Expo brings together Mactan’s tourism players

Norman V. Mendoza 11/16/2017

  The Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Office and the city’s tourism stakeholders gathered starting yesterday for a three-day tourism expo aim to boost Mactan Island’s tourism industry. The tourism stakeholders in Lapu-Lapu City wanted to find ways to…

Grandpa who fought Abu Sayyaf in Bohol asks for financial assistance

Leo Udtohan 05/31/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol- Porferio Cosenas spoke as if he was being strangled. He walked slowly since his groin was still aching. Cosenas, 82, also known as Lolo Peryong, was suffering from the severe beating in the hands…

Alert up

Benjie Talisic 05/18/2017

CENTRAL VISAYAS AND NEGROS ISLAND    The police in Central Visayas raised an alert status in the region in the wake of the sighting of a group of armed men in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental, even…

ARMED MEN IN GUIHULNGAN

Benjie Talisic 05/17/2017

Barely 24 hours after the province of Bohol was cleared of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group (ASG), law enforcement authorities are now shifting their attention to Negros Oriental. This after a group of nearly two dozen armed…

Abu Sayaff remnant in Bohol shot dead, another escaped

Leo Udtohan 05/15/2017

  CALAPE, Bohol—One of the two remaining Abu Sayyaf members was killed after taking hostage a resident of  Barangay Cahayag on Pangangan Island, Calape town about 1 p.m. on Monday. Insp. Cresente Gurrea, chief of Calape Police…

Nobleza text transcripts show strong Abu link

Nestle L. Semilla 05/13/2017

A FULL transcript of text conversations done by an arrested police officer with members of the bandit Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) shows her “strong connection” with the ASG. The 36 text messages in Tausug taken from the…

CIDG taps Tausug translators to interpret Abu text messages

Nestle L. Semilla 05/10/2017

  THE Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) tapped the help of the Tausug ethnic group to translate the messages in the phones confiscated from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members and from Supt.…

Bohol police director welcomes investigation on Abu Kiram’s death

Leo Udtohan 05/08/2017

  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol-Senior Supt. Felipe Natividad, Bohol police director, welcomed the investigation of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on the escape and subsequent death of an alleged Abu Sayyaf member less than 24 hours after…

Kuwang Ug Wa Pa Kabayad Ang Mga Abu Sayyaf

Lloyd Suarez 05/07/2017

Konbinsido ko nga gi-salvage sa mga pulis didto sa Bohol ang nadakpan nga sakop sa Abu Sayyaf nga si Saad Samad Kiram. Apan alang kanako maayo ra sab nga pang-ihawon ang tanang sakop sa mga bandido kay…

ABU SAAD SHOT DEAD; CHR STARTS PROBE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Leo Udtohan 05/05/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY — Barely 24 hours after his capture, Abu Sayyaf member Saad Samad Kiram is dead. Kiram, or alias Abu Saad, was shot in the forehead, chest and left thigh by policemen after he allegedly tried…

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