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Abu Sayyaf man in Manila? Don’t worry, cops say

Residents of Metro Manila have nothing to worry about despite the arrest of a suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf in Manila over the weekend, the National Capital Region Police Office said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 12th, 2019

2 Scout Rangers killed in Sulu rescue mission

MANILA, Philippines – Two Scout Rangers were killed in a mission to rescue Abu Sayyaf hostages in Sulu on Sunday, May 12, the military said. Heavy clashes resumed in the island as troops stepped up pursuit and rescue operations after the bandit group  kidnapped two female cops . “We are sad to report that two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Suspected Abu Sayyaf member arrested in Zamboanga City

MANILA, Philippines – Zamboanga City cops on Sunday, December 24, arrested a resident suspected of being a member of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group.  Baser Ahmad, 45, was arrested in a police operation assisted by the military's Naval Intelligence and Security Group.  He is reportedly known as "Abu Pandak" in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Doctors tell 15,000 cops, civilians who got Dengvaxia not to worry

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Children's Medical Center (PCMC), whose doctors administered vaccines to thousands of policemen, their dependents, and walk-in civilians, has given assuranes the vaccine should not worry about adverse effects.  Chief Inspector Josephine Nandu, chief of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Health Service, got this assurance after meeting the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

1 soldier killed, 3 others wounded in Sulu clash vs Abu Sayyaf

MANILA, Philippines – One soldier was killed and 3 others were wounded in a firefight with the terrorist  Abu Sayyaf Group  in Patikul, Sulu, on Thursday, February 14. According to the military's Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spokesman Colonel Gerry Besana, soldiers from the Philippine Army's 6th Special Forces Battalion began pursuing some ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

IN PHOTOS: Commuters get surprise from PNP on Valentine s Day

MANILA, Philippines – For this year's Valentine's Day , the Philippine National Police (PNP) launched its own operation to win the hearts of Filipinos. At the Cubao station of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, cops from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) surprised commuters with roses and offers to dance, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Abu Sayyaf suspect arrested in Manila

AN ABU SAYYAF Group (ASG) member wanted for kidnapping and illegal detention was arrested by the police on Sunday morning at Ermita, Manila......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

5 suspected gun dealers killed, 1 cop wounded in Quezon City shootout

MANILA, Philippines --- Five suspected gun dealers were killed and one cop was wounded in a police shootout in Barangay Fairview Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon. In an initial report, the Quezon City Police said that the suspects were killed at 5:10 p.m. at De Vega compound in Barangay Fairview after they fought authorities during a buy-bust operation where the suspects were caught selling 12 units of .38-caliber revolvers. Police said the suspects fired at the police operatives during the arrest. The cops retaliated, resulting in a shootout that led to the deaths of the suspects. Meanwhile, Police Officer 1 Ronald Pornea, who posed as the buyer, was hit on the left arm during ...Keep on reading: 5 suspected gun dealers killed, 1 cop wounded in Quezon City shootout.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

14K cops to secure NCR as poll campaign starts

MORE THAN 14,000 police personnel will be deployed in Metro Manila to secure the campaign of senatorial candidates and party-list […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Abu Sayyaf man tagged in 2001 kidnappings nabbed in Manila

An alleged member of the Abu Sayyaf, wanted for the kidnapping of workers from the Golden Harvest plantation in Basilan in 2001, was arrested at a safehouse in Ermita, Manila on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Police want Chinese woman deported over taho incident

MANILA, Philippines – The  Chinese passenger who threw her cup of taho  at a policeman guarding the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3) could face deportation. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Guillermo Eleazar said the cops would recommend to the Bureau of Immigration (BI) that 23-year-old Jiale Zhang be "declared as an 'undesirable alien,' which will eventually ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Dutertes taunts expose Catholics ignorance - The Manila Times Online

Duterte's taunts expose Catholics' ignorance The Manila Times If President Rodrigo Duterte warned that a persistent fever was nothing to worry about, few people would believe him, since every.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Jett Manuel, Lamar Odom shine as Mighty-PH cops Dubai bronze

      MANILA, Philippines – Mighty Sports-Philippines wrapped up its 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship campaign with a 91-76 rout of Homenetmen Lebanon to clinch a bronze on Saturday, February 9. Former Ginebra guard Jett Manuel was exposed to an extended amount of playing time and led the Philippine side with 19 points in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

Moros fear meeting their match - The Manila Times Online

THE bodies of the four Army Rangers who were killed in a clash with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf group in Patikul, Sulu were mutilated beyond recognition. Mutilation of their deadREAD The post Moros fear.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

Moros fear meeting their match

THE bodies of the four Army Rangers who were killed in a clash with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf group in Patikul, Sulu were mutilated beyond recognition. Mutilation of their dead…READ The post Moros fear meeting their match appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

PNP to continue spying on ACT members

  MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said it would continue conducting intelligence operations on members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT). PNP spokesperson Senior Supt. Bernard Banac said the operations would continue after the Court of Appeals (CA) on Thursday junked the petition against the profiling of ACT members.   READ: CA dismisses plea to stop cops from profiling ACT members READ: PNP hails CA ruling to junk ACT petition vs profiling Banac, however, said the operation is not only limited to teachers affiliated with ACT, but may also be applied to perceived enemies of the State.   "Tuloy-tuloy...Keep on reading: PNP to continue spying on ACT members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Philippine military confirming reports of Idang Susukan’s death

  MANILA --- The Armed Forces of the Philippines is still trying to confirm reports that Abu Sayyaf leader Idang Susukan was killed from the recent military operations in Jolo.   "Progress reports from various sources on the ground indicate that Susukan eventually died due to the severe injuries that he sustained in the firefight," AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo said in a statement on Thursday.   Citing intelligence sources, a report from The Star Malaysia said Susukan was injured last February 2 when government troops launched military offensives in Jolo after the deadly twin bombings at a Catholic cathedral there last January 27.   ...Keep on reading: Philippine military confirming reports of Idang Susukan’s death.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

LOOK: Philippines gets first protected bike lane along national highway

MANILA, Philippines – Bikers passing through Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City can now pedal worry-free, with a protected bike lane installed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Early Thursday, February 7, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and Taguig City officials inaugurated the 3-meter-wide bicycle lane, which is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Sawadjaan acting IS emir in PH - The Manila Times Online

Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan, a commander of the Abu Sayyaf Group, is believed to be the acting emir of the Islamic State (IS) in the Philippines, according to a report byREAD The post Sawadjaan acting IS em.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Abu Sayyaf member killed in police manhunt operation in Sulu

A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was killed in a police manhunt operation in Jolo, Sulu on Wednesday. The fatality was identified as Alex Habbibondin alias Amah Alex…READ The post Abu Sayyaf member killed in police manhunt operation in Sulu appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Comelec: Security is main concern in BOL plebiscite on February 6

MANILA, Philippines – Security is the "main concern" in part two of the Bangsamoro plebiscite on Wednesday, February 6, after the recent bombings in the southern Philippines, said Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesman James Jimenez. "Security is really the main concern. There's a lot of worry that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019