BIFF takes civilian hostages after Pigcawayan attack

Inquirer.net 06/21/2017

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) said it took in its custody an undetermined number of civilians after they harassed militia outposts in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato, on Wednesday morning. Abu Mama Misri, speaking for…

Civic action in Sevilla, Bohol

Jaime Picornell 01/05/2017

THE 1901st Philippine Army Ready Reserve Infantry Brigade spearheaded a Joint Civic Action in Sevilla, Bohol, over an hour’s drive from the provincial capital, Tagbilaran, in its continuing mission to serve the marginalized areas of Region 7.…

BLOODY, SAD CHRISTMAS

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Nestle L. Semilla 12/26/2016

They were heartbreaking tragedies, two senseless shooting incidents that occurred just as the world over was about to celebrate Christmas. They claimed the life of a father and left the son fighting on for dear life, but…

Council approves on 1st reading truck ban under Marcelo Fernan Bridge

Dominic D. Yasay 12/21/2016

A draft ordinance that seeks to prohibit trucks and vans carrying flammable substances from parking under the Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge has been approved by the Mandaue City Council on first reading to prevent fire and explosion…

No illegal arrests, assures Taliño

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/02/2016

A day after Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa declared the country under terror alert level three, Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), assured the public that they…

ROTC should stay optional

Nestor Ramirez 11/29/2016

I like the Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) now but I believe it should stay optional. I witnessed how the ROTC evolved from its rather notorious rep until it was made optional starting 2002 and what it…

Fighting shakes Aleppo as ceasefire expires

10/25/2016

ALEPPO, Syria — Clashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, leaving three civilians dead as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia. The unilateral…

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