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  • 26 May 2017

    Marawi mayor appeals: Minimize use of heavy artillery

    MAUTE GROUP TALKS TO CIVILIANS MARAWI CITY / PHILIPPINES — Marawi City Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra on Friday appealed to government troops to minimize use of heavy artillery like mortar ...

  • 26 May 2017

    31 Maute members killed in Marawi City

    MARAWI CITY / LANAO DEL SUR / PHILIPPINES — Thirty-one supposed members of the Maute group were killed since the start of the siege in Marawi City on Tuesday afternoon, a military official ...

  • 25 May 2017

    Soldier killed, 10 others wounded in Abu Sayyaf ambush in Sulu

    PATIKUL / SULU / PHILIPPINES — One soldier was killed and 10 others were wounded in a pre-dawn ambush staged by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu, a Mindanao-based military official said ...

  • 25 May 2017

    AFP deploys helicopters in battle to retake Marawi from Maut

    MARAWI CITY  / PHILIPPINES —  Troops backed by attack helicopters battled dozens of militants linked to the Islamic State group holed up here on Thursday after attempts to secure volatile ...

  • 25 May 2017

    Exodus out of Marawi City

      Photos show residents fleeing marawi City in mindanao by road and sea, and strict security checkpoints on the highway going to Iligan City. President rodrigo duterte imposed military rule ...

  • 25 May 2017

    Civilians rescued by gov’t troops in Marawi City

    MARAWI CITY / LANAO DEL SUR / PHILIPPINES — About 120 civilians were rescued by government troops in Marawi City as of Wednesday evening, the military reported.   However, five ...

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  • Hold departure order up vs Russian for killing sea turtle

    DAUIN / NEGROS ORIENTAL / PHILIPPINEN — A HOLD departure order was issued against a Russian national who was arrested for killing an endangered green sea turtle in Dauin town, Negros Oriental on Wednesday afternoon, May 17.   Dauin police chief Bernabe Rubio said on Friday that Regional Trial Court Branch 44 Judge Neciforo Enot...

  • Cayetano makes surprise visit at DFA passport center, finds applicants waiting for 5 hrs.

    Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday vowed to look into the problems that continue to beset passport application in the country.   Cayetano made the pronouncement after learning — during a surprise visit at the Department of Foreign Affairs passport center in Pasay City — that some applicants had been waiting in line...

  • Dancing for fertility in Obando

    OBANDO / BULACAN / PHILIPPINES — There was dancing in the streets of Obando town in the Bulacan on Wednesday as people feted patron saints they believe bring spouses, fertility and good harvests.   Costumed Catholics carrying chariots bearing statues of saints Clare de Assisi, Paschal Baylon and Our Lady of Salambao paraded to cheery...

  • Wakay Air starts Clark-Vizcaya chartered flights

    BAGABAG / NUEVA VIZCAYA / PHLIPPINES —  The opening of Bagabag Airport in this town to accommodate local flights by Wakay Air from Clark International Airport (CIA, formerly Diosdado Macapagal Airport) in Pampanga is expected to generate investments in this province and the Cordillera region.   Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma of the lone district of...

  • Intro for the Province ISABELA

    PROVINCE ISABELA   Isabela is the largest province in the island of Luzon and the second largest province of the Philippines. It is located in the Cagayan Valley Region with Ilagan as the provincial capital. The province is subdivided into 2 cities and 35 municipalities. This primary agricultural province is the rice and corn granary...

  • Sinulom Falls as tourist spot developed

      CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY / PHILIPPINES — Cagayan de Oro city tourism officials are developing a new tourist attraction, the Sinulom Falls.   The proposed tourist spot is located between Sitio Tambo Barangay Tignapoloan in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental and Barangay San Isidro in Talakag town, Bukidnon province. Sinulom falls is composed...