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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
AFP pounds Abu Sayyaf with artillery; 2 deadMANILA - Army troops pounded Abu Sayyaf jungle lairs in Patikul, Sulu with arti
AFP pounds Abu Sayyaf with artillery; 2 dead
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA - Army troops pounded Abu Sayyaf jungle lairs in Patikul, Sulu with artillery yesterday, killing at least two of the bandits. Col. Alan Arrojado, commander of the Joint Task Group Sulu (JTGS), said the bombardment by heavy artillery was in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A forgotten threatTwo suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf were killed in an encounter with Army f
A forgotten threat
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Two suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf were killed in an encounter with Army forces yesterday in Patikul, Sulu, the military reported. The bandits are still holding 11 hostages, five of them foreigners, in their jungle lairs in Sulu. The fighting... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP pounds Abu Sayyaf with artillery; 2 deadMANILA, Philippines - Army troops pounded Abu Sayyaf jungle lairs in Patikul, S
AFP pounds Abu Sayyaf with artillery; 2 dead
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Army troops pounded Abu Sayyaf jungle lairs in Patikul, Sulu with artillery yesterday, killing at least two of the bandits. Col. Alan Arrojado, commander of the Joint Task Group Sulu (JTGS), said the bombardment by heavy... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Abu Sayyaf threatens to behead Malaysian’August 25, 2015 9:52 pm DAVAO CITY: The Abu Sayyaf Group has threatened to beh
‘Abu Sayyaf threatens to behead Malaysian’
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 25, 2015 9:52 pm DAVAO CITY: The Abu Sayyaf Group has threatened to behead a Malaysian national if ransom for his safe release is not paid by his family, reports said. Chan Wai See, the wife of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PCG men: We served as Abu cooks, masseursMANILA, Philippines - Throughout their more than three months in captivity by t
PCG men: We served as Abu cooks, masseurs
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Throughout their more than three months in captivity by the Abu Sayyaf, Seaman First Class Rod Allain Pagaling and Seaman Second Class Gringo Villaruz of the Philippine Coast Guard were treated as servants by their captors –... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Tumakbo lang kami: How 2 Abu Sayyaf hostages escapedNo ransom paid for their freedom, PCG says MANILA - The two Philippine Coast G
Tumakbo lang kami: How 2 Abu Sayyaf hostages escaped
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
No ransom paid for their freedom, PCG says MANILA - The two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group on Friday recounted how they ran to freedom. Seaman First Class Rod Pagaling and Seaman Second Class Gringo... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Two captive Coast Guards escape from Abu SayyafAs a result of the continuous law enforcement operations conducted by the Joint
Two captive Coast Guards escape from Abu Sayyaf
Zamboanga Today / Posted 7 days ago
As a result of the continuous law enforcement operations conducted by the Joint Task Group Sulu, two members of the Philippine Coast Guard kidnapped in May by al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group at a beach resort in Aliguay Island, Dapitan City,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dapitan City’s Kinabayo FestivalDapitan City, Philippines — The Oroquieta City Performing Arts Group bested the
Dapitan City’s Kinabayo Festival
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Dapitan City, Philippines — The Oroquieta City Performing Arts Group bested the four other bets from Zamboanga Del Norte and Misamis Occidental in the Final Showdown (Category A’s Best in Costume and Best in Street Dancing), while Dapitan City’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 hostages escape as military battles AbusZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel held c
2 hostages escape as military battles Abus
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel held captive by the Abu Sayyaf group were rescued after they escaped amid heavy clashes with the military in Indanan town, Sulu late Wednesday afternoon. Western Mindanao... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Troops verifying death of ranking ASG leader in Sulu clashMANILA — Joint Task Group Sulu operatives are still determining the veracity of
Troops verifying death of ranking ASG leader in Sulu clash
Zamboanga Times / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA — Joint Task Group Sulu operatives are still determining the veracity of the report that Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) sub-leader Alden Bagadi was among the 15 bandits slain during a pitched battle in Indanan, Sulu Wednesday. This was revealed... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hostages sprint to freedomAugust 20, 2015 10:52 pm by FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTER, AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRE
Hostages sprint to freedom
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
August 20, 2015 10:52 pm by FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTER, AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND ANTHONY VARGAS CORRESPONDENT Two Coast Guard men held hostage by Abu Sayyaf bandits sprinted through gunfire to freedom as elite... Read more
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New Kerala
Two hostages freed by Philippine military Two officials of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) were freed during a militar
Two hostages freed by Philippine military
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Two officials of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) were freed during a military offensive in the country's southern region, an official said on Thursday. PCG spokesperson Armand Balilo said officers Rodlyn... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
2 PCG personnel escape Abu clutchesTwo members of the Philippine Coast Guard held captive by the Abu Sayyaf Group
2 PCG personnel escape Abu clutches
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 days ago
Two members of the Philippine Coast Guard held captive by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were able to escape from their captors following a deadly clash between the bandits and the military. PCG personnel Seaman First Class Rodlyn Pagaling and Seaman... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace lauds AFP ops vs Abu SayyafMANILA - Malacañang on Thursday lauded the military task force for launching op
Palace lauds AFP ops vs Abu Sayyaf
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA - Malacañang on Thursday lauded the military task force for launching operations that allowed two Coast Guard personnel to escape their Abu Sayyaf captors in Sulu. "We commend the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) and its task force that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
2 kidnapped coast guards escaped from Abu Sayyaf in Sulu Security forces rescued the two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)
2 kidnapped coast guards escaped from Abu Sayyaf in Sulu
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Security forces rescued the two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) who were abducted in Dapitan City, with the military attributing it to its operation yesterday, August 19, in Sulu... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace lauds AFP for rescue of kidnapped PCG men Malacañang lauded the military for ensuring the safe recovery of two Philippi
Palace lauds AFP for rescue of kidnapped PCG men
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Malacañang lauded the military for ensuring the safe recovery of two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel from their Abu Sayyaf captors and remained hopeful for the rescue of other hostages. “We... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace hails military for operations vs Abu SayyafMALACANANG lauded Thursday the military for their operations that led to the es
Palace hails military for operations vs Abu Sayyaf
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
MALACANANG lauded Thursday the military for their operations that led to the escape of two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard from the hands of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). "We commend the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Task... Read more
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Sun Star
2 Coast Guard men escape Abu Sayyaf captorsGOVERNMENT troops on Thursday recovered two Philippine Coast Guard personnel fo
2 Coast Guard men escape Abu Sayyaf captors
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
GOVERNMENT troops on Thursday recovered two Philippine Coast Guard personnel following last Wednesday's clash with their Abu Sayyaf Group captors in Indanan, Sulu that left 15 members of the terrorist group dead. Armed Forces of the Philippines... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 kidnapped Coast Guard men flee Abu Sayyaf amid military assaultAugust 20th, 2015 09:23 AM Army soldiers transport howitzers in Barangay Sta.
2 kidnapped Coast Guard men flee Abu Sayyaf amid military assault
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
August 20th, 2015 09:23 AM Army soldiers transport howitzers in Barangay Sta. Maria, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay, in this file photo. The military pounded Abu Sayyaf with artillery in Indanan, Sulu, as soldiers rescued two kidnapped Coast Guard men.... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
2 PCG men abducted by Abu Sayyaf rescuedMANILA – The two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel abducted by Abu Sayyaf
2 PCG men abducted by Abu Sayyaf rescued
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA – The two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel abducted by Abu Sayyaf bandits in May have been rescued, an official confirmed Thursday. PCG spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Armand Balilo said Task Force Sulu rescued Seaman First Class Rodlyn... Read more
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Rappler
Residents flee island after false terror alertFORCED TO FLEE. Residents of Aliguay Island in Dapitan City stay in a governmen
Residents flee island after false terror alert
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
FORCED TO FLEE. Residents of Aliguay Island in Dapitan City stay in a government center after fleeing their homes. Photo by Gualberto Laput/Rappler DAPITAN CITY, Philippines – It all started with a harmless text message. As the text message was... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Crime prevention measures the easiest things to doHigher HQ has never been remiss in giving directions to lower units in the impl
Crime prevention measures the easiest things to do
Zamboanga Today / Posted 11 days ago
Higher HQ has never been remiss in giving directions to lower units in the implementation of policies, rules and regulations in effective anti-crime campaign. Failures in crime prevention could be traced to complacency if not laxity of some middle... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Armed civilians foil Abu Sayyaf attack, kill 2 members in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY—Armed civilians helping secure construction workers for various
Armed civilians foil Abu Sayyaf attack, kill 2 members in Sulu
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY—Armed civilians helping secure construction workers for various government projects in Patikul, Sulu, foiled an Abu Sayyaf attack on Friday and killed two members of the bandit group. However, three people, including two high school... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More promisesAt the Senate hearing conducted by Sen. Grace Poe as chairman of the committee
More promises
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
At the Senate hearing conducted by Sen. Grace Poe as chairman of the committee on public order and dangerous drugs, newly appointed Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ricardo Marquez promised to put more policemen on the streets and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM gov’t condemns beheading of village chiefCOTABATO CITY, Philippines - The multi-sectoral peace and order council in the
ARMM gov’t condemns beheading of village chief
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - The multi-sectoral peace and order council in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on Thursday condemned the decapitation in Sulu by Abu Sayyaf bandits of a captive snatched last May 4 in Dapitan City. ARMM... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Village chief slain by Abu Sayyaf, PCG man should have been freed 2 weeks ago’ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Beheaded Abu Sayyaf captive Rodolfo Boligao, the
‘Village chief slain by Abu Sayyaf, PCG man should have been freed 2 weeks ago’
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Beheaded Abu Sayyaf captive Rodolfo Boligao, the barangay (village) chair of Aliguay in Dapitan City, and one of the two Coast Guard personnel abducted with him in May were supposed to have been freed two weeks... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
ASG beheads kidnapped barangay chairmanA village chief, one of the three hostages kidnapped in May by al-Qaeda-linked
ASG beheads kidnapped barangay chairman
Zamboanga Today / Posted 15 days ago
A village chief, one of the three hostages kidnapped in May by al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group at a beach resort in Aliguay Island, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, has been beheaded by his captors, according to authorities. Navy Commander Roy... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Hataman condemns Abu Sayyaf beheading of Aliguay brgy chairThe Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government condemned in the str
Hataman condemns Abu Sayyaf beheading of Aliguay brgy chair
Zamboanga Today / Posted 15 days ago
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government condemned in the strongest terms' the beheading of a village chief kidnapped in May along with two coast guards by al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group. "We condemn this heartless and inhuman... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Abu Sayyaf behead barangay captain, 2 Coast Guard men still captives"Armed men believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf have beheaded a barangay ca
Abu Sayyaf behead barangay captain, 2 Coast Guard men still captives
Coconuts Manila / Posted 15 days ago
"Armed men believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf have beheaded a barangay captain of Dapitan City whom they abducted along with two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), whom they abducted three months ago," reports by Aaron B. Recuenco... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Remains of beheaded kidnap victim arrive in ZamboangaZAMBOANGA CITY - The body of Rudy Boligao, Aliguay barangay chairman, arrived i
Remains of beheaded kidnap victim arrive in Zamboanga
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 15 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY - The body of Rudy Boligao, Aliguay barangay chairman, arrived in Zamboanga City Tuesday night on board a Philippine Navy vessel. Boligao was beheaded by members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu after a failed negotiation with the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abu kidnappers behead village execZAMBOANGA CITY—A piece of paper came with the severed male head. It read: “Rodo
Abu kidnappers behead village exec
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY—A piece of paper came with the severed male head. It read: “Rodolfo E. Boligao, Brgy. Chairman of Brgy. Aliguay Island, Dapitan City.” Hopes of seeing Boligao alive after Abu Sayyaf kidnappers grabbed him and two Coast Guard personnel... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hostage found beheadedAugust 12, 2015 11:03 pm by AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND FERNAN MARASIG
Hostage found beheaded
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
August 12, 2015 11:03 pm by AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTER Abu Sayyaf dumps body of barangay captain on Sulu highway A barangay (village) captain held hostage by Abu Sayyaf bandits has been... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Abu Sayyaf beheads village chief in SuluNavy Captain Roy Vincent Trinidad, chief of staff of the Naval Forces Western M
Abu Sayyaf beheads village chief in Sulu
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
Navy Captain Roy Vincent Trinidad, chief of staff of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao and Joint Task Force Zambasulta, identified the victim as Rodolfo Bulagao. Bulagao, a barangay captain of Aliguay Island in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, was... Read more
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The Star
Abu Sayyaf beheads Philippine village chiefZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines: Abu Sayyaf bandits have beheaded the chair of Bara
Abu Sayyaf beheads Philippine village chief
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines: Abu Sayyaf bandits have beheaded the chair of Barangay Aliguay, Dapitan City, whom they kidnapped in May with two Philippine Coast Guard personnel. Lt Gen Rustico Guerrero, chief of the military's Western Mindanao... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Abu Sayyaf men behead Dapitan City barangay chief Suspected Abu Sayyaf men have beheaded a barangay captain of Dapitan City who
Abu Sayyaf men behead Dapitan City barangay chief
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Suspected Abu Sayyaf men have beheaded a barangay captain of Dapitan City whom they abducted along with two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) three months ago. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado,... Read more
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Rappler
Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage in SuluABU SAYYAF VICTIM. Screenshot of Aliguay Barangay Chairman Rodolfo Buligao from
Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage in Sulu
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
ABU SAYYAF VICTIM. Screenshot of Aliguay Barangay Chairman Rodolfo Buligao from a video clip released earlier on Facebook DAPITAN CITY, Philippines – On Sunday, August 9, the family of alleged Abu Sayyaf hostage victim Rodolfo Buligao was... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Abu Sayyaf kills 2 soldiers in ambushAl-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf militants have killed at least two Army soldiers in
Abu Sayyaf kills 2 soldiers in ambush
Zamboanga Today / Posted 17 days ago
Al-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf militants have killed at least two Army soldiers in an ambush in the troubled island province of Sulu, the military told Zamboanga Today. Capt. Rowena Muyuela, spokesperson of the Western Mindanao Command, said four... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP to deploy more troops in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is carefully studyin
AFP to deploy more troops in Sulu
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is carefully studying the deployment of more ground troops to strengthen security and to sustain the relentless hunt against the Abu Sayyaf group still holding about a dozen of captives, a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More than 200 students downed by deworming pills in ZamboangaZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) reported that at l
More than 200 students downed by deworming pills in Zamboanga
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) reported that at least 228 public elementary school pupils were rushed to the different hospitals in Zamboanga peninsula after taking deworming pills. The DOH in Region 9 was taking part... Read more
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Rappler
Expired? Over 1k students in Zambo hospitals after DOH dewormingEMERGENCY. A student gasps for breath as she is moved to the emergency room at
Expired? Over 1k students in Zambo hospitals after DOH deworming
Rappler / Posted 29 days ago
EMERGENCY. A student gasps for breath as she is moved to the emergency room at the Zamboanga del Norte Medical Center July 29, 2015. Photo by Gualberto Laput / Rappler ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, Philippines – More than a thousand grade school students... Read more
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Sun Star
Rich cultural heritage, with dash of modernismKNOWN as the Shrine City of the Philippines, Dapitan has a lot of heritage hous
Rich cultural heritage, with dash of modernism
Sun Star / Posted 1 months ago
KNOWN as the Shrine City of the Philippines, Dapitan has a lot of heritage houses and old churches and buildings that are rich in history. Among them is the Saint James Church located at the heart of the city. The St. James Church is considered as a... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Contestant who died from slimming pill overdose wins pageantNineteen-year-old Mary Antoniette Acedo died after overdosing from slimming pil
Contestant who died from slimming pill overdose wins pageant
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 1 months ago
Nineteen-year-old Mary Antoniette Acedo died after overdosing from slimming pills. Photo courtesy of Dynah Diestro, ABS-CBN News Northern Mindanao DAPITAN CITY - Mary Antoinette Acedo, a beauty pageant contestant who died after overdosing from... Read more

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