Tag: Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)

Statement on soldiers killed in operation vs Maute terrorists in Munai, Lanao Del Norte

I commiserate with the Armed Forces of the Philippines on the loss of six valiant men who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Their unwavering commitment to safeguarding our nation cost them dearly and we honor their memory with utmost respect and gratitude. In this somber moment, I extend our deepest condolences…
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Reform Bill sa pension system ng militar, isinalang sa plenaryo ng Senado

(REMATE) MANILA, Philippines- Nakatakdang pagdebatehan ang isang panukalang batas na magbabalasa sa pension system ng militar military and uniformed personnel (MUP) matapos itong isalang sa plenaryo ng Senado. Natuklasan ito sa paghahain ni Senador Jinggoy Estrada sa Committee Report 173 ng Senate Bill (SB) 2501, na may layuning  itakda ang mandatory contribution sa bagong pasok…
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Only new entrants in military to have pension deductions – Jinggoy

(JOURNAL NEWS ONLINE) ONLY new entrants in the military and uniformed services will have pension deductions in their monthly pay, Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada said Monday. Estrada’s Committee on National Defense and Security included this amendment in the substitute measure proposing reforms in the military and uniformed personnel (MUP) pension system to prevent a fiscal collapse in the…
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Jinggoy endorses MUP reform bill; only new entrants will contribute

(BUSINESS MIRROR) THE Senate is on track to frontload passage of awaited remedial legislation introducing reforms in the military and uniformed personnel pension system. Senator Jinggoy Estrada, chairman of the endorsing Senate Committee on National Defense, clarified at the outset that in reforming the military and uniformed personnel pension system, “only new entrants will be…
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Senate to debate MUP pension reform bill

(GMA NEWS) The bill seeking to reform the military and uniformed personnel (MUP) pension system is now up for debate in the Senate.advertisement This is after Senator Jinggoy Estrada sponsored Committee Report 173 as contained in Senate Bill (SB) 2501, which seeks to impose a mandatory contribution to new entrants in the Armed Forces of…
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Sponsorship Speech on Senate Bill No. 2501 Committee Report No. 173: Military and Uniformed Personnel Separation, Retirement and Pension System Act

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH  Senate Bill No. 2501 under Committee Report No. 173 “Military and Uniformed Personnel Separation, Retirement and Pension System Act” Sponsor: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada  Mr. President, esteemed colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, as your Chairperson of the Senate Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, I am honored to submit to…
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Jinggoy na-trauma na sa kudeta

(ABANTE) Binigyang-diin ni Senador Jinggoy Estrada na hindi makakabuti sa bansa ang anumang planong destablisasyon laban sa kasalukuyang administrasyong Marcos. “Ayaw ko na maulit ang mga kudeta, we cannot move forward pag may kudeta, purong tayo nang paurong, wala na mangyari sa ating bansa wag naman sana maulit,” pahayag ni Estrada sa Kapihan sa Maynila…
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Lawmakers react to PH-China collision, urge in-depth investigation

(GMA NEWS) Lawmakers on Sunday condemned the China Coast Guard’s (CCG) attempt to thwart an Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) resupply mission that resulted in a collision in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). In a statement, Senator Jinggoy Estrada said the CCG’s actions not only violated maritime norms and international law but also posed…
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On China Coast Guard colliding with AFP-contracted resupply boat in Ayungin Shoal

We strongly condemn the reckless and hostile behavior of the Chinese Coast Guard towards our resupply boat contracted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) resulting in a collision near Ayunging Shoal. These actions not only violate maritime norms and international law but also pose a threat to the safety and security of the…
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CA confirms Gibo as DND chief, with 11 AFP officers

(MANILA STANDARD) The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed on Wednesday the ad interim appointment of Gilberto Teodoro Jr. as Secretary of the Department of National Defense (DND). The CA also confirmed the appointment of 11 generals and senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Meanwhile, the controversial provision that requires members to…
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