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Pilipino Star
Martial law may be extendedin Central Mindanao and the Abu Sayyaf in Basilan and Sulu. He said security f
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
in Central Mindanao and the Abu Sayyaf in Basilan and Sulu. He said security forces have implemented strict measures in Maguindanao and Cotabato where the BIFF, under its commanders identified only as Toraype and Bungus, continues to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Shelling, air strikes as Philippine troops hunt militants in marshlandsaid troops were shelling BIFF gunmen in support of ground attacks in an area o
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
said troops were shelling BIFF gunmen in support of ground attacks in an area of marshland between the provinces of Maguindanao and Cotobato, about 170 km (106 miles) from Marawi. "We are still awaiting results of operations," he said. The... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Military launch rescue ops for latest victims of ASGOct. 14. Five Indonesians, a Vietnamese and a Dutch man are also believed bein
Zamboanga Today / Posted 13 hours ago
Oct. 14. Five Indonesians, a Vietnamese and a Dutch man are also believed being held captive by the bandits in Sulu. In Maguindanao, thousands of residents fled their homes after the military launched offensive against members of the Bangsamoro... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo back on global stageAmpatuan Sr. were accused of rigging the election in favor of administration ca
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Ampatuan Sr. were accused of rigging the election in favor of administration candidates in the 2007 senatorial elections in Maguindanao. This was the first criminal case filed against Mrs. Arroyo when then Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila de... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
The Rise and Spread of ISIS-Affiliated Militant Groups in the Philippinesand even the sentiments, of all the Bangsa Moro, the 13 indigenous communities,
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
and even the sentiments, of all the Bangsa Moro, the 13 indigenous communities, including the Sultanates of Sulu and Maguindanao. We are not even united as a tribe – each of the major tribe (i.e., Sama, Tausog, Maranaw, Maguindanaon and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
ASG abducts 6 Sulu residentsLatih. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now conducting manhunt ope
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Latih. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now conducting manhunt operations against the bandits. Meanwhile, in Maguindanao, about 200 families fled their homes. This comes, amid the fighting between government forces and members of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Military intensifies offensive against BIFFintensified its operations against armed group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fight
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
intensified its operations against armed group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), particularly in the province of Maguindanao where movement was detected, a military official said Thursday. “Sinimulan pa last month (ang offensives against... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Feuding Maguindanao clans agree to end 'rido'MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Leaders of seven heavily-armed Iranun clans have swo
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Leaders of seven heavily-armed Iranun clans have sworn on the Qur’an to end a bloody “rido” that have taken many lives and left many injured on all sides. Rido means clan feud in the Iranun, Maranaw and Maguindanaon... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
CBCP slams church attackCotabato Cardinal Orlando Quevedo condemned the attack on a Catholic chapel by
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Cotabato Cardinal Orlando Quevedo condemned the attack on a Catholic chapel by unidentified armed men in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. The cardinal said armed men set ablaze the chapel in Barangay Labu-Labu in Maguindanao and destroyed religious... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No suspects yet in vandalism of Maguindanao churchMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Authorities have yet to identify suspects and motive
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Authorities have yet to identify suspects and motives behind the burning of Catholic icons in a chapel in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao over the weekend. Senior Superintendent Agustin Tello, director of the Maguindanao... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Reaping the benefits of Du30’s leadershipthat fateful day of Jan. 25, 2016 in a police operation dubbed “Oplan Exodus” t
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
that fateful day of Jan. 25, 2016 in a police operation dubbed “Oplan Exodus” that took place in Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao. That operation was designed to capture or kill Malaysian terrorist and bomb maker Zulkifi Abdir a.k.a. “Marwan.”... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
LEARNING CENTERS(standing, 3rd from left), regional secretary, visit the Lenilitan BRAC Learnin
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
(standing, 3rd from left), regional secretary, visit the Lenilitan BRAC Learning Center in Barangayt. Borongatan in Upi, Maguindanao on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Since 2012, BRAC Philippines has established 2,108 learning centers across the ARMM... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aerial attacks launched over BIFF baseTHE military conducted aerial and artillery strikes over two barangay (villages
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
THE military conducted aerial and artillery strikes over two barangay (villages) of Shariff Aguak in Maguindanao on Wednesday where an encampment of a Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was sighted. Captain Arvin Encinas, spokesman for the... Read more
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The Manila Times
ARMM 19 towns, 1 city get good governance awardsGood Governance Conditions at the regional level in 2015 for the first time in
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Good Governance Conditions at the regional level in 2015 for the first time in the ARMM’s history. The town of Parang, Maguindanao has been consistent in receiving awards, getting good governance recognition from 2011 to 2014, according to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Massive manhunt in Maguindanao for 3 BIFF leaders40th and 57th Infantry Battalions started their search for wanted BIFF leaders
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
40th and 57th Infantry Battalions started their search for wanted BIFF leaders Herodin, Khadza and Lucman at the border of Maguindanao’s adjoining Shariff Aguak and Datu Unsay towns around 3 a.m. The three commanders are henchmen of Imam Bongos,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Massive manhunt in Maguindano for 3 BIFF leaders40th and 57th Infantry Battalions started their search for wanted BIFF leaders
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
40th and 57th Infantry Battalions started their search for wanted BIFF leaders Herodin, Khadza and Lucman at the border of Maguindanao’s adjoining Shariff Aguak and Datu Unsay towns around 3 a.m. The three commanders are henchmen of Imam Bongos,... Read more
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Kagay-an News
New Zealand, UN-FAO, PH renew partnership for peace and development in MindanaoSouthern Philippines The New Zealand assistance will fund a project that aims
Kagay-an News / Posted 2 days ago
Southern Philippines The New Zealand assistance will fund a project that aims to reach at least 3,000 farming families in Maguindanao and Cotabato provinces. It will build on the gains of the efforts by New Zealand and the Food and Agriculture... Read more
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The Manila Times
Firefight breaks out between govt troops, Islamist extremists in MaguindanaoFIGHTING broke out between government troops and Islamist extremists in two vil
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
FIGHTING broke out between government troops and Islamist extremists in two villages in Maguindanao early Wednesday, a military official said. Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesman of the 6th Infantry Division, said there has been no reports of casualties,... Read more
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Minda News
Cardinal on desecration of chapel: “be calm” and follow path of peace, not revengeOrlando Quevedo on Tuesday condemned the “abhorrent desecration” of the Catholi
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
Orlando Quevedo on Tuesday condemned the “abhorrent desecration” of the Catholic chapel in Labu-labu, Shariff Aguak in Maguindanao, described it as “most disturbing and provocative” but urged Catholics to “be calm” and “despite provocation,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Tawi-Tawi hosts naval officers from Malaysia, Indonesialed the welcome ceremony for the foreign visitors. Tawi-Tawi is a component pr
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
led the welcome ceremony for the foreign visitors. Tawi-Tawi is a component province of ARMM, which also covers Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur in mainland Mindanao and the islands of Sulu and Basilan. While Tawi-Tawi is known as ARMM’s... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NZ extends $2.5-M aid to Mindanao farm sectorbe used to restore the agricultural livelihood of residents affected by armed c
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
be used to restore the agricultural livelihood of residents affected by armed conflict, drought and flooding in Cotabato, Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur in the past three years. “Agriculture sits at the heart of the development opportunity in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FDA oks 51 contraceptives/Digitizing land titlesQuezon City, Marikina City, Iloilo, Iloilo City, Cebu, Cebu City, Cotabato City
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
Quezon City, Marikina City, Iloilo, Iloilo City, Cebu, Cebu City, Cotabato City, Biliran, Gingoog City, Misamis Occidental, Maguindanao, Camiguin, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga del Sur, and Agusan del Sur. The process is simple. Landowners and title... Read more
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Minda News
Madrigal is new chief of Eastern Mindanao CommandDivisions: the 4th Infantry Division stationed at Camp Evangelista in Cagayan d
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
Divisions: the 4th Infantry Division stationed at Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro City; 6th Infantry Division in Maguindanao; and 10th Infantry Division situated in Compostela Valley but it in order to “focus against threats posed by the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Troops find weapons that Maute abandoned in Lake LanaoMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Soldiers found 30 assorted firearms in a shallow par
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Soldiers found 30 assorted firearms in a shallow part of Lake Lanao near a village in Marawi City on Sunday. Maj. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr. of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command told The STAR on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Land agency to upgrade 24m titlesQuezon City, Marikina City, Iloilo, Iloilo City, Cebu, Cebu City, Cotabato City
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
Quezon City, Marikina City, Iloilo, Iloilo City, Cebu, Cebu City, Cotabato City, Biliran, Gingoog City, Misamis Occidental, Maguindanao, Camiguin, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga del Sur, and Agusan del Sur. When landowners and title holders present an... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iloilo lawmaker faces graft casehas denied for lack of merit a petition to dismiss the graft, malversation and
