‘Horrible:’ Bishop reacts to use of hostages as suicide bombers

Wed Aug 16, 2017  •  0
by: Roy Lagarde
MANILA — A Catholic bishop has deplored the alleged plans of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group to use civilian hostages as suicide bombers against the security forces.Bishop Edwin de la Peña..

5 MILF chasing BIFF hurt in Maguindanao blast

Sun Aug 6, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- Five Moro guerillas were killed Sunday morning in a landmine blast while running after militants operating in the fashion of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.The fatalities belong..

Cop hurt in latest BIFF incursions in Maguindanao

Sat Aug 5, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- A policeman was hurt when militants simultaneously attacked on Friday night a police station and two Army outposts in Maguindanao province.The wounded PO1 Usman Datuan of the Datu..

Three detained NPAs charged with arson for bus burnings

Fri Aug 4, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
SARANGANI --- Authorities have filed arson charges against three suspects in recent burning of buses whose owners refused to pay the New People’s Army protection money on periodic basis.Supt. Romeo..

"We are one with residents of troubled iconic Marawi"

Fri Aug 4, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
Marawi, no doubt, is a sacred sanctuary;Abode of the brave, home to Maranaws foreigners never enslaved;Blessed with a lake, a tribal icon so powerful from them no one can ever take;Marawi is..

Army, cops arrest 3 NPAs linked to bus burning, extortion in Sarangani

Fri Aug 4, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
KORONADAL CITY  – Military authorities in Sarangani arrested three ranking members of communist movement responsible in the series of attacks against bus units and multi-national firms for..

Construction of shelters for homeless Marawi folk begins

Mon Jul 31, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
LANAO DEL SUR --- Army engineers are now constructing two houses as models for reproduction to shelter conflict-stricken residents of Marawi City. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr. of the Western..

Two Army cannoneers get medals after engagement with BIFF

Mon Jul 31, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- There are two artillery crew members, one of them a woman, whose exploits in the fight against Islamic militants earned for them bronze cross medals.Besides the medals, Privates Kayce..

Lorenzana vows to intensify crackdown vs Maute with ML extension

Sun Jul 23, 2017  •  0
by: Priam F. Nepomuceno/PNA
MANILA -- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said government troops will strive even further to end the ongoing Maute Group terrorists in Marawi City once and for all.Lorenzana made the statement..

PHP backchannel talks with NDF delayed after NPA attacks

Thu Jul 20, 2017  •  0
by: Malu C. Manar
KIDAPAWAN CITY  – The attacks the communist guerillas had launched in North Cotabato and other parts of Mindanao were among the reasons why the Philippine government decided to suspend the..