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Women empowerment brings light to remote community

BABY Mindalano, who barely went to school, has learned Tagalog mainly from listening to radio programs. NASH MAULANA

In a village where there is neither school nor electricity, a women’s literacy program is empowering their community.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Indian trader abducted in Maguindanao escapes

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An Indian national abducted in Maguindanao last month succeeded in outsmarting his keepers and escaped from captivity Friday in a remote town in Lanao del Sur, the police reported Monday.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

MNLF leader arrested on drug trafficking raps

Government agents arrested a Moro rebel leader tagged as a big-time drug trafficker during an early Sunday raid on his house in Picong municipality in Lanao del Sur.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Military counts 3 election-related killings in Lanao Sur


The Army has listed at least three killings in Lanao del Sur related to the October 28 barangay (village) elections.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 killed in Mindanao fighting

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At least five people, including two soldiers, were killed in separate clashes in Lanao del Sur and Compostela Valley on Friday, according to reports by military officials.

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

P42M released to the Bangsamoro Transition Commission


The government is shoring up its peace-building efforts in Mindanao with the release of P42 million to the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC).

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

Lanao Sur makes history: No failure of elections

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Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. was a happy bearer of good news on Wednesday: Balloting actually took place on Monday in Lanao del Sur.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1 killed, 23 hurt in Lanao del Sur on election day

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A person was killed while 23 others were injured in violence committed during Election Day in Lanao del Sur. Local election monitors said that when compared to the extent of election violence in the past elections, Monday’s balloting in the province could be considered tame.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Some polling centers in Lanao Sur fail to open due to floods

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Some polling centers in villages in lakeside Taraka town in Lanao del Sur has not opened due to floods.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Grenade thrown at house of UNA mayoralty bet in Lanao Sur

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A grenade was hurled at a house in Manila owned by a candidate running for mayor in Mindanao before dawn Thursday, police said, but added that no one was hurt.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cops to serve as election inspectors in Lanao del Sur


The Philippine National Police (PNP) said over a hundred of its men will be trained to work as special Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) in a province at the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao following the refusal of teachers there to work on the day of elections.

Posted: May 6th, 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 »

With evidence circumstantial, SC acquits farmhand of rape-slay

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Saying the defendant was convicted on mere circumstantial evidence that could not establish his guilt beyond reasonable doubt, the Supreme Court acquitted a farmhand sentenced to prison for the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Lanao del Sur 15 years ago.

Posted: March 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
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  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
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