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Rappler
Electing local governments: Are there other ways to do it?members of the ARMM Assembly are elected from 8 districts, each electing 3 legi
Electing local governments: Are there other ways to do it?
Rappler / Posted yesterday
members of the ARMM Assembly are elected from 8 districts, each electing 3 legislators (two districts each for Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, and Sulu, and a single district each for Basilan and Tawi-Tawi). The arrangements used for provincial boards... Read more
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Rappler
The Inheritance of Mar Roxashave become so desperate to place their bets on other candidates. And yet is a
The Inheritance of Mar Roxas
Rappler / Posted yesterday
have become so desperate to place their bets on other candidates. And yet is a young teacher in the conflict zones of Lanao del Sur to be blamed for choosing the Mindanao-born Rodrigo Duterte? Can a taxi driver be called a barbarian for... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Saving the Land of Promiseelection be any different for Mindanao? I am proud to be a Moro and a Mindanao
Saving the Land of Promise
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
election be any different for Mindanao? I am proud to be a Moro and a Mindanaon. But I am embarrassed that my homeland, Lanao del Sur, is the poorest province in the country, as reported in recent years by the National Anti-Poverty... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM gubernatorial bet fails to get support from Mangudadatuand mayors from across ARMM to show their unity and their cohesive support to t
ARMM gubernatorial bet fails to get support from Mangudadatu
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
and mayors from across ARMM to show their unity and their cohesive support to the southern Mindanao peace process. Lanao del Sur Gov. Mamintal Adiong Jr., local executives from Basilan and Mayor Rejie Sahali-Generale of Panglima Sugala town... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Another relative of Marawi mayoral bet gunned downyounger brother of the 62-year-old Ali, Fahad Salic, incumbent mayor of Marawi
Another relative of Marawi mayoral bet gunned down
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
younger brother of the 62-year-old Ali, Fahad Salic, incumbent mayor of Marawi City, is candidate for governor of Lanao del Sur. Awar was on board a car en route to Marawi City, from a wedding of a relative in Cagayan de Oro City, when... Read more
4d
Zamboanga Today
May 5, a Muslim Legal HolidayPD 1083 identifying areas where the Muslim Holiday shall be observed. These are
May 5, a Muslim Legal Holiday
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
PD 1083 identifying areas where the Muslim Holiday shall be observed. These are the “provinces of Basilan, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sulu, Tawi-tawi, Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur and... Read more
4d
Inquirier.net
Poll-related violence on the rise—PNPonly nine poll watch list areas this election year: Pangasinan, Masbate, Negros
Poll-related violence on the rise—PNP
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
only nine poll watch list areas this election year: Pangasinan, Masbate, Negros Oriental, Western Samar, Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Abra, Nueva Ecija, and Lanao del Norte. #VotePH2016: The Inquirer multimedia coverage of the 2016 national... Read more
4d
Pilipino Star
Duterte admits BPI accountsin Sulu; the bombings in Maguindanao; the bombings of National Grid Corp. of th
Duterte admits BPI accounts
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
in Sulu; the bombings in Maguindanao; the bombings of National Grid Corp. of the Philippines towers in North Cotabato and Lanao del Sur; and the NPA activity in Davao are clear proof that the Aquino administration has failed to achieve peace in... Read more
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4d
Manila Bulletin
NBI seizes fake cigarettes in Zamboanga marketsStar,” “Union,” “Navy,” “Fort,” and “Gudang Garam” have already flooded the mar
NBI seizes fake cigarettes in Zamboanga markets
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Star,” “Union,” “Navy,” “Fort,” and “Gudang Garam” have already flooded the markets across Mindanao, the authorities said. Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Iligan, Bukidnon, Misamis Occidntal, and Cotabato provinces, and the Zamboanga Peninsula were... Read more
5d
Zamboanga Today
Influential Islamic political party endorses Sakur Tan for ARMM Governorparty of President Benigno Aquino - during a recent assembly held at the Mindan
Influential Islamic political party endorses Sakur Tan for ARMM Governor
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
party of President Benigno Aquino - during a recent assembly held at the Mindanao State University in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur. The video of the proclamation went viral in social media, including in ARMM Watch – a Facebook forum by... Read more
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5d
Pilipino Star
Hijab seal Leni's attachment to Moro women, says Marawi folkhands to spectators. “We were so fascinated with her actuations. It sealed her
Hijab seal Leni's attachment to Moro women, says Marawi folk
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
hands to spectators. “We were so fascinated with her actuations. It sealed her attachment to the women of Marawi City and Lanao del Sur,” Mokendi Samarudin, a mother of three grade school children, said in Filipino in heavy Maranaw... Read more
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Inquirier.net
6 Maguindanao poll precincts bombedthe Commission on Elections in the ARMM, said the other areas of concern are Tu
6 Maguindanao poll precincts bombed
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
the Commission on Elections in the ARMM, said the other areas of concern are Tugaya, Butig, Sultan Dumalondong and Masiu in Lanao del Sur; the municipalities of Tipo-Tipo and Al Barka in Basilan and the towns of Pata, Panglima Estino and Lugus in... Read more
5d
Pilipino Star
ARMM hires 562 more 'peace teachers'CITY - Officials have just enlisted 562 more “peace teachers” for assignments i
ARMM hires 562 more 'peace teachers'
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
CITY - Officials have just enlisted 562 more “peace teachers” for assignments in far-flung areas in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur provinces with a full imprimatur from the Commission on Elections (Comelec). John Magno, regional secretary of... Read more
5d
Pilipino Star
Duterte's top campaigner in Maguindanao shows support for LPLucman. Datu Jong Mangudadatu, sibling of reelectionist Gov. Esmael Mangudadat
Duterte's top campaigner in Maguindanao shows support for LP
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
Lucman. Datu Jong Mangudadatu, sibling of reelectionist Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu, told local executives from Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, gathered for a solidarity dialogue in Buluan town, that while Duterte is his... Read more
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6d
The Manila Times
Lanao town placed under Comelec controlin the rundown to next month’s polls. The other areas being considered to be p
Lanao town placed under Comelec control
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
in the rundown to next month’s polls. The other areas being considered to be put under Comelec control are Marawi City in Lanao del Sur and Northern Samar, among others. This is almost parallel with the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) election... Read more
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Rappler
Meralco: Power distribution network '96% ready' for electionsbeneath transmission lines, saying it was affecting the delivery of power to pr
Meralco: Power distribution network '96% ready' for elections
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
beneath transmission lines, saying it was affecting the delivery of power to provinces such as Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, Bukidnon, North Cotabato, Maguindanao, and Zamboanga City. "The lines we want cleared are... Read more
7d
Pilipino Star
Air traffic delays ballot deliverybecause of the country’s crowded airspace. Based on the notice it issued last
Air traffic delays ballot delivery
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
because of the country’s crowded airspace. Based on the notice it issued last Monday, the committee said the ballots for Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte provinces were shipped on April 26 and 27, instead of the original April 25... Read more
7d
Pilipino Star
Peace the ultimate goal: Football helps instill values to Mindanao kidsthey won’t deviate from it,” said Nagtalon. The kids from Taw-tawi, Sulu, Basi
Peace the ultimate goal: Football helps instill values to Mindanao kids
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
they won’t deviate from it,” said Nagtalon. The kids from Taw-tawi, Sulu, Basilan, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, Misamis, Lanao del Sur, Pagadian, Bohol and Palawan attended a mini-training with the Sparks led by star forward Phil Younghusband and... Read more
7d
Sun Star
Comelec adjusts schedule of dispatch of ballots in 6 regionsthe old and new dates of the schedule dispatch of the ballots, which are as fol
Comelec adjusts schedule of dispatch of ballots in 6 regions
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
the old and new dates of the schedule dispatch of the ballots, which are as follows: Autonomous in Muslim Mindanao (Armm): Lanao del Sur from April 25-27; Northern Mindanao: Lanao del Norte from April 26-27; Caraga: Agusan del Norte, Agusan del... Read more
7d
Inquirier.net
Lanao del Norte town placed under Comelec controlareas under Comelec control, Guanzon said. Aside from Pantar, the full Comelec
Lanao del Norte town placed under Comelec control
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
areas under Comelec control, Guanzon said. Aside from Pantar, the full Comelec commission is mulling to place Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and Northern Samar under its control. The Philippine National Police (PNP) has earlier identified as one of... Read more
