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Abu Sayyaf beheads 2 kidnapped Vietnamese sailors in Basilan

Zamboanga City, July 5 — The decapitated remains of two of the remaining five abducted Vienamese sailors stunned residents of a Basilan town early this morning. The bodies were found about 5:40 in the morning first by a resident of a barangay of Sumisip town. The horrifying discovery was disclosed […]

ASG frees kidnap victim in Sulu, Duterte warns day of reckoning

DAVAO CITY — Kidnap victim Marites Flor was finally released in Sulu by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). This as President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Friday warned the ASG against continuing its kidnapping activities, saying the day of reckoning is coming. Duterte’s statement was issued after receiving the kidnap victim from […]

Abu Sayyaf beheads another Canadian hostage

Another Canadian hostage in the province of Sulu may have been beheaded by Abu Sayyaf kidnappers even as a Malacanang executive on Monday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is confirming the reports. ”AFF is verifying,” Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said. It must berecalled that armed […]

Kidnapped Italian pizza restaurant owner freed in Jolo

Kidnapped former Italian priest and pizza restaurant operator Rolando del Torchio was released by his abductors on Friday evening, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has confirmed. This was disclosed by AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, citing reports coming from Police Regional Office-ARMM. Del Torchio was recovered by the […]

P-Noy extend sympathy to families of Malaysian beheaded in Sulu

P-Noy extend sympathy to families of Malaysian beheaded in Sulu President Benigno Aquino III expressed his deepest regret and sympathy over the beheading of a Malaysian national in Jolo, Sulu last November 17. In reaction to the opening address of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during the 27th Association of […]

Abducted Korean national found dead in Sulu province

A 70-year old Korean national who was abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits about nine months ago was found dead in southern Philippine province of Sulu, local military said Sunday. The body of Nwi Seong Hong was discovered by a concerned citizen at the vicinity of the Sulu State College […]

ASG ambush kills 3 gov’t troopers, six others wounded in Sulu

MANILA, March 4 — In the continuing hostilities in conflict-torn areas in Mindanao, government forces suffered yet another set of fatalities. Three soldiers, two of them officers, were killed after the resupply column they were in were mined and ambushed by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Patikul town, […]

Ex-President Fidel Ramos chides P-Noy on Mamasapano incident

Ex-President Fidel Ramos chides P-Noy on Mamasapano incident Former President Fivel V. Ramos sounded off a somewhat spicy message for President Aquino. “You must balance your actions with hot pursuit, this is law enforcement with peacemaking,” former President Fidel V. Ramos said in a speech during ceremonies in Intramuros marking […]

Palace to give assistance to families of slain soldiers in Sulu

MANILA, Nov 16 — The government extended on Saturday its condolences to the families of soldiers killed in a series of encounters in Sulu against the Abu Sayyaf Group. “Nakikiramay tayo sa kanilang mga pamilya, at nagpapasalamat po tayo sa kanilang pagbibigay ng talagang the ultimate sacrifice para po sa […]

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Palace to give assistance to families of slain soldiers in Sulu

MANILA, Nov 16 — The government extended on Saturday its condolences to the families of soldiers killed in a series of encounters in Sulu against the Abu Sayyaf Group. “Nakikiramay tayo sa kanilang mga pamilya, at nagpapasalamat po tayo sa kanilang pagbibigay ng talagang the ultimate sacrifice para po sa […]

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ASG ambush kills 3 gov’t troopers, six others wounded in Sulu

MANILA, March 4 — In the continuing hostilities in conflict-torn areas in Mindanao, government forces suffered yet another set of fatalities. Three soldiers, two of them officers, were killed after the resupply column they were in were mined and ambushed by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Patikul town, […]

P-Noy extend sympathy to families of Malaysian beheaded in Sulu

P-Noy extend sympathy to families of Malaysian beheaded in Sulu President Benigno Aquino III expressed his deepest regret and sympathy over the beheading of a Malaysian national in Jolo, Sulu last November 17. In reaction to the opening address of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during the 27th Association of […]

