To Serve and Protect Themselves

Every year, a fresh batch of about 300 young men and women graduate from Asia’s premier military school — the Philippine Military Academy. The new officers take an oath at the end of their four year course, which is basically summed up by the motto of the Armed Forces of the Philippines — “to serve […]

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Shamed or Silenced?

It all started with an Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) comptroller being stopped at a US airport for failing to declare US$100,000 cash inside his luggage — who would have thought the saga would see a prominent ex-general commit suicide. The nation is rocked with the news of retired AFP chief Angelo Reyes’ death […]

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