SAN JUAN CITY — The formal launch and induction of the TFK International Elite Group took place on Monday (Jan. 29) at the historic Club Filipino in San Juan City, with Task Force Kasanag (TFK) President Dr. John J. Chiong leading the event alongside VIP guests and government officials.
Dr. Chiong emphasized that the TFK International Elite Group’s primary purpose is to serve the Filipino people, by championing good governance.
|Task Force Kasanag President, Dr. John Chiong
In an earlier interview, TFK International Founder Dr. John Chiong, known as “Berdugo Laban sa Corrupt,”, highlighted the organization’s advocacy, focusing on peace and development through community initiatives, aiming to be an instrument for peace and order in the country. He explained that Task Force Kasanag is a government organization dedicated to combating graft and corruption through proper legal channels. He stressed the importance of filing complaints and emphasized their belief in the rule of law.
Cristina Chiong, Chairperson of TFK Int’l Elite Group, underscored the non-profit, non-sectarian and non-political nature of their organization. She expressed the group’s commitment to serving the Filipino people, emphasizing their protection by God and their role as champions for the cause. She said, ” We serve the Filipinos. We are protected by God, We are the champion.”
Ambassador Arlene Riazon delivered an inspirational message, welcoming the Elite Group and acknowledging TFK’s support for the government. Riazon urged patience and understanding in humanitarian causes and the fight against terrorism. She congratulated and wished TFK success in their campaigns against graft and corruption and terrorism.
Dr. Chiong, an advocate against corruption, illegal drugs, criminality, and terrorism, also highlighted TFK’s non-profit and non-political status. He mentioned the organization’s assistance to rebels returning to the law and mainstream society in collaboration with the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
During the induction ceremony, TFK International Elite Organization, led by Chairperson Cristina Chiong and liaison officer Kim Siongntang, pledged to wholeheartedly fight for the organization’s mission and vision. The Board of Directors, including April Malanque, Director Boy Osorio, Ben Figura, and Sir John Chiong, was also recognized. Founder John J. Chiong, along with the members and officers, signed the Commitment of Support during the event.
Renato dela Cruz, a new TFK member and TESDA consultant, announced plans to create a database for TFK members, providing free scholarships, training, and workshops worth PHP40,000 for their children nationwide. Dela Cruz committed to supporting rebels returning to society with scholarship programs.
Established in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, in 2009, Task Force Kasanag operates from its office in the National Capital Region (NCR), particularly at 1501 Arlegui St., Malacanang Compound, Manila, with 227 chapters nationwide and in Japan, the United States, and Australia.