Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Top Stories

Editor's Pick

Centino named new AFP chief

THE LEADER of the Philippine Army was chosen on Friday by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as the next chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

Malacanang confirmed the appointment of Lieutenant General Andres C. Centino as AFP chief, effective Nov. 12.

Mr. Centino would become the 57th AFP chief, replacing General Jose C. Faustino, Jr. who only served as the head of the armed forces for four months from July 2021.

Mr. Centino is a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Maringal” Class of 1988. His term will end on February 2023 when he reaches the age of 56 which is the mandatory age of retirement.

“We are confident that Gen. Centino will continue the initiatives of his predecessors to bring lasting peace and development in the country while securing the State and upgrading our defense capability,” said Presidential Spokesperson Herminio “Harry” L. Roque, Jr. to reporters.

Meanwhile, the AFP said in a separate statement that Mr. Centino has “immense knowledge and experience” in leading the country’s troops and that this will make him a competent leader for the armed forces’ mission and response to the coronavirus pandemic.

His appointment comes after Mr. Duterte chose Police Lieutenant General Dionardo B. Carlos, who is from the same PMA class as Mr. Centino, as the chief of the Philippine National Police on Nov. 10. — Russell Louis C. Ku

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

The Board of Investments (BoI) has cleared Sinoma Energy Conservation (Cebu) Waste Heat Recovery Co. Inc. to serve as the operator of a 4.5-megawatt...


In the wake of Covid-19, people are working harder than ever. While many of us thought productivity may dip when we started working from...


Few individuals can resist the temptation to try before they buy; therefore, it was only a matter of time until online casinos realized this...

Editor's Pick

REUTERS WASHINGTON – The chair of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday asked a regulator to investigate whether Meta Platforms’ Facebook misled its...

Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice.
The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

Copyright © 2022 Secrets Of Richdads. All Rights Reserved.