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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 as police and military authorities in Central Visayas and Negros Island Region(NIR) urged the public to stay calm […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

P2.2M reward for tipsters of ASG bandits’ location

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  Rewards of over P2 million will be given to those responsible for tipping government authorities regarding the whereabouts of the last two remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Bohol. A reward recommendation for the tipster or tipsters was forwarded to the Office of the President by the Armed Forces of the […]

Posted: May 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

END GAME FOR BANDITS

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BOHOL NOW ‘ABU SAYYAF-FREE’ CALAPE, Bohol — Hungry and ragged after weeks of hiding, Abu Sayyaf bandits known only as Abu Ubayda and Abu Asis held a resident’s son hostage in exchange for a decent meal in Barangay Kahayag in this town at 7 a.m. yesterday. That proved to be their undoing as the resident’s […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Bandit’s death

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Only the conscientious few would bother to ask if Saad Samad Kiram, one of three remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol province, was indeed executed by the police last week. That’s because majority of Filipinos would dismiss Kiram’s death as befitting someone who is part of a group that has become the bane and scourge […]

Posted: May 7th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

American troops to join Balikatan

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CEBU CITY–As the chase to arrest the three remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol continues, some 50 American troops will participate in the civil military exercises dubbed Balikatan in some parts of the Visayas. But Colonel Medel Aguilar, commander of the Philippine Joint Civil and Military Operations Task Force, said the holding of the Balikatan […]

Posted: May 1st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

AFP: Bohol Abu Sayyaf bandits ‘fighting for survival’

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The number of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members still being hunted in Bohol may just be down to two, fighting for their survival and no longer posing any threat, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Tuesday. AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said state forces have tracked the location of the two bandits […]

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

Clarin policemen hold man suspected to be one of the fleeing Abu Sayyaf bandits

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CLARIN, Bohol- A man was held for interrogation at the police station here on Tuesday morning on suspicion that he was part of the Abu Sayyaf group being hunted by government troops. The man was seen Sitio Redland in Barangay Bacani here, the site of the firefight since Saturday , past 8 a.m. on tuesday. […]

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

Bohol gov says P1M reward was not the informant’s motive

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  Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto did not believe that the P1 million reward for information that could lead to the capture of Abu Sayyaf Group members in Bohol motivated the habal habal driver to alert authorities of the suspicious men who boarded his motorcycle on Saturday in Barangay Bacani, Clarin. Chatto said the informant only […]

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

Slain Sayaff bandits to be buried in Bohol

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CLARIN, Bohol—The three Abu Sayyaf members killed during the ongoing clash in this 5th class municipality would be buried at a public cemetery here. But the remains of Joselito Melloria would be claimed by their relatives in Barangay Napo, Inabanga town, an adjacent municipality about 11 km from there. The four were killed during the […]

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

No Abu in Cebu

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WATCH: Policemen from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office in search of armed persons sighted on Olango Island. A top military officer quelled fears that some bandits from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) have crossed to Cebu. Capt. Jojo Mascariñas, spokesperson of the 302nd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army, said the eight remaining ASG members who […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »