Philippine Army (PA) said on Saturday.
It may no longer be a matter of if but when terrorists will exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to stage their attacks, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Terrorists should beware of the anti-terror law, Malacañang said, allaying fears it would lead to massive rights abuses.
Foreign governments will still have a limited role in going after terrorists in the Philippines, even with the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
President Rodrigo Duterte told the military to use their new weapons to kill terrorists.
The state of national emergency in Mindanao will remain even after the end of martial law as the government continues to go after communist rebels and terrorists, Malacañang said Friday (January 3).
President Rodrigo Duterte wants a bigger army to fight his war against insurgents and terrorists.
Philippine authorities have frozen more than PHP1 billion worth of assets from January 2018 until July 2019, and PHP52 million of these are terrorism funds.
President Rodrigo Duterte has made an unflattering remark against Mexicans.
Malacanang has pinned the blame on the “political opposition” for the threats allegedly received by members of the Catholic clergy.
Talk to my hand! Palace: Terrorists should not be responded to
Japan has amassed enough plutonium to make 6,000 atomic bombs as part of a programme to fuel its nuclear plants, but concern is growing that the stockpile is vulnerable to terrorists and natural disasters.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra is considering withdrawing the proscription which seeks to declare the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA) as terrorists.
Malacañang has scored United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz for calling the government “authoritarian,” saying she is “detached” from the “realities happening in the Philippines.”
Senator Manny Pacquiao says he’s ready to face terrorists
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to refrain from buying military equipment from the United States and Canada amid the uproar over the Philippines’ $233-million deal with Canada.
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on residents of Marawi City to help in efforts to rebuild it after the six-month fighting between soldiers and terrorists.
President Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to the residents of Marawi City to stop efforts of terrorists from entering their community once again to sow chaos.