Gilbert Gapay

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Gilbert Gapay said : "There is no substantial distinction between UP and other schools, state colleges, and universities. To give to UP such entitlement places it an unfairly advantaged status over the academic institutions and defies that Constitutional guarantee of equality of rights and protection under our laws," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That academic freedom is guaranteed by the Constitution, it does not require enabling laws or any other agreements certainly not from the voided agreement," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "And this deadly recruitment has to stop. The CTGs (Communist Terrorist Groups) can no longer lurk in the university as they did before knowing that the AFP cannot enter the campuses without the prior consent of the school administrators," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As a way forward, we will pursue a more collaborative relationship between UP and other universities for that matter to usher the rebirth of schools and state universities that are bastions of genuine patriotism and not of misguided activism," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hopefully, the pool of multi-disciplinary members in the form of our current AFP Mental Health Team will help us achieve and implement a holistic approach in attending to the mental health needs, issues, and concerns not only of our military troops and civilian resource but also of their families,” External link

pna Friday, January 22, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP salutes our battle casualties for the heroism they exemplified in the performance of their duties. While the prostheses do not amount to their exemplary act of sacrifice, I hope that it will help them ease back into their everyday lives,” External link

pna Friday, January 22, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "There is no substantial distinction between UP and other schools, state colleges, and universities. To give to UP such entitlement places it an unfairly advantaged status over the academic institutions and defies that Constitutional guarantee of equality of rights and protection under our laws," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That academic freedom is guaranteed by the Constitution, it does not require enabling laws or any other agreements certainly not from the voided agreement," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "And this deadly recruitment has to stop. The CTGs (Communist Terrorist Groups) can no longer lurk in the university as they did before knowing that the AFP cannot enter the campuses without the prior consent of the school administrators," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As a way forward, we will pursue a more collaborative relationship between UP and other universities for that matter to usher the rebirth of schools and state universities that are bastions of genuine patriotism and not of misguided activism," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Your efforts and accomplishments truly bespeak of your unceasing dedication in maintaining a peaceful and rightful environment for all," External link

manilametro Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us endeavor to raise all violations of human rights and international humanitarian law to legitimate organizations that are mandated to protect and promote the well-being of non-combatants," External link

manilametro Monday, January 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It is now the time to unmask the NPA and their front organizations for who they are --human rights violators and purveyors of violence towards civilians," External link

manilametro Monday, January 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us empower civilian agencies and work together with them in ensuring that pertinent laws are respected and the full weight of the law pressed upon the violators," External link

manilametro Monday, January 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us endeavor to raise all violations of human rights and international humanitarian law to legitimate organizations that are mandated to protect and promote the well-being of non-combatants," External link

irishsun Monday, January 18, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It is now the time to unmask the NPA and their front organizations for who they are --human rights violators and purveyors of violence towards civilians," External link

irishsun Monday, January 18, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us empower civilian agencies and work together with them in ensuring that pertinent laws are respected and the full weight of the law pressed upon the violators," External link

irishsun Monday, January 18, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It is now the time to unmask the NPA and their front organizations for who they are --human rights violators and purveyors of violence towards civilians," External link

pna Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us empower civilian agencies and work together with them in ensuring that pertinent laws are respected and the full weight of the law pressed upon the violators," External link

pna Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “All remaining communist guerrilla fronts shall be simultaneously addressed and defeated toward the end of 2021,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "With the assistance and support of the Commission on Human Rights, we will be able to put a stop to the CPP-NPA-NDF's criminal acts. The AFP, through its Human Rights Office, will continuously coordinate with the appropriate agencies in this whole-of-nation approach towards just and lasting peace," External link

manilametro Friday, January 8, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "With the assistance and support of the Commission on Human Rights, we will be able to put a stop to the CPP-NPA-NDF's criminal acts. The AFP, through its Human Rights Office, will continuously coordinate with the appropriate agencies in this whole-of-nation approach towards just and lasting peace," External link

irishsun Friday, January 8, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The knowledge and expertise you shared over the years, through this Agreement, were invaluable in keeping our troops healthy. I am truly grateful for its renewal as we, in the AFP, begin to take major steps toward the accomplishment of one of our major advocacies in promoting our troops’ mental health, which was regrettably neglected in the past years,” External link

pna Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "He exemplified the qualities of a true public official who upholds professionalism and integrity as he ably led the MMDA in performing its mandate, and especially its front-line efforts to mitigate the effect of the (coronavirus disease 2019) Covid-19 pandemic," External link

pna Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “While the past year has brought many obstacles, it was however marked by the distinguished service, dedication, and perseverance of our uniformed personnel as we fulfill our sworn duties to our country. In spite of all the hardships that tested our strength and resolve, we as Filipinos endured and emerged as one stronger nation,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:36:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “While the past year has brought many obstacles, it was however marked by the distinguished service, dedication, and perseverance of our uniformed personnel as we fulfill our sworn duties to our country. In spite of all the hardships that tested our strength and resolve, we as Filipinos endured and emerged as one stronger nation,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, January 1, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "While the past year has brought many obstacles, it was however marked by the distinguished service, dedication, and perseverance of our uniformed personnel as we fulfill our sworn duties to our country. In spite of all the hardships that tested our strength and resolve, we as Filipinos endured and emerged as one stronger nation," External link

pna Friday, January 1, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay urged ( about Jose Rizal ) : “Jose Rizal: Inspirasyon sa Pagbangon at Paghilom ng Bayan” External link

pna Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Jose Rizal ) : “The AFP wishes that Dr. Jose Rizal’s martyrdom will continue to motivate our people to better serve our country. The preservation of the state is an obligation of every citizen, especially now that we are in this challenging time of a pandemic,” External link

pna Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA (New People's Army) and their front organizations have nothing to celebrate. They failed on the ground, got exposed in Congress, and were unmasked abroad for their fake advocacies," External link

manilametro Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

manilametro Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA (New People's Army) and their front organizations have nothing to celebrate. They failed on the ground, got exposed in Congress, and were unmasked abroad for their fake advocacies," External link

polandsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

polandsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA (New People's Army) and their front organizations have nothing to celebrate. They failed on the ground, got exposed in Congress, and were unmasked abroad for their fake advocacies," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Secretary General ) : “The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

pna Friday, December 25, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our intelligence community is closely monitoring their actions. They have planned really to conduct atrocities in different parts of the country, particularly (against our) vulnerable, remote communities," External link

pna Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Talagang pinagpaplanuhan nila 'yan (They are really making plans.) They are just waiting (for an) opportune time to (launch their attack),” External link

pna Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Their manpower, firepower and mass-based support are on the decline. They are experiencing leadership vacuum and their recruitment and extortion activities were neglected as well," External link

pna Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We are truly grateful to our Commander-in-Chief, President Rodrigo Duterte, for the unprecedented support to our modernization," External link

pna Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "This showcase of our reliable and modern assets is our gift to the Filipino people. This is where your taxes go. The AFP as protector of the people and the state shall continue its judicious use of its resources and protect the trust and support the people have vested on us," External link

pna Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Simultaneous joint law enforcement operations last December 10 led by the Philippine National Police and supported by the Joint Task Force-NCR in various parts of Metro Manila also resulted in the arrest of personalities identified by the PNP as leaders of the Metro Manila Regional Party Committee (MMRPC) of the CPP (Communist Party of the Philippines)-NPA," External link

pna Monday, December 14, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Two others, including another vice commander, surrendered to government authorities. Captured from them were 10 high-powered firearms," External link

pna Monday, December 14, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We in the Armed Forces of the Philippines, kaming mga kasundaluhan (we the military), believe that Islam is a religion that espouses peace above all matters," External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Again, I would like to clarify that I never said that the madaris are spreading radicalization or sowing terrorism among its students," External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The AFP recognizes that the Madaris are religious educational institutions through which the Muslim community ensures that the future acquires the right knowledge about Islam. We seek to preserve this peaceful Islamic religious tradition and identity," External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948 will continue to hold us accountable to our commitment to protect human rights, especially in conflict," External link

pna Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Security is a shared responsibility. With every Filipino's cooperation, we can all be human rights advocates and peacebuilders. Let us all ensure that the tenets of UDHR are upheld and respected!" External link

pna Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Soon, before our President steps down, we will finally have multi-role fighters in the likes of the F-16 in our Air Force inventory,” External link

defenseindustrydaily Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Ready tayo dun, mayroon tayong mga water cannons din, but wala pa naman tayong insidente na ganoon,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, December 7, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added ( about Humanitarian Law ) : "What we want to highlight is the confiscation of 491 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used by communist terrorists. The NPA continues to use landmines and IEDs bagama't pinagbabawal ito sa (even if these are prohibited under the) International Humanitarian Law," External link

pna Monday, December 7, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "But overall, initially, ang (the) sentiment is we're not bent on recommending any ceasefire for the holidays. Yung lessons of the past, talagang everytime magkakaroon tayo ng (everytime we have a) holiday truce with the CPP-NPA ay marami silang (they have a lot of) violations and these are human rights violation na rin (too). Imagine last year, kaka -announce pa lang ng ceasefire (the ceasefire was just announced), during the holidays, inatake na kaagad, in- ambush na agad yung mga tropa natin, magpatuloy yung kanilang mga extortion sa mga communities. (they attacked and ambushed our troops and push through with extortion in communities)," External link

pna Monday, December 7, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Of course, not everyone would have immediate access. The national government has a priority list, first are the front-liners, particularly health workers and medical staff. Then, we have senior citizens and indigent communities and others. Aside from transporting, your AFP would also help ensure peace and order and would provide other services based on the tasking from the IATF," External link

pna Monday, December 7, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “So this calls for renewed vigilance actually not only on the part of the security forces but for everyone because addressing terrorism really is a concern of everyone so with this incident I urge each and everyone to cooperate, particularly the general public, our stakeholders and partners to please continue cooperating and working with your security forces in their area so that we could prevent another incident such as this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “So we will not give them that time, that opportunity to relax, to rebuild and their capabilit(ies), to recruit, to extort. They are already weak, I think, and also the AFP and the security sector have already gained momentum and it’s just a matter of time before we really put an end to this insurgency problem,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “So this calls for renewed vigilance actually not only on the part of the security forces but for everyone because addressing terrorism really is a concern of everyone so with this incident I urge each and everyone to cooperate, particularly the general public, our stakeholders and partners to please continue cooperating and working with your security forces in their area so that we could prevent another incident such as this,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, December 4, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “So we will not give them that time, that opportunity to relax, to rebuild and their capabilit(ies), to recruit, to extort. They are already weak, I think, and also the AFP and the security sector have already gained momentum and it’s just a matter of time before we really put an end to this insurgency problem,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, December 4, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “This calls for renewed vigilance actually not only on the part of the security forces but for everyone because addressing terrorism, really, is a concern of everyone,” “With this incident, I urge each and everyone to cooperate, particularly the general public, our stakeholders and partners, to please continue cooperating and working with your security forces in their area so that we could prevent another incident such as this,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 4, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Detachments of the AFP and PNP are being harassed every now and then as part of terroristic actions by the BIFF,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 4, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Detachments of the AFP and PNP are being harassed every now and then as part of terroristic actions by the BIFF,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 4, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Peace ) : "Peace talks? They only buy time, respite from the pressures being (exerted) by security forces on them especially during this time. Their capabilities are on the decline, their numbers are dwindling, and in fact, we have their backs against the wall and this is not the right time to really impose or recommend (a) ceasefire and peace talks," External link

pna Friday, December 4, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So we will not give them that time, that opportunity to relax, to rebuild and their capabilit(ies), to recruit, to extort, mahina na sila (they are already weak), and I think, and also the AFP and the security sector has already gained momentum and it's just of a matter of time before we really put an end to this insurgency problem," External link

pna Friday, December 4, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We may disagree on the way this modus was presented in the past months, but we can no longer deny the role that these front organizations had in the destruction wrought upon families and communities by this decades-old violence," "Now it is up to us as a nation to put all these deception and violence to an end," External link

pna Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP remains committed in the conduct of relief operations to alleviate the distress of our people who are still experiencing hardship caused by the recent calamities. The AFP will continue to assist them and the local government units in providing manpower, mobility and equipment to help affected communities rise stronger,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, December 1, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP remains committed in the conduct of relief operations to alleviate the distress of our people who are still experiencing hardship caused by the recent calamities. The AFP will continue to assist them and the local government units in providing manpower, mobility and equipment to help affected communities rise stronger,” External link

pna Monday, November 30, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Your anniversary theme not only underscores your exemplary performance and stellar achievements in the past year but also sets the tone for the jumpstart for this center to grab opportunities to further refine your method of operations in the coming years,” External link

pna Friday, November 27, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

manilametro Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

manilametro Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We hope that the CHR will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard (for) their well-being,” External link

pna Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Teddy Casino ) : "Casiño had one good chance to draw a line between his party-list and the CTG (communist terrorist group) and he missed it," External link

pna Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is now clear how the CPP-NPA conspire to continue their unlawful acts and terrorist ways as exposed by the resource persons today. The organization’s exploitation of issues and idealism affecting the vulnerable sectors has to stop now,” External link

pna Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are satisfied with how things turned out for us during these hearings. These sessions have allowed the truth to unfold. And for the AFP, one of the best ways to counter terrorism is to stop lies from propagating,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “While the AFP has started to shift to relief efforts in some areas, our responding teams continue to brave heavily flooded communities to conduct search, rescue and retrieval operations in the hopes of rescuing more individuals. Our resilience and 'Bayanihan' have allowed us to hurdle obstacles. We call on everyone to hold on to safety as help is on the way and help will come,” External link

pna Monday, November 16, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We will continue searching for the disappeared and helping in the damage assessment,” External link

laht Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "More than 91 SRR units of the Northern Luzon Command are spread out in 12 provinces and 31 municipalities," External link

pna Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "We continue to cooperate with the Bureau of Fire Protection, Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, and other members of the SRR Cluster in order to help as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. We have faced many challenges. Our resilience and 'Bayanihan' have kept us forward. We call on everyone to hold on to safety. Help is on the way. And help will come," External link

pna Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

nypost Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

CBC Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

irishsun Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

irishsun Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

irishsun Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

hjnews Friday, November 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

wishtv Friday, November 13, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

yorkpress Friday, November 13, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

oxfordtimes Friday, November 13, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

seattlepi Friday, November 13, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

actionnewsjax Friday, November 13, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 13, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 13, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, November 13, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Through our 'Tulong Bayanihan' program, AFP camps nationwide will serve as drop points for individuals, groups or organizations who intend to donate food and non-food items to typhoon victims," External link

pna Friday, November 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The AFP assures the public that disaster response operations will be prioritized to address the needs of the Filipino people. We will continue to assist the local government units in providing manpower, mobility, and equipment for the relief and rehabilitation of communities affected by Typhoon Ulysses," External link

pna Friday, November 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

manilametro Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

manilametro Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

manilametro Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 13, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 13, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : ``We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,'' External link

timesofindia Friday, November 13, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

guardian Friday, November 13, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, November 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

news4jax Friday, November 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

680news Friday, November 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, November 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 13, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, November 13, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, November 13, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

therepublic Friday, November 13, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

dailyjournal Friday, November 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

seattlepi Friday, November 13, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

tribtown Friday, November 13, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 13, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

bordermail Friday, November 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

startribune Friday, November 13, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

pna Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "This will also constrain and lose their freedom of movement, and they will be isolated and unable to transact business as no official identification can be presented when demanded," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The AFP shall ensure that terrorists will not be able to use social media as means to advance the ends of terrorism, recruit new members, and generate financial support," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The AFP views Facebook along with other social networking sites as platforms to disseminate accurate information that would empower our people to see through the lies, and reject terrorist organizations masquerading as pro-people," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “The AFP views Facebook along with other social networking sites as platforms to disseminate accurate information that would empower our people to see through the lies, and reject terrorist organizations masquerading as pro-people,” “We look forward to conducting more trainings with Facebook to better equip our personnel in honing the strengths of social media as a platform to push forward the government’s national development campaigns,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP shall ensure that terrorists will not be able to use social media as means to advance the ends of terrorism, recruit new members, and generate financial support,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP views Facebook along with other social networking sites as platforms to disseminate accurate information that would empower our people to see through the lies, and reject terrorist organizations masquerading as pro-people,” External link

pna Friday, November 6, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP looks forward to conducting more training with Facebook to better equip its personnel in honing the strengths of social media as a platform to push forward the government’s national development campaigns,” External link

pna Friday, November 6, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Your relentlessness and commitment in defeating these terrorists were eminent in this operation and thus worthy of appreciation from our whole organization,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “The efficient use of our assets brings about significant gains in our fight against enemies of the state. This proves that armed with high-level weaponry and equipment, our skilled soldiers can render these terrorists defenseless,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Let us keep our nation peaceful and secured by being prepared to quell any attack from all threat elements. We will continue pushing for the AFP Modernization program to capacitate our troops towards fully capable, responsive, and highly professional armed forces and source of national pride,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is the AFP’s obligation to expose CPP-NPA (Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army) individuals and organizations for who and what they truly are. We have already unmasked the deliberate and orchestrated efforts by left-leaning organizations and the NPA which exploit vulnerable sectors and communities to advance their lawless cause,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is in line with our peace and development campaign to shield and protect the Filipinos, our institutions, and vulnerable sectors from the recruitment of the CPP-NPA. It is our mission to protect our people from the threats of communist armed violence and terrorism even while we perform our duties in this time of global pandemic and natural calamities,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Early (on) we have dispatched one deployable signal team to Catanduanes to help restore communication(s) in the province," External link

pna Monday, November 2, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Today lets focus at the task at hand to help our countrymen particularly those situated along the path of Super Typhoon Rolly," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us maintain that high state of readiness. With that, I am confident in our preparation, our dedication, the sound leadership of our commanders, and our unity and teamwork that we will weather the impact of ST Rolly," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Hindi natin alintana itong mga dangers and threats to our lives. Ipakita natin na ang kanilang Sandatahang Lakas, ang kanilang kasundaluhan ay handang tumulong kahit na nasa panganib ang ating buhay," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us maintain that high state of readiness. With that, I am confident in our preparation, our dedication, the sound leadership of our commanders, and our unity and teamwork that we will weather the impact of ST Rolly," External link

pna Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We also have four big ships of the Navy, two landing docks and two logistics support (vessels), also on standby, to perform and assist on our disaster response operations," External link

pna Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today let’s focus on the task at hand to help our countrymen particularly those situated along the path of Super Typhoon Rolly,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Let us maintain that high state of readiness. With that, I am confident in our preparation, our dedication, the sound leadership of our commanders, and our unity and teamwork that we will weather the impact of ST Rolly,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hindi natin alintana itong mga dangers and threats to our lives. Ipakita natin na ang kanilang Sandatahang Lakas, ang kanilang kasundaluhan ay handang tumulong kahit na nasa panganib ang ating buhay,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We urge everyone to respect the temporary closure of these areas and follow social distancing rules until such time that the situation normalizes," External link

pna Saturday, October 31, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us also spare a moment to remember the innocent victims of conflict who died in the clutches of the enemies. Their sacrifices will not be in vain and we the living shall carry on with the defense of our country's peace and security," External link

pna Saturday, October 31, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We view the alliance as a strong and resilient partnership that needs to be responsive to the ever changing security environment," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We view the alliance as a strong and resilient partnership that needs to be responsive to the ever-changing security environment," External link

pna Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As we continue to fight the effects of this pandemic that has disrupted and changed our lives, the AFP shall be eternally grateful and honored for the opportunity to be in close cooperation and collaboration with organizations and institutions with similar aspirations of confronting this problem and coming up with solutions from a multi-sector perspective," External link

manilametro Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As we continue to fight the effects of this pandemic that has disrupted and changed our lives, the AFP shall be eternally grateful and honored for the opportunity to be in close cooperation and collaboration with organizations and institutions with similar aspirations of confronting this problem and coming up with solutions from a multi-sector perspective,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to the Muftis and Imams based in NCR for gracing us with their presence on this great opportunity for an extensive dialogue between our organizations in order to fortify our efforts in fighting against lawless elements that threaten our fellow Filipinos," External link

manilametro Monday, October 26, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to the Muftis and Imams based in NCR for gracing us with their presence on this great opportunity for an extensive dialogue between our organizations in order to fortify our efforts in fighting against lawless elements that threaten our fellow Filipinos," External link

pna Monday, October 26, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As mandated defenders of the peace and security of our land, we in the AFP remain staunch in intensifying our peace and security operations to slowly but surely reach our goal of uprooting the source of manpower, firepower, and finances of these local terrorist groups that have been disrupting the peaceful living of our citizens,” External link

pna Monday, October 26, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The AFP is enhancing our safety and health protocols and other measures to protect the best interest and wellbeing of our soldiers, particularly those in the frontlines. Our troops' health will always be of utmost importance as we continue to preserve the AFP's fighting strength to help the country win over this battle," External link

manilametro Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We want to let our people know that they really have an Armed Forces that is truly dependable and reliable, and can be called upon in any time of need or crisis. One that is also versatile to perform various missions and adapt to different situations from peacetime, crisis, conflict, and even in addressing a pandemic," External link

manilametro Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Our sacrifices have been duly recognized and we continue to enjoy the trust and support of the people. Let us not waste this opportunity to prove our capability on our way to becoming a truly world-class armed forces," External link

manilametro Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP is enhancing our safety and health protocols and other measures to protect the best interest and well-being of our soldiers, particularly those in the front-lines. Our troops’ health will always be of utmost importance as we continue to preserve the AFP’s fighting strength to help the country win over this battle,” External link

pna Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are now strengthening and enhancing our program as far as prevention, when encountering violent extremism,” External link

weeklyblitz Friday, October 23, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It's in line with ‘yong programa ng AFP on really shielding and protecting certain institutions, particularly ‘yong mga vulnerable ones from the recruitment of the CPP-NPA. Totoo naman kasi ‘to dahil we have encountered on many occasions ano at sadly 'yung iba naman namatay pa,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "What I meant to say was there are unscrupulous individuals wanting to infiltrate schools to do just that - spread hate and plant the seeds of terrorism. And this is what we in the AFP want to vigorously prevent," External link

pna Friday, October 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We know how this law would greatly help us in building our confidence and poise in our operations. I am confident, and I know for a fact that every man and woman of the AFP is responsible, accountable, and objective enough to enforce this law,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We know how this law would greatly help us in building our confidence and poise in our operations. I am confident, and I know for a fact that every man and woman of the AFP is responsible, accountable, and objective enough to enforce this law,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Order No ) : “Let us work hard towards intensified operationalization of the Executive Order No. 70 for we already earned significant gains through this Whole-of-Nation Approach. With the continuous involvement of the local government units, local communities, and other stakeholders, we can reach greater heights and yield more successes in this fight against insurgency,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “With full trust and confidence, I am certain that Team CentCom, through the steadfast leadership of Lt. Gen. (Roberto) Ancan, will continue to contribute and work not only for the good of our Armed Forces but most importantly, for the welfare and betterment of our nation and our people,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Team ) : “I, therefore, urge the entire Team JTF-NCR to give your all-out support to your new commander, and together, as a team, you will surely surpass every challenge presented before you and bring honor to the AFP and our whole nation,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Marawi is a victory not just for us Filipinos as it stands as a global symbol of defiance against terror. For more than a hundred days, the world's eyes were momentarily fixed on a city that showed one of the worst of urban battles in our nation's history yet it must be highlighted that it was able to bring the best in us as a people," External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “It is truly an honor to stand here and be in the presence of these heroes; the very men and women who, without any reservation, have put the welfare of the people of Marawi before their own; who endured days and nights of fighting on the ground while carrying the heavyweight of the future of a city on their shoulders,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "situation in the South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I share the honor and glory of every soldier of the AFP in giving our snappiest salute to all our heroes, the sung and the unsung, for all that they have done in the fulfillment of their sworn duties to protect and serve our nation and our people. Their service and their sacrifice is a legacy that will live on forever,” External link

pna Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The war was over but we have never left Marawi. To date, our soldiers still actively participate in endeavors that pursue peace and development in Marawi. We have not ceased in giving our 100 percent, war or no war,” External link

pna Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are hopeful to the good the Anti-Terrorism Law will bring. We’ve already lost too many lives, including innocent citizens who are victims of different terrorist acts. With the implementation of this law, we now have better means to defend the nation against threats to our peace,” External link

pna Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “And, in fact, Japan has always emerged as among the shortlisted countries based on the studies of the different technical working groups,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are getting some radar equipment from Japan. This is part of our maritime domain awareness programme to really monitor what’s going on not only in the West Philippine Sea but 360 [degrees] of our territory” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have acquired the Matinloc platform to be assigned one of the radars coming from Japan to beef up our monitoring capability in West Philippine Sea,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have just activated the AFP cybergroup and the major services – the Army, Air Force, Navy – have also activated their own cyberunits and all of these are geared toward enhancing, beefing up our cybercommunications defence and security capability,” “Right now we are developing the end-to-end encryption capability because we are now also developing our cybercapability” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “You see, we (decided that) the Matinloc platform (will) be assigned one of the radars coming from Japan to beef up our monitoring capability in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is really a potential flashpoint in this part of the globe,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “It’s very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile,” External link

eurasiareview Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India,” “We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area,” External link

eurasiareview Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

eurasiareview Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

manilametro Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

manilametro Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

manilametro Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It has even fired recently a missile (which) we have lodged a diplomatic protest on," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Here comes (the) United States, displaying a show of force in the area. So, it's very tense," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Within the limits of our capability, we are maintaining presence in the West Philippine Sea. We conduct naval and air patrols everyday in the West Philippine Sea, and it involves seven Navy assets, and no more than 20 aircraft alternately performing air patrols in the area," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is really a potential flashpoint in this part of the globe,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

nwitimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It has even fired recently a missile (which) we have lodged a diplomatic protest on," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Here comes (the) United States, displaying a show of force in the area. So, it's very tensed," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We have acquired the Matinloc platform, to be assigned one of the radars coming from Japan to beef up our monitoring capability in the West Philippine Sea," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Within the limits of our capability, we are maintaining presence in the West Philippine Sea. We conduct naval and air patrols everyday in the West Philippine Sea, and it involves seven Navy assets, and no more than 20 aircraft alternately performing air patrols in the area," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

lacrossetribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

whig Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We have found out some of those who surrendered and captured, quite a number of them, have been recruited and radicalized through the social media," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The military side will come in after. It's on the reactive already when terrorists are identified and due for neutralization. But the larger part of effort would be for the preventive side of it, preventing the youth and some people to get recruited, preventing foreign terrorists slipping into our country, preventing other local terrorists slipping out of the country and getting deployed in Syria or Afghanistan," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also telling them as media platform, they should be impartial and unbiased,” External link

bloomberg Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We made some risk assessment as far as security is concerned and based on our studies the (setting up) of Dito, of some of their communication facilit(ies), towers in camps and installations of the AFP pose no security threat," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "One advantage of having (these) facilit(ies) by Dito inside camps is we could monitor them closely, because once they are here inside for example in Camp Aguinaldo, we could inspect them anytime, we could check what equipment they're (going to) put up, we can enlist third party (firm or audit team) to see what kind of equipment, software, hardware, they are (installing)," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So there are still, two, three steps before finally they could put up facilities inside camp(s), just like the process we adopted when we allowed Globe and Smart to (co-locate) inside military bases," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their HOOC (members) children are still out there, they want their children back They don’t want other parents to suffer the same fate, that’s why they formed this advocacy,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They (Facebook) are unfair to us in taking down those sites because there are many other sites that are really espousing hate, violence, terrorism that should have been taken down in the first place,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Overall, we don't see any security risk. It's very low. And we find it better that they are inside because (we) could have unannounced inspection. We could inspect them midnight, anytime of the night, early morning, wee hours. We can do that if they are inside. So, there is that full control of their operations," "As far as the security aspect is concerned, putting up of towers and communication facilities inside camps pose a low risk, as far as security concern," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "But since we don't have (that) law (yet) we're still governed by Republic Act 9184 (Government Procurement Reform Act)," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So primarily it’s the budget, then the procurement process. And of course, another factor is the recent Covid-19 pandemic wherein the government channeled some of the modernization funds to fund Covid (-19)-related activities of the government," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So imagine if it will take us a year for the bidding and procurement process and wait another two years for delivery, that’s three years and that’s too much delay as far as capability buildup is concerned and right now the AFP is confronting several security challenges," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We cannot stress the importance of being well-equipped as we face all these adversaries in our territorial defense, counter-insurgency efforts, including humanitarian response. Enhancing our capabilities in terms of equipment and assets gives us the motivation and preparedness to overcome these challenges,” External link

pna Monday, October 12, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Having the government’s support in the AFP Modernization program is the primary key that we need to fulfill our mandate of protecting the people, upholding our sovereignty and preserving territorial integrity,” External link

pna Monday, October 12, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP is grateful to everyone who took part in this project especially the GMA Kapuso Foundation, their donors and partners, as well as to the local government of Salvador. The bridges that we built are manifestations of our unity as one Filipino nation towards achieving lasting peace and development for the country,” External link

pna Friday, October 9, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “These local terrorists who operate in the south continue to embrace the Daesh narrative and assimilate its barbarism in the guise of religion. But the peace-loving Filipinos already reject this Daesh violence and have extended their full support to the government and the AFP in its fight against terrorists,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP with the help of all stakeholders and guided by the National Action Plan to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism, will sustain its momentum against the terror group ASG and other local terrorist groups. We will not tolerate any attempt to sow violent ideologies and will make use of all available technologies to put an end to the spread of violent extremism,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP is immensely grateful to have AFPMBAI’s support as we strive to achieve several missions. Your generosity is proof that the Bayanihan spirit of the Filipinos is alive and it prevails in much-needed instances. Indeed, whatever we will accomplish from hereon, is a shared milestone between the AFP and the AFPMBAI made possible through these donations,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate and their calls urgent,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

680news Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent," External link

startribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us sustain this momentum so that we can finally bring just and lasting peace in the country," External link

pna Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have once again convened to ensure the continuous synchronization of our respective efforts in winning the peace, intensifying security, and bringing to justice those who have caused chaos and spread terror in their attempt to corrupt the peace and democracy that we all have been preserving,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our recent successes in combatting the communist scourge would not have been possible without our strong partnership with our counterparts in the Philippine National Police," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "ASEAN must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of COVID-19. As nations across the globe, not only within ASEAN, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the armed forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks," External link

myanmarnews Friday, September 25, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the ASEAN and China in ensuring peace, security and stability in the area," External link

myanmarnews Friday, September 25, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "ASEAN must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of COVID-19. As nations across the globe, not only within ASEAN, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the armed forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks," External link

manilametro Friday, September 25, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the ASEAN and China in ensuring peace, security and stability in the area," External link

manilametro Friday, September 25, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "ASEAN must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of COVID-19. As nations across the globe, not only within ASEAN, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the armed forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks," External link

irishsun Friday, September 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the ASEAN and China in ensuring peace, security and stability in the area," External link

irishsun Friday, September 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the Asean and China in ensuring peace, security, and stability in the area,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Asean must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of Covid-19. As nations across the globe, not only within Asean, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the Armed Forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I am confident that we will achieve a strengthened security relationship towards a cohesive and responsive Asean. After all, we have a shared commitment and mutual responsibility in dealing with common regional security challenges and in preserving the region’s stability,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that targets the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Their Facebook Page was instrumental to their campaign to raise awareness on the vulnerability of children at the hands of communist front organizations. Its arbitrary shutdown adds to the limited spaces afforded to them and the unsympathetic ears of some sectors," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that targets the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open," External link

manilametro Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information," External link

manilametro Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that targets the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open," External link

irishsun Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information," External link

irishsun Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Armed Forces of the Philippines regrets the decision of Facebook to take down the page of Hands Off Our Children, a campaign launched by a group of parents who are fighting to protect their children against violent extremism," "Its arbitrary shutdown adds to the limited spaces afforded to them and the unsympathetic ears of some sectors" External link

pna Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that target the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open,” External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "All figures are on the decline and in fact, many of them have surrendered. For this year alone, there are more than 1,000 (communist terrorists) who have surrendered with almost 800 firearms from the side of the CPP-NPA and many are still sending surrender feelers," External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have identified some NGO (non-government organizations), and conduits. There is also evidence that manifest foreign funding and we are coordinating with the Anti-Money Laundering Council and other entities in checking accounts suspected to be the channels of funding for the ASG,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Abu Talha al-Sudani ) : “Aside from missing the opportunity of capturing these two suicide bombers, it has caused disruption in our intelligence operations in the area, so this disruption in our intelligence coverage for these suicide bombers and activities of Abu Sayyaf in Jolo and in other parts of Sulu somehow led to this incident,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It will cause more harm than good at this point in time in our country. Our actions are being guided by our sworn duty to uphold and protect our Constitution and serve our people,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “The AFP is honored to have Vice President Leni Robredo who took time out of her busy schedule to visit the military’s general headquarters and convey her message of support to our entire endeavor. As the mandated protectors of the people and state, the AFP will continue to support the Office of the Vice President as well as all humanitarian assistance programs anchored on maintaining peace and development in the country,” External link

pna Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added ( about Leni Robredo ) : “The AFP is honored to have Vice President Leni Robredo who took time out of her busy schedule to visit the military’s general headquarters and convey her message of support to our entire endeavour," he said in a statement. "As the mandated protectors of the people and state, the AFP will continue to support the Office of the Vice President as well as all humanitarian assistance programs anchored on maintaining peace and development in the country,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Now, another leader just as competent and worthy is given the responsibility to sustain the accomplishments of this command," External link

manilametro Monday, September 7, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Under the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Law (Republic Act 11479), we will make sure that all efforts and capacities will be utilized to put an end to all terrorists and prevent them from inflicting further harm to the people whom we swore to protect with our lives,” AFP chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said Sunday. He issued this statement after noting that from 2009 to August this year, the Abu Sayyaf and other local terrorist groups had so far killed 83 people and wounded 505 others in unprovoked and ruthless attacks including bombings. “The AFP will never tolerate any attempt to sow terror and disrupt peace and development in our country," External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "Impart the proficiencies that you have gained from the training exercises with the objective of augmenting the scope of capabilities of the Philippine Navy in fulfilling its mandate as the first line of defense of our maritime territories," External link

pna Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Given the fast-paced transformation in the maritime domain security in recent years, both locally and globally, the acquisition of the BRP Jose Rizal is a timely upgrade to the Navy’s current assets and definitely amplifies our capabilities in terms of maritime operability and readiness for potential threats to our territories,” External link

pna Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We are entitled (to have our own views) individually but as the Armed Forces of the Philippines, we will not allow anybody to be part of this movement and to actively participate in the furtherance of the goals and objectives of the group pushing for the establishment of revolutionary government,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “Precisely because of the reason that it is unconstitutional and yes, we find it politically motivated and it will cost more harm than good at this point in time in our country,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It will cause more harm than good at this point in time in our country. Our actions are being guided by our sworn duty to uphold and protect our Constitution and serve our people,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "This [suspension of the VFA termination] is a welcome development for us because training continues," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It is unconstitutional. We find it politically-motivated," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "The AFP has absolutely no intention to curtail freedom of expression on social media when I gave that statement," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We are entitled (to have our own views) individually but as Armed Forces of the Philippines, we will not allow anybody to be part of this movement and to actively participate in the furtherance of the goals and objectives of the group pushing for the establishment of revolutionary government,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Miguel Corp ) : “When Covid-19 hit our country hard, the San Miguel Corporation was fully aware of the uncertainty of the situation and was among the industry leaders who quickly responded and supported government efforts in mitigating the effects of this global pandemic,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “These facilities will be very beneficial for our soldiers, civilian human resource, and their dependents who are affected by Covid-19. This would also help us keep the levels of infection in our organization to a minimum. Rest assured that we will reciprocate your efforts by ensuring that we continue to perform our mandate,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Our pledge to serve and accomplishing our mission will not be impeded by this pandemic. Our main thrust during these challenging times is very clear, and that is to preserve our force and help the national government and our people,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Materials that could be used for bomb-making like ammonium nitrate should be monitored, especially those buying and transporting them in large quantities," External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That’s why we are calling on all other agencies, the general public and other stakeholders to work with us to really put an end to this terrorism, not only in Sulu but in the entire country," External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Security is a shared responsibility by all of us, so that’s why the security sector should be supported by the local government units," External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It does not matter whether one is a uniformed personnel, a publicservant, or an ordinary citizen specks of heroism are innate in all of us, urging us to perform every day acts of valor," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, August 31, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It does not matter whether one is a uniformed personnel, a publicservant, or an ordinary citizen specks of heroism are innate in all of us, urging us to perform every day acts of valor," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 31, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our whole nation is profoundly grateful to all of you for giving the Filipino people a fighting chance and a glimmer of hope against this pandemic," External link

pna Monday, August 31, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have identified some NGO (non-government organizations), and conduits. There is also evidence that manifest foreign funding and we are coordinating with the Anti-Money Laundering Council and other entities in checking accounts suspected to be the channels of funding for the ASG,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Terrorism remains a threat to any democracy. We appeal to all freedom-loving Filipinos to join hands with your Armed Forces of the Philippines as we strengthen our efforts to secure our borders and provide a safe environment for Filipinos," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Everyone should be aware of their surroundings and report all suspicious persons, doubtful activities, and left-behind personal belongings while remaining vigilant at all times," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Security is a shared responsibility, one that should be embedded in our consciousness. The Anti-Terror Act of 2020, despite enhancing our capability to prevent such careless hatred, will fail without the mindful cooperation of every Filipino," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We offer our prayers for those who have died and the 74 wounded, all victims of that brazen attack on human lives by the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group, which has been the subject of intense intelligence gathering and monitoring, as well as combat operations in Mindanao," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Abu Talha al-Sudani ) : “Aside from missing the opportunity of capturing these two suicide bombers, it has caused disruption in our intelligence operations in the area, so this disruption in our intelligence coverage for these suicide bombers and activities of Abu Sayyaf in Jolo and in other parts of Sulu somehow led to this incident,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Abu Talha al-Sudani ) : "Aside from missing the opportunity of capturing these two suicide bombers, it has caused disruption in our intelligence operations in the area, so this disruption in our intelligence coverage for these suicide bombers and activities of Abu Sayyaf in Jolo and in other parts of Sulu somehow led to this incident," External link

pna Friday, August 28, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The reimposition of martial law in Mindanao is one of the options that we are considering, but what we need right now are measures that can immediately be implemented so we could right away arrest and check activities of terrorist groups operating, not only in Jolo, Sulu, but in the entire island of Mindanao,” External link

inquirer Friday, August 28, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have identified the perpetrators and cases are now being built up against the perpetrators, particularly the Abu Sayyaf [to which] the two suicide bombers belong[ed],” External link

inquirer Friday, August 28, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Our troops on the ground continue to be on high alert to deter similar attacks,” “No sensible religion or ideology would ever endorse these... attacks,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Combat and intelligence operations were also ramped up to pursue those responsible," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "No sensible religion or ideology would ever endorse these hapless attacks. Rest assured that their sacrifices will not be in vain," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "No sensible religion or ideology would ever endorse these hapless attacks," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "not deter us from, nor shake our resolve to bring an end to their violence," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay insisted : “We urge the immediate filing of murder, planting of evidence and neglect of duty (charges) as recommended by the National Bureau of Investigation to the proper courts immediately,” “We have been waiting for two months already and justice delayed is justice denied. We expect the immediate filing of the charges,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I’ve heard many speculations during the deliberation. There are a lot of speculations that’s why on the part of the Armed Forces, we urged the immediate filing of murder, planting of evidence, and neglect of duty as recommended by [National Bureau of Investigation to the proper courts immediately,” “We have been waiting for two months already and justice delayed is justice denied. So we expect the immediate filing of the recommendations of charges during their initial investigation,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That is why we urge the immediate filing of cases... We have waited for 2 months already. Justice delayed is justice denied," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I have directed field unit commanders in Mindanao to further intensify focused military operations to prevent possible retaliation by Idang’s followers and to force them to surrender or face demise,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The soldiers will continue to harness the support of the local populace and civilian leaders to degrade the number and capability of these local terrorists who have been gripping ZamBaSulTa (Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tati-Tawi) residents in fear and panic,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The soldiers will continue to harness the support of the local populace and civilian leaders to degrade the number and capability of these local terrorists who have been gripping ZamBaSulTa (Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi) residents in fear and panic," External link

pna Friday, August 14, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "We likewise echo this year's theme, 'Preserving Human Dignity in Times of Armed Conflict: A Shared Human Responsibility' and pledge our support both as soldiers and citizens of this democratic country to this end," External link

pna Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our efforts to inculcate the values enshrined in the Geneva Conventions and the Republic Act 9851 will continue to dictate our focused military operations and ensure our full adherence to the principles of IHL and rule of law," External link

pna Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We join every Filipino in their call for just and lasting peace, an end to decades-old violence, and the complete victory against the New People's Army and its front organizations that continue to exploit and put the lives of innocent people at risk," External link

pna Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "How can you regulate something that is underground and is not actually legit?" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 10, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “On the contrary, we didn’t receive any orders to stop patrolling the area both naval and air patrols,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “You know, we’re not here really to curtail the freedom of expression of the users, they could really upload whatever they want,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Very visible ang mga sundalo natin but it doesn't mean militarisasyon ito (Our soldiers are very visible in this effort but that does not mean militarization). You see, we are a very organized, well-equipped, and well-experienced organization when it comes to addressing not only pandemics but other calamities and disasters that (have) hit our country in the past. Kaya di na bago sa amin itong trabahong ito, in addressing HADR (Addressing HADR missions is not new to us)," External link

pna Saturday, August 8, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have reiterated our position favoring and supporting the diplomatic and peaceful resolution of conflicting interest in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have reiterated our position favoring and supporting the diplomatic and peaceful resolution of conflicting interest in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "In addressing all these security challenges, the Whole-of-Nation-Approach', we will continue implementing that, we will continue collaborating, linking with our agencies (and other partners)," External link

pna Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We will capitalize on this very good anti-terror law. It is comprehensive, it is proactive, and it is geared to prevent occurrence of terroristic acts,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “There will be no let up as we continue to be at the forefront confronting all these threats. We are trained for this but still we need the support of other agencies; we need the support of our fellow Filipinos,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We would also suggest some provisions in the IRR (implementing rules and regulations) how to enhance intelligence sharing, not only for domestically but with our foreign counterparts because this is a global threat that we need to address, that's why intelligence fusion, intelligence sharing is very vital," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Likewise, we will also suggest some provisions on how to curb radicalism -- radicalism of the youth so we'll be providing some inputs on countering violent extremism, and likewise maybe even regulating social media because this is the platform now being used by the terrorists to radicalize, to recruit and even plan terrorist acts. That's why we need to have specific provisions of this in the IRR pertaining to regulating the use of social media," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "While this year we have seen our AFP respond to terrorism and the impacts of Covid-19, these threats continue to challenge the capabilities of our Armed Forces, impede the way of life and diminish our nation's peace and security. Thankfully, the AFP's efforts are greatly appreciated by the people given its 90 percent satisfaction rating among government agencies," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As your new Chief-of-Staff of the Armed Forces, I will hit the ground running to sustain the momentum in winning the peace, stability and development embodying a world-class Armed Forces that is a source of national pride," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today, as I assume the 54th Chief of Staff (of the) Armed Forces of the Philippines, I am making similar call on our fellow Filipinos to join us in our fight against terrorism, fear, deception and the pandemic,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 3, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We at the Philippine Army do not stop from adapting to the dynamics of our security environment. These capabilities will help us ensure that we are ready to respond to any eventuality, be it from natural disasters, cyber-threats, and most especially, threats to national security," External link

pna Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We deem it necessary to set up this testing facility so we could preserve our force. With 12,000 Army personnel currently involved in Covid-19 response operations and more committed to security operations, we want to take care of our own so we could focus on accomplishing various critical missions,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We aim for operational and organizational excellence, modernization, strong partnerships with stakeholders, and the well-being of our personnel. I am delighted that these improvements exemplify the fulfillment of these thrusts,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I am glad that today, we have added a world-class partner in our pursuit of good governance,” “As a member of the Board, your role in bridging the gap between the Philippine Army, the private sector, and civil society is indeed invaluable. We look forward to your winning form, the fulfillment of our Army Transformation Roadmap in 2028” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The soldiers were on a mission to identify the location of known terrorists in the area. Based on eyewitness accounts, no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of Army personnel to warrant such carnage," External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Army grieves and condoles with the families of our fallen men. There will be no let-up in our quest for truth and justice," External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder... It was a rubout," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder... It was a rubout," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 3, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder... It was a rubout," External link

bordermail Friday, July 3, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. … It was a rubout,” External link

washtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. … It was a rubout,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder. ... It was a rubout," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hindi pa nga tapos 'yung kay Ragos. Wala pa ngang nangyayari doon. Tapos ito na naman?” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hindi pa nga tapos 'yung kay Ragos. Wala pa ngang nangyayari doon. Tapos ito na naman?” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