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7d
Rappler
Comelec taps more policemen to assist ARMM election workersthe towns mentioned in the briefing on election concerns are the municipalities
Comelec taps more policemen to assist ARMM election workers
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
the towns mentioned in the briefing on election concerns are the municipalities of Tugaya, Butig and Masiu in Lanao del Sur. The town of Sultan Dumalondong was mentioned during a post-conference meeting with a Comelec official assigned... Read more
7d
Minda News
12 towns in ARMM classified as ‘areas of immediate concern’with the political aspirants. Among the towns listed as “hot spots” are Tugaya
12 towns in ARMM classified as ‘areas of immediate concern’
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
with the political aspirants. Among the towns listed as “hot spots” are Tugaya, Butig, Sultan Dumalondong and Masiu in Lanao del Sur; Sultan sa Barongis, General Salipada K. Pendatun, and Datu Salibo in Maguindanao; Tipo-Tipo and Al Barka in... Read more
7d
Rappler
Signs of cheating? Unusually high voter turnouts in 2010, 2013with 390,404 showing up on election day. Of these clustered precincts, 556 are
Signs of cheating? Unusually high voter turnouts in 2010, 2013
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
with 390,404 showing up on election day. Of these clustered precincts, 556 are in ARMM, with Maguindanao (179 precincts), Lanao del Sur (171), and Sulu (110) leading the pack. A voter turnout of 90%-94% was reported by 1,258 clustered precincts... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marawi mayoral bet campaigns for peace amid threatslost a supporter named Alemodin in an attack by gunmen at Barangay Bangolo in M
Marawi mayoral bet campaigns for peace amid threats
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
lost a supporter named Alemodin in an attack by gunmen at Barangay Bangolo in Marawi City more than a week ago. The Lanao del Sur provincial police announced over the weekend the culprits were partisans and that criminal cases had been filed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
El Niño taking toll on Lake Lanao(masl), was nearing the critical level of 690 masl. The lake’s normal water lev
El Niño taking toll on Lake Lanao
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
(masl), was nearing the critical level of 690 masl. The lake’s normal water level is 701.10 masl. Last week, outgoing Lanao del Sur Gov. Mamintal Adiong called on the national government to help review and improve lake management in the face... Read more
9d
The Manila Times
ARMM provides P12.6M in livelihood assistancebakery projects in the provinces of Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi; two organic o
ARMM provides P12.6M in livelihood assistance
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
bakery projects in the provinces of Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi; two organic or vermi-composting fertilizer productions in Lanao del Sur; and three mat-weaving projects in Tawi-Tawi are among the beneficiaries of the livelihood assistance. Last... Read more
10d
Rappler
Famine in Cotabato circa 1950s-Early 1960sit was the Manila Times (February 3, 1960) that revealed that hunger was stalki
Famine in Cotabato circa 1950s-Early 1960s
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
it was the Manila Times (February 3, 1960) that revealed that hunger was stalking towns and villages in Agusan, Bukidnon, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Misamis Orient and “the sub-province of Camiguin.” In Davao, some 5,0000 “aboriginal... Read more
10d
Pilipino Star
ARMM guv reaches out to rivalbanner of the Liberal Party (LP), is overtly being supported by the provincial
ARMM guv reaches out to rival
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
banner of the Liberal Party (LP), is overtly being supported by the provincial governors and mayors in ARMM’s Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi provinces. Some of the 18 mayors in Sulu, a politically hostile ARMM province, are also... Read more
12d
Pilipino Star
Lanao del Sur gubernatorial bet still in the race, says supportersLANAO DEL SUR, Philippines - The camp of Lanao del Sur governor aspirant Fahad
Lanao del Sur gubernatorial bet still in the race, says supporters
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines - The camp of Lanao del Sur governor aspirant Fahad Salic on Friday refuted circulating text messages he had been paralyzed by a stroke and is now out of the race for the highest elective post in the province. “There is no... Read more
12d
Daily Mail
ISIS beheads two sawmill workers after being accused of spyingfrom behind a desk. The two men were among six sawmill workers who were abduct
ISIS beheads two sawmill workers after being accused of spying
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
