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6 New People’s Army rebels surrender in Maguindanao
by John Unson - March 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Six New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered in Ampatuan town yesterday.
43 guns recovered from Lanao town execs
by John Unson - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 43 unlicensed guns were surrendered by local officials of Piagapo town in this province.
2 hurt in BIFF bombing
by John Unson - March 17, 2018 - 6:25pm
Islamic militants bombed an Army detachment in Shariff Aguak town Friday night, wounding a soldier on duty and a bystander.
Lanao Sur execs turn over high-powered firearms to authorities
by John Unson - March 17, 2018 - 1:13pm
Local officials in a former bastion of the Maute terror group turned in 43 firearms and crew-served military-type weapons to authorities on Friday.
Sewing machines donated for Marawi livelihood program
by John Unson - March 16, 2018 - 10:50am
The Philippine Business for Social Progress on Thursday gave out 50 sewing machines in support of livelihood initiatives for conflict-stricken residents of Marawi City.
5 BIFF men killed, 6 hurt in air strikes
by John Unson - March 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Five members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were reportedly killed as the military launched air strikes targeting the bandits’ lair in S.K. Pendatun town on Tuesday.
5 militants killed, 6 others injured in Maguindanao airstrike
by John Unson - March 14, 2018 - 12:32pm
Five Islamic State-inspired militants were reportedly killed while six others were injured as attack helicopters fired rockets on their lair in S.K. Pendatun town Tuesday.
Suspected Indonesian terrorist held
by John Unson - March 14, 2018 - 12:00am
An Indonesian man was arrested in this province on Monday for alleged links to a local militant group.
AFP: 44 BIFF men slain in clashes
by John Unson - March 13, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 44 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were killed in gunfights with soldiers in Datu Saudi, Maguindanao last week, according to the military.
3 drug den operators fall in Cotabato City
by John Unson - March 11, 2018 - 3:33pm
Anti-narcotics agents on Saturday nabbed three drug den operators who thrice eluded arrest in previous operations.
399 loose guns seized in Soccsksargen
by John Unson - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 399 unlicensed rifles and handguns have been recovered from residents of Soccsksargen under the government’s campaign against loose firearms.
Local execs surprised many volunteers joined BBL consultation
by John Unson - March 10, 2018 - 4:18pm
More than 50 leaders of non-Muslim upland tribes voluntarily joined Thursday’s consultation on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law in the province, something organizers did not expect.
6 BIFF men slain in foiled attack
by John Unson - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Six suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters who tried to attack two barangays in Datu Saudi town were killed in a shootout with government troopers on Thursday.
Ex-cop held for guns, rocket
by John Unson - March 8, 2018 - 12:00am
High-powered firearms and an anti-tank rocket were recovered from a former police officer in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Tuesday.
23 drug suspects nabbed, 2 killed in Region 12
by John Unson - March 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
Units of the Police Regional Office-12 planned to arrest 32 drug dealers last week, but got only 23 and shot dead two more for refusing to yield peacefully.
Authorities assure security for Marawi rehab projects
by John Unson - March 3, 2018 - 7:10pm
Authorities will tightly secure new projects in Marawi City costing P115 million designed to hasten the area’s recovery from last year’s siege by Islamic State-inspired terrorists.
Campaign vs loose guns to boost Maguindanao town's economy
by John Unson - March 1, 2018 - 2:15pm
Traders are certain of improvements soon in the economy of Buldon town — birthplace of the 1970s "Black Shirt" secessionist group — with the government's firearm reduction drive taking off in the ar...
Lanao del Sur extends financial support to poor students
by John Unson - February 28, 2018 - 10:49am
Officials have extended financial assistance to poor students in a bid to produce professionals who can help foster “culture of peace” in Lanao del Sur province.
2 BIFF men held; 7 guns seized
by John Unson - February 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Government troopers arrested two members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Midsayap on Sunday.
Feuding MILF, MNLF factions displace North Cotabato villagers
by John Unson - February 26, 2018 - 1:50pm
Clashes between rival Moro rebel groups have affected hundreds of villagers in Matalam town in North Cotabato.
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