washtimes Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage" External link

startribune Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They are still espousing armed violence to bring about change in our society, in our country. And of course, in doing so, they need support, they need financial and logistics support from other sectors. This bill would also enable us to cut that umbilical cord and we could prevent and hopefully, finally end this communist insurgency,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They have killed innocent civilians, even us in the security sector employing treachery… Ambushes and using improvised explosive devices, they also have bombs, and I don’t think with that they are no different with the other terrorists. So, they are included because they are well within the definition of what terrorism means, who terrorists are in this new anti-terror bill,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It has beset our country for so long and it has taken its toll on our economy. Most of us would really want to permanently end this insurgency problem,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They don’t have to worry anything about this bill as long as they don’t support, abet or give support in terms of finance, logistics. You could express yourselves as long as you don’t espouse violence or armed violence to further your objectives. It’s a right, it’s in the law, they are protected also. Civil rights are protected in the new Anti-Terror law, they don’t need to worry about that,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It would enable us because you know they (communist terrorist groups) are still espousing armed violence to bring about change in our society, in our country. And of course, in doing so, they need support, they need finance and logistics support from other sectors so this bill would also enable us to cut that umbilical cord so that it could, and we could prevent and hopefully, finally end this communist insurgency," External link

pna Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "If they espouse violence and we have seen how they killed innocent civilians and even us in the security sector... I think in that, they’re no different than other terrorists," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “May this initial development bring comfort to his family, and continue to raise awareness on mental health, and the plight of our soldiers who bear invisible scars,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 5, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Contrary to the massive disinformation campaign that supposes some civil and political rights are curtailed, the provisions of the ATB will allow us to secure our people from terroristic acts that are perpetrated when we least expect it," External link

pna Friday, June 5, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “The NBI’s filing of murder cases against Police Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo and four other police trainees, in connection with the killing of former Corporal Winston Ragos, is a major step towards justice for our fallen hero, who has given the best years of his life in service to the country," Army commander, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said in a statement. He added that the Army believes that the truth will prevail as it "expects indictment on all the cases filed". Ragos, a PA veteran, was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when gunned down by Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo at a checkpoint in Maligaya Drive, Pasong Putik, Quezon City after an altercation on the enforcement of quarantine rules last April 21. "May this initial development bring comfort to his family, and continue to raise awareness on mental health, and the plight of our soldiers who bear invisible scars,” External link

pna Friday, June 5, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The PA welcomes the decision to suspend the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement, which will spur the continuance of mutual defense and cooperation between the two countries, especially in our humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic," External link

pna Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “By aiming to be the future Army, Arescom is on the right track. By practicing excellence, we will all win,” External link

pna Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I am happy that 2ID is (attuned) with the challenge. But we should not be contented despite the many successes. Let us level up to accomplish more to finish the insurgency. I ask everyone to remain dedicated, committed, and passionate in the service as it is the mark of an Army trooper,” External link

pna Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Despite a new normal, the Army continues its sworn duty of serving the people, securing the land, and responding to communities’ call for assistance. Aside from these, it is also our goal to inform, educate, and disseminate information - to share the Army’s story,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As we continue sustaining the momentum incapacitating the Army towards greater mission effectiveness, we are also doing our part in achieving operational and organizational excellence, pursuing the modernization program, closely working with our partners and stakeholders, and uplifting the well-being of our personnel. Our YouTube channel will clearly tell these, and much more,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us sustain the momentum in capacitating the service towards mission effectiveness. Let us work towards operational and organizational excellence, closely working with our partners and stakeholders, and uplifting the well-being of our personnel," External link

pna Friday, May 29, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Recall when you signed up for the Army. That single step you made for this journey is now culminating and the succeeding step to your dream has begun. And no matter how it will end, the most important thing is that you mustered enough courage to enter the door of many possibilities,” External link

pna Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The PA values international cooperation more than ever as the organization, along with the entire Filipino nation, adapts to the new normal," External link

pna Friday, May 22, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “To 41IB and 91IB operating troops, I commend you for doing mission efficiently. Remain vigilant against our enemies and continue to perform with dedication in protecting the innocent populace especially in this time of crisis,” External link

pna Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today we bring Cpl. Ragos to his final resting place. His death has raised awareness on the plight of our soldiers suffering from PTSD. The Philippine Army will revitalize programs on trauma, combat stress and PTSD to be able to sustain the wellness of our troops both active and retired,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was an unfortunate, but avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today we bring Cpl. Ragos to his final resting place. His death has raised awareness on the plight of our soldiers suffering from PTSD. The Philippine Army will revitalize programs on trauma, combat stress and PTSD to be able to sustain the wellness of our troops both active and retired,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was an unfortunate, but avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was an unfortunate, but avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 24, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The Philippine Army prioritizes taking care of our troops and sustaining the wellbeing of our soldiers and their families,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 24, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was unfortunate but an avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war," he said. "The Army assures the family of Ragos that it will extend to them the assistance they need,” External link

pna Friday, April 24, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “The Philippine Army prioritizes taking care of our troops and sustaining the wellbeing of our soldiers and their families,” External link

pna Friday, April 24, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “The Army has already recruited health professionals such as nurses deployed at various Covid-19 treatment facilities. Now, we call on physicians to join the Philippine Army who will embody our core values of honor, patriotism, and duty, to serve the Filipinos in this health crisis,” External link

pna Friday, April 17, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Infantry Battalion ) : “Congratulations to the troops of the 85th Infantry Battalion of fulfilling their duty of protecting the people from the CNTs’ (Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-Terrorists) atrocities. Remain alert and vigilant for at this time we are combating two enemies - the Covid-19 and terrorists that challenge the security of the people,” External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Troops are decontaminated before they rest for the night," External link

pna Monday, March 23, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "They'll be having some activities during the 14 days and they'll be monitored," External link

pna Monday, March 23, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As we continue doing our best to ward of an unseen enemy, we will not forget to support those who protect us from the front-lines. We are grateful for your service, and you have our prayers and support as we undergo the enhanced community quarantine,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "With Giron's death, justice is served. But we must not cease. We must not stop in uniting against such tyranny, which for many years, have deprived the Filipino people the peaceful lives they deserve," External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The rebels' efforts to gain political power through their armed struggle only resulted in violence. This will never be the solution for our society," External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “With Giron’s death, justice is served. But we must not cease. We must not stop in uniting against such tyranny, which for so many years, have deprived the Filipino people the peaceful lives they deserve,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The rebels’ efforts to gain political power through their armed struggle only resulted in violence. This will never be the solution for our society,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “With Giron’s death, justice is served. But we must not cease. We must not stop in uniting against such tyranny, which for so many years, have deprived the Filipino people the peaceful lives they deserve,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 13, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The rebels’ efforts to gain political power through their armed struggle only resulted in violence. This will never be the solution for our society,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 13, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Thank you in your efforts toward operational and organizational excellence, your development support and security operations greatly reduced the armed capability and influence of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army in your areas of operations," External link

manilametro Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “We encourage everyone to practice proper hygiene, hand washing and preparation of food. Let’s be cautious while remaining calm. We are hopeful that this virus will not last and will not affect any more of our military and civilian workforce,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Infantry Battalion ) : “Another success was delivered by our troops’ remarkable teamwork. Let the 62nd Infantry Battalion’s accomplishment serve as the driving force of the Philippine Army in pursuing peace and order in our country,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “If none will do their duty properly, this will affect the efficiency of the entire unit or organization,” External link

pna Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our recommendation is maybe by the middle of this year. We have to draw the line and set for a date if until when we can allow rebels to surrender," External link

pna Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Through the project, our soldiers will be given another livelihood for them to become more sufficient and not being dependent (on) outside sources, aside from food security,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “His extensive training and accomplishments guarantee that he will serve with competence and distinction,” External link

pna Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “We have come prepared and determined to plan out the next actions that will further strengthen our alliance. I am confident that we are moving in the right direction towards ensuring that the alliance remains strong, dynamic, and relevant,” External link

pna Thursday, January 30, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “To serve as an Army officer entails great sacrifice for each of us. You will face more tasks and responsibilities that you have to fulfill. Knowing that you have reached this far, means that you are prepared to take on more challenges, ready to lead and fueled with passion in your call to duty in serving our people and our nation,” External link

pna Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is also the direction of the Army to really invest in these things and activities. Prospects are very bright for our army-to-army cooperation,” External link

pna Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Let us be guided by our over-all direction, which is to sustain the momentum in capacitating the Army towards greater mission effectiveness,” External link

pna Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “To the commanders of the new units, I challenge you to lead your respective batteries with drive and dynamism,” External link

pna Friday, January 17, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We just hope that the CPP-NPA will not miss this opportunity by staging these senseless attacks, especially during a time when the nation celebrates the season of love, peace and unity,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Given the stars that you bear on your shoulders, we expect that there will be more responsibilities and more feats that you will be able to accomplish,” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Along with your new rank comes new challenges that will draw out the best in you. The future has more in store, as the Philippine Army continues to build up its capabilities as a reliable and formidable force,” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The presence is not really to agitate or anything else, but purely for training, so nobody should be alarmed of the presence of all those forces during the Balikatan,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, April 13, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The presence is not really to agitate or anything else but purely for training so nobody should be alarmed of the presence of all those forces during the Balikatan,” External link

manilatimes Friday, April 12, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "All scenarios in this year’s 'Balikatan' were mutually agreed upon. We planned this with US forces, our counterparts. Of course, decisions were made jointly. Scenarios were meant to be mutually beneficial to us," External link

pna Friday, April 12, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Modern ) : “Modern equipment used weakened the capability of armed groups like the New Peoples Army and paved the way for the surrender of many of their members,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:26:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Beyond this gifts, we want to emphasize that the meaning Christmas is not just about gifts but more importantly it is about sharing, love and hope," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:29:00 PM EAT



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Rodrigo Duterte told ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “My warmest congratulations to General Gilbert Gapay for your successful duty as chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

inquirer Friday, February 5, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "The Chief-of-Staff of the AFP was not part of or privy about the circumstances involving the procurement of these vaccines, its source, and the administration thereof to PSG troopers," "Hence, General Gilbert Gapay has ordered the conduct of a through investigation on the factual circumstances surrounding this incident" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo concluded ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Amidst this strong position, AFP Chief General Gilbert Gapay assures the President of the AFP’s support to whatever decision the Commander-in-Chief makes in his exercise of his prerogatives,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Amidst this strong position, AFP Chief General Gilbert Gapay assures the President of the AFP’s support to whatever decision the Commander-in-Child makes in the exercise of his prerogatives," External link

pna Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "This is the same covenant that the AFP chief Gen. Gilbert Gapay has with our personnel, that the AFP leadership will look after their well-being and welfare as they perform their tasks dutifully and with utter disregard of their own safety or comfort," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, November 30, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "This is the same covenant that the AFP chief Gen. Gilbert Gapay has with our personnel, that the AFP leadership will look after their well-being and welfare as they perform their tasks dutifully and with utter disregard of their own safety or comfort," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 30, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Camilo Cascolan said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Well, for as long as I am the chief PNP, at the same time I have my partner, chief of staff of AFP Gen. Gilbert Gapay, we assure you that nothing will happen then. We will assure the community and the public that the AFP and PNP are strong in partnership and it will be a brotherhood that we will have to keep,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Under the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Law (Republic Act 11479), we will make sure that all efforts and capacities will be utilized to put an end to all terrorists and prevent them from inflicting further harm to the people whom we swore to protect with our lives,” AFP chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said Sunday. He issued this statement after noting that from 2009 to August this year, the Abu Sayyaf and other local terrorist groups had so far killed 83 people and wounded 505 others in unprovoked and ruthless attacks including bombings. “The AFP will never tolerate any attempt to sow terror and disrupt peace and development in our country," External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Franklin M Drilon added ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza and the AFP, led by Lt. Gen. Gapay, should continue to uphold the Constitution and denounce calls for a revolutionary government,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo announced ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Chief of Staff General Gilbert Gapay xxx rejects the establishment of a revolutionary government” External link

inquirer Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Per the arrangement between AFP chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay and PNP (Philippine National Police) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa and to facilitate the movement and simplify the processes, Susukan will be handed over by the composite security escort to the PNP upon disembarkation at the airport," External link

pna Friday, August 14, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “We expect Gen. Gapay to continue the reform initiatives of modernizing and professionalizing the armed forces while protecting our people and securing the state,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “The NBI’s filing of murder cases against Police Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo and four other police trainees, in connection with the killing of former Corporal Winston Ragos, is a major step towards justice for our fallen hero, who has given the best years of his life in service to the country," Army commander, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said in a statement. He added that the Army believes that the truth will prevail as it "expects indictment on all the cases filed". Ragos, a PA veteran, was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when gunned down by Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo at a checkpoint in Maligaya Drive, Pasong Putik, Quezon City after an altercation on the enforcement of quarantine rules last April 21. "May this initial development bring comfort to his family, and continue to raise awareness on mental health, and the plight of our soldiers who bear invisible scars,” External link

pna Friday, June 5, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Ramon Zagala stated ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “At the end of the day, what we all want is the truth. We just want to find out what really happened. That’s all,” “What Lt. Gen. Gapay, as the father of the Army, wants the soldiers to know is that the Philippine Army will take care of them, look after their welfare whether they are retired or still in active service, and always stand by them,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Erik Smith said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Like Gen. Gapay said, we jointly developed scenarios. There are two parts to this: the first part is we have certain skillsets, flying helicopters into tight terrains, troops seizing an airstrip or landing zone. This is a basic skillset for marines and soldiers. Refueling airplanes, doing air command-and-control, make sure your planes are safely operating in very tight environments. For the young Marine soldiers out there, you have to have scenarios that are meaningful, that they can get behind and understand. You can’t just say go land here and secure this piece of ground. There has to be a scenario, a context or there’s limited training value," External link

pna Friday, April 12, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

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Gilbert Gapay said : "There is no substantial distinction between UP and other schools, state colleges, and universities. To give to UP such entitlement places it an unfairly advantaged status over the academic institutions and defies that Constitutional guarantee of equality of rights and protection under our laws," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That academic freedom is guaranteed by the Constitution, it does not require enabling laws or any other agreements certainly not from the voided agreement," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "And this deadly recruitment has to stop. The CTGs (Communist Terrorist Groups) can no longer lurk in the university as they did before knowing that the AFP cannot enter the campuses without the prior consent of the school administrators," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As a way forward, we will pursue a more collaborative relationship between UP and other universities for that matter to usher the rebirth of schools and state universities that are bastions of genuine patriotism and not of misguided activism," External link

pna Monday, January 25, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hopefully, the pool of multi-disciplinary members in the form of our current AFP Mental Health Team will help us achieve and implement a holistic approach in attending to the mental health needs, issues, and concerns not only of our military troops and civilian resource but also of their families,” External link

pna Friday, January 22, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP salutes our battle casualties for the heroism they exemplified in the performance of their duties. While the prostheses do not amount to their exemplary act of sacrifice, I hope that it will help them ease back into their everyday lives,” External link

pna Friday, January 22, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "There is no substantial distinction between UP and other schools, state colleges, and universities. To give to UP such entitlement places it an unfairly advantaged status over the academic institutions and defies that Constitutional guarantee of equality of rights and protection under our laws," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That academic freedom is guaranteed by the Constitution, it does not require enabling laws or any other agreements certainly not from the voided agreement," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "And this deadly recruitment has to stop. The CTGs (Communist Terrorist Groups) can no longer lurk in the university as they did before knowing that the AFP cannot enter the campuses without the prior consent of the school administrators," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As a way forward, we will pursue a more collaborative relationship between UP and other universities for that matter to usher the rebirth of schools and state universities that are bastions of genuine patriotism and not of misguided activism," External link

