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Informants get cash reward; hunt on for ASG


TAGBILARAN CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday handed the cash reward from President Rodrigo Duterte to the habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) driver and other informants who provided the vital information that led to the death of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members in Bohol. “I am also here to deliver the promise […]

Posted: April 29th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

One of Abu Sayyaf remnants sighted in Tubigon by farmer

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One of the three remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) being hunted by government troops in Bohol was sighted in Tubigon town last Wednesday wearing new clothes, a ranking army official said. Tubigon is adjacent to Clarin town, where a joint team of soldiers and policemen engaged the seven ASG members who were […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

De Lima and Nobleza’s frailties


Recently, there are two high-ranking government officials who were once perceived as strong women and fighters but have failed badly in their respective careers because of the so-called “frailties of a woman.” First is Senator Leila de Lima who admitted to having an illicit affair with her driver, bodyguard and lover Ronnie Dayan. Second is […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »


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ABU SAYYAF IN BOHOL Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza and Renierlo Dongon did not just intend to rescue the remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members trapped in Clarin town. They also might have planned to do bombing activities in Bohol. Authorities raised this suspicion after they found that Nobleza and Dongon, a bomb expert, have rented […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

No fiesta celebration for Bacani in Clarin this May


IT will be the first time for Barangay Bacani in Clarin town of Bohol to celebrate its fiesta without the festivities. This was decided by the village officials yesterday as they have to postpone some fiesta-related programs that involved placing large crowds in public for security reasons, since there are still two or three members […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Families at evacuation center now allowed to go back home


Clarin Abu clash Hundreds of families from different barangays in Clarin town who left their homes because of the clash between Abu Sayyaf terrorists and government troopers, and took temporary shelter in schools and gyms have been allowed to go back. Some though, opted to remain at the evacuation centers, especially that there are still […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Slain ASG members buried in public cemetery in Clarin

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IN keeping with Islamic laws on the burial of the dead within 24 hours, the four slain Abu Sayyaf members, including Inabanga native Joselito Melloria were buried at a public cemetery in Clarin, Bohol at past 3 p.m. yesterday. Only Melloria’s body was claimed by his relatives from Barangay Napo, Inabanga. The three others remained […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



Ma. Norma Melloria, mother of slain Boholano Abu Sayyaf member Joselito Melloria, broke down as she saw for the first time the body of her son laid down on the morgue of the funeral home in the town of Clarin in Bohol. The mother, in the company of relatives, came to claim the body of […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »


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  Abu Sayyaf Group remnants found CLARIN, Bohol — The smell gave them away. A habal-habal (motorcycle-taxi) driver yesterday became suspicious of his two smelly passengers and tipped off the police about the possible presence of the Abu Sayyaf members in the village of Bacani in Clarin, the town that adjoined Inabanga where eight members […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Bohol Governor confirms death of ASG Leader Melloria


Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto has confirmed that Joselito Meloria is dead. His confirmation came after Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas, earlier told Cebu Daily News that Melloria was one of the two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members who were killed by government troops in Clarin, Bohol but […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »