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Malacañang has denounced the explosion in Sultan Kudarat and pledged to bring the culprits of the “dastardly act” to justice. “The Palace deplores yesterday afternoon’s explosion in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat which wounded scores of individuals who are currently receiving medical treatment,” presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said. “Investigation is currently ongoing and according to the Philippine National […]

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Four local terrorists, including a brother of a Daesh-inspired terrorist leader, were killed while 11 others were wounded in military operations at the Liguasan Marsh in Maguindanao last Wednesday. Troops from the Joint Task Force Central heavily engaged members of the Daulah Islamiyah-Turaifei Group in Liguasan Marsh, Barangay Pamalian, Datu Unsay in the morning. The gunfight […]

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Police are looking at the extortion racket of an extremist group based in Central Mindanao as the motive behind the bombing of a restaurant in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat last Wednesday. Police Brig. Gen. Eliseo Rasco, director of the Central Mindanao police, said they have identified at least one person responsible for the bombing who is […]

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Teen suspect’s clothing bears Christine’s bloodstains

CEBU CITY – The bloodstains found on the seized clothing owned by the teenage suspect in the killing of Christine Lee Silawan belongs to the 16-year-old victim, the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI 7) confirmed yesterday. Lawyer Tomas Enrile, director of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI 7), said […]

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ILOILO CITY – Proud of his indigenous heritage, a Mangyan wore only a bahag (loincloth) and walked barefoot to the stage as he received his college diploma in northern Iloilo province. Anthony Suday from Sablayan town of Occidental Mindoro province became the first Mangyan indigenous person to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northern Iloilo Polytechnic […]

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CEBU CITY – The mayor of San Francisco town in Camotes Island, Cebu and his brother, who is also the town’s vice mayor, were arrested after unlicensed firearms were seized in their house yesterday morning. Police raided the house of San Francisco Mayor Aly Arquillano and vice mayor Alfredo Arquillano Jr. based on a search […]

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