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... of islands in Palawan, Danajon Bank in northeastern Mindanao, Lingayen gulf in Pangasinan, Ticao Pass-San Bernardino-Lagonoy Gulf in Bicol, South Negros Island, Sulu Archipelago, Surigao del Sur and Norte and Verde Island Passage in Mindoro and ...
My sister and I were fortunate to have escaped the town earlier before the MNLF came stealthily in a group of small bancas deep into the night of February 7, 1974, paddling underneath the frail bamboo houses on stilts of the townsfolk of Jolo.

The author recalls a project showcased by a Philippine Marines battalion in the municipality of Patikul, one of the main areas of operation of the ASG in Sulu, in 2006. This was a water supply project built by the soldiers for the community, consisting ...
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 May) - The Save Sulu Movement has thrown its support behind President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao, following the May 23 clashes between military and Maute Group in Marawi City, but urged him ...
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Officials see as boost to domestic counter-extremism initiatives the construction of a P20 million worth Islamic school building in Sumisip town in Basilan. The school, built by the executive department of the Autonomous ...
Just days before Visaya retired in December last year, the Maute Group attacked the town of Butig in Lanao del Sur, hoisting the emblem of the ISIS in dwellings and in the town's old municipal building before it was taken down following days of ...

In June of 2016, the Mayor of the town of Jolo, Mayor Hussein Amin, alleged that some military personnel were getting a share of ransom payments being made in exchange for information and, by implication, protection.
The League of Municipalities of The Philippines (LMP) fully supports President Duterte's proclamation placing Mindanao under martial law, in the light of the recent and ongoing terror attack of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Islamist group in Marawi ...
Manguilimotan, current general manager of the Cebu Parklane International Hotel, said HRRAC members suffered from several cancellations when at least 10 members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) attempted to set up a base in Inabanga town in Bohol on April ...
"They took oath, from one mountain to another, reaching out to all their networks in majority of the towns like Tipo-Tipo, Sumisip, Al-Barka, Tuburan," Maturan then said.
Captain Jo-ann Petingaly, Western Mindanao Command spokesperson, said the clash occurred at around 5:25 a.m. in Barangay Buhanginan, Patikul town when operating soldiers were fired on. Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana Jr., Joint Task Force Sulu ...
Television footage since Tuesday night showed the mounting of highway checkpoints, especially in Iligan City, the exit point from Marawi City and the other troubled lakeside towns of Lanao del Sur, where the Maute Group surprised government forces when ...
MANILA - At least 11 soldiers were wounded in a gun battle with members of the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf in Patikul, Sulu Thursday morning, a military official said.
A government soldier inspects a motorcycle driver at a checkpoint along a main highway in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte, after residents started to evacuate their hometown of Marawi city, southern Philippines May 24, 2017.
Marawi City is the capital of Lanao del Sur, a component province of ARMM, which also covers Maguindanao in central Mindanao, and the islands of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. "We already have the names of the people the Maute terrorists abducted but ...
"In order to suppress lawless violence and rebellion and for public safety, it is necessary to declare Martial Law in the entire island of Mindanao, including Sulu, Jolo and Tawi-Tawi for a period of 60 days," he said. "The government is in full ...
The study undertook a survey in all 18 Municipalities that made up the province at that time to determine people's perceptions regarding the security situation and the role of governance in contributing to the situation.

THE British government issued a travel advisory on Wednesday, May 24, urging its nationals to avoid all travel to western Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago in The Philippines due to clashes between military and the Maute terror group. "The Foreign and ...
But get the itch to see a movie, and your options dry up pretty quickly; the town hasn't had a regular nightly screening for years now - not since Pleasant Street Theater was reborn as an Irish pub.
As Westmincom commander, Galvez has tactical and administrative jurisdiction over the army's 6th Infantry Division, whose units are securing all of Maguindanao's 36 towns. Maguindanao and nearby provinces are covered by the interim ceasefire accord ...
COTABATO CITY: The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has donated eight ambulances to several towns in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to help improve health service in the region.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Marines killed a member of the Abu Sayyaf group in an encounter in Banguingui town, Sulu Friday while two others surrendered in Basilan, military officials said. Brig. Gen. Cerilito Sobejana, commander of the Joint Task ...
MANILA: More and more members of the al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf terrorists are surrendering in groups, leading senior military officers to express optimism they would succeed in beating the June 30 deadline set by President Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte to ...
His older brother, the professor Harris, survived an ambush in August 2016 while on his way to the Cotabato Foundation College for science and technology, located in Arakan town in North Cotabato, where he is helping co-teachers and students campaign ...
In South Korea, in Korean and English, the epics "Kozy-Korpesh - BAYAN-Sulu," "Kyz Zhibek," "Kambar Batyr" and fairy tales have been published.
The ambulances were turned over on Wednesday, May 17, to the respective town beneficiaries at the Office of the Regional government compound in Cotabato City.
Despite a series of high-profile kidnappings targeting foreigners across its stronghold in the southern provinces, specifically Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago, the organization has yet to significantly hurt the number of foreign arrivals - the ...
"We believe that declaring martial law in some parts of Sulu is not anymore necessary. If martial were to be declared, it should have been when the campaign was starting," Galvez added.
Zamboanga City - Sulu Royal Coffee, an agrarian reform cooperative engaged in producing high quality coffee beans, has received a purchase order from Universal Robina Corp.
A group that calls itself the Save Sulu Movement has asked the President to place six Sulu towns under martial law, citing the alleged ties between some politicians and the Abu Sayyaf.
Philippine Navy Seals secure a dock during a training exercise. Philstar.com/Jonathan de Santos, file. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - government troops killed two Abu Sayyaf members in a firefight in Patikul town, Sulu on Tuesday and accepted the ...
Octavio Dinampo of Sulu, spokesperson of Save Sulu Movement, wants President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in six of 19 towns in Sulu and for Congress to investigate the alleged links between local politicians and the Abu Sayyaf. Dinampo was ...
LANAO DEL SUR - Top security officials were elated with how ethnic Maranaws helped bust a suspected 11-member special operations team of the Maute terror group in Marogong town on Monday morning. Major Gen Carlito Galvez, Jr., commander of the Western ...
From theatre ace Manav Kaul who will play Sulu's husband to the sexy Neha Dhupia who will essay the role of a radio boss, the quirky slice-of-life comedy, being directed by noted ad filmmaker Suresh Triveni, has become the talk of the town. The latest ...
In the course of questioning, Jikiri confessed to be an ASG/KFRG member, under ASG/KFRG sub leaders Idang Susukan and Sihata Latip, whose groups are operating in Sulu Province," Parcon added. ... "This is a very good example of a community that is ...
It's been over a month since the Abu Sayyaf bandits first crept up unnoticed on the shores of Inabanga town, Bohol, and the military still has to catch the last two remaining members who are now said to be stragglers desperate to hitch a ride back to ...
But the queer thing about the Sulu problem is the claim that politicians in the 20 towns being eyed are said to be coddlers of terrorist groups like the Abu Sayyaf.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The Abu Sayyaf militants have divided into groups its 27 captives to continuously evade relentless pursuit of government forces in Sulu, according to official. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of Western Mindanao ...
The warnings come a month after Philippine military and terrorists from the Abu Sayyaf group clashed in Inabanga town in neighboring Bohol.
In a media b riefing in Hong Kong, Lopez said the government remains in control of the country's security situation even as the British government warned its citizens against traveling to areas around the Sulu Archipelago, including some towns in Cebu ...
A noNGOvernment organization (NGO) in Sulu has urged the Senate to investigate an alleged connivance between the Abu Sayyaf and local officials in the province.
But the queer thing about the Sulu problem is the claim that politicians in the 20 towns being eyed are said to be coddlers of terrorist groups like the Abu Sayyaf.
The UK government, through its Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), advised against all travel to western Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago, citing terrorist activity and clashes between the military and insurgent groups. The FCO also warned against ...
police and military troops have tightened security on an island in Bohol after residents reported sightings of the two remnants of the Abu Sayyaf Group members from Sulu who entered the province early in April for a supposed kidnapping mission. GMA ...
In a media b riefing in Hong Kong, Lopez said the government remains in control of the country's security situation even as the British government warned its citizens against traveling to areas around the Sulu Archipelago, including some towns in Cebu ...
Meljune was among four soldiers killed in a clash with the bandit group Abu Sayyaf on April 11 in Inabanga town in Bohol province.
The British government on Thursday warned its citizens against travelling to areas around the Sulu Archipelago due to "credible information" that the Abu Sayyaf group is planning to stage kidnapping plots.
Meljune was among four soldiers killed in a clash with the bandit group Abu Sayyaf on April 11 in Inabanga town in Bohol province.
... Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago, citing terrorist activity and clashes between the military and insurgent groups. It also advises against travel to the rest of Mindanao and to the south of Cebu province, including the Municipalities of Dalaguete ...
Aerial shot taken from an air force helicopter of the coastal area of Jolo town, Sulu province, in southern island of Mindanao.


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