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Foreign terrorist, 2 Abu Sayyaf killed in Sulu clash

Foreign terrorist an Egyptian, and one of the five remaining foreign terrorists–all Egyptians–monitored in Sulu

 April 17, 2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A foreign terrorist and two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits were killed in a clash with government forces in the province of Sulu, military officials said Saturday.

Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr., Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief, said the firefight broke out around… Read More

SUICIDE CASES on the rise in Zambo City

City mayor blames Covid-19 pandemic

Zambo Mayor Reminds Public On Firecracker Ban | Radio Philippines Network

 January 27, 2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY–Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has acknowledged rising cases of suicides in the city, blaming it partly on the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.Salazar said Wednesday she has instructed Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, City Health Office chief, and City Social Welfare officer… Read More

RIP: BARMM Deputy Chief Minister Abdul Sahrin

BARMM exec loses battle with brain tumor; dies in Zambo hospital

 January 20, 2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY–The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is mourning the passing of Deputy Chief Minister Abdul Sahrin, described by Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim as a “dear friend and a brother” in the Bangsamoro struggle.Ebrahim (Al Hadj Murad) said Sahrin, 70,… Read More


Appeals to soldiers to stay calm

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 President Rodrigo Duterte treats the deaths of four soldiers gunned down by police officers in Jolo, Sulu as a personal loss, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after observers noticed that Duterte looked low-spirited, even sickly,… Read More

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PNP, AFP to revisit operational protocols

MANILA – Ranking police and military officials on Monday met to tackle proposal to form a board of inquiry that will revisit the operational procedures to prevent a repeat of the shooting incident that killed four soldiers in Jolo, Sulu.Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Archie… Read More


DUTERTE tells military to stay calm amid Jolo shooting tension

ZAMBOANGA CITY – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appealed to the military to remain calm and not to take revenge against the police over the recent shooting incident where four soldiers were killed, saying this will not do the country any good.The President made the appeal in his “Talk… Read More

Uncover truth in Jolo shooting, Duterte to NBI

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday directed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to search for the truth as it began investigating the recent shooting incident involving cops and soldiers.Duterte made the order when he delivered a speech before uniformed officers and personnel… Read More