Climaco orders keeping Zambo safe “for our children” »

Climaco orders keeping Zambo safe “for our children”

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 14 July 2015 by Belen Sheila Covarrubias–Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has ordered police and military authorities to keep the Zamboanga City’s safety “ for our children” as she directed them to maintain the momentum in serving warrants issued by the court against lawless elements. “We will not slow down in our efforts but […]

Bridging peace in war-torn Sulu through pencils »

Bridging peace in war-torn Sulu through pencils

It was the middle of a rainy season in July when LtC. Romulo Quemado assumed the leadership command of the Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) 2 in Talipao and Mambung, two of Sulu’s conflict-affected municipalities.  In an initial assessment of the MBLT2’s Area of Responsibility (AOR), the Marines gathered data on impressions of the local […]

Masked Sayyaf men kidnap 2 Patikul residents »

Masked Sayyaf men kidnap 2 Patikul residents

PATIKUL, SULU/03 May 2013—Some ten masked heavily armed men of the Abu Sayyaf Group were reported to have abducted this morning two civilian-residents of Sahaya Village in Latih, Patikul. Police identified the victims as 30-year old  Awan Usman, and 32-year old Boy Nunung.  They were forcibly taken  at the vicinity of Baunoh Butong, Kilometer 5 […]

Relief ops in Patikul continue »

Relief ops in Patikul continue

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/06 February 2013 by Frencie Carreon—Relief operations continue in Patikul town, with various groups within the network of the Sulu Area Coordinating Center involved in the activity following the armed encounters among elements of the Moro National Liberation Front and the Abu Sayyaf Group last Sunday. “We are planning and coordinating for one […]

5 MNLF fighters beheaded by Sayyaf »

5 MNLF fighters beheaded by Sayyaf

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/03 February 2013 by Frencie Carreon—Five fighters of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) were beheaded early today by the Abu Sayyaf Group following an armed encounter in Tanum village in Patikul town, Sulu province. A succeeding clash also took place at Minjay village, at the same town, where the headless bodies were […]

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