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2 BIFF bandits in market attack slain in clash

Two members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, who were among a hundred bandits who attacked the public market in Datu Paglas town in this province, were killled in an encounter with government security forces in Barangay Mao yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2021Related News

2 BIFF bandits killed, 3 wounded in Maguindanao hostilities

The slain Mansur Amil and Salem Oting were among about a hundred BIFF bandits who stormed the public market of Datu Paglas last May 8, an incursion that sparked hostilities with units of the Army’s 601st Brigade dispatched to drive them away......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2021Related News

5 BIFF bandits slain in Maguindanao clash

Five members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were killed in an encounter with soldiers in Datu Paglas town yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 12th, 2021Related News

4 BIFF men slain in clash with military

At least four members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan faction died during a firefight with government forces in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao on Wednesday, a few days after the Muslim rebels attacked a marketplace in the province, Brigadier General Roy Galido, commander of the 601st Infantry Brigade said state troops recovered four dead bodies belonging to the BIFF, one high powered firearm, and other war materiel......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 12th, 2021Related News

Duterte appeals for Mindanao peace

Saying he cannot wage a war against his fellow Filipinos, President Duterte yesterday appealed to concerned sectors in Mindanao to work for peace as he condemned the recent attack perpetrated by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Datu Paglas town, Maguindanao......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 11th, 2021Related News

Vaccine Champions: A Doctor to the Barrio on Challenges Being Faced by GIDA Areas

When I first arrived in Datu Blah Sinsuat, Maguindanao, I was amazed by its pristine waters and majestic mountains. It was exhilarating for me since I am an outdoor person and love to go mountain climbing. As days went by and my euphoria subsided, I found out that the health situation here is far more […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 10th, 2021Related News

BIFF bandits terrorize peaceful Maguindanao town

Some 50 members of a local terror group showed force in Datu Paglas town early Saturday, provoking a brief clash with state security forces that sent villagers running for their lives......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 8th, 2021Related News

NHCP: No historical accounts on birthplace of Lapulapu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has released a statement over the debate on the origins of Cebuano hero, Datu Lapulapu. The debate was brought by a controversial statement of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, who claimed in his speech during the Kadaugan sa Mactan celebrations on April 27, 2021, […] The post NHCP: No historical accounts on birthplace of Lapulapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 30th, 2021Related News

2 civilians killed in AFP-BIFF clash

Two women died after they were caught in a crossfire between members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the military in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 29th, 2021Related News

Spotlight on for local performers in future reenactments of Kadaugan sa Mactan

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The activities and the number of attendees for the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan may have scaled-down. But the event that culminated on Tuesday, April 27, at the very same site believed to be where Portuguese navigator and explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by Datu Lapulapu and his 1,500 […] The post Spotlight on for local performers in future reenactments of Kadaugan sa Mactan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 28th, 2021Related News

Kadaugan sa Mactan at 500

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – On April 27, 1521, warriors under Datu Lapulapu’s command defended the island of Mactan from Spanish invaders. 500 years later, this historic event was reenacted on the same spot believed to be where the ferocious battle happened. Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday, April 27, led the culmination of the nationwide Quincentennial celebrations […] The post Kadaugan sa Mactan at 500 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 27th, 2021Related News

Arnis coach to play Lapulapu in Victory at Mactan reenactment

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A local arnis team coach and a local freelance host will play the roles of Datu Lapulapu and Ferdinand Magellan respectively in the reenactment of the Victory in Mactan on April 27, 2021. Jonel Espinosa Pepito, 31, who is also a public school teacher for nine years, would take on the […] The post Arnis coach to play Lapulapu in Victory at Mactan reenactment appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2021Related News

Suspected Abu bandit nabbed in Cavite

A suspected member of a criminal gang affiliated with Abu Sayyaf bandits was arrested at his hideout in Barangay Datu Esmael in Dasmariñas, Cavite on Thursday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 17th, 2021Related News

1 dead, 4 arrested in Maguindanao raids

A suspect was killed while four others were arrested in joint police and military operations in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao on Wednesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 16th, 2021Related News

Informant may now claim P10K reward –Chan

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The informant, who provided information on the identity of the culprit who vandalized and destroyed the decals plastered on the pillars of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge, may now claim the P10,000 cash reward that was promised by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan. The decals feature artworks of Datu Lapulapu and […] The post Informant may now claim P10K reward –Chan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

Datu Lapulapu monument gets facelift

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Another important remembrance of the heroism of Datu Lapulapu is getting a facelift. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan said City Hall personnel started on Saturday morning, April 3, the restoration works on the Lapulapu monument that is located near the city plaza because this is an important part of the city’s history […] The post Datu Lapulapu monument gets facelift appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 4th, 2021Related News

Chan: Renaming MCIA is honoring Datu Lapulapu

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said Congress’ move in renaming the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in honor of Datu Lapulapu is giving honor to the chieftain. In a press conference today, March 30, 2021, Chan said that renaming the airport will give pride and honor to Datu Lapulapu, who is […] The post Chan: Renaming MCIA is honoring Datu Lapulapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 30th, 2021Related News

‘Inhumane’ | Group raises alarm on worsening health of detained Lumad student, chieftain

Detained Grade 10 student Esmelito Oribawan and Datu Benito Bay-ao have fallen ill in jail. The post ‘Inhumane’ | Group raises alarm on worsening health of detained Lumad student, chieftain appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsMar 21st, 2021Related News

Not yet

Datu Benito Bay-ao was one of the Lumad leaders who were taken into custody after that disgraceful raid at the Bakwit School in Cebu City. Just six years ago, Dats Bens (as we call him) spoke with pride and optimism in this documentary about their Lumad school in their village of Dulyan, and across the other upland villages in the Pantaron under the Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanugon organization. Schooling in the cities made them ashamed of, and forget about, being a Lumad, he said. But with their schools built right in their domain, young Lumad could learn while keeping their tradition alive......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 22nd, 2021Related News

P1.3 million worth of shabu seized from couple, cohort in Maguindanao

State agents seized P1.3 million worth of shabu from a couple and an accomplice in an entrapment operation in Datu Odin Sinsuat town at noontime Tuesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2021Related News