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The Manila Times
Displaced Maguindanao tribe hesitant to go homeSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Teduray tribe that was displaced by the fatal a
The Manila Times / Posted 5 hours ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Teduray tribe that was displaced by the fatal attacks launched by outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters ((BIFF) are reluctant to return home for fear of their safety. The evacuees told members of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM gov't working to fill teaching vacanciesof the Regional Governor before he got to the helm of the regional education de
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
of the Regional Governor before he got to the helm of the regional education department. The ARMM government, covering Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, both in mainland Mindanao, and the island provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, has been... Read more
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Minda News
2 IEDs explode near Army training camp in MaguindanaoDATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 19 Jan) – Two improvised explosive
Minda News / Posted yesterday
DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 19 Jan) – Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) exploded separately early morning in this town Friday, the military said. An Army EOD team gather pieces of evidence after a twin explosion that took place... Read more
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The Manila Times
10 Tausug children hurt in Sulu blastSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: Some 10 children in Parang, Sulu were seriously wou
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: Some 10 children in Parang, Sulu were seriously wounded after one of them hit with a stone a 40-millimeter grenade projectile they found, causing an accidental explosion on Thursday. Reports reaching the headquarters of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
10 kids hurt in Sulu grenade blastMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Ten children in Parang town in Sulu were badly injur
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Ten children in Parang town in Sulu were badly injured Thursday when one of them hit with a stone a 40 millimeter grenade projectile they found, causing an explosion. Reports reaching the headquarters of the Regional... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 bombs explode near Army headquarters in MaguindanaoDATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao—-Unidentified armed men set off explosives near
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao—-Unidentified armed men set off explosives near the headquarters of the 6th Infantry Division (ID) here Friday. Capt. Arvin Encinas, speaking for the 6th ID, said the first explosion took place around 6:35 a.m. This... Read more
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Inquirier.net
10 kids hurt in rifle grenade blast in SuluCAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao—-At least 10 children were seriously injured when
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao—-At least 10 children were seriously injured when a 40-millimeter rifle grenade projectile they were toying with exploded in Parang town in Sulu, the police said Friday. Chief Supt. Graciano Mijares, the Autonomous... Read more
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Sun Star
Twin blasts rock Maguindanao townTWO improvised explosive devices exploded on Friday morning, January 19, in Dat
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
TWO improvised explosive devices exploded on Friday morning, January 19, in Datu Odin Sinsuat in Maguindanao, a military official said. Captain Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of the 6th Infantry Division (ID), said the first explosion occurred around... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippine dictator Duterte turns on the media that helped elect himbury the victims in mass graves. The chief suspect, Andal Ampatuan Sr, head of
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
bury the victims in mass graves. The chief suspect, Andal Ampatuan Sr, head of the notorious clan and elected governor of Maguindanao, died in custody in 2015; the trial of the rest of the clan has barely progressed in five years. With Rappler... Read more
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Inquirier.net
12 top police execs get new assignmentswas sacked over the Jan. 25, 2015, debacle in which 44 troopers were killed in
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
was sacked over the Jan. 25, 2015, debacle in which 44 troopers were killed in encounters with Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. ADVERTISEMENT He was assigned to head the Central Visayas police office before he was tapped to head the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New Bangsamoro region needs own deputy Ombudsman—solonthe region. He cited the case of the powerful Ampatuan family, whose propertie
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
the region. He cited the case of the powerful Ampatuan family, whose properties were raided by authorities right after the Maguindanao massacre incident. During the raid, the family yielded sacks of cash and different calibers of firearms. “All of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DA chief Piñol named chair of PDP-Laban in North Cotabatoand parts of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Piñol visited the MILF'
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
and parts of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Piñol visited the MILF's Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao in 2016 to assure the group of his readiness to provide farmers in MILF communities with agricultural... Read more
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Minda News
Bangsamoro in federal system: not template but more of exceptionis 12 states, including the Federal State of the Bangsamoro which will have two
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
is 12 states, including the Federal State of the Bangsamoro which will have two autonomous regions for mainland Moro (Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur) and offshore Moro (Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-tawi). The House Committee on Constitutional Amendments... Read more
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Minda News
Dureza says Duterte “ready to carve out area for Bangsamoro self rule” via EOHarry Roque and other guests who attended the Bangsamoro Assembly held at the O
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
Harry Roque and other guests who attended the Bangsamoro Assembly held at the Old Provincial Capital in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on November 27, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Asked if an EO can do that, Dureza replied: “Cordillera... Read more
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Minda News
The need to consolidate a Council of Religious Elders of Muslims in the Philippines(Keysaniya, Ismailiyah and Ithna Ashari). They then intermarried into the local
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
(Keysaniya, Ismailiyah and Ithna Ashari). They then intermarried into the local royalties of the Sultanates of Sulu and Maguindanao around the early 10th-11th century. In the 11th-12th century, Sufi Missionaries coming from Tarim Yemen and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Couple on drug watch list nabbed in Maguindanao drug bustA couple on the drug watch-list was apprehended during a shabu buy-bust operati
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
A couple on the drug watch-list was apprehended during a shabu buy-bust operation in Maguindanao, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino on Wednesday identified the couple as Abdul Nasser... Read more
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Minda News
Alleged NPA leader, wife yield in South Cotabatoof the NPA-Far South Mindanao, which operates in parts of South Cotabato, Sulta
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
of the NPA-Far South Mindanao, which operates in parts of South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, North Cotabato, Maguindanao and Davao del Sur provinces. Legaspi was a long-time spokesperson of the group and had granted media interviews... Read more
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Pilipino Star
75 new teachers deployed to Maguindanao schools— Officials hired on Monday 75 more public teachers to propagate a “culture of
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
— Officials hired on Monday 75 more public teachers to propagate a “culture of peace” in conflict-affected areas of Maguindanao. Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and regional Education Secretary Rasol Mitmug,... Read more
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The Manila Times
NPA video shows abducted police officer still aliveSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) on Monday con
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) on Monday confirmed they have in their custody the police officer they abducted on December 28 and emailed a “proof of life” video to authorities and local journalists based in... Read more
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Minda News
BBL will be passed ahead of shift to federalism – DuterteBBL in Congress: four in the House and two in the Senate. The four bills in th
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
BBL in Congress: four in the House and two in the Senate. The four bills in the House are HB 092 filed on June 30, 2016 by Maguindanao Rep. Bai Sandra Sema, Deputy Speaker for Mindanao; HB 6121 filed by Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 killed, cop hurt in Maguindanao shootingDATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao – Two people were killed while a policeman was w
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao – Two people were killed while a policeman was wounded during a shooting incident that triggered a police manhunt here, the police said on Monday. Police Officer (PO) 2 Jhemin Untong, the town’s police investigator,... Read more
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The Manila Times
PCSO RoadmapCommission (NAPC), Balutan said that a program will be implemented to give P50M
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
Commission (NAPC), Balutan said that a program will be implemented to give P50M support each to Lanao del Sur, Sarangani, Maguindanao and Sulu for the procurement of new medical equipment. For ambulances, the agency will give 80 high-end units... Read more
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Pilipino Star
5 NPAs surrender to Army in MaguindanaoMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Five guerrillas from a New People's Army unit collec
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Five guerrillas from a New People's Army unit collecting “protection money” from traders surrendered to the military on Saturday. The rebels decided to avail of the government’s amnesty program for NPAs through the Army’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maguindanao launches free titling program to help solve land disputesMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Moro families locked in bloody squabbles for control
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Moro families locked in bloody squabbles for control of arable lands in Rajah Buayan town are first to benefit from a new government land titling program. Hadji Kahal Kedtag, regional secretary of the Department of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Sanctions mulled on absentee, non-performing local executivessaid. The directive also asked Hataman to watch closely the presence of his pr
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
said. The directive also asked Hataman to watch closely the presence of his provincial officials in the ARMM provinces of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, both in mainland Mindanao and in the islands of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. Hataman said... Read more
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The Manila Times
