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Priests, nuns in Jolo now being guarded by police, soldiers from Abu Sayyaf

Orlando Cardinal Quevedo of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. INQUIRER file photo

Priests, nuns and lay leaders in Jolo, Sulu, are now being guarded and placed under close monitoring by police and military authorities to keep them safe from the Abu Sayyaf and other lawless elements, according to Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Telco services disrupted in Zamboanga City to preempt bombing


The disruption of telecommunication services here, including mobile phones, for about seven hours on Sunday, was deliberately done to prevent what was suspected to be a bomb plot in the city during a feast.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

North Cotabato police have witness who can ID suspect in church grenade attack

Pikit, North Cotabato

Police in North Cotabato have in custody a vital witness who could help solve the grenade attack on the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) in Pikit, North Cotabato, last week.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace: Gov’t taking terror threat seriously


Malacañang assured the public, on Sunday, that authorities have not been “taking for granted” the alleged terrorist threat in Metro Manila following the arrest of three suspected members of the Rajah Solaiman Movement (RSM) last week.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH checking if terror group has IS links


The Philippine military is checking if a terror group allegedly plotting to stage bomb attacks in Metro Manila has links with the Islamic State (IS).

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »