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Ahong plans to give Datu Lapulapu commemorative banknote as token to quencentennial visitors

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City government plans to give out the P5,000 commemorative banknote of Datu Lapulapu as a token to visitors, who will be attending the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan on April 27, 2021. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan revealed that this was his plan in honoring Datu […] The post Ahong plans to give Datu Lapulapu commemorative banknote as token to quencentennial visitors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2021Related News

LGU Datu Abdullah Sangki intensifies solid waste management programs

The municipal government of Datu Abdullah Sangki, Maguindanao operates a Centralized Material Recovery Facility where segregated garbage from households is collected once a week. Drug surrenderees.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2021Related News

BIFF member killed, militiaman hurt in Maguindanao clash

A member of the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed and a militiaman was injured when government forces clashed with the outlawed group in Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao, the military reported. Troops recovered the body of the slain militant, identified only by the alias “Nasser Kandao,” according to a report from the Armed […] The post BIFF member killed, militiaman hurt in Maguindanao clash appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 24th, 2020Related News

BIFF member killed in Maguindanao clash

    By ZEA CAPISTRANO       DAVAO CITY – A member of the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed in an encounter in Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao Wednesday morning, a military official said. In a statement, the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) said the troops recovered the body of the slain BIFF member […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsDec 24th, 2020Related News

6 hurt in mortar blast in Maguindanao town on Sunday

Six villagers, three of them minors, were hurt in a mortar blast in Datu Salibo town Sunday night, the police said Tuesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 15th, 2020Related News

Datu Piang police chief sacked after BIFF attack

Brig. Gen. Samuel Rodriguez, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, said Monday Capt. Israel Bayona had been replaced by Major Alexander Butuan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2020Related News

Peace and conflict stories from the margins

Datu Piang, Maguindanao. Founded in 1936, as the town of Dulawan, Datu Piang is a second-class municipality and one of the oldest towns in Maguindanao province. Several decades ago, I did a full-length immersion into the culture of the Magindanawn, or people of the flooded plains, as the name means in their language in the […] The post Peace and conflict stories from the margins appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2020Related News

3 motives eyed in Datu Piang attack – PNP

3 motives eyed in Datu Piang attack – PNP.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2020Related News

Maguindanao town attack: 3 motives eyed

Probers are looking at three possible motives for the attack of around 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Datu Piang, Maguindanao on Thursday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2020Related News

Authorities probe BIFF attack believed to have targeted local police

Local residents are certain there is a deep-seated grudge between the municipal police force and the terrorists who attacked the town center of Datu Piang Thursday night......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2020Related News

Government forces hunt down BIFF who attacked Maguindanao town

Cotabato City---Military and police troops are hunting down suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) terrorists who attacked the town proper of Datu Piang shortly before midnight Thursday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2020Related News

BIFF bandits attack Maguindanao town

Around 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters attacked Datu Piang town shortly before midnight on Thursday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 4th, 2020Related News

Army drives BIFF away from Datu Piang, Maguindanao

Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said Friday that soldiers, backed by armored vehicles, managed to drive the BIFF bandits away after a heavy exchange of gunfire......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 4th, 2020Related News

NQC to artists: Join Quincentennial art, design competitions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) is urging artists to join the art and design competitions ahead of the celebration of the Quincentennial anniversary of Datu Lapulapu’s victory on the shores of Mactan. NQC executive director Dr. Rene Escalante said the deadline has been extended to January 6, 2021, to give more […] The post NQC to artists: Join Quincentennial art, design competitions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsNov 28th, 2020Related News

166 scholars in Maguindanao graduate from vocational courses

DATU SAUDI AMPATUAN, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 18 Nov) – “Today is a significant day in your life,” said Ruby Andong, Regional Director of the Technical Education and Skills Development of the Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE-TESD) of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. She was addressing 166 graduates of various technical […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsNov 20th, 2020Related News

Firewood Cutter

Fifty-five year old Intingan Samar of Barangay Talibadok in Datu Hoffer Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, was married through parental arrangement at a very young age, just after her first menstrual period.  She gave birth to 10 children,  one of whom died. All of her children, except the youngest, now 20 years old, also married at […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2020Related News

Forest ranger brutally killed in Agusan del Sur

  BY MIKE U. CRISMUNDO     BUTUAN CITY – The regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here called on police authorities on Friday to conduct a thorough investigation on the brutal killing of another forest officer in Agusan del Sur province. DENR-13 Regional Executive Director (RED) Hadja Didaw Piang-Brahim […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsOct 30th, 2020Related News

Colors of the Earth: Rodelio “Waway” Saway holds CGM Talk on Talaandig soil painting

In celebration of National Indigenous People’s Month, Casa Gorordo Museum (CGM) will hold an online talk titled “Colors of the Earth: The Talaandig Soil Painters”, a discourse on the Talaandig culture and their soil paintings, on October 30, 2020, 1pm to be streamed on Facebook. Resource speaker Rodelio Saway, also known as Datu Salakup and […] The post Colors of the Earth: Rodelio “Waway” Saway holds CGM Talk on Talaandig soil painting appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 27th, 2020Related News

KAMPILAN s 33rd anniversary highlights on-field activities

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao, Oct. 21-- This year's 33rd foundation anniversary of the 6th Infantry (KAMPILAN) Division will be highlighted by on-field activities dubbed as 'JTFC/6ID KAMPILAN Bud.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 22nd, 2020Related News

Surigao tribes hail slain IP leader as hero

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Oct. 13 -- Surigao tribal leaders and members and the local government unit of Lianga rendered Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Datu Jumar S. Bucales.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2