Keep out Maute remnant from C. Visayas, troops told

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

The military’s Central Command (Centcom) was called on yesterday to protect Central Visayas from “spillovers” coming from Marawi City where government troops ended their offensive against the Maute terror group. “Hindi natin masasabi na walang nakalusot (from…

East Asia leaders discuss migration, environment, armed conflict issues

Inquirer.net 11/14/2017

Leaders of East Asian nations tackled issues on migration, environmental degradation and armed conflict in the region during the 12th East Asia Summit on Tuesday. “We wish to inform that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as Chair of…

The raging storms

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 10/08/2017

It is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number and intensity of wrangling among public authorities in our current political landscape. These conflicts are like the storms and hurricanes that are becoming more frequent and with…

Co-op intervention needed in conflict zones

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/02/2017

October is Co-operative Month and cooperatives are stepping up to raise their visibility as a way of bringing attention to the human development work that some 20,000 cooperatives are doing through eight million members across the archipelago.…

Lorenzana: Marawi conflict may end in a week or two

Inquirer.net 06/27/2017

The monthlong conflict in Marawi may be finished in a week or two, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Tuesday. In a radio interview over dzRH, the defense official admitted that there has been a “bit of…

Additional police to be sent to Mindanao

Benjie Talisic 05/29/2017

ADDITIONAL personnel from the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) will be deployed to embattled Marawi City and other areas near the conflict zone in Mindanao. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, PRO-7 chief, said they received word from Camp Crame…

‘Internal conflict’ threatens project

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/02/2017

An internal conflict among officials of the private proponent of a 300-megawatt coal plant in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City threatens to derail the project. And news of the conflict within Ludo Power Corp. (LPC) prompted some…

Advisory firm to help family businesses resolve their internal conflicts

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/23/2017

They can be compared to firefighters putting out a fire before it gets out of control. For Wong and Bernstein (W+B) Advisory Group, a Manila-based advisory firm, they rush in to put out the fire and heat…

Senior North Korean military officer defects to Seoul

04/12/2016

Seoul, South Korea — A colonel from North Korea’s military spy agency fled to South Korea last year in an unusual case of a senior-level defection, Seoul officials said yesterday. The announcement came three days after Seoul…

Iran launches ballistic missiles during military exercise

03/09/2016

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has launched several medium-range and short-range ballistic missiles in recent days as part of a military exercise, the official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday. The missiles had a range of 300 kilometers (185…

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