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…

END GAME FOR BANDITS

Leo Udtohan, Nestle L. Semilla 05/15/2017

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…

Cash reward

Editorial 05/08/2017

First off, we have to presume that President Rodrigo Duterte’s cash reward of P1 million for information leading to the capture of the Abu Sayyaf bandits that holed up in Bohol province was taxpayers’ money and not…

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…

AFP: Slain suspect could have helped gather info about Abu Sayyaf

Inquirer.net 05/05/2017

THE shooting by police of an Abu Sayyaf member who tried to escape was unfortunate because he could have been helpful in information gathering on the bandit group, the military said on Friday. Col. Medel Aguilar, Armed…

Abu Saad killed after trying to escape

Leo Udtohan 05/05/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY—An Abu Sayyaf member, who was arrested while looking for food, was killed, three hours after he allegedly escaped from detention. Saad Samad Kiram, alias Abu Saad, was declared dead on arrival about 5 a.m. on…

Beyond doubt

Editorial, Inquirer 05/03/2017

There’s no doubt that Bohol province will recover from the aberration that is the aborted Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom spree even with some of them still in hiding as of this writing. The military said “only a few”…

American troops join two-month Balikatan

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 05/01/2017

AS the military continues to hunt down the three remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol, about 50 American soldiers will join the civil military exercises dubbed Balikatan in some parts of the Visayas. Col. Medel Aguilar, commander…

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