Local media in the island of Mindanao reported that one rebel, affiliated with the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed today in a battle with the Philippine Army.
The Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) announced today that it has completed a military exercise in the West Philippine Sea, attended by several naval vessels and more than 100 servicemen.
The plane carrying the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government of the Philippines, Jesse Robredo crashed yesterday at about 4:30 pm.
General Thanasak Patimaprakorn, the Commander of the Royal Thai Armed Forces is currently undertaking a visit to Camp Aguinaldo, the headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
The Philippine Army sources informed the media today that the number of people displaced as a result of the ongoing clashes with Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) has gone up to 25,000.
A rebel spokesperson informed the media that seven soldiers lost their lives in the province of Compostela Valley, after their patrol team was ambushed near the village of Paloc.