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Village officials, relatives of Maguindanao Vice Governor killed in ambush

Datu Odin Sinsuat

Unidentified and heavily armed men killed on Tuesday night a village chair, a councilman and three other relatives in an ambush in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, police and Army here said Tuesday.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 soldiers wounded in BIFF attack in Maguindanao

Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) INQUIRER File Photo

MANILA, Philippines—Two soldiers were wounded in an ambush by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao province on Monday morning, a military official said. They were part of the two platoons, or about 60 soldiers, from the Army’s 45th Infantry Battalion who were conducting security patrol in Barangay (village) Nabundas in Sharriff Saydona Mustapha […]

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Banana plantation security chief hurt in ambush by armed men in Maguindanao


Unidentified armed men ambushed and wounded a chief security officer of a multinational cavendish banana plantation in Datu Abdullah Sangki town in Maguindanao on Thursday morning.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Slain journalists ‘martyrs’–Palace

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In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priests bless the wooden markers at the site where 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were massacred at a remote village in  Ampatuan township, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines. Sunday Nov. 23, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the massacre, in Maguindanao, southern Philippines with the Ampatuan clan tagged as the prime suspects in the carnage. The massacre of 58 people is the country's worst election-related violence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Malacañang on Sunday hailed as “martyrs” the 32 journalists killed with 26 other people in the Maguindanao massacre five years ago.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

De Lima: Massacre trial ‘on track’, convictions by 2016

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima believes that the Maguindanao massacre trial is “on track” despite its slow progress, and even hopes of securing convictions by the end of President Benigno Aquino’s term in 2016.

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