ASG frees kidnap victim in Sulu, Duterte warns day of reckoning

DAVAO CITY — Kidnap victim Marites Flor was finally released in Sulu by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). This as President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Friday warned the ASG against continuing its kidnapping activities, saying the day of reckoning is coming. Duterte’s statement was issued after receiving the kidnap victim from […]

Kidnapped Italian pizza restaurant owner freed in Jolo

Kidnapped former Italian priest and pizza restaurant operator Rolando del Torchio was released by his abductors on Friday evening, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has confirmed. This was disclosed by AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, citing reports coming from Police Regional Office-ARMM. Del Torchio was recovered by the […]

Abu Sayyaf beheads another Canadian hostage

Another Canadian hostage in the province of Sulu may have been beheaded by Abu Sayyaf kidnappers even as a Malacanang executive on Monday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is confirming the reports. ”AFF is verifying,” Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said. It must berecalled that armed […]

Abu Sayyaf beheads 2 kidnapped Vietnamese sailors in Basilan

Zamboanga City, July 5 — The decapitated remains of two of the remaining five abducted Vienamese sailors stunned residents of a Basilan town early this morning. The bodies were found about 5:40 in the morning first by a resident of a barangay of Sumisip town. The horrifying discovery was disclosed […]

Ex-President Fidel Ramos chides P-Noy on Mamasapano incident

Ex-President Fidel Ramos chides P-Noy on Mamasapano incident Former President Fivel V. Ramos sounded off a somewhat spicy message for President Aquino. “You must balance your actions with hot pursuit, this is law enforcement with peacemaking,” former President Fidel V. Ramos said in a speech during ceremonies in Intramuros marking […]

Abducted Korean national found dead in Sulu province

A 70-year old Korean national who was abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits about nine months ago was found dead in southern Philippine province of Sulu, local military said Sunday. The body of Nwi Seong Hong was discovered by a concerned citizen at the vicinity of the Sulu State College […]

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P-Noy extend sympathy to families of Malaysian beheaded in Sulu

P-Noy extend sympathy to families of Malaysian beheaded in Sulu President Benigno Aquino III expressed his deepest regret and sympathy over the beheading of a Malaysian national in Jolo, Sulu last November 17. In reaction to the opening address of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during the 27th Association of […]

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Kidnapped Italian pizza restaurant owner freed in Jolo

Kidnapped former Italian priest and pizza restaurant operator Rolando del Torchio was released by his abductors on Friday evening, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has confirmed. This was disclosed by AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, citing reports coming from Police Regional Office-ARMM. Del Torchio was recovered by the […]

Abu Sayyaf beheads another Canadian hostage

Another Canadian hostage in the province of Sulu may have been beheaded by Abu Sayyaf kidnappers even as a Malacanang executive on Monday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is confirming the reports. ”AFF is verifying,” Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said. It must berecalled that armed […]

ASG frees kidnap victim in Sulu, Duterte warns day of reckoning

DAVAO CITY — Kidnap victim Marites Flor was finally released in Sulu by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). This as President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Friday warned the ASG against continuing its kidnapping activities, saying the day of reckoning is coming. Duterte’s statement was issued after receiving the kidnap victim from […]

Abu Sayyaf beheads 2 kidnapped Vietnamese sailors in Basilan

Zamboanga City, July 5 — The decapitated remains of two of the remaining five abducted Vienamese sailors stunned residents of a Basilan town early this morning. The bodies were found about 5:40 in the morning first by a resident of a barangay of Sumisip town. The horrifying discovery was disclosed […]

Palace to give assistance to families of slain soldiers in Sulu

MANILA, Nov 16 — The government extended on Saturday its condolences to the families of soldiers killed in a series of encounters in Sulu against the Abu Sayyaf Group. “Nakikiramay tayo sa kanilang mga pamilya, at nagpapasalamat po tayo sa kanilang pagbibigay ng talagang the ultimate sacrifice para po sa […]

Ex-President Fidel Ramos chides P-Noy on Mamasapano incident

Ex-President Fidel Ramos chides P-Noy on Mamasapano incident Former President Fivel V. Ramos sounded off a somewhat spicy message for President Aquino. “You must balance your actions with hot pursuit, this is law enforcement with peacemaking,” former President Fidel V. Ramos said in a speech during ceremonies in Intramuros marking […]