Monthly Archives: February 2015

Aquino felt ‘lied to’ by Purisima on Mamasapano tragedy

MANILA  – President Benigno Aquino III confided to lawmakers that he felt “lied to” by resigned police chief Alan Purisima when the latter told him reinforcement was underway but did not materialize

Napeñas admits Purisima gave go-ahead

MANILA — Relieved police Special Action Force (SAF) head Director Getulio Napeñas admitted during a Senate hearing on Monday that it was then-suspended PNP Chief Director Alan Purisima who gave him the

Aquino briefs House on Exodus

MANILA  – Under pressure to tell everything he knows about Operation Plan Exodus, President Aquino briefed leaders of the House of Representatives yesterday about the raid that led to the deaths of

Gov’t can’t compel MILF to yield killers

MANILA – Amid calls for the government to demand the surrender of members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who were involved in the Mamasapano

DFA says Oplan Exodus ‘100% Filipino’

MANILA — The Oplan Exodus, the operation that targeted top international terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan, was “100 percent Filipino,” the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. “In our

Aquino urges lawmakers to pass BBL ‘in timely manner’

MANILA  – With the peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in question, President Aquino gathered congressmen at Palace, on Monday, explaining himself on the Mamasapano debacle that killed 44