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
has denied for lack of merit a petition to dismiss the graft, malversation and falsification cases filed against former Maguindanao officer-in-charge Gov. Sajid Ampatuan and six others in connection with disbursement of P16.3 million for food... Read more
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Minda News
ARMM towns cited for good governance: from 6 last year to 19 this yearthe Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). The SGLG awardees in t
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). The SGLG awardees in the ARMM are Lamitan City and the 11 towns in Maguindanao, three in Lanao del Sur, two in Basilan, and two in Sulu. ARMM has five provinces — Basilan, Lanao del Sur,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Vandals hit Catholic church in Maguindanao townMAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Authorities are investigating the vandalism of an 80
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Authorities are investigating the vandalism of an 80-year-old Catholic chapel in Shariff Aguak town and the burning of antique religious icons from there before dawn on Saturday. Shariff Aguak Mayor Marop Ampatuan told The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
CASES FILED VS PNOY ‘TOO LIGHT’—VACCfiled by the Ombudsman against the former president over his alleged role in th
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
filed by the Ombudsman against the former president over his alleged role in the anti-terrorist operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in 2015. Aquino faces charges for graft and usurpation of official function, charges that the VACC said were too... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Faces of the newsof catching up. The former President now faces the prospect of standing trial o
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
of catching up. The former President now faces the prospect of standing trial over the January 2015 Mamasapano debacle in Maguindanao, a predawn operation that took down a Malaysian terrorist, but cost the lives of 44 police commandos. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sandiganbayan issues hold departure order on Aquinobail in cash for the usurpation of authority and graft charges stemming from th
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
bail in cash for the usurpation of authority and graft charges stemming from the botched police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in 2015 that led to the deaths of 44 police special commandos and became one of the lowest, if not the lowest,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Unidentified men set on fire Catholic chapel’s altar, statuesSan Isidro Labrador Chapel’s altar and religious articles and statues. (Photo c
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
San Isidro Labrador Chapel’s altar and religious articles and statues. (Photo courtesy by BALONG RIVERA) SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao – Unidentified men set ablaze a Catholic chapel in Barangay Labo-Labo here Friday night, fire officials... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trillanes echoes Aquino on Mamasapano killings, says usurpation charge won’t prosperfiled by the Office of the Ombudsman against Aquino would be “eventually dismis
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Aquino would be “eventually dismissed” because the incident in Mamasapano, Maguindanao where 44 police commandos were killed by Islamist extremists happened due to the inefficiency of their leader,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy posts bail, placed on hold order over SAF 44the operation against Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan, who w
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
the operation against Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan, who was hiding in a remote village in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. The ombudsman had previously suspended Purisima over a separate graft case. While the raid apparently... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Aquino posts bail; court issues hold-departure ordergraft and usurpation of authority charges at the Sandiganbayan against Aquino I
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
graft and usurpation of authority charges at the Sandiganbayan against Aquino III over the January 2015 Mamasapano, Maguindanao, carnage that resulted in the killing of 44 police special action force troopers. At a news conference, the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Infant, PNP officer killed in ambushthe Police Regional Office in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-ARM
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
the Police Regional Office in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-ARMM) based in Camp Gen. SK Pendatun in Parang, Maguindanao said Acuesta was driving the SUV with the civilians and the baby traveling from Cagayan de Oro City to Wao, Lanao... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino blames Napeñas anew for Mamasapano deaths: I didn’t order him anything illegalthe assault on the hut of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Bin Hir or “Marwan” in B
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
the assault on the hut of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Bin Hir or “Marwan” in Barangay (village) Pidsandawan, Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Marwan was killed in the attack. “Pinromote kita, second star, at ang sukli mo bobolahin mo ako? (I promoted... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino blames Napeñas anew for Mamasapano deaths: I didn’t order him anything illegalthe assault on the hut of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Bin Hir or “Marwan” in B
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
the assault on the hut of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Bin Hir or “Marwan” in Barangay (village) Pidsandawan, Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Marwan was killed in the attack. “Pinromote kita, second star, at ang sukli mo bobolahin mo ako?” Aquino,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sandiganbayan finds grounds for Noynoy Aquino trialplay a "major role" in what would be a disastrous operation supposedly to serve
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
play a "major role" in what would be a disastrous operation supposedly to serve a warrant against two top terrorists in the Maguindanao town. Aquino called the Ombudsman's accusations as "patently erroneous and bereft of any merit," citing a... Read more
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The Manila Times
2 Aquino appointees in Sandiganbayan panel to preside over graft, usurpation cases3rd for alleged graft and usurpation of official functions in connection with t
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
3rd for alleged graft and usurpation of official functions in connection with the botched police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in 2015. The court’s Third Division is composed of Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang, who... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Aquino posts bail at Sandiganbayanfor allowing then suspended Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Alan Purisim
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
for allowing then suspended Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Alan Purisima to oversee the Mamasapano operation in Maguindanao. Even if Sandiganbayan Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang has yet to issue an arrest warrant against Aquino, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roque rebuffs De Lima: Clear your name first before politicscenter in Camp Crame due to drug charges. Roque, a known human-rights lawyer,
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
center in Camp Crame due to drug charges. Roque, a known human-rights lawyer, has handled high-profile cases such as the Maguindanao Massacre and the murder case of Jennifer Laude. De Lima said Roque was “attempting to bend reality to his will”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sandigan’s Tang: Court will ‘dispense justice without fear or favor’for the bungled operation of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Forc
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
for the bungled operation of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Forces (PNP-SAF) at Tuknalipao, Mamasapano in Maguindanao last January 25, 2015. Specifically, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, an Aquino appointee, charged the former... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ex-President Aquino’s appointee in Sandigan to preside case vs himfor the bungled operation of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Forc
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
for the bungled operation of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Forces (PNP-SAF) at Tuknalipao, Mamasapano in Maguindanao last January 25, 2015. Specifically, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, an Aquino appointee, charged the former... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima accuses Roque of ‘greasing’ media using ‘pan de sal’that his principal wants him to be,” she added. De Lima said Roque—who has law
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
that his principal wants him to be,” she added. De Lima said Roque—who has lawyered for many high-profile cases like the Maguindanao Massacre and Jennifer Laude murder case—proved to be a “great disappointment” to the human rights movement. “He... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Criminal case vs PNoy will set bad precedent’Police-Special Action Force director Getulio Napeñas who was responsible for th
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
Police-Special Action Force director Getulio Napeñas who was responsible for the ill-fated encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in 2015. The bloody encounter between MILF snd BIFF fighters and government forces resulted to the deaths of 44... Read more
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The Manila Times
The Mamasapano massacre: The worst crime ever committed by a Philippine Presidentformer President Benigno Aquino 3rd for, in her words, “utilizing the services”
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
former President Benigno Aquino 3rd for, in her words, “utilizing the services”—for the police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, in January 2015 that led to the massacre of 44 police commandos—of Philippine National Police chief Alan... Read more
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The Manila Times
SAF kin seek homicide charges vs Aquinoagainst Malaysian bomb maker Zulkifli Bin-hir, alias “Marwan,” and Filipino ban
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
against Malaysian bomb maker Zulkifli Bin-hir, alias “Marwan,” and Filipino bandit leader Basit Usman at Mamasapano, Maguindanao on January 25, 2015. Marwan was killed, but the ensuing encounter with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation... Read more
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Minda News
LTO-12 to start issuing driver’s license cards with 5-year validityoffice has allotted 12 machines and printers for Region 12. But LTO-12 has ope
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
office has allotted 12 machines and printers for Region 12. But LTO-12 has operational jurisdiction over Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao provinces, which are part of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. In Region 12, the agency has licensing... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESagainst former Pres. Benigno Aquino 3rd has finally been filed in connection wi
Zamboanga Today / Posted 8 days ago
against former Pres. Benigno Aquino 3rd has finally been filed in connection with the police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in 2015 that resulted in the “wasteful” deaths of 44 elite commandos. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales approved... Read more
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