5 Basilan towns back peace drive by containing the rise of loose firearms

By Julmunir I. Jannaral… Read More 5 Basilan towns back peace drive by containing the rise of loose firearms

Thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

YANGON, Myanmar: Tens of thousands of demonstrators, mostly young people, staged four separate rallies against the military coup in Myanmar on Sunday amid tight security and roadblocks on the major street of Yangon, the country’s largest city. The police in Yangon are struggling to block the protesters who are marching to Sule Pagoda, the center… Read More Thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Myanmar leader, other ruling party members detained

ANKARA: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party were reportedly detained early Monday. The detention of Suu Kyi, President Win Myint, and other senior figures follows days of rising tensions between the military and civilian government, said NLD spokesperson Myo Nyunt. It also… Read More Myanmar leader, other ruling party members detained

US ‘alarmed’ after Myanmar military seizes power

WASHINGTON: The US said Sunday it is “alarmed” by reports that the Myanmar military has seized power and arrested the country’s top officials. “The United States is alarmed by reports that the Burmese military has taken steps to undermine the country’s democratic transition, including the arrest of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and other… Read More US ‘alarmed’ after Myanmar military seizes power

Lanao local terrorists, supporters yield with firearms in Lanao

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA November 13, 2019 SURRENDERERS. Two Dawlah Islamiyah members and two supporters surrender Monday, November 11, to military troops in Masiu, Lanao del Sur. They turn over a rifle and a pistol with ammunition. (Photo courtesy of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division) MARAWI CITY: Two local terrorists affiliated to Dawlah Islamiyah and… Read More Lanao local terrorists, supporters yield with firearms in Lanao

Abu Sayyaf’s Bomber Arrested in Zambo Sibugay

By Bitoon A Ranao July 24, 2019 In a joint operation of the Philippine Army’s 44th Infantry Battalion (44 IB) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), a bomber of the Abu Sayyaf Group’s (ASG) was arrested at Brgy Bangkaw-Bangkaw, Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay province on Wednesday, the military said.  Lt. Col. Don Templonuevo, 44IB commander said, “Based… Read More Abu Sayyaf’s Bomber Arrested in Zambo Sibugay

Troops deliver basic services in Maguindanao

By Masiding Noor Yahya  July 24, 2019  MARAWI CITY: Military troops and non-government organizations delivered on Tuesday basic and social services to nursery students in Maguindanao.  Soldiers from 6th Field Artillery Battalion, the local government of Datu Odin Sinsuat, and private organizations distributed food, school supplies, and slippers to students of Paningusan Day Care Center. … Read More Troops deliver basic services in Maguindanao

TROOPS SEIZE MAUTE-IS CAMP IN LANAO DEL SUR

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA and ASA T. MADALE January 25, 2019 CAMPO RANAO, Marawi City: Troops from the 103rd “Haribon” Infantry Brigade have seized a terrorist stronghold in the hinterlands of Sultan Dumalondong, Lanao del Sur on Friday, sending the remnants to scamper for survival. The 55th “Vigilant” Infantry Battalion figured with more or less… Read More TROOPS SEIZE MAUTE-IS CAMP IN LANAO DEL SUR