AFP monitors local terror groups sympathetic to Iran

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Felimon Santos Jr. on Monday said the military is monitoring local terror groups that might express sympathy to Iran following the killing of its top general. In an interview with reporters, Santos said President Rodrigo Duterte met with Philippine security officials to discuss actions on the impact of the killing of Qassem Soleimani in a US airstrike on January 3. “We presented our actions taken. No. 1 is our monitoring (of the situation) with our defense attaché(s) (in the Middle East). No. 2 (is to) intensify our intelligence monitoring on the … Continue reading AFP monitors local terror groups sympathetic to Iran

Duterte renews commitment to fight corruption, abuses in gov’t




President Rodrigo Duterte renewed on Saturday, April 16, his commitment to fight corruption, criminality and illegal drugs when he met overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Doha, Qatar.

 The President, who won overwhelmingly among OFWs, run on a platform of eliminating … Continue reading Duterte renews commitment to fight corruption, abuses in gov’t