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Cop killed in South Cotabato ambush
by John Unson - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
A policeman was killed and two others were wounded in an ambush in Barangay Pulonuling in Tupi, South Cotabato yesterday.
COVID-19 frontliners elated as Sinovac jabs arrive in BARMM
by John Unson - March 5, 2021 - 9:55am
The vaccines that arrived Thursday are intended for 1,400 frontliners in Maguindanao, 972 in Lanao del Sur, 287 in Basilan, 1,032 in Sulu and 518 in Tawi-Tawi.
P10-M shabu seized in PDEA-BARMM buy-busts
by John Unson - March 4, 2021 - 3:54pm
Anti-narcotics agents seized P10.2 million worth of shabu from traffickers who fell in separate entrapment operations Thursday.
2 soldiers wounded in clash with MILF men
by John Unson - March 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Two soldiers were wounded in an encounter with suspected members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Sumisip, Basilan on Monday.
4 gunmen killed as Army foils BIFF roadside bombing plot
by John Unson - March 1, 2021 - 1:19pm
The hostilities in Barangay Pagatin in Shariff Saidona Mustapha, Maguindanao erupted when members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters opened fire on soldiers responding to reports by villagers about the presence...
Private firm spends more than P10 million for anti-COVID-19 initiatives
by John Unson - February 27, 2021 - 2:38pm
A mining firm that has not even extracted copper yet from four towns since its inception two decades ago has spent more than P10 million for corporate anti-COVID-19 initiatives.
PNP vows support to BARMM's land management efforts to prevent clan wars
by John Unson - February 26, 2021 - 3:49pm
The police supports the efforts of the Bangsamoro government to maximize its land management system, the lack of it blamed for most bloody clan wars in the local communities.
4 ‘terrorist coddlers’ nabbed
by John Unson - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Four men allegedly protecting two suspected members of terrorist group Dawlah Islamiya were arrested following a brief firefight in Barira, Maguindanao on Sunday.
4 coddlers of wanted persons arrested in Maguindanao
by John Unson - February 22, 2021 - 10:25am
Police operatives on Sunday arrested four coddlers of two men linked to the Dawlah Islamiya terror group following a brief shootout in Barangay Liong in Barira, Maguindanao.
BARMM acquires more anti-COVID-19 equipment from foreign donors
by John Unson - February 20, 2021 - 2:19pm
The New Zealand Embassy has donated 35 biosafety refrigerators to the Bangsamoro regional government to boost its anti-COVID-19 efforts in five provinces and three cities in its core territory.
Military optimistic of more BIFF terrorists would soon surrender
by John Unson - February 19, 2021 - 6:09pm
The military is expecting the surrender soon of more members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters due to its continuing anti-terror operations in central Mindanao.
Bangsamoro officials vow thorough probe into vandalism of Basilan chapels
by John Unson - February 18, 2021 - 10:12pm
The Bangsamoro government on Thursday condemned the desecration of Catholic chapels in two barangays in Lamitan City in Basilan on the eve of Ash Wednesday.
13 North Cotabato barangays cleared from NPAs
by John Unson - February 18, 2021 - 10:02am
Authorities have declared 13 interior barangays in North Cotabato province liberated from occupation by the New People’s Army through inter-agency humanitarian and security interventions.
P1.3 million worth of shabu seized from couple, cohort in Maguindanao
by John Unson - February 16, 2021 - 4:20pm
State agents seized P1.3 million worth of shabu from a couple and an accomplice in an entrapment operation in Datu Odin Sinsuat town at noontime Tuesday.
3 Mautes slain in Lanao del Sur ground, air strikes
by John Unson - February 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Three suspected Maute terrorists were killed when Army troopers launched ground and air strikes that resulted in the capture of the bandits’ lair in Madamda town in this province on Sunday.
Tawi-Tawi residents surrender loose firearms
by John Unson - February 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Eight more unlicensed firearms were turned over to the military in Sitangkai Island, Tawi-Tawi over the weekend.
Residents of Tawi-Tawi town turn over 8 unlicensed guns
by John Unson - February 14, 2021 - 9:37am
Residents of Sitangkai island town in Tawi-Tawi turned over to the military eight more unlicensed firearms over the weekend.
BARMM gov't: Three more years needed to deactivate MILF guerillas
by John Unson - February 13, 2021 - 4:18pm
The 25-month Bangsamoro government needs three more years to reintroduce thousands of hardcore Moro guerillas into mainstream society, a senior regional official said Saturday.
Authorities urge residents to help solve conflicts in upland Maguindanao town
by John Unson - February 12, 2021 - 3:30pm
The police and military again urged residents of South Upi Friday to help end the deadly armed conflicts in the municipality that state security entities alone cannot solve.
Electric coop technician freed by NPA captors
by John Unson - February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
New People’s Army rebels released in Don Carlos, Bukidnon on Wednesday night a technician of a power utility they snatched in Arakan, North Cotabato on Monday.
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