Australian Ambassador makes first visit to Sulu

JOLO, Sulu: The Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson visited the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) on Wednesday and visited also the Province of Sulu for the first time. Ambassador had a dinner meeting with WestMinCom Commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr.; Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino, Jr., the Commanding General of the Philippine Army; and… Read More Australian Ambassador makes first visit to Sulu

3 daughters of ex-ASG leader, 6 others nabbed in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Operatives from the police and Joint Task Force-Sulu have arrested nine women with strong ties to Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leaders and members in simultaneous joint law enforcement operations in the said province. Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, JTF-Sulu commander, announced this only on Tuesday although the suspects were arrested Friday during intelligence-driven law enforcement… Read More 3 daughters of ex-ASG leader, 6 others nabbed in Sulu

Stranded MSU students return home to Mindanao islands

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: Stranded students of Mindanao State University (MSU) are returning home on Saturday to Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Basilan, and Zamboanga del Sur, a university official said. Aliah Pacalna Cali-Pascan, an official from the Office of the System President, said in her FB account six of the 30 stranded students are from MSU… Read More Stranded MSU students return home to Mindanao islands

Sulu govt, BFAR lead turnover of 20 motorized fiberglass bancas to Sulu fisherfolks

BY ASA T. MADALE February 18, 2019 Sulu Gov. Abdusakur A. Tan II on the podium leads the turnover of 20 Fiberglass bancas to Sulu fisherfolks. (Sulu Information Office) JOLO, Sulu: The Sulu provincial government led by Governor Abdusakur A. Tan II and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources represented by Hja. Feraida A.… Read More Sulu govt, BFAR lead turnover of 20 motorized fiberglass bancas to Sulu fisherfolks

Muslim religious leaders condemn Jolo carnage

Philippine security personnel carry a body bag containing the remains of a blast victim after two bombs exploded at the cathedral in Jolo, Sulu, on January 27, 2019. Photo by Nickee Butlangan/AFP MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: Muslim religious leaders condemned the twin bombings on the Mount Carmel Cathedral in Jolo, Sulu where at least 20 people… Read More Muslim religious leaders condemn Jolo carnage

DepEd-ARMM provides psychological first aid to students displaced by Jolo fire

COTABATO CITY: The Department of Education of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepEd-ARMM) is providing psychological first aid to students adversely affected by the huge fire that hit barangays Busbus and Walled City in Jolo, Sulu on Tuesday, July 24. “Initially nagkaroon ng psychological first aid para sa mga Grade 1 to Grade 6… Read More DepEd-ARMM provides psychological first aid to students displaced by Jolo fire