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Moro basic law priority

PEACE ACCORD. Mohagher Iqbal, chief MILF negotiator, and Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, head of the government negotiating panel, exchange copies of the peace agreement between the MILF and the Aquino administration they signed in Malacañang on March 27. Applauding them are MILF Chair Murad Ebrahim,Malaysian facilitator Abdul Ghafar,Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, President Aquino and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Deles. LYN RILLON

The House of Representatives will give priority to the draft Bangsamoro basic law, but will not completely sideline other important measures pending in the plenary, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mindanao black-out traced to Lanao del Norte power plant trip

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Energy secretary Jericho Petilla said the power outage that left millions of people without electricity in Mindanao on Thursday was traced to a power tripping incident in a Lanao Del Norte hydropower plant.

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

Gunmen abduct trader, two others in Lanao del Norte

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Unidentified armed men seized the owner of Findlay Millar Timber Co. and two others in Linamon, Lanao del Norte, police said Friday.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

105 lawmakers want Dimaporo freed

House of Representatives. FILE PHOTO

More than a hundred members of the House of Representatives are pushing for the temporary release of their colleague Lanao del Norte Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo, who is currently detained on charges of malversation of P5 million in public funds.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Court orders arrest of solon, 5 others

The Sandiganbayan. FILE PHOTO

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has ordered the arrest of Lanao del Norte Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo and five other persons for malversation of P5 million in public funds, in one of the hundreds of dubious transactions made in the P728-million fertilizer fund scam in 2004 allegedly orchestrated by then Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

IN THE KNOW: Dimaporos of Lanao

The Dimaporos of Lanao have been in power for the past 60 years. Mohammad Ali Dimaporo was a known ally of former President Ferdinand Marcos. A guerrilla fighter during World War II, Ali went into politics after the war and represented the then undivided Lanao in Congress in the 1950s.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

In Lanao Norte, gunshots punctuate end of polls

On Monday evening, as the elections wound up here, the sound of gunshots rang through the air.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Hundreds surround Lanao del Norte town hall

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Hundreds of people have surrounded the town hall of Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte, to show support for embattled Mayor Rommel Arnado, who is facing possible ouster after the Supreme Court ruled that his candidacy in the 2010 elections was invalid.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Lanao del Norte mayor ousted, barred from seeking second term


For using his US passport four times despite having renounced his American citizenship, a Lanao del Norte mayor has been ousted from his post and barred by the Supreme Court from running for public office.

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

Tension grips Lanao towns

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Emotions ran high in four Lanao del Norte towns and three in Lanao del Sur as relatives on Saturday buried 12 persons who were killed when armed men ambushed the campaign team of Nunungan, Lanao del Norte, Mayor Abdulmalik Manamparan on Thursday.

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

Troops rescue 7 in sinking boats

At least seven people, including two children, were saved from harm when soldiers from the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade conducted an open sea rescue operation in Lanao del Norte, Brig. Gen. Daniel Lucero, head of the military’s 1st Infantry Division, said on Saturday.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lanao del Norte ambush death toll now 13

Malaig, Lanao del Norte

The death toll in Thursday’s ambush on the campaign party of Mayor Abdulmalik Manarampan of Nunungan, Lanao del Norte, has risen to 13 with the death of one of the injured victims, the military said Saturday.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police hunt mayor’s ambushers in Lanao del Norte

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Police said Saturday they have identified and are hunting eight gunmen who killed 13 people in an ambush on a mayor, an attack that cast a pall of fear over upcoming elections.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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