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Abuse cases on the rise in Zambo shelters


Janiya (not her real name) gave birth a week ago to a frail and weak baby boy while still recuperating from serious burns and scalds that her husband had inflicted.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Moro leftists hail Bangsamoro accord

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The euphoria over Thursday’s signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro has caught up even with a left-leaning Moro group, although some sectors continued to criticize the deal.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 civilians injured in Abu Sayaff attack in Sulu

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Three civilians were wounded when heavily-armed Abu Sayyaf bandits swooped down on a populated community in Patikul, Sulu on Friday, authorities told the Inquirer by phone on Saturday.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t urged to consolidate MILF, MNLF peace pacts

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The Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) urged the government to work toward the “convergence” of the agreements that it signed with two Moro groups for genuine autonomy.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Boy saved from Abu Sayyaf shot dead


ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—Ten-year-old Bingol Palaraw was to return to school as a Grade 1 pupil this June, but hopes for a better future ended when he was shot and killed while coming out of the premises of an Arabic school in Tipo-tipo in Basilan province on Monday night.   Palaraw was rescued from being a [...]

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Scion of Filipino-Chinese family kidnapped in Pagadian City


Unidentified men on Thursday evening abducted a scion of a Filipino-Chinese family in Pagadian City.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspected Abu Sayyaf man nabbed in Zamboanga City for teachers’ kidnapping


A suspected Abu Sayyaf bandit involved in the 2009 kidnapping of three teachers from Sacol Island had been captured by government security forces and law enforcers in Barangay (village) Talabaan here during a raid around 3 a.m. Thursday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 headless bodies found in Zamboanga City


Police authorities patrolling the coast off Manicahan village here recovered an outrigger with five headless bodies around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Death toll in Basilan explosion rises to 7

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The death toll in the New Year’s eve explosion in Sumisip, Basilan, climbed to seven Thursday with the death of two more victims.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 dead, 5 hurt in Basilan blast


ZAMBOANGA CITY—Five people were killed when a suspected improvised bomb went off in the town of Sumisip on the volatile island province of Basilan on Tuesday as the country prepared to welcome the new year, police said on Wednesday.   Lt. Col. Paulo Perez, commanding officer of the Philippine Army’s 18th Infantry Battalion, reported earlier [...]

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 confirmed dead in Basilan bomb blast

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Five people were confirmed killed when a still undetermined type of explosive went off outside a house in Sumisip, Basilan, on Tuesday as the world was preparing to welcome the New Year, the police said Wednesday.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kidnapped Sulu treasurer freed

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The kidnapped provincial treasurer of Sulu was freed on Christmas Day and has since been reunited with his family here.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police probe attack on another school exec in Zamboanga City


Police authorities here are investigating the attack on another school official even as they are trying to resolve October’s similar incident that wounded the president of a Christian school.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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