By Julie Alipala
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.
By Julie Alipala and Liza Jocson
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.
By Jerome Aning
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has created a panel to probe the allegations of the Saudi Embassy in Manila that some agents of the National Bureau of Investigation were extorting money from Saudi nationals.
By Edwin Fernandez and Williamor Magbanua
An improvised explosive device went off under two parked vehicles here Friday night, and police said extortionists—not terror groups—were behind it.
By Frinston L. Lim
Communist rebels on Wednesday night torched several pieces of heavy equipment used in a government housing project for typhoon victims in Monkayo, Compostela Valley, police on Thursday said.