pna Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Your efforts and accomplishments truly bespeak of your unceasing dedication in maintaining a peaceful and rightful environment for all," External link

manilametro Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us endeavor to raise all violations of human rights and international humanitarian law to legitimate organizations that are mandated to protect and promote the well-being of non-combatants," External link

manilametro Monday, January 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It is now the time to unmask the NPA and their front organizations for who they are --human rights violators and purveyors of violence towards civilians," External link

manilametro Monday, January 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us empower civilian agencies and work together with them in ensuring that pertinent laws are respected and the full weight of the law pressed upon the violators," External link

manilametro Monday, January 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us endeavor to raise all violations of human rights and international humanitarian law to legitimate organizations that are mandated to protect and promote the well-being of non-combatants," External link

irishsun Monday, January 18, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It is now the time to unmask the NPA and their front organizations for who they are --human rights violators and purveyors of violence towards civilians," External link

irishsun Monday, January 18, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us empower civilian agencies and work together with them in ensuring that pertinent laws are respected and the full weight of the law pressed upon the violators," External link

irishsun Monday, January 18, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It is now the time to unmask the NPA and their front organizations for who they are --human rights violators and purveyors of violence towards civilians," External link

pna Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us empower civilian agencies and work together with them in ensuring that pertinent laws are respected and the full weight of the law pressed upon the violators," External link

pna Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “All remaining communist guerrilla fronts shall be simultaneously addressed and defeated toward the end of 2021,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "With the assistance and support of the Commission on Human Rights, we will be able to put a stop to the CPP-NPA-NDF's criminal acts. The AFP, through its Human Rights Office, will continuously coordinate with the appropriate agencies in this whole-of-nation approach towards just and lasting peace," External link

manilametro Friday, January 8, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "With the assistance and support of the Commission on Human Rights, we will be able to put a stop to the CPP-NPA-NDF's criminal acts. The AFP, through its Human Rights Office, will continuously coordinate with the appropriate agencies in this whole-of-nation approach towards just and lasting peace," External link

irishsun Friday, January 8, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The knowledge and expertise you shared over the years, through this Agreement, were invaluable in keeping our troops healthy. I am truly grateful for its renewal as we, in the AFP, begin to take major steps toward the accomplishment of one of our major advocacies in promoting our troops’ mental health, which was regrettably neglected in the past years,” External link

pna Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "He exemplified the qualities of a true public official who upholds professionalism and integrity as he ably led the MMDA in performing its mandate, and especially its front-line efforts to mitigate the effect of the (coronavirus disease 2019) Covid-19 pandemic," External link

pna Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “While the past year has brought many obstacles, it was however marked by the distinguished service, dedication, and perseverance of our uniformed personnel as we fulfill our sworn duties to our country. In spite of all the hardships that tested our strength and resolve, we as Filipinos endured and emerged as one stronger nation,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:36:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “While the past year has brought many obstacles, it was however marked by the distinguished service, dedication, and perseverance of our uniformed personnel as we fulfill our sworn duties to our country. In spite of all the hardships that tested our strength and resolve, we as Filipinos endured and emerged as one stronger nation,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, January 1, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "While the past year has brought many obstacles, it was however marked by the distinguished service, dedication, and perseverance of our uniformed personnel as we fulfill our sworn duties to our country. In spite of all the hardships that tested our strength and resolve, we as Filipinos endured and emerged as one stronger nation," External link

pna Friday, January 1, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay urged ( about Jose Rizal ) : “Jose Rizal: Inspirasyon sa Pagbangon at Paghilom ng Bayan” External link

pna Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Jose Rizal ) : “The AFP wishes that Dr. Jose Rizal’s martyrdom will continue to motivate our people to better serve our country. The preservation of the state is an obligation of every citizen, especially now that we are in this challenging time of a pandemic,” External link

pna Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA (New People's Army) and their front organizations have nothing to celebrate. They failed on the ground, got exposed in Congress, and were unmasked abroad for their fake advocacies," External link

manilametro Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

manilametro Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA (New People's Army) and their front organizations have nothing to celebrate. They failed on the ground, got exposed in Congress, and were unmasked abroad for their fake advocacies," External link

polandsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

polandsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA (New People's Army) and their front organizations have nothing to celebrate. They failed on the ground, got exposed in Congress, and were unmasked abroad for their fake advocacies," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Secretary General ) : “The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The CPP-NPA is in a political and tactical crisis given the high impact accomplishments of our troops both on the ground and at the General Headquarters. Paired that with the highly developed capability and equipment of our fighting units, there is nowhere else to go but down for the enemy," External link

pna Friday, December 25, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our intelligence community is closely monitoring their actions. They have planned really to conduct atrocities in different parts of the country, particularly (against our) vulnerable, remote communities," External link

pna Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Talagang pinagpaplanuhan nila 'yan (They are really making plans.) They are just waiting (for an) opportune time to (launch their attack),” External link

pna Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Their manpower, firepower and mass-based support are on the decline. They are experiencing leadership vacuum and their recruitment and extortion activities were neglected as well," External link

pna Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We are truly grateful to our Commander-in-Chief, President Rodrigo Duterte, for the unprecedented support to our modernization," External link

pna Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "This showcase of our reliable and modern assets is our gift to the Filipino people. This is where your taxes go. The AFP as protector of the people and the state shall continue its judicious use of its resources and protect the trust and support the people have vested on us," External link

pna Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Simultaneous joint law enforcement operations last December 10 led by the Philippine National Police and supported by the Joint Task Force-NCR in various parts of Metro Manila also resulted in the arrest of personalities identified by the PNP as leaders of the Metro Manila Regional Party Committee (MMRPC) of the CPP (Communist Party of the Philippines)-NPA," External link

pna Monday, December 14, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Two others, including another vice commander, surrendered to government authorities. Captured from them were 10 high-powered firearms," External link

pna Monday, December 14, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We in the Armed Forces of the Philippines, kaming mga kasundaluhan (we the military), believe that Islam is a religion that espouses peace above all matters," External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Again, I would like to clarify that I never said that the madaris are spreading radicalization or sowing terrorism among its students," External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The AFP recognizes that the Madaris are religious educational institutions through which the Muslim community ensures that the future acquires the right knowledge about Islam. We seek to preserve this peaceful Islamic religious tradition and identity," External link

pna Friday, December 11, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948 will continue to hold us accountable to our commitment to protect human rights, especially in conflict," External link

pna Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Security is a shared responsibility. With every Filipino's cooperation, we can all be human rights advocates and peacebuilders. Let us all ensure that the tenets of UDHR are upheld and respected!" External link

pna Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Soon, before our President steps down, we will finally have multi-role fighters in the likes of the F-16 in our Air Force inventory,” External link

defenseindustrydaily Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Ready tayo dun, mayroon tayong mga water cannons din, but wala pa naman tayong insidente na ganoon,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, December 7, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added ( about Humanitarian Law ) : "What we want to highlight is the confiscation of 491 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used by communist terrorists. The NPA continues to use landmines and IEDs bagama't pinagbabawal ito sa (even if these are prohibited under the) International Humanitarian Law," External link

pna Monday, December 7, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "But overall, initially, ang (the) sentiment is we're not bent on recommending any ceasefire for the holidays. Yung lessons of the past, talagang everytime magkakaroon tayo ng (everytime we have a) holiday truce with the CPP-NPA ay marami silang (they have a lot of) violations and these are human rights violation na rin (too). Imagine last year, kaka -announce pa lang ng ceasefire (the ceasefire was just announced), during the holidays, inatake na kaagad, in- ambush na agad yung mga tropa natin, magpatuloy yung kanilang mga extortion sa mga communities. (they attacked and ambushed our troops and push through with extortion in communities)," External link

pna Monday, December 7, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Of course, not everyone would have immediate access. The national government has a priority list, first are the front-liners, particularly health workers and medical staff. Then, we have senior citizens and indigent communities and others. Aside from transporting, your AFP would also help ensure peace and order and would provide other services based on the tasking from the IATF," External link

pna Monday, December 7, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “So this calls for renewed vigilance actually not only on the part of the security forces but for everyone because addressing terrorism really is a concern of everyone so with this incident I urge each and everyone to cooperate, particularly the general public, our stakeholders and partners to please continue cooperating and working with your security forces in their area so that we could prevent another incident such as this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “So we will not give them that time, that opportunity to relax, to rebuild and their capabilit(ies), to recruit, to extort. They are already weak, I think, and also the AFP and the security sector have already gained momentum and it’s just a matter of time before we really put an end to this insurgency problem,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “So this calls for renewed vigilance actually not only on the part of the security forces but for everyone because addressing terrorism really is a concern of everyone so with this incident I urge each and everyone to cooperate, particularly the general public, our stakeholders and partners to please continue cooperating and working with your security forces in their area so that we could prevent another incident such as this,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, December 4, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “So we will not give them that time, that opportunity to relax, to rebuild and their capabilit(ies), to recruit, to extort. They are already weak, I think, and also the AFP and the security sector have already gained momentum and it’s just a matter of time before we really put an end to this insurgency problem,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, December 4, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “This calls for renewed vigilance actually not only on the part of the security forces but for everyone because addressing terrorism, really, is a concern of everyone,” “With this incident, I urge each and everyone to cooperate, particularly the general public, our stakeholders and partners, to please continue cooperating and working with your security forces in their area so that we could prevent another incident such as this,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 4, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Detachments of the AFP and PNP are being harassed every now and then as part of terroristic actions by the BIFF,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 4, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Detachments of the AFP and PNP are being harassed every now and then as part of terroristic actions by the BIFF,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, December 4, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Peace ) : "Peace talks? They only buy time, respite from the pressures being (exerted) by security forces on them especially during this time. Their capabilities are on the decline, their numbers are dwindling, and in fact, we have their backs against the wall and this is not the right time to really impose or recommend (a) ceasefire and peace talks," External link

pna Friday, December 4, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So we will not give them that time, that opportunity to relax, to rebuild and their capabilit(ies), to recruit, to extort, mahina na sila (they are already weak), and I think, and also the AFP and the security sector has already gained momentum and it's just of a matter of time before we really put an end to this insurgency problem," External link

pna Friday, December 4, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We may disagree on the way this modus was presented in the past months, but we can no longer deny the role that these front organizations had in the destruction wrought upon families and communities by this decades-old violence," "Now it is up to us as a nation to put all these deception and violence to an end," External link

pna Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP remains committed in the conduct of relief operations to alleviate the distress of our people who are still experiencing hardship caused by the recent calamities. The AFP will continue to assist them and the local government units in providing manpower, mobility and equipment to help affected communities rise stronger,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, December 1, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP remains committed in the conduct of relief operations to alleviate the distress of our people who are still experiencing hardship caused by the recent calamities. The AFP will continue to assist them and the local government units in providing manpower, mobility and equipment to help affected communities rise stronger,” External link

pna Monday, November 30, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Your anniversary theme not only underscores your exemplary performance and stellar achievements in the past year but also sets the tone for the jumpstart for this center to grab opportunities to further refine your method of operations in the coming years,” External link

pna Friday, November 27, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

manilametro Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

manilametro Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Commission ) : "We hope that the Commission on Human Rights will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard to their well-being," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We hope that the CHR will take immediate action on the report submitted by the AFP Human Rights Office. It is our fervent desire to put an end to the immoral and unlawful utilization of our youth by the CPP-NPA-NDF to advance their armed struggle without regard (for) their well-being,” External link

pna Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Teddy Casino ) : "Casiño had one good chance to draw a line between his party-list and the CTG (communist terrorist group) and he missed it," External link

pna Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is now clear how the CPP-NPA conspire to continue their unlawful acts and terrorist ways as exposed by the resource persons today. The organization’s exploitation of issues and idealism affecting the vulnerable sectors has to stop now,” External link

pna Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are satisfied with how things turned out for us during these hearings. These sessions have allowed the truth to unfold. And for the AFP, one of the best ways to counter terrorism is to stop lies from propagating,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “While the AFP has started to shift to relief efforts in some areas, our responding teams continue to brave heavily flooded communities to conduct search, rescue and retrieval operations in the hopes of rescuing more individuals. Our resilience and 'Bayanihan' have allowed us to hurdle obstacles. We call on everyone to hold on to safety as help is on the way and help will come,” External link

pna Monday, November 16, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We will continue searching for the disappeared and helping in the damage assessment,” External link

laht Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "More than 91 SRR units of the Northern Luzon Command are spread out in 12 provinces and 31 municipalities," External link

pna Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : "We continue to cooperate with the Bureau of Fire Protection, Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, and other members of the SRR Cluster in order to help as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. We have faced many challenges. Our resilience and 'Bayanihan' have kept us forward. We call on everyone to hold on to safety. Help is on the way. And help will come," External link

pna Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

nypost Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

CBC Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

irishsun Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

irishsun Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

irishsun Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

hjnews Friday, November 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

wishtv Friday, November 13, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

yorkpress Friday, November 13, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

oxfordtimes Friday, November 13, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

seattlepi Friday, November 13, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

actionnewsjax Friday, November 13, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 13, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 13, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, November 13, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Through our 'Tulong Bayanihan' program, AFP camps nationwide will serve as drop points for individuals, groups or organizations who intend to donate food and non-food items to typhoon victims," External link

pna Friday, November 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The AFP assures the public that disaster response operations will be prioritized to address the needs of the Filipino people. We will continue to assist the local government units in providing manpower, mobility, and equipment for the relief and rehabilitation of communities affected by Typhoon Ulysses," External link

pna Friday, November 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

manilametro Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Meanwhile, the Northern Luzon Command is conducting clearing operations in Ilocos Norte, particularly in Pagudpud, due to multiple landslide incidents. No casualties were reported in these incidents," External link

manilametro Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us all work together to minimize the effects of Typhoon Ulysses and prevent any loss of life in this critical period," External link

manilametro Friday, November 13, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 13, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 13, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : ``We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,'' External link

timesofindia Friday, November 13, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

guardian Friday, November 13, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, November 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

news4jax Friday, November 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

680news Friday, November 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, November 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 13, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, November 13, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, November 13, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

therepublic Friday, November 13, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

dailyjournal Friday, November 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

seattlepi Friday, November 13, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

tribtown Friday, November 13, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We’ll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 13, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

bordermail Friday, November 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We'll continue to look for the missing, help in damage assessment," External link

startribune Friday, November 13, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We continue to maintain strong coordination with NCR local government units, the MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority), and other national government agencies in closely monitoring the situation in critical areas," External link

pna Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "This will also constrain and lose their freedom of movement, and they will be isolated and unable to transact business as no official identification can be presented when demanded," External link

manilametro Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The AFP shall ensure that terrorists will not be able to use social media as means to advance the ends of terrorism, recruit new members, and generate financial support," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The AFP views Facebook along with other social networking sites as platforms to disseminate accurate information that would empower our people to see through the lies, and reject terrorist organizations masquerading as pro-people," External link

manilametro Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “The AFP views Facebook along with other social networking sites as platforms to disseminate accurate information that would empower our people to see through the lies, and reject terrorist organizations masquerading as pro-people,” “We look forward to conducting more trainings with Facebook to better equip our personnel in honing the strengths of social media as a platform to push forward the government’s national development campaigns,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP shall ensure that terrorists will not be able to use social media as means to advance the ends of terrorism, recruit new members, and generate financial support,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP views Facebook along with other social networking sites as platforms to disseminate accurate information that would empower our people to see through the lies, and reject terrorist organizations masquerading as pro-people,” External link

pna Friday, November 6, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP looks forward to conducting more training with Facebook to better equip its personnel in honing the strengths of social media as a platform to push forward the government’s national development campaigns,” External link

pna Friday, November 6, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Your relentlessness and commitment in defeating these terrorists were eminent in this operation and thus worthy of appreciation from our whole organization,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “The efficient use of our assets brings about significant gains in our fight against enemies of the state. This proves that armed with high-level weaponry and equipment, our skilled soldiers can render these terrorists defenseless,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Let us keep our nation peaceful and secured by being prepared to quell any attack from all threat elements. We will continue pushing for the AFP Modernization program to capacitate our troops towards fully capable, responsive, and highly professional armed forces and source of national pride,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is the AFP’s obligation to expose CPP-NPA (Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army) individuals and organizations for who and what they truly are. We have already unmasked the deliberate and orchestrated efforts by left-leaning organizations and the NPA which exploit vulnerable sectors and communities to advance their lawless cause,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is in line with our peace and development campaign to shield and protect the Filipinos, our institutions, and vulnerable sectors from the recruitment of the CPP-NPA. It is our mission to protect our people from the threats of communist armed violence and terrorism even while we perform our duties in this time of global pandemic and natural calamities,” External link

pna Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Early (on) we have dispatched one deployable signal team to Catanduanes to help restore communication(s) in the province," External link

pna Monday, November 2, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Today lets focus at the task at hand to help our countrymen particularly those situated along the path of Super Typhoon Rolly," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us maintain that high state of readiness. With that, I am confident in our preparation, our dedication, the sound leadership of our commanders, and our unity and teamwork that we will weather the impact of ST Rolly," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Hindi natin alintana itong mga dangers and threats to our lives. Ipakita natin na ang kanilang Sandatahang Lakas, ang kanilang kasundaluhan ay handang tumulong kahit na nasa panganib ang ating buhay," External link

manilametro Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us maintain that high state of readiness. With that, I am confident in our preparation, our dedication, the sound leadership of our commanders, and our unity and teamwork that we will weather the impact of ST Rolly," External link

pna Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We also have four big ships of the Navy, two landing docks and two logistics support (vessels), also on standby, to perform and assist on our disaster response operations," External link

pna Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today let’s focus on the task at hand to help our countrymen particularly those situated along the path of Super Typhoon Rolly,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Let us maintain that high state of readiness. With that, I am confident in our preparation, our dedication, the sound leadership of our commanders, and our unity and teamwork that we will weather the impact of ST Rolly,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hindi natin alintana itong mga dangers and threats to our lives. Ipakita natin na ang kanilang Sandatahang Lakas, ang kanilang kasundaluhan ay handang tumulong kahit na nasa panganib ang ating buhay,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We urge everyone to respect the temporary closure of these areas and follow social distancing rules until such time that the situation normalizes," External link

pna Saturday, October 31, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us also spare a moment to remember the innocent victims of conflict who died in the clutches of the enemies. Their sacrifices will not be in vain and we the living shall carry on with the defense of our country's peace and security," External link

pna Saturday, October 31, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We view the alliance as a strong and resilient partnership that needs to be responsive to the ever changing security environment," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We view the alliance as a strong and resilient partnership that needs to be responsive to the ever-changing security environment," External link

pna Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As we continue to fight the effects of this pandemic that has disrupted and changed our lives, the AFP shall be eternally grateful and honored for the opportunity to be in close cooperation and collaboration with organizations and institutions with similar aspirations of confronting this problem and coming up with solutions from a multi-sector perspective," External link

manilametro Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As we continue to fight the effects of this pandemic that has disrupted and changed our lives, the AFP shall be eternally grateful and honored for the opportunity to be in close cooperation and collaboration with organizations and institutions with similar aspirations of confronting this problem and coming up with solutions from a multi-sector perspective,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to the Muftis and Imams based in NCR for gracing us with their presence on this great opportunity for an extensive dialogue between our organizations in order to fortify our efforts in fighting against lawless elements that threaten our fellow Filipinos," External link

manilametro Monday, October 26, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to the Muftis and Imams based in NCR for gracing us with their presence on this great opportunity for an extensive dialogue between our organizations in order to fortify our efforts in fighting against lawless elements that threaten our fellow Filipinos," External link

pna Monday, October 26, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As mandated defenders of the peace and security of our land, we in the AFP remain staunch in intensifying our peace and security operations to slowly but surely reach our goal of uprooting the source of manpower, firepower, and finances of these local terrorist groups that have been disrupting the peaceful living of our citizens,” External link

pna Monday, October 26, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The AFP is enhancing our safety and health protocols and other measures to protect the best interest and wellbeing of our soldiers, particularly those in the frontlines. Our troops' health will always be of utmost importance as we continue to preserve the AFP's fighting strength to help the country win over this battle," External link

manilametro Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We want to let our people know that they really have an Armed Forces that is truly dependable and reliable, and can be called upon in any time of need or crisis. One that is also versatile to perform various missions and adapt to different situations from peacetime, crisis, conflict, and even in addressing a pandemic," External link

manilametro Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Our sacrifices have been duly recognized and we continue to enjoy the trust and support of the people. Let us not waste this opportunity to prove our capability on our way to becoming a truly world-class armed forces," External link

manilametro Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP is enhancing our safety and health protocols and other measures to protect the best interest and well-being of our soldiers, particularly those in the front-lines. Our troops’ health will always be of utmost importance as we continue to preserve the AFP’s fighting strength to help the country win over this battle,” External link

pna Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are now strengthening and enhancing our program as far as prevention, when encountering violent extremism,” External link

weeklyblitz Friday, October 23, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It's in line with ‘yong programa ng AFP on really shielding and protecting certain institutions, particularly ‘yong mga vulnerable ones from the recruitment of the CPP-NPA. Totoo naman kasi ‘to dahil we have encountered on many occasions ano at sadly 'yung iba naman namatay pa,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "What I meant to say was there are unscrupulous individuals wanting to infiltrate schools to do just that - spread hate and plant the seeds of terrorism. And this is what we in the AFP want to vigorously prevent," External link

pna Friday, October 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We know how this law would greatly help us in building our confidence and poise in our operations. I am confident, and I know for a fact that every man and woman of the AFP is responsible, accountable, and objective enough to enforce this law,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We know how this law would greatly help us in building our confidence and poise in our operations. I am confident, and I know for a fact that every man and woman of the AFP is responsible, accountable, and objective enough to enforce this law,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Order No ) : “Let us work hard towards intensified operationalization of the Executive Order No. 70 for we already earned significant gains through this Whole-of-Nation Approach. With the continuous involvement of the local government units, local communities, and other stakeholders, we can reach greater heights and yield more successes in this fight against insurgency,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “With full trust and confidence, I am certain that Team CentCom, through the steadfast leadership of Lt. Gen. (Roberto) Ancan, will continue to contribute and work not only for the good of our Armed Forces but most importantly, for the welfare and betterment of our nation and our people,” External link

pna Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Team ) : “I, therefore, urge the entire Team JTF-NCR to give your all-out support to your new commander, and together, as a team, you will surely surpass every challenge presented before you and bring honor to the AFP and our whole nation,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Marawi is a victory not just for us Filipinos as it stands as a global symbol of defiance against terror. For more than a hundred days, the world's eyes were momentarily fixed on a city that showed one of the worst of urban battles in our nation's history yet it must be highlighted that it was able to bring the best in us as a people," External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “It is truly an honor to stand here and be in the presence of these heroes; the very men and women who, without any reservation, have put the welfare of the people of Marawi before their own; who endured days and nights of fighting on the ground while carrying the heavyweight of the future of a city on their shoulders,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "situation in the South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I share the honor and glory of every soldier of the AFP in giving our snappiest salute to all our heroes, the sung and the unsung, for all that they have done in the fulfillment of their sworn duties to protect and serve our nation and our people. Their service and their sacrifice is a legacy that will live on forever,” External link

pna Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The war was over but we have never left Marawi. To date, our soldiers still actively participate in endeavors that pursue peace and development in Marawi. We have not ceased in giving our 100 percent, war or no war,” External link

pna Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are hopeful to the good the Anti-Terrorism Law will bring. We’ve already lost too many lives, including innocent citizens who are victims of different terrorist acts. With the implementation of this law, we now have better means to defend the nation against threats to our peace,” External link

pna Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “And, in fact, Japan has always emerged as among the shortlisted countries based on the studies of the different technical working groups,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are getting some radar equipment from Japan. This is part of our maritime domain awareness programme to really monitor what’s going on not only in the West Philippine Sea but 360 [degrees] of our territory” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have acquired the Matinloc platform to be assigned one of the radars coming from Japan to beef up our monitoring capability in West Philippine Sea,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have just activated the AFP cybergroup and the major services – the Army, Air Force, Navy – have also activated their own cyberunits and all of these are geared toward enhancing, beefing up our cybercommunications defence and security capability,” “Right now we are developing the end-to-end encryption capability because we are now also developing our cybercapability” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 16, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “You see, we (decided that) the Matinloc platform (will) be assigned one of the radars coming from Japan to beef up our monitoring capability in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is really a potential flashpoint in this part of the globe,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “It’s very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile,” External link

eurasiareview Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India,” “We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area,” External link

eurasiareview Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

eurasiareview Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

manilametro Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

manilametro Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

manilametro Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It's very tense. The situation has now become more tense because China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It even fired its own missile," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The situation in South China Sea remains volatile and uncertain because of the actions of certain actors in the area particularly China and the United States, to include the quad alliance of U.S., Australia, Japan and India," "We have seen aggressive action on the part of China from reclaiming the area to deploying some warships there. Their coast guards are very visible in the area," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It has even fired recently a missile (which) we have lodged a diplomatic protest on," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Here comes (the) United States, displaying a show of force in the area. So, it's very tense," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Within the limits of our capability, we are maintaining presence in the West Philippine Sea. We conduct naval and air patrols everyday in the West Philippine Sea, and it involves seven Navy assets, and no more than 20 aircraft alternately performing air patrols in the area," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is really a potential flashpoint in this part of the globe,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

nwitimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "China is conducting its own unilateral exercises. It has even fired recently a missile (which) we have lodged a diplomatic protest on," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Here comes (the) United States, displaying a show of force in the area. So, it's very tensed," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We have acquired the Matinloc platform, to be assigned one of the radars coming from Japan to beef up our monitoring capability in the West Philippine Sea," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Within the limits of our capability, we are maintaining presence in the West Philippine Sea. We conduct naval and air patrols everyday in the West Philippine Sea, and it involves seven Navy assets, and no more than 20 aircraft alternately performing air patrols in the area," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

lacrossetribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

whig Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "We don't see any security risk, it's very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We have found out some of those who surrendered and captured, quite a number of them, have been recruited and radicalized through the social media," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The military side will come in after. It's on the reactive already when terrorists are identified and due for neutralization. But the larger part of effort would be for the preventive side of it, preventing the youth and some people to get recruited, preventing foreign terrorists slipping into our country, preventing other local terrorists slipping out of the country and getting deployed in Syria or Afghanistan," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We don’t see any security risk, it’s very low and we find it better that they are inside because we could have unannounced inspections. We could inspect them at midnight,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also telling them as media platform, they should be impartial and unbiased,” External link

bloomberg Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We made some risk assessment as far as security is concerned and based on our studies the (setting up) of Dito, of some of their communication facilit(ies), towers in camps and installations of the AFP pose no security threat," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "One advantage of having (these) facilit(ies) by Dito inside camps is we could monitor them closely, because once they are here inside for example in Camp Aguinaldo, we could inspect them anytime, we could check what equipment they're (going to) put up, we can enlist third party (firm or audit team) to see what kind of equipment, software, hardware, they are (installing)," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So there are still, two, three steps before finally they could put up facilities inside camp(s), just like the process we adopted when we allowed Globe and Smart to (co-locate) inside military bases," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their HOOC (members) children are still out there, they want their children back They don’t want other parents to suffer the same fate, that’s why they formed this advocacy,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They (Facebook) are unfair to us in taking down those sites because there are many other sites that are really espousing hate, violence, terrorism that should have been taken down in the first place,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Overall, we don't see any security risk. It's very low. And we find it better that they are inside because (we) could have unannounced inspection. We could inspect them midnight, anytime of the night, early morning, wee hours. We can do that if they are inside. So, there is that full control of their operations," "As far as the security aspect is concerned, putting up of towers and communication facilities inside camps pose a low risk, as far as security concern," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We were just getting prepared in case it gets out of hand because sometimes during situations like this, many may take advantage,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "But since we don't have (that) law (yet) we're still governed by Republic Act 9184 (Government Procurement Reform Act)," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So primarily it’s the budget, then the procurement process. And of course, another factor is the recent Covid-19 pandemic wherein the government channeled some of the modernization funds to fund Covid (-19)-related activities of the government," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "So imagine if it will take us a year for the bidding and procurement process and wait another two years for delivery, that’s three years and that’s too much delay as far as capability buildup is concerned and right now the AFP is confronting several security challenges," External link

pna Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We cannot stress the importance of being well-equipped as we face all these adversaries in our territorial defense, counter-insurgency efforts, including humanitarian response. Enhancing our capabilities in terms of equipment and assets gives us the motivation and preparedness to overcome these challenges,” External link

pna Monday, October 12, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Having the government’s support in the AFP Modernization program is the primary key that we need to fulfill our mandate of protecting the people, upholding our sovereignty and preserving territorial integrity,” External link

pna Monday, October 12, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP is grateful to everyone who took part in this project especially the GMA Kapuso Foundation, their donors and partners, as well as to the local government of Salvador. The bridges that we built are manifestations of our unity as one Filipino nation towards achieving lasting peace and development for the country,” External link

pna Friday, October 9, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “These local terrorists who operate in the south continue to embrace the Daesh narrative and assimilate its barbarism in the guise of religion. But the peace-loving Filipinos already reject this Daesh violence and have extended their full support to the government and the AFP in its fight against terrorists,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP with the help of all stakeholders and guided by the National Action Plan to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism, will sustain its momentum against the terror group ASG and other local terrorist groups. We will not tolerate any attempt to sow violent ideologies and will make use of all available technologies to put an end to the spread of violent extremism,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The AFP is immensely grateful to have AFPMBAI’s support as we strive to achieve several missions. Your generosity is proof that the Bayanihan spirit of the Filipinos is alive and it prevails in much-needed instances. Indeed, whatever we will accomplish from hereon, is a shared milestone between the AFP and the AFPMBAI made possible through these donations,” External link

pna Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate and their calls urgent,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

