Clan war erupts in North Cotabato town

Mon Mar 27, 2017  •  0
by: Rhoderick Beñez
CARMEN, North Cotabato - One person was killed and three were reported injured when Moro families clashed over the weekend in what authorities believed was a clan war triggered by land dispute, the..

Escorts of Maguindanao vice mayor survive ambush

Sun Mar 26, 2017  •  0
by: Rhoderick Beñez
COTABATO CITY --- Unidentified gunmen ambushed Friday night a security vehicle of Vice Mayor Akmad Ampatuan of Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao, police and military said.No one from the security escorts..

Authorities retake villages in Antipas NPAs occupied for a day

Sat Mar 25, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
NORTH COTABATO --- The police and military had cleared hinterland villages in Antipas, North Cotabato from occupation by rebels after 12 hours of operations that began Thursday night.Four bands of..

NPA plan to plunder villages in Kalamansig hinterlands foiled

Fri Mar 24, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
SULTAN KUDARAT --- The Marines rebels ambushed in Kalamansig town last week had unknowingly prevented an attempt to rob villagers of money and grains in their barns, officials said Friday. A..

Army-NPA clashes erupted in North Cotabato village

Thu Mar 23, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
KIDAPAWAN CITY  – Fighting between government forces and communist rebels erupted Thursday night while the New Peoples Army (NPA) guerillas hostaged abut 400 persons in a remote North Cotabato..

Military honors fallen Marine trooper slain in Kalamansig clash

Thu Mar 23, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – The Army’s 6th Infantry Division here has honored Wednesday afternoon a member of Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT-2) who perished during an encounter between..

Maute Group out for attacks not to be discounted -- AFP

Wed Mar 22, 2017  •  0
by: PNA
MANILA -- While still to validate the presence of the Maute Group in Metro Manila, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said that it cannot discount the possibility that the lawless group might..

Maguindanao women urged to play roles vs. extremism

Wed Mar 22, 2017  •  0
by: Ferdinandh Cabrera
BULUAN, Maguindanao – Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu today urged Maguindanao women to help the government’s efforts to get rid Moro communities of extremists and radicals. Speaking..

NPAs behind ambush of Marines relocate to South Cotabato hinterlands

Tue Mar 21, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
SULTAN KUDARAT — The communist rebels who killed a Marine and wounded nine others in Kalamansig town on Friday have fled to the forested border of the neighboring Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato..

Authorities anticipate retaliations for arrest of North Cotabato drug lord

Mon Mar 20, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
NORTH COTABATO --- Authorities are bracing for retaliations by guerilla groups that shared from earnings of a drug lord in Pikit town whom government operatives nabbed on Friday.Personnel of the..