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7 soldiers wounded in NPA attacks Davao region


Communist rebels attacked government troops in Southern Mindanao on Monday, wounding at least seven soldiers, police and military officials said Tuesday.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bill filed to stop naming rob gangs after hometowns

House of Representatives, Congress

Two congressmen-brothers from Mindanao want to put a stop to the police practice of naming notorious criminal gangs after a hometown, a region and a religious or ethnic community.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino urged to disclose commission’s Bangsamoro draft law

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, 2014.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Mindanao Peoples’ Caucus called on President Benigno Aquino to make public the Bangsamoro Transition Commission’ version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law to maintain the people’s trust and confidence in the peace process.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino clarifies: Threats in Mindanao ‘raw’ reports on terror bomb maker

Benigno Aquino III

President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday clarified that the terror reports he conveyed to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte last week were based on “raw” information still being confirmed by authorities.

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

Roxas sees ‘bomb plot’ in Southern Mindanao

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The “possible terrorist threat” in Southern Mindanao has been identified by Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II as a bomb plot that is likely planned by a person or two individuals.

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