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9 suspects in NPA raid transferred to BJMP cell in Davao Sur


The nine men arrested for the March 10 raid by communist rebels in Matanao, Davao del Sur, were transferred to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology’s district jail here on Tuesday.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Disarming of MILF starts

JUNGLE DRILL  Fighters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front raise their weapons during a drill in the jungles of Kinebaka in Datu Odin Sinsuat town, Maguindanao province, in this file photo. The MILF and government negotiators have been meeting in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the difficult process of disarmament under a peace agreement to end a decades-long insurgency in Mindanao.  JEOFFREY MAITEM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

The difficult process of disarming Philippine Muslim rebels after a decades-long insurgency has started, negotiators said Sunday, with the decommissioning of a first batch of firearms expected before year-end.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Congress urged to probe Abra clash


Congress is looking into allegations that government soldiers violated the rules of engagement when they clashed on Sept. 4 and 5 with communist rebels in Lacub town in Abra province.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Don’t keep Misuari out of Mindanao peace deal—Duterte

Nur Misuari.  FILE PHOTO

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte warned Sunday that the government should not keep Nur Misuari out of any new peace settlement in Mindanao, saying that the leader of the Moro rebels at the height of their secessionist revolt in the 1970s was “still a man to reckon with” and had an equally valid and internationally recognized peace agreement with the government.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Grenade blast rocks North Cotabato town, no one hurt; cops suspect NPA harassment

cotabato map

A grenade explosion rocked the Arakan in North Cotabato Wednesday night, the third explosion in Central Mindanao in just two days.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »