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PTFOMS MARKS 5TH YEAR – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is in high gear as it celebrated recently its 5th year anniversary as the forefront agency of the government in defending press freedom by protecting the life, liberty and security of media workers in the Philippines. As one of President Rodrigo Duterte’s legacies to the Filipino people, […]

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ELCAC SPOX JOB IS PERSONAL ADVOCACY – SY EGCO

Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco said he got his “redemption” after being appointed as one of the eight spokespersons of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). Sy Egco, who admitted being a former communist rebel, said he had accepted the offer to […]

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ALBAY POLICE FIGHTS INSURGENCY WITH TFL PROJECT

Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, commended the Albay Police Provincial Office (APPO) for the successful launching of its Tanglaw ng Lahing Filipino (TLF) project at the Albay Astrodome in Legazpi City. “Personally, I am happy because the TFL project involves a lot of stakeholders. This is basically […]

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PTFOMS: CLASSIFY AMPATUAN CASE AS RESOLVED

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is calling on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to heed the cries for justice of the families and colleagues of the victims of the Ampatuan massacre by classifying the case as resolved. The PTFoMS made the statement as it commemorated the 1st anniversary […]

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SUSPECT IN SURIGAO DEL SUR RADIOMAN’S MURDER ARRESTED – SY EGCO

Rolly Mahilum, the main suspect in the murder of DXBF Prime Broadcasting Network operations manager and anchor Christopher “Chris Rapido” Lozada in October 2017 has been arrested by the Surigao Del Sur Police Provincial Office. A report sent to the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Secretariat in Malacañang said Mahilum was arrested on March […]

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PTFoMS ISSUES WARNING TO LOCAL GOV’T, POLICE EXECS ‘PROTECTING’ SUSPECT IN KIDAPAWAN RADIOMAN’S SLAY – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has issued a stern warning against some local government and police officials who are reportedly protecting the alleged mastermind in the brutal killing of Kidapawan-based radioman Eduardo Dizon. In a letter to Police Regional Office (PRO) Region 12 director Brig. Gen. Alfred Corpus, PTFoMS Executive Director Jose […]

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COURT ISSUES ARREST WARRANT FOR SUSPECT IN BRIGADA ANCHOR SLAY – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is now coordinating with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to effect the immediate arrest of Dante Tabosares, the alleged mastermind in the killing of Brigada News FM anchor Eduardo Dizon in July last year. This, after Presiding Judge Henelinda Molina-Diaz of […]

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ALLEGED KILLER OF CATANDUANES JOURNALIST FOUND GUILTY IN SEPARATE MURDER CASE – SY EGCO

Former Catanduanes police officer Vincent Tacorda, who initially confessed, but later denied his statement of killing 54-year-old Catanduanes-based newspaper publisher Larry Sy Que, was found guilty in a separate frustrated murder case. In an 11-page decision released on February 14, Virac Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 42 Presiding Judge Genie G. Gapas-Agbada convicted Tacorda in […]

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DARK CHAPTER IN PH MEDIA IS BEING CLOSED NOW – SY EGCO

The supposed dark chapter in the history of Philippine media is about to come to an end, as President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is working harder to protect journalists in the country, the executive director of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said. During the launch of the “Duterte Legacy” campaign, Undersecretary Joel Egco […]

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ACCUSED IN MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE ARRESTED – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) lauded the arrest of one of the accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre. In his report to the PTFoMS, Lt. Col Ibrahim Jambiran, chief of the Parang Municipal Police Station (MPS), said Faisal Dimaukom, alias Kagi Faizal, was arrested by authorities early Monday morning. Police also seized […]