from behind a desk. The two men were among six sawmill workers who were abducted by gunmen in a village in Butig town, Lanao del Sur province, on April 5. Four other captives were freed days later after their employer negotiated with their... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maguindanao leaders reaffirm support for ARMM execsclan that fought the Marcos regime when the country was under martial law. His
Maguindanao leaders reaffirm support for ARMM execs
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
clan that fought the Marcos regime when the country was under martial law. His father, the late Rashid, then congressman of Lanao del Sur, was forced to seek asylum in Saudi Arabia as a consequence of his being rabidly opposed to the presidency of... Read more
14d
Inquirier.net
Pulse: Duterte pulls awayfor several days, Binay said he was certain he and Marawi City Mayor Fahad Sali
Pulse: Duterte pulls away
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
for several days, Binay said he was certain he and Marawi City Mayor Fahad Salic, who is running for governor of Lanao del Sur province, would win in May. Binay’s campaign spokesperson, Rico Quicho, said the standard-bearer of the United... Read more
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14d
Minda News
Two NGCP towers bombed in North Cotabatoperiods of rotating brownouts,” he said. In January 2016, NGCP tower 63 in Ale
Two NGCP towers bombed in North Cotabato
Minda News / Posted 14 days ago
periods of rotating brownouts,” he said. In January 2016, NGCP tower 63 in Aleosan, Cotabato and Tower 50 in Bubong in Lanao del Sur were bombed while a transmission pole in Salimbao, Sultan Kudarat in Maguindanao was burned. Those three... Read more
14d
Pilipino Star
Mayor embarks on peaceful bid for Lanao governorshipMARAWI CITY, Philippines - The mayor here who is aspiring for the gubernatorial
Mayor embarks on peaceful bid for Lanao governorship
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MARAWI CITY, Philippines - The mayor here who is aspiring for the gubernatorial post of Lanao del Sur is calling on voters to make use of their right of suffrage to achieve peace and economic stability in the province. Relatives and campaigners of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lake Lanao water level recedes due to El Niñolevel of pollution and the lake’s man-made hydrological alteration in dams, res
Lake Lanao water level recedes due to El Niño
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
level of pollution and the lake’s man-made hydrological alteration in dams, resulting in a diminishing water runoff. Lanao del Sur Sur Assemblyman Zia-ur Rahman Adiong said these environmental factors have adversely affected the lake’s... Read more
16d
Pilipino Star
The Southern question: Poverty and violence in Mindanaoprovinces are in this region, with poverty incidences ranging from 44.9 percent
The Southern question: Poverty and violence in Mindanao
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
provinces are in this region, with poverty incidences ranging from 44.9 percent (Zamboanga Sibugay) to 74.3 percent (Lanao del Sur). With poverty, hunger, and the lack of economic opportunity strongly felt in these areas, the youth are easily... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Supporters see candidacy of MNLF leaders as `pro-peace’a Yakan by tribe, but now more of a Maranaw by assimilation owing to his having
Supporters see candidacy of MNLF leaders as `pro-peace’
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
a Yakan by tribe, but now more of a Maranaw by assimilation owing to his having married Fatima Sariguidan, who hails from Lanao del Sur. Asiddin said while he is not directly involved in missionary works in Marawi City, he is aware that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Over 4,000 Mindanao farmers receive land titlesand 1,779.6 hectares more in 2014 and in 2015, respectively. Nation ( Article
Over 4,000 Mindanao farmers receive land titles
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
and 1,779.6 hectares more in 2014 and in 2015, respectively. Nation ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Lanao del Sur has the most number of ARBs --- a total of 1,830 all --- that benefited from the program from between 2012 to... Read more
18d
Rappler
After 60 years, Lanao del Sur towns finally connected to home provinceof Jennie Alonto Tamano CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – For almost 6 decade
After 60 years, Lanao del Sur towns finally connected to home province
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
of Jennie Alonto Tamano CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – For almost 6 decades, the towns of Wa-o and Amai Manabilang in Lanao del Sur have been isolated from its mother province and its capital city of Marawi – the country’s lone Islamic city... Read more
18d
The Manila Times
NE, Isabela councilor bets shot deadprovinces placed under EWAC by the PNP are Abra, Lanao del Norte, Pangasinan, M
NE, Isabela councilor bets shot dead
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
provinces placed under EWAC by the PNP are Abra, Lanao del Norte, Pangasinan, Masbate, Negros Oriental, Western Samar, Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao. The attack on Apostol and Balmilero by unidentified armed men took place a day after... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM gov't taps Red Cross for relief ops in drought-stricken townsin towns most affected by the drought, which scorched vast swaths of rice and c
ARMM gov't taps Red Cross for relief ops in drought-stricken towns
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
in towns most affected by the drought, which scorched vast swaths of rice and corn farms in the provinces of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, and Basilan. Ampatuan said the relief operations will be initiated from between April 19 to 21 and from April... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH faces nat’l crisisNorth Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Su
PH faces nat’l crisis
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
North Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Norte, Basilan, Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, and Tawi-Tawi. “PAGASA has already identified the most vulnerable areas. They should receive the El Niño... Read more
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Balita
2 abducted sawmill workers found beheaded in Lanao Del Sur April 14, 2016 3:16 am By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — Two
2 abducted sawmill workers found beheaded in Lanao Del Sur
Balita / Posted 20 days ago
April 14, 2016 3:16 am By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — Two of the six saw mill workers, earlier abducted by members of the Maute Group, in Butig town, Lanao Del Sur, were... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Two abducted sawmill workers found beheaded in Lanao del Sur By Priam F. Nepomuceno Two of the six saw mill workers, earlier abducted by
Two abducted sawmill workers found beheaded in Lanao del Sur
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
By Priam F. Nepomuceno Two of the six saw mill workers, earlier abducted by members of the Maute Group, in Butig town, Lanao Del Sur, were found beheaded Tuesday afternoon. This was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marawi mayor dispels rumors he is dropping out of guv raceCITY - The attempt to kill Marawi City Mayor Fahad Salic last Saturday has not
Marawi mayor dispels rumors he is dropping out of guv race
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
CITY - The attempt to kill Marawi City Mayor Fahad Salic last Saturday has not weakened his zeal to become governor of Lanao del Sur. Salic, most known as “Pre” in Marawi City, said on Wednesday that nothing at this time can stop him from his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Philippine militants behead hostagesrecovered the decapitated corpses of the two men on Tuesday, nine days after th
Philippine militants behead hostages
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
recovered the decapitated corpses of the two men on Tuesday, nine days after they were taken, said the police chief of Lanao del Sur province. “Salvador Hanobas and Jemark Hanobas were beheaded by their abductors,” Senior Superintendent Rustom... Read more
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The Manila Times
Jihadists behead 2 Lanao hostagesMOH SAADUDDIN, CORRESPONDENT KIDAPAWAN CITY: The military has confirmed that t
Jihadists behead 2 Lanao hostages
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
MOH SAADUDDIN, CORRESPONDENT KIDAPAWAN CITY: The military has confirmed that the two unreleased sawmill worker hostages in Lanao del Sur were beheaded by their captors, who are supporters of the Islamic State (IS), on Monday. Colonel Manolo... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maute group beheads 2 captive sawmill workersLANAO DEL SUR - Moro jihadists on Wednesday beheaded two of their Visayan capti
Maute group beheads 2 captive sawmill workers
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
LANAO DEL SUR - Moro jihadists on Wednesday beheaded two of their Visayan captives, who were snatched along with four others two weeks ago in Butig, Lanao del Sur. Col. Roseller Murillo, commander of the Army’s 103rd Brigade, said the decapitated... Read more
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Rappler
Kidnappers behead two hostages in the Philippinesrecovered the decapitated corpses of the two men on Tuesday, 9 days after they
Kidnappers behead two hostages in the Philippines
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
recovered the decapitated corpses of the two men on Tuesday, 9 days after they were taken, said the police chief of Lanao del Sur province. "Salvador Hanobas and Jemark Hanobas were beheaded by their abductors," Senior Superintendent Rustom... Read more
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The Manila Times
Jihadists behead 2 hostages in Lanao SurCITY: The military confirmed Wednesday that two hostages were decapitated by th
Jihadists behead 2 hostages in Lanao Sur
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
CITY: The military confirmed Wednesday that two hostages were decapitated by the jihadists in the hinterland of Butig, Lanao del Sur on Monday. The Marawi City-based Col. Manolo Samarita, deputy commander of the 103rd Infantry Brigade of the... Read more
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