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ABU SAYYAF KILLED IN COUNTER-TERRORIST OPS IN TAWI-TAWI

ZAMBOANGA CITY — A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) covered by martial law order for rebellion was killed in[...]

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ZAMBO AS PH SARDINES CAPITAL WEAKENS DUE TO POWER SUPPLY CRISIS

April 22, 2019 - 4:08 PM

The Zamboanga City Hall. Zamboanga City is considered the country’s sardine capital.  (Photo from the official website of the Zamboanga city government)  ZAMBOANGA CITY — The ongoing power supply problem in the country’s sardine capital continues to take its toll on the production of one of the staple food of every ordinary Filipino household. Unscheduled brownouts running […]

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EASTMINCOM FACILITATES E-CLIP ENROLMENT OF 13 NPA SURRENDERERS

April 22, 2019 - 4:06 PM

DAVAO CITY — Some 13 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) who were received by the different Philippine Army units last week are undergoing assessment and interview for their enrolment to the government’s Enhanced-Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Lt. Col Ezra Balagtey, Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) spokesperson, said the units in charge are now conducting […]

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BIFF LEADER, COMPANION KILLED IN ‘BLACK SATURDAY’ FIREFIGHT

April 22, 2019 - 3:50 PM

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato — A mid-level leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and his companion were killed in a firefight with joint police and military operatives at the boundary of this province and of Maguindanao last Saturday. Brig. Gen. Eliseo Tam Rasco, Police Regional Office-12 (PRO-12) director, identified the slain BIFF leader as Mando […]

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EASTMINCOM FACILITATES E-CLIP ENROLMENT OF 13 NPA SURRENDERERS

April 21, 2019 - 9:12 PM

DAVAO CITY — Some 13 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) who were received by the different Philippine Army units last week are undergoing assessment and interview for their enrolment to the government’s Enhanced-Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Lt. Col Ezra Balagtey, Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) spokesperson, said the units in charge are now conducting […]

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BARMM POLICE URGED TO HELP IN TRANSFORMATION OF MORO COMBATANTS

April 21, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. urges the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao police officials to help in transformation of Moro combatants. (Photo courtesy of OPAPP) PARANG, MAGUINDANAO — Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. urged top police officials of the newly-established Bangsamoro autonomous region to help create a more conducive environment for the smooth […]

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RADIO REPORTER STABBED TO DEATH

April 20, 2019 - 3:21 PM

A commentator of a radio station in Butuan City died after he was stabbed by a still unknown assailant Saturday morning, April 20, 2019, according to National Union of Journalists in the Philippines. The Butuan police said said that Fancis Patindol of station dxJM was with companions outside the Alba Copy Center on Narra Road, […]

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BIFF FOLLOWER KILLED, LEADER HURT IN NOCOT CLASH

April 20, 2019 - 1:53 PM

Troops recovered an M-14 rifle and other belongings of the slain member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter following a clash Wednesday in Midsayap, North Cotabato. (Photo courtesy of Army’s 6th Infantry Division) MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato — A member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed while a BIFF leader and a soldier were injured […]

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3 PUV DRIVERS IN CDO TEST POSITIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS

April 20, 2019 - 1:48 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Three public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers tested positive for illegal drugs during a joint operation conducted by law enforcement agencies in this city’s bus terminals. This was confirmed Wednesday (April 17) by Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) Director Aminoden Guro, whose office partnered with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-10 […]

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COMELEC REMOVES ILLEGAL CAMPAIGN POSTERS IN MAGUINDANAO

April 20, 2019 - 1:44 PM

CLEAN UP. Norijean Hangkal (2nd from right), election officer of Talitay, Maguindanao, poses with soldiers and policemen after leading the implementation of “Oplan Baklas” in Talitay and Datu Anggal Midtimbang on Wednesday (April 17, 2019). Commission on Elections officials took down the campaign materials of local and national candidates posted outside identified poster areas in […]

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TOP NPA LEADER KILLED IN TAGUM CITY OPERATION

April 17, 2019 - 7:20 PM

DAVAO CITY — A front deputy secretary of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed when police and Army operatives swooped down on a house in Tagum City Monday. Killed in the operation in Barangay Canocotan, Tagum City, Davao del Norte was Cindy Terado alias Jill, deputy secretary of Guerrilla Front 2, said Lt. Col. Esteyven […]

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4 SUSPECTED ASG MEMBERS NABBED IN ZAMBO CITY

April 17, 2019 - 7:19 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Police and military operatives arrested four suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in this southern port city, an official said Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office-9 director, identified the arrested suspects as the following: Jainab Ibrahim, who carries the aliases of Aswajun Mutahhara and Almaida Marani Salvin; Khadeeja Tawasil Jainal, […]

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COMELEC SEEKS BETTER SIGNAL FOR SOCOT AREAS WITH LIMITED CONNECTIVITY

April 16, 2019 - 6:11 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in South Cotabato has set contingency measures for areas with limited access to telecommunications to prevent possible delays in the transmission of results in the May 13 midterm elections. Dorothy Losa, Election Officer III of Comelec-South Cotabato, said Monday they have already asked the Comelec central office […]

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PCG ASSURES SECURITY IN ZAMBO PORT ON HOLY WEEK

April 16, 2019 - 6:07 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said it has tightened security at the local port to ensure the safe travel of the public during the observance of the Holy Week. Lt. Commander Jimmy Vingno, Zamboanga Coast Guard Station commander, said Monday that they have started implementing the security plan dubbed, “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos Semana […]

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BARANGAY OFFICIAL 2 OTHERS DEAD IN ZAMBO SUR POLICE OP

April 16, 2019 - 6:05 PM

DIMATALING, Zamboanga del Sur — Three people, including a barangay official, were killed in a shootout with policemen in a law enforcement operation in this municipality, police said Monday.  Col. Redentor Retusto, Provincial Police director, said the shootout occurred around 4 a.m. Monday in Barangay Baluno, after the three allegedly resisted and fired at the policemen […]

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SEIZED EXOTIC BIRDS UNDERGO QUARANTINE AS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE

April 15, 2019 - 5:24 PM

DAVAO CITY — The exotic birds confiscated during a raid in Davao Oriental will be quarantined to prevent the potential spread of bird disease. Karen Lou Deloso, provincial information officer of Davao Oriental, said Saturday the move was agreed between Governor Nelson Dayanghirang and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) after consultations with veterinarians […]

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ARMY CONFIRMS DNA MATCH ON EXTREMIST LEADER IN LANAO

April 15, 2019 - 5:07 PM

MARAWI CITY – An official of the Philippine Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade (103IB) said the DNA samples it tested last month from a dead extremist militant fighter confirmed that it was from Owayda Benito Marohomsar, also known as Abu Dar–the leader of Dawla Islamiya Lanao Group. Col. Romeo Brawner, 103IB commander, confirmed this Sunday (April 14), […]

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