Airstrikes being conducted vs. ASG targets in Sulu: DND

MANILA — The military has conducted airstrikes against Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) targets in Sulu on Tuesday. “(Yes), we did airstrikes yesterday (Tuesday). (I’m) not sure if there are (any) now,”…

Int’l community condemns twin bombings in Jolo, Sulu

MANILA — The United States, Australia, the European Union (EU) as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday “strongly condemned” the twin…

Senators raise concern over attempt to undermine BOL ratification

MANILA — Senator Cynthia Villar on Monday raised concern over the deadly twin bombings in Jolo, Sulu as a possible attempt to undermine the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).…

Gov’t to determine if Jolo bombing linked to BOL: Esperon

MANILA — National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. on Sunday said that the government is still trying to determine if the twin explosions in Jolo, Sulu is related to the recently…

Death toll in Jolo church bombing rises to 17

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The death toll in the twin explosions that ripped through a church in Jolo, Sulu has risen to 17, which included five soldiers, while 57 others were reported…

Army’s 6th ID heightens alert after Jolo blast

COTABATO CITY — The commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) based in Maguindanao has raised the alert status of military personnel in three provinces of Central Mindanao following the…

5 soldiers, 3 others killed in twin blasts outside Jolo church

ZAMBOANGA CITY — A twin grenade explosion outside a church in downtown, Jolo, Sulu, killed eight people, including five soldiers, and wounded seven others on Sunday (January 27), police said. Senior…

Cotabato judge’s house blast not link to BOL plebiscite: PNP

MANILA — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday ordered a probe on the grenade attack at the residence of Cotabato City Judge Angelito Rasalan, a day…

Davao bombing suspect voluntarily surrenders to Cotabato police

COTABATO CITY — One of the suspects in the Sept. 2016 Davao City night market bombing, arrested and released last year, has yielded anew to the Cotabato City police office on Sunday.…

Cops step up hunt for Leyte town plaza blast suspect

PALO, Leyte – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has intensified their search for the main suspect of the town plaza bombing in Hilongos, Leyte that injured 32 people late last…

North Cotabato grenade attack outside Church on Christmas eve was drug related

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato — The bombing outside the Catholic Church here on Christmas eve that left 17 injured was drug related, police officials told President Rodrigo Duterte during a security…