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Tawi-Tawi drug bust: Suspect slain, P3.7 million shabu seized
by John Unson - May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Shabu worth  P3.7 million and assorted guns were seized from a drug suspect killed in an alleged shootout with anti-narcotics agents in Barangay Bohe Tana in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi on Monday.
3 soldiers hurt in Sulu encounter
by John Unson - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
Three soldiers were wounded following an encounter with Abu Sayyaf bandits in the mountains of Indanan, Sulu on Sunday.
Blast rocks Lanao del Sur town mayor’s residence
by John Unson - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
A grenade explosion rocked the residential compound of newly elected mayor Amanoden Ducol of Pualas, Lanao del Sur on Friday.
Moro sectors’ bet for North Cotabato governor elected
by John Unson - May 14, 2022 - 3:27pm
Moro leaders are certain of more peace and development projects soon in Muslim areas in North Cotabato under a new governor who supported the crafting of the Bangsamoro Organic Law.
2 dead, 3 hurt in Sulu dynamite blast
by John Unson - May 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Two persons died when an improvised dynamite exploded in Panglima Estino, Sulu on Thursday.
Villagers flee fighting in Datu Saudi Ampatuan
by John Unson - May 13, 2022 - 1:48pm
Local officials and members of the municipal peace and order council told reporters Friday that the conflict involves two groups that supported different mayoral candidates during the May 9 elections.
Neophytes beat old politicians
by John Unson - May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Several young aspirants have defeated old names in politics in the May 9 elections.
Cotabato City has new mayor, vice mayor
by John Unson - May 11, 2022 - 10:49am
The infant political party of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front made history with the election of its candidates for mayor and vice mayor here, defeating rivals via an uphill campaign struggle.
2 hurt in machete attack in Lanao del Sur polling station
by John Unson - May 9, 2022 - 2:10pm
The incident scared and forced hundreds of voters inside the school campus to scamper away.
3 tanods helping secure poll site in Maguindanao shot dead
by John Unson - May 9, 2022 - 10:10am
The attack sent hundreds of voters in the vicinity running for their lives.
86-year-old Cotabato Sanitarium now 250-bed hospital
by John Unson - May 7, 2022 - 5:55pm
Personnel of the 86-year-old Cotabato Sanitarium in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao were elated with the enactment of Republic Act 11715 expanding it into a 250-bed hospital
Zamboanga del Sur road mishap: 4 cops hurt  
by John Unson - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Four policemen were seriously injured in a road accident in Payao, Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday.
More troops deployed in Lanao del Sur town
by John Unson - May 4, 2022 - 12:00am
An additional 100 soldiers have been deployed in Malabang, Lanao del Sur, which has been placed under the control of the Commission on Elections.
More troops deployed in politically-troubled Lanao del Sur town
by John Unson - May 3, 2022 - 3:03pm
The Commission on Elections had placed Malabang under its control due to the tension between two camps that each has a candidate for mayor.
70 hospitalized after eating food at campaign rally
by John Unson - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Seventy people were hospitalized after eating food served during a political rally in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato on Sunday.
2 hurt as fuel tankers collide in Sarangani
by John Unson - May 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Two fuel tanker trucks burst into flames following a collision in Malungon, Sarangani before dawn yesterday.
Muslim cleric slain in Lanao Sur
by John Unson - May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
A Muslim religious leader was stabbed to death in Lanao del Sur on Friday.
MNLF supports Sara Duterte’s bid for vice presidency
by John Unson - April 30, 2022 - 2:02pm
The Moro National Liberation Front announced on Saturday its “patronage” of vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte.
3 shabu den operators arrested in Maguindanao
by John Unson - April 30, 2022 - 11:01am
Anti-narcotics agents seized P102,000 worth of shabu from three operators of a mini drug den entrapped in Barangay Awang here Friday morning.
Flashfloods displace thousands in Maguindanao, North Cotabato
by John Unson - April 28, 2022 - 12:00am
Flashfloods spawned by heavy rain swept through villages in several towns in Maguindanao and North Cotabato on Tuesday.
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