Court resets arraignment of Aquino after no-showand usurpation of official functions, which were filed against him in connectio
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
and usurpation of official functions, which were filed against him in connection with the police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in 2015. The court tentatively reset to February 15 Aquino’s arraignment, as well as the pretrial of the cases... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Coordination with Purisima in Mamasapano raid not unlawful, says Aquino campForce (SAF) troopers to neutralize Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Abdhir or Zulki
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Force (SAF) troopers to neutralize Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Abdhir or Zulkifli bin Hir alias “Marwan” in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Jan. 25, 2015. The Ombudsman complaint issued last November said that Aquino “willfully, unlawfully cause... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mamasapano case: Aquino camp asks Sandigan to resolve motion to quash informationForce (SAF) troopers to neutralize Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Abdhir or Zulki
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Force (SAF) troopers to neutralize Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Abdhir or Zulkifli bin Hir alias “Marwan” in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Jan. 25, 2015. The Ombudsman complaint issued last November said that Aquino “willfully, unlawfully cause... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Aquino camp: No element of deceit in consulting Purisima over Mamasapanoin the botched operation, which led to the death of 44 SAF commandos in an arme
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
in the botched operation, which led to the death of 44 SAF commandos in an armed encounter with Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. The former president did not attend his arraignment at the Sandiganbayan on Friday. His counsel said that his... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM to keep track of absentee mayors in troubled townsHataman said. Lorenzana’s directive also asked Hataman to monitor the whereabo
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
Hataman said. Lorenzana’s directive also asked Hataman to monitor the whereabouts of the ARMM's provincial officials in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. The autonomous region also covers the cities of Lamitan and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
ZTE positions self as third telco playerbriefer. It initially talked with then ARMM Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan to roll out a
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
briefer. It initially talked with then ARMM Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan to roll out a wireless network in the region, including Maguindanao. While the talks were going on, TierOne conducted a mapping of the region for its connectivity project. But the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mark the words of Marcosexamination of the election returns from three provinces of the Autonomous Regi
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
examination of the election returns from three provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), namely, Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur and Basilan. Marcos lamented nary among these provinces went through a recount of votes even... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bongbong's accusation of PET as unfair: What's behind it?Marcos' third cause of action in his petition. The action seeks the nullificati
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
Marcos' third cause of action in his petition. The action seeks the nullification of the election results in Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, and Basilan. There are a total of 2,756 clustered precincts in the three provinces. He claimed the voters were... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maguindanao to seek MILF help to secure Teduray communitiesMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — The provincial peace and order council has urged the
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — The provincial peace and order council has urged the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to help the military protect non-Muslim Tedurays in the province from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. The council, chaired by Gov.... Read more
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The Manila Times
403 villages benefit from ARMM’S anti-poverty programamong the region’s five provinces. ARMM-HELPS also earmarked over P300 million
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
among the region’s five provinces. ARMM-HELPS also earmarked over P300 million for beneficiaries in Lanao del Sur who suffered from the Marawi crisis, and another P150 million for villages in the provinces of Maguindanao, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-T... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Soldier dead, 2 civilians hurt in 2 Maguindanao blastsSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao–A soldier was killed while two civilians were injure
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao–A soldier was killed while two civilians were injured when a suspected Islamic State-inspired Moro armed group set off two separate roadside bombs in Maguindanao Tuesday, the military here said Wednesday. Multiple shrapnel... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Soldier killed, 2 villagers hurt by IEDs in MaguindanaoMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — A soldier was killed and two villagers were hurt Tue
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — A soldier was killed and two villagers were hurt Tuesday in separate roadside bombings attributed to the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. PFC Ian Chris Celeste of the 57th Infantry Battalion died on the spot from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Teduray folk can’t go home yet as fighting ragesDATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao — Teduray “lumad” (indigenous peoples) who fled
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao — Teduray “lumad” (indigenous peoples) who fled their villages last month might have to spend more time in evacuation centers in the province as fighting between government troops and Moro rebels continued on Monday,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Soldier, 5 rebels dead in Mindanao clash – armytroops standing next to the bodies of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
troops standing next to the bodies of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) killed in the clash in Datu Unsay town, Maguindanao province. AFP PHOTO The Philippine army pounded some 50 militants with artillery in a five-hour attack on the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t troops recover bodies of 6 BIFF gunmen in MaguindanaoMaguindanao province in Mindanao (Image from Google Maps) CAMP SIONGCO, Maguin
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Maguindanao province in Mindanao (Image from Google Maps) CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Government troops on Sunday recovered the bodies of six Islamic State-inspired gunmen following clashes on the Datu Unsay town portion of Mount Firis, the military... Read more
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The Manila Times
ARMM hires 192 more teachers FOR SuluDepEd-ARMM. Sulu has more than 500 public elementary and secondary schools. The
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
DepEd-ARMM. Sulu has more than 500 public elementary and secondary schools. The ARMM is composed of nine divisions that include Maguindanao I and II, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur I and II, Lamitan City, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. JULMUNIR I. JANNA... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
ARMM hires more teachers in Suluare more than 500 public elementary and secondary schools in Sulu. The ARMM is
Zamboanga Today / Posted 13 days ago
are more than 500 public elementary and secondary schools in Sulu. The ARMM is composed of nine divisions that include Maguindanao I and II, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur I and II, Lamitan City, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. Hader Glang Add... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP: No tribe members left in battle zoneTeduray evacuees receive aid from the government. —EDWIN FERNANDEZ CAMP SIONGC
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
Teduray evacuees receive aid from the government. —EDWIN FERNANDEZ CAMP SIONGCO, MAGUINDANAO—The military disputed reports that members of the Teduray tribe were still trapped on Mt. Firis as the government on Thursday launched artillery and air... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tacurong blast caused by quarrel over woman—PNPSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Tacurong City Police Office on Friday said the
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Tacurong City Police Office on Friday said the New Year’s Eve blast that killed two and wounded 16 others in a KTV Bar “was not an act of terror but was due to a quarrel of two male group over a guest relations officer... Read more
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The Manila Times
Mindanao leaders support continuation of martial lawKudarat; and Michael Abas Kida, president of Aksyon Mamamayan (AKMA) Bantay Dem
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
Kudarat; and Michael Abas Kida, president of Aksyon Mamamayan (AKMA) Bantay Demokrasya, said residents of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao and Davao City signed the manifesto. The legality of the martial rule extension in Mindanao has been questioned... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Over 1K signatures to back Mindanao martial law submitted to OSGbefore the Supreme Court (SC). The signatures in the manifesto were said to be
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
before the Supreme Court (SC). The signatures in the manifesto were said to be affixed by residents of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, and Davao City. ADVERTISEMENT Siacon, Kapina and Abas were assisted by the Volunteers against Crime and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DPWH reopens district engineering office in Marawithe charter of a Bangsamoro government that the MILF will lead until an elected
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
the charter of a Bangsamoro government that the MILF will lead until an elected government is in place. The ARMM covers Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, which are both in central Mindanao, and the island provinces of Basilan, Sulu and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Wife of abducted police officer diesSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The wife of a police officer who was abducted in a
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The wife of a police officer who was abducted in a KTV Bar in North Cotabato reportedly died over depression on Tuesday after learning about her husband’s fate. Florelie Cui, wife of Insp. Menard Cui, deputy chief of... Read more
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The Manila Times
300 ethnic families trapped in Military-BIFF clashesSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: About 300 families of Teduray tribesmen are virtual
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: About 300 families of Teduray tribesmen are virtually trapped in the clashes between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) gunmen who have been attacking... Read more
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Pilipino Star
5 injured Maguindanao cops receive citation medalsMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Five police officers injured in a roadside bombing S
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Five police officers injured in a roadside bombing Sunday night have received awards for commitment to service. Chief Superintendent Graciano Mijares of the Police Regional Office-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao... Read more
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