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NPA leader slain in Samar clash
by John Unson - May 28, 2020 - 12:00am
A New People’s Army leader was killed in an encounter with soldiers in Samar on Tuesday.
2 slain in Maguindanao blasts
by John Unson - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Two girls were killed while 14 others were wounded in twin explosions in Datu Saudi town in this province on Sunday.
Cotabato City exec shot dead
by John Unson - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The secretary to the mayor of this city was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Monday.
Thorough probe urged into mortar shelling in Maguindanao town that killed 2 minors
by John Unson - May 25, 2020 - 4:07pm
Two girls were killed while 14 others were hurt in explosions Sunday in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town.
2 bandits slain in clash
by John Unson - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Two members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed in an encounter in Mamasapano on Saturday.
Army: 2 Dawlah Islamiya members killed in Maguindanao
by John Unson - May 24, 2020 - 9:49am
The group is blamed for all deadly bombings in central Mindanao in the past five years.
BIFF bandit slain in Maguindanao clash
by John Unson - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
A member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters tagged in the killing of a soldier in Radjah Buayan town was slain in an encounter on Friday.
Islamic bloc declares May 24 as Eid'l Fitr holiday
by John Unson - May 23, 2020 - 1:44pm
The Darul Iftah set on Sunday the Eid’l Fitr after failing to spot the new moon Friday night to mark the start of Shawal, the month after Ramadhan in the lunar-based Hijrah calendar.
PDEA deploys drug-detection dogs in Mindanao quarantine checkpoints
by John Unson - May 23, 2020 - 1:06pm
Anti-narcotics agents have lately been visible in quarantine checkpoints following the recent entrapment of top shabu dealers in central Mindanao amid the coronavirus health emergency.
P680,000 worth of shabu seized from three peddlers arrested in Maguindanao
by John Unson - May 21, 2020 - 5:34pm
Agents seized P680,000 worth of shabu from three traffickers who fell in an entrapment operation in Datu Odin Sinsuat town Wednesday.
BIFF men kill soldier in Maguindanao
by John Unson - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
An Army soldier was killed in a gun attack by members of the Dawlah Islamiya or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Radjah Buayan town on Tuesday.
Soldier killed after manning quarantine checkpoint in Maguindanao
by John Unson - May 20, 2020 - 3:53pm
The fatality, Pfc. Jerome Tahad of the Army's 33rd Infantry Battalion, died on the spot from multiple bullet wounds.
No soldiers hurt in attacks on Army outposts in Maguindanao town
by John Unson - May 20, 2020 - 2:33pm
The Datu Saudi police and the Army's 57th IB have confirmed that Dawlah Islamiya gunmen were responsible for the attacks.
Clerics warn against holding public prayers during Ramadan
by John Unson - May 19, 2020 - 1:24pm
Clerics have cautioned Muslims against performing the field Eid’l Fit’r prayers following the culmination of Ramadan to protect them from coronavirus disease.
9 nabbed in South Cotabato for gambling amid COVID-19 quarantine
by John Unson - May 16, 2020 - 6:04pm
Nine persons, three of them minors, were arrested in separate operations in South Cotabato province this week for illegal gambling amid the COVID-19 quarantine.
UNICEF donates hand washing sets to BARMM government
by John Unson - May 16, 2020 - 1:43pm
The war versus the coronavirus in central Mindanao got an added push with a separate P10 million grant and technical support from local and foreign benefactors.
P6.8 million shabu seized, drug suspect killed in Batangas
by John Unson - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
A kilo of shabu with an estimated street value of P6.8 million was recovered from a suspected drug dealer killed in an alleged shootout with anti-narcotics agents in San Juan, Batangas on Wednesday.
Lamitan port ready for international shipping
by John Unson - May 12, 2020 - 3:34pm
Lamitan City is the capital of the island Basilan province in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
600 families displaced by North Cotabato clan feud
by John Unson - May 11, 2020 - 10:30pm
Senior police and Army officials in North Cotabato announced Monday the displacement of no fewer than 600 families due to the hostilities.
Cotabato City implements weekly 'no movement day'
by John Unson - May 10, 2020 - 3:09pm
Only police patrol cars, military vehicles, and vehicles carrying medical frontliners are allowed on the streets.
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