Church-owned Radio network, ARMM bring educ assistance to IP village in Maguindanao

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Church-owned Radio network, ARMM bring educ assistance to IP village in Maguindanao 

SOUTH UPI, Maguindanao, Dec. 20 –- More than 600 indigenous peoples and village educators received on Saturday “early Christmas gifts” from the Church-run radio network Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation (NDBC) in partnership with the education department of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

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Military presses manhunt for wounded terrorist leader Radullan Sahiron in Sulu

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Military presses manhunt for wounded terrorist leader Radullan Sahiron in Sulu 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 2 (PNA) — Government troops in Sulu pressed their manhunt for Abu Sayyaf Group leader Radullan Sahiron on Monday after receiving intelligence information from a concerned citizen that the country’s most wanted terrorist leader was wounded and hiding in the jungle of Patikul, according to a military report.

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Adversaries turned peace warriors

December 4, 2014 by · Comments Off on Adversaries turned peace warriors 

141203163904Photo (from right) shows Sulu Rep. Tupay Loong, chair of the House Committee on Muslim Affairs; Muntinlupa Rep. Rodolfo Biazon, chair of the House Committee on National Defense and Security; and former Basilan Rep. Abdulgani ìGerryî Salappudin during the November 19, 2014 public hearing and consultation in Jolo, Sulu on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Biazon was an officer of the Philippine Marines while Salappudin and Loong were Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) commanders during the Mindanao conflict in the 70s. Former adversaries, the three warriors are now harnessing their collective efforts in the pursuit of peace in the war-torn region. Seated is Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chair of the House Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL. (PNA photo courtesy of the office of Rep. Biazon)LAM/CMR

Marine troops kill wanted crime gang leader in Sultan Kudarat

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Marine troops kill wanted crime gang leader in Sultan Kudarat 

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 5 — Elements of the Philippine Marines neutralized on Wednesday a criminal gang leader in an encounter in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat, the military here said.

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