Authorities are now digging deeper on the possible involvement of the arrested Bukidnon barangay chairperson to Kuratong Baleleng.
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The father of Susan Guaynon who was injured and captured by the military during its operation against the New Peoples Army last Saturday, April 14, appealed for the release of his daughter who is 3 months pregnant.
Human rights activist Jerome Aba was finally released and allowed to go back to the Philippines after he was detained by American immigration authorities at an airport in the U.S. for 28 hours.
Calling it as an insult to the Maranao people, the youth group League of Filipino Students (LFS) has condemned the “Kambisita” program aimed at allowing the civilians to briefly visit their communities in the war-ravaged Marawi City.
Cases of abuses against civilians allegedly perpetrated by state security forces continue to pile up in parts of Northern Mindanao as martial rule is still in effect in Mindanao, a report of a fact-finding body revealed Monday.
Church leaders and peace advocates welcomed the pronouncement of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte to resume the peace talks between the government and communists after months of uncertainties following its cancellation.
With the pushing through of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set on May 14, the Commission on Election in the region (Comelec-10) said they are ready to facilitate the local polls as they are just waiting for the poll materials to arrive from Manila.
Displaced Marawi residents have long desired to go back to what remains of their homes, most of which were destroyed in the war-torn city. They don’t want to just briefly visit the communities they left behind when the fighting broke out between extremists and the military last May 23.
Police and transport officials in Cagayan de Oro City beefed up their monitoring and alert systems for the surge in the number of travelling persons due to the Lenten season.
Following the arrest of a radio reporter for alleged possession of “shabu” (crystal meth), the management of Radyo Bandera Network (RBN) has ordered all its stations and affiliates to ensure that none of its personnel are involved in illegal drugs or other criminal activities.