680news Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Their grievances are legitimate, and their calls urgent," External link

startribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us sustain this momentum so that we can finally bring just and lasting peace in the country," External link

pna Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have once again convened to ensure the continuous synchronization of our respective efforts in winning the peace, intensifying security, and bringing to justice those who have caused chaos and spread terror in their attempt to corrupt the peace and democracy that we all have been preserving,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our recent successes in combatting the communist scourge would not have been possible without our strong partnership with our counterparts in the Philippine National Police," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "ASEAN must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of COVID-19. As nations across the globe, not only within ASEAN, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the armed forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks," External link

myanmarnews Friday, September 25, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the ASEAN and China in ensuring peace, security and stability in the area," External link

myanmarnews Friday, September 25, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "ASEAN must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of COVID-19. As nations across the globe, not only within ASEAN, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the armed forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks," External link

manilametro Friday, September 25, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the ASEAN and China in ensuring peace, security and stability in the area," External link

manilametro Friday, September 25, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "ASEAN must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of COVID-19. As nations across the globe, not only within ASEAN, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the armed forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks," External link

irishsun Friday, September 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the ASEAN and China in ensuring peace, security and stability in the area," External link

irishsun Friday, September 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The Philippines supports the conclusion of an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will be an important and lasting legacy of the Asean and China in ensuring peace, security, and stability in the area,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Asean must be united, now more than ever, with the ongoing crisis brought about by the effects of Covid-19. As nations across the globe, not only within Asean, exert great efforts to fight this pandemic, the Armed Forces are being called by our respective governments to perform a great deal of supporting tasks,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I am confident that we will achieve a strengthened security relationship towards a cohesive and responsive Asean. After all, we have a shared commitment and mutual responsibility in dealing with common regional security challenges and in preserving the region’s stability,” External link

pna Friday, September 25, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that targets the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Their Facebook Page was instrumental to their campaign to raise awareness on the vulnerability of children at the hands of communist front organizations. Its arbitrary shutdown adds to the limited spaces afforded to them and the unsympathetic ears of some sectors," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that targets the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open," External link

manilametro Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information," External link

manilametro Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that targets the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open," External link

irishsun Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information," External link

irishsun Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Armed Forces of the Philippines regrets the decision of Facebook to take down the page of Hands Off Our Children, a campaign launched by a group of parents who are fighting to protect their children against violent extremism," "Its arbitrary shutdown adds to the limited spaces afforded to them and the unsympathetic ears of some sectors" External link

pna Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We laud and express gratitude to the members of the GIFCT, including Facebook, for stepping up in its self-regulation initiatives that target the dissemination of extremist propaganda, including photos and videos of terrorist violence. We likewise in the security sector shall extend any assistance as needed and our lines of cooperation shall always be open,” External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “We seek an open and above-board partnership with social networking sites to prevent and counter the spread of violent extremism, without curtailing the rights of users to free expression and information,” External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "All figures are on the decline and in fact, many of them have surrendered. For this year alone, there are more than 1,000 (communist terrorists) who have surrendered with almost 800 firearms from the side of the CPP-NPA and many are still sending surrender feelers," External link

pna Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have identified some NGO (non-government organizations), and conduits. There is also evidence that manifest foreign funding and we are coordinating with the Anti-Money Laundering Council and other entities in checking accounts suspected to be the channels of funding for the ASG,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, September 18, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Abu Talha al-Sudani ) : “Aside from missing the opportunity of capturing these two suicide bombers, it has caused disruption in our intelligence operations in the area, so this disruption in our intelligence coverage for these suicide bombers and activities of Abu Sayyaf in Jolo and in other parts of Sulu somehow led to this incident,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It will cause more harm than good at this point in time in our country. Our actions are being guided by our sworn duty to uphold and protect our Constitution and serve our people,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “The AFP is honored to have Vice President Leni Robredo who took time out of her busy schedule to visit the military’s general headquarters and convey her message of support to our entire endeavor. As the mandated protectors of the people and state, the AFP will continue to support the Office of the Vice President as well as all humanitarian assistance programs anchored on maintaining peace and development in the country,” External link

pna Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added ( about Leni Robredo ) : “The AFP is honored to have Vice President Leni Robredo who took time out of her busy schedule to visit the military’s general headquarters and convey her message of support to our entire endeavour," he said in a statement. "As the mandated protectors of the people and state, the AFP will continue to support the Office of the Vice President as well as all humanitarian assistance programs anchored on maintaining peace and development in the country,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Now, another leader just as competent and worthy is given the responsibility to sustain the accomplishments of this command," External link

manilametro Monday, September 7, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Under the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Law (Republic Act 11479), we will make sure that all efforts and capacities will be utilized to put an end to all terrorists and prevent them from inflicting further harm to the people whom we swore to protect with our lives,” AFP chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said Sunday. He issued this statement after noting that from 2009 to August this year, the Abu Sayyaf and other local terrorist groups had so far killed 83 people and wounded 505 others in unprovoked and ruthless attacks including bombings. “The AFP will never tolerate any attempt to sow terror and disrupt peace and development in our country," External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Philippine Navy ) : "Impart the proficiencies that you have gained from the training exercises with the objective of augmenting the scope of capabilities of the Philippine Navy in fulfilling its mandate as the first line of defense of our maritime territories," External link

pna Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Given the fast-paced transformation in the maritime domain security in recent years, both locally and globally, the acquisition of the BRP Jose Rizal is a timely upgrade to the Navy’s current assets and definitely amplifies our capabilities in terms of maritime operability and readiness for potential threats to our territories,” External link

pna Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We are entitled (to have our own views) individually but as the Armed Forces of the Philippines, we will not allow anybody to be part of this movement and to actively participate in the furtherance of the goals and objectives of the group pushing for the establishment of revolutionary government,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay noted : “Precisely because of the reason that it is unconstitutional and yes, we find it politically motivated and it will cost more harm than good at this point in time in our country,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It will cause more harm than good at this point in time in our country. Our actions are being guided by our sworn duty to uphold and protect our Constitution and serve our people,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "This [suspension of the VFA termination] is a welcome development for us because training continues," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "It is unconstitutional. We find it politically-motivated," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "The AFP has absolutely no intention to curtail freedom of expression on social media when I gave that statement," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : “We are entitled (to have our own views) individually but as Armed Forces of the Philippines, we will not allow anybody to be part of this movement and to actively participate in the furtherance of the goals and objectives of the group pushing for the establishment of revolutionary government,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Miguel Corp ) : “When Covid-19 hit our country hard, the San Miguel Corporation was fully aware of the uncertainty of the situation and was among the industry leaders who quickly responded and supported government efforts in mitigating the effects of this global pandemic,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “These facilities will be very beneficial for our soldiers, civilian human resource, and their dependents who are affected by Covid-19. This would also help us keep the levels of infection in our organization to a minimum. Rest assured that we will reciprocate your efforts by ensuring that we continue to perform our mandate,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Our pledge to serve and accomplishing our mission will not be impeded by this pandemic. Our main thrust during these challenging times is very clear, and that is to preserve our force and help the national government and our people,” External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Materials that could be used for bomb-making like ammonium nitrate should be monitored, especially those buying and transporting them in large quantities," External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That’s why we are calling on all other agencies, the general public and other stakeholders to work with us to really put an end to this terrorism, not only in Sulu but in the entire country," External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Security is a shared responsibility by all of us, so that’s why the security sector should be supported by the local government units," External link

pna Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It does not matter whether one is a uniformed personnel, a publicservant, or an ordinary citizen specks of heroism are innate in all of us, urging us to perform every day acts of valor," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, August 31, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It does not matter whether one is a uniformed personnel, a publicservant, or an ordinary citizen specks of heroism are innate in all of us, urging us to perform every day acts of valor," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 31, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our whole nation is profoundly grateful to all of you for giving the Filipino people a fighting chance and a glimmer of hope against this pandemic," External link

pna Monday, August 31, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have identified some NGO (non-government organizations), and conduits. There is also evidence that manifest foreign funding and we are coordinating with the Anti-Money Laundering Council and other entities in checking accounts suspected to be the channels of funding for the ASG,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Terrorism remains a threat to any democracy. We appeal to all freedom-loving Filipinos to join hands with your Armed Forces of the Philippines as we strengthen our efforts to secure our borders and provide a safe environment for Filipinos," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Everyone should be aware of their surroundings and report all suspicious persons, doubtful activities, and left-behind personal belongings while remaining vigilant at all times," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Security is a shared responsibility, one that should be embedded in our consciousness. The Anti-Terror Act of 2020, despite enhancing our capability to prevent such careless hatred, will fail without the mindful cooperation of every Filipino," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We offer our prayers for those who have died and the 74 wounded, all victims of that brazen attack on human lives by the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group, which has been the subject of intense intelligence gathering and monitoring, as well as combat operations in Mindanao," External link

pna Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Abu Talha al-Sudani ) : “Aside from missing the opportunity of capturing these two suicide bombers, it has caused disruption in our intelligence operations in the area, so this disruption in our intelligence coverage for these suicide bombers and activities of Abu Sayyaf in Jolo and in other parts of Sulu somehow led to this incident,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 28, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Abu Talha al-Sudani ) : "Aside from missing the opportunity of capturing these two suicide bombers, it has caused disruption in our intelligence operations in the area, so this disruption in our intelligence coverage for these suicide bombers and activities of Abu Sayyaf in Jolo and in other parts of Sulu somehow led to this incident," External link

pna Friday, August 28, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The reimposition of martial law in Mindanao is one of the options that we are considering, but what we need right now are measures that can immediately be implemented so we could right away arrest and check activities of terrorist groups operating, not only in Jolo, Sulu, but in the entire island of Mindanao,” External link

inquirer Friday, August 28, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have identified the perpetrators and cases are now being built up against the perpetrators, particularly the Abu Sayyaf [to which] the two suicide bombers belong[ed],” External link

inquirer Friday, August 28, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We are also looking at their logistics and support network and there are some leads,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Our troops on the ground continue to be on high alert to deter similar attacks,” “No sensible religion or ideology would ever endorse these... attacks,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Combat and intelligence operations were also ramped up to pursue those responsible," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "No sensible religion or ideology would ever endorse these hapless attacks. Rest assured that their sacrifices will not be in vain," External link

pna Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "No sensible religion or ideology would ever endorse these hapless attacks," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "not deter us from, nor shake our resolve to bring an end to their violence," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay insisted : “We urge the immediate filing of murder, planting of evidence and neglect of duty (charges) as recommended by the National Bureau of Investigation to the proper courts immediately,” “We have been waiting for two months already and justice delayed is justice denied. We expect the immediate filing of the charges,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I’ve heard many speculations during the deliberation. There are a lot of speculations that’s why on the part of the Armed Forces, we urged the immediate filing of murder, planting of evidence, and neglect of duty as recommended by [National Bureau of Investigation to the proper courts immediately,” “We have been waiting for two months already and justice delayed is justice denied. So we expect the immediate filing of the recommendations of charges during their initial investigation,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "That is why we urge the immediate filing of cases... We have waited for 2 months already. Justice delayed is justice denied," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I have directed field unit commanders in Mindanao to further intensify focused military operations to prevent possible retaliation by Idang’s followers and to force them to surrender or face demise,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The soldiers will continue to harness the support of the local populace and civilian leaders to degrade the number and capability of these local terrorists who have been gripping ZamBaSulTa (Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tati-Tawi) residents in fear and panic,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, August 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The soldiers will continue to harness the support of the local populace and civilian leaders to degrade the number and capability of these local terrorists who have been gripping ZamBaSulTa (Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi) residents in fear and panic," External link

pna Friday, August 14, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "We likewise echo this year's theme, 'Preserving Human Dignity in Times of Armed Conflict: A Shared Human Responsibility' and pledge our support both as soldiers and citizens of this democratic country to this end," External link

pna Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our efforts to inculcate the values enshrined in the Geneva Conventions and the Republic Act 9851 will continue to dictate our focused military operations and ensure our full adherence to the principles of IHL and rule of law," External link

pna Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We join every Filipino in their call for just and lasting peace, an end to decades-old violence, and the complete victory against the New People's Army and its front organizations that continue to exploit and put the lives of innocent people at risk," External link

pna Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "How can you regulate something that is underground and is not actually legit?" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 10, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “On the contrary, we didn’t receive any orders to stop patrolling the area both naval and air patrols,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “You know, we’re not here really to curtail the freedom of expression of the users, they could really upload whatever they want,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Very visible ang mga sundalo natin but it doesn't mean militarisasyon ito (Our soldiers are very visible in this effort but that does not mean militarization). You see, we are a very organized, well-equipped, and well-experienced organization when it comes to addressing not only pandemics but other calamities and disasters that (have) hit our country in the past. Kaya di na bago sa amin itong trabahong ito, in addressing HADR (Addressing HADR missions is not new to us)," External link

pna Saturday, August 8, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have reiterated our position favoring and supporting the diplomatic and peaceful resolution of conflicting interest in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We have reiterated our position favoring and supporting the diplomatic and peaceful resolution of conflicting interest in the West Philippine Sea,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "In addressing all these security challenges, the Whole-of-Nation-Approach', we will continue implementing that, we will continue collaborating, linking with our agencies (and other partners)," External link

pna Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We will capitalize on this very good anti-terror law. It is comprehensive, it is proactive, and it is geared to prevent occurrence of terroristic acts,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “There will be no let up as we continue to be at the forefront confronting all these threats. We are trained for this but still we need the support of other agencies; we need the support of our fellow Filipinos,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We would also suggest some provisions in the IRR (implementing rules and regulations) how to enhance intelligence sharing, not only for domestically but with our foreign counterparts because this is a global threat that we need to address, that's why intelligence fusion, intelligence sharing is very vital," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Likewise, we will also suggest some provisions on how to curb radicalism -- radicalism of the youth so we'll be providing some inputs on countering violent extremism, and likewise maybe even regulating social media because this is the platform now being used by the terrorists to radicalize, to recruit and even plan terrorist acts. That's why we need to have specific provisions of this in the IRR pertaining to regulating the use of social media," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "While this year we have seen our AFP respond to terrorism and the impacts of Covid-19, these threats continue to challenge the capabilities of our Armed Forces, impede the way of life and diminish our nation's peace and security. Thankfully, the AFP's efforts are greatly appreciated by the people given its 90 percent satisfaction rating among government agencies," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "As your new Chief-of-Staff of the Armed Forces, I will hit the ground running to sustain the momentum in winning the peace, stability and development embodying a world-class Armed Forces that is a source of national pride," External link

pna Monday, August 3, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today, as I assume the 54th Chief of Staff (of the) Armed Forces of the Philippines, I am making similar call on our fellow Filipinos to join us in our fight against terrorism, fear, deception and the pandemic,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 3, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "We at the Philippine Army do not stop from adapting to the dynamics of our security environment. These capabilities will help us ensure that we are ready to respond to any eventuality, be it from natural disasters, cyber-threats, and most especially, threats to national security," External link

pna Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We deem it necessary to set up this testing facility so we could preserve our force. With 12,000 Army personnel currently involved in Covid-19 response operations and more committed to security operations, we want to take care of our own so we could focus on accomplishing various critical missions,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We aim for operational and organizational excellence, modernization, strong partnerships with stakeholders, and the well-being of our personnel. I am delighted that these improvements exemplify the fulfillment of these thrusts,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I am glad that today, we have added a world-class partner in our pursuit of good governance,” “As a member of the Board, your role in bridging the gap between the Philippine Army, the private sector, and civil society is indeed invaluable. We look forward to your winning form, the fulfillment of our Army Transformation Roadmap in 2028” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The soldiers were on a mission to identify the location of known terrorists in the area. Based on eyewitness accounts, no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of Army personnel to warrant such carnage," External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The Army grieves and condoles with the families of our fallen men. There will be no let-up in our quest for truth and justice," External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder... It was a rubout," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder... It was a rubout," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 3, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder... It was a rubout," External link

bordermail Friday, July 3, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. … It was a rubout,” External link

washtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. … It was a rubout,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It was murder. ... It was a rubout," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It was murder. ... It was a rubout,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hindi pa nga tapos 'yung kay Ragos. Wala pa ngang nangyayari doon. Tapos ito na naman?” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Hindi pa nga tapos 'yung kay Ragos. Wala pa ngang nangyayari doon. Tapos ito na naman?” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

washtimes Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage" External link

startribune Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “no altercation transpired between the two parties nor was there any provocation on the part of army personnel to warrant such carnage” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They are still espousing armed violence to bring about change in our society, in our country. And of course, in doing so, they need support, they need financial and logistics support from other sectors. This bill would also enable us to cut that umbilical cord and we could prevent and hopefully, finally end this communist insurgency,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They have killed innocent civilians, even us in the security sector employing treachery… Ambushes and using improvised explosive devices, they also have bombs, and I don’t think with that they are no different with the other terrorists. So, they are included because they are well within the definition of what terrorism means, who terrorists are in this new anti-terror bill,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It has beset our country for so long and it has taken its toll on our economy. Most of us would really want to permanently end this insurgency problem,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “They don’t have to worry anything about this bill as long as they don’t support, abet or give support in terms of finance, logistics. You could express yourselves as long as you don’t espouse violence or armed violence to further your objectives. It’s a right, it’s in the law, they are protected also. Civil rights are protected in the new Anti-Terror law, they don’t need to worry about that,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "It would enable us because you know they (communist terrorist groups) are still espousing armed violence to bring about change in our society, in our country. And of course, in doing so, they need support, they need finance and logistics support from other sectors so this bill would also enable us to cut that umbilical cord so that it could, and we could prevent and hopefully, finally end this communist insurgency," External link

pna Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay told : "If they espouse violence and we have seen how they killed innocent civilians and even us in the security sector... I think in that, they’re no different than other terrorists," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “May this initial development bring comfort to his family, and continue to raise awareness on mental health, and the plight of our soldiers who bear invisible scars,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 5, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Contrary to the massive disinformation campaign that supposes some civil and political rights are curtailed, the provisions of the ATB will allow us to secure our people from terroristic acts that are perpetrated when we least expect it," External link

pna Friday, June 5, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “The NBI’s filing of murder cases against Police Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo and four other police trainees, in connection with the killing of former Corporal Winston Ragos, is a major step towards justice for our fallen hero, who has given the best years of his life in service to the country," Army commander, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said in a statement. He added that the Army believes that the truth will prevail as it "expects indictment on all the cases filed". Ragos, a PA veteran, was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when gunned down by Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo at a checkpoint in Maligaya Drive, Pasong Putik, Quezon City after an altercation on the enforcement of quarantine rules last April 21. "May this initial development bring comfort to his family, and continue to raise awareness on mental health, and the plight of our soldiers who bear invisible scars,” External link

pna Friday, June 5, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The PA welcomes the decision to suspend the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement, which will spur the continuance of mutual defense and cooperation between the two countries, especially in our humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic," External link

pna Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “By aiming to be the future Army, Arescom is on the right track. By practicing excellence, we will all win,” External link

pna Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “I am happy that 2ID is (attuned) with the challenge. But we should not be contented despite the many successes. Let us level up to accomplish more to finish the insurgency. I ask everyone to remain dedicated, committed, and passionate in the service as it is the mark of an Army trooper,” External link

pna Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Despite a new normal, the Army continues its sworn duty of serving the people, securing the land, and responding to communities’ call for assistance. Aside from these, it is also our goal to inform, educate, and disseminate information - to share the Army’s story,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As we continue sustaining the momentum incapacitating the Army towards greater mission effectiveness, we are also doing our part in achieving operational and organizational excellence, pursuing the modernization program, closely working with our partners and stakeholders, and uplifting the well-being of our personnel. Our YouTube channel will clearly tell these, and much more,” External link

pna Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Let us sustain the momentum in capacitating the service towards mission effectiveness. Let us work towards operational and organizational excellence, closely working with our partners and stakeholders, and uplifting the well-being of our personnel," External link

pna Friday, May 29, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Recall when you signed up for the Army. That single step you made for this journey is now culminating and the succeeding step to your dream has begun. And no matter how it will end, the most important thing is that you mustered enough courage to enter the door of many possibilities,” External link

pna Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "The PA values international cooperation more than ever as the organization, along with the entire Filipino nation, adapts to the new normal," External link

pna Friday, May 22, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “To 41IB and 91IB operating troops, I commend you for doing mission efficiently. Remain vigilant against our enemies and continue to perform with dedication in protecting the innocent populace especially in this time of crisis,” External link

pna Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today we bring Cpl. Ragos to his final resting place. His death has raised awareness on the plight of our soldiers suffering from PTSD. The Philippine Army will revitalize programs on trauma, combat stress and PTSD to be able to sustain the wellness of our troops both active and retired,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was an unfortunate, but avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Today we bring Cpl. Ragos to his final resting place. His death has raised awareness on the plight of our soldiers suffering from PTSD. The Philippine Army will revitalize programs on trauma, combat stress and PTSD to be able to sustain the wellness of our troops both active and retired,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was an unfortunate, but avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was an unfortunate, but avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 24, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The Philippine Army prioritizes taking care of our troops and sustaining the wellbeing of our soldiers and their families,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 24, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “What happened to Cpl. Ragos was unfortunate but an avoidable event. Let his death serve as an awakening on the plight of other soldiers who are being plagued by the traumas of war," he said. "The Army assures the family of Ragos that it will extend to them the assistance they need,” External link

pna Friday, April 24, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “The Philippine Army prioritizes taking care of our troops and sustaining the wellbeing of our soldiers and their families,” External link

pna Friday, April 24, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “The Army has already recruited health professionals such as nurses deployed at various Covid-19 treatment facilities. Now, we call on physicians to join the Philippine Army who will embody our core values of honor, patriotism, and duty, to serve the Filipinos in this health crisis,” External link

pna Friday, April 17, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Infantry Battalion ) : “Congratulations to the troops of the 85th Infantry Battalion of fulfilling their duty of protecting the people from the CNTs’ (Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-Terrorists) atrocities. Remain alert and vigilant for at this time we are combating two enemies - the Covid-19 and terrorists that challenge the security of the people,” External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Troops are decontaminated before they rest for the night," External link

pna Monday, March 23, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "They'll be having some activities during the 14 days and they'll be monitored," External link

pna Monday, March 23, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “As we continue doing our best to ward of an unseen enemy, we will not forget to support those who protect us from the front-lines. We are grateful for your service, and you have our prayers and support as we undergo the enhanced community quarantine,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "With Giron's death, justice is served. But we must not cease. We must not stop in uniting against such tyranny, which for many years, have deprived the Filipino people the peaceful lives they deserve," External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "The rebels' efforts to gain political power through their armed struggle only resulted in violence. This will never be the solution for our society," External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “With Giron’s death, justice is served. But we must not cease. We must not stop in uniting against such tyranny, which for so many years, have deprived the Filipino people the peaceful lives they deserve,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The rebels’ efforts to gain political power through their armed struggle only resulted in violence. This will never be the solution for our society,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “With Giron’s death, justice is served. But we must not cease. We must not stop in uniting against such tyranny, which for so many years, have deprived the Filipino people the peaceful lives they deserve,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 13, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The rebels’ efforts to gain political power through their armed struggle only resulted in violence. This will never be the solution for our society,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 13, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : "Thank you in your efforts toward operational and organizational excellence, your development support and security operations greatly reduced the armed capability and influence of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army in your areas of operations," External link

manilametro Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “We encourage everyone to practice proper hygiene, hand washing and preparation of food. Let’s be cautious while remaining calm. We are hopeful that this virus will not last and will not affect any more of our military and civilian workforce,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Infantry Battalion ) : “Another success was delivered by our troops’ remarkable teamwork. Let the 62nd Infantry Battalion’s accomplishment serve as the driving force of the Philippine Army in pursuing peace and order in our country,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “If none will do their duty properly, this will affect the efficiency of the entire unit or organization,” External link

pna Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Our recommendation is maybe by the middle of this year. We have to draw the line and set for a date if until when we can allow rebels to surrender," External link

pna Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Through the project, our soldiers will be given another livelihood for them to become more sufficient and not being dependent (on) outside sources, aside from food security,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “His extensive training and accomplishments guarantee that he will serve with competence and distinction,” External link

pna Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “We have come prepared and determined to plan out the next actions that will further strengthen our alliance. I am confident that we are moving in the right direction towards ensuring that the alliance remains strong, dynamic, and relevant,” External link

pna Thursday, January 30, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “To serve as an Army officer entails great sacrifice for each of us. You will face more tasks and responsibilities that you have to fulfill. Knowing that you have reached this far, means that you are prepared to take on more challenges, ready to lead and fueled with passion in your call to duty in serving our people and our nation,” External link

pna Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “It is also the direction of the Army to really invest in these things and activities. Prospects are very bright for our army-to-army cooperation,” External link

pna Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Let us be guided by our over-all direction, which is to sustain the momentum in capacitating the Army towards greater mission effectiveness,” External link

pna Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “To the commanders of the new units, I challenge you to lead your respective batteries with drive and dynamism,” External link

pna Friday, January 17, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “We just hope that the CPP-NPA will not miss this opportunity by staging these senseless attacks, especially during a time when the nation celebrates the season of love, peace and unity,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay added : “Given the stars that you bear on your shoulders, we expect that there will be more responsibilities and more feats that you will be able to accomplish,” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “Along with your new rank comes new challenges that will draw out the best in you. The future has more in store, as the Philippine Army continues to build up its capabilities as a reliable and formidable force,” External link

pna Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The presence is not really to agitate or anything else, but purely for training, so nobody should be alarmed of the presence of all those forces during the Balikatan,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, April 13, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : “The presence is not really to agitate or anything else but purely for training so nobody should be alarmed of the presence of all those forces during the Balikatan,” External link

manilatimes Friday, April 12, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "All scenarios in this year’s 'Balikatan' were mutually agreed upon. We planned this with US forces, our counterparts. Of course, decisions were made jointly. Scenarios were meant to be mutually beneficial to us," External link

pna Friday, April 12, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Modern ) : “Modern equipment used weakened the capability of armed groups like the New Peoples Army and paved the way for the surrender of many of their members,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:26:00 AM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said : "Beyond this gifts, we want to emphasize that the meaning Christmas is not just about gifts but more importantly it is about sharing, love and hope," External link

manilametro Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:29:00 PM EAT



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brigadier general44.44%EN07/19/201719/07/2017
general44.44%EN07/19/201719/07/2017
commander11.11%EN06/23/201723/06/2017
Names Lang Count
Gilbert GapayEN100.00%
Gilbert GapayFR0.00%


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Rodrigo Duterte told ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “My warmest congratulations to General Gilbert Gapay for your successful duty as chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” External link

inquirer Friday, February 5, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "The Chief-of-Staff of the AFP was not part of or privy about the circumstances involving the procurement of these vaccines, its source, and the administration thereof to PSG troopers," "Hence, General Gilbert Gapay has ordered the conduct of a through investigation on the factual circumstances surrounding this incident" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo concluded ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Amidst this strong position, AFP Chief General Gilbert Gapay assures the President of the AFP’s support to whatever decision the Commander-in-Chief makes in his exercise of his prerogatives,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Amidst this strong position, AFP Chief General Gilbert Gapay assures the President of the AFP’s support to whatever decision the Commander-in-Child makes in the exercise of his prerogatives," External link

pna Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "This is the same covenant that the AFP chief Gen. Gilbert Gapay has with our personnel, that the AFP leadership will look after their well-being and welfare as they perform their tasks dutifully and with utter disregard of their own safety or comfort," External link

thestandard-ph Monday, November 30, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "This is the same covenant that the AFP chief Gen. Gilbert Gapay has with our personnel, that the AFP leadership will look after their well-being and welfare as they perform their tasks dutifully and with utter disregard of their own safety or comfort," External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 30, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Camilo Cascolan said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Well, for as long as I am the chief PNP, at the same time I have my partner, chief of staff of AFP Gen. Gilbert Gapay, we assure you that nothing will happen then. We will assure the community and the public that the AFP and PNP are strong in partnership and it will be a brotherhood that we will have to keep,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Under the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Law (Republic Act 11479), we will make sure that all efforts and capacities will be utilized to put an end to all terrorists and prevent them from inflicting further harm to the people whom we swore to protect with our lives,” AFP chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said Sunday. He issued this statement after noting that from 2009 to August this year, the Abu Sayyaf and other local terrorist groups had so far killed 83 people and wounded 505 others in unprovoked and ruthless attacks including bombings. “The AFP will never tolerate any attempt to sow terror and disrupt peace and development in our country," External link

pna Monday, September 7, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Franklin M Drilon added ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza and the AFP, led by Lt. Gen. Gapay, should continue to uphold the Constitution and denounce calls for a revolutionary government,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo announced ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “Chief of Staff General Gilbert Gapay xxx rejects the establishment of a revolutionary government” External link

inquirer Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Edgard Arevalo said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Per the arrangement between AFP chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay and PNP (Philippine National Police) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa and to facilitate the movement and simplify the processes, Susukan will be handed over by the composite security escort to the PNP upon disembarkation at the airport," External link

pna Friday, August 14, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “We expect Gen. Gapay to continue the reform initiatives of modernizing and professionalizing the armed forces while protecting our people and securing the state,” External link

pna Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Gilbert Gapay said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “The NBI’s filing of murder cases against Police Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo and four other police trainees, in connection with the killing of former Corporal Winston Ragos, is a major step towards justice for our fallen hero, who has given the best years of his life in service to the country," Army commander, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said in a statement. He added that the Army believes that the truth will prevail as it "expects indictment on all the cases filed". Ragos, a PA veteran, was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when gunned down by Master Sgt. Daniel Florendo at a checkpoint in Maligaya Drive, Pasong Putik, Quezon City after an altercation on the enforcement of quarantine rules last April 21. "May this initial development bring comfort to his family, and continue to raise awareness on mental health, and the plight of our soldiers who bear invisible scars,” External link

pna Friday, June 5, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Ramon Zagala stated ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : “At the end of the day, what we all want is the truth. We just want to find out what really happened. That’s all,” “What Lt. Gen. Gapay, as the father of the Army, wants the soldiers to know is that the Philippine Army will take care of them, look after their welfare whether they are retired or still in active service, and always stand by them,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Erik Smith said ( about Gilbert Gapay ) : "Like Gen. Gapay said, we jointly developed scenarios. There are two parts to this: the first part is we have certain skillsets, flying helicopters into tight terrains, troops seizing an airstrip or landing zone. This is a basic skillset for marines and soldiers. Refueling airplanes, doing air command-and-control, make sure your planes are safely operating in very tight environments. For the young Marine soldiers out there, you have to have scenarios that are meaningful, that they can get behind and understand. You can’t just say go land here and secure this piece of ground. There has to be a scenario, a context or there’s limited training value," External link

pna Friday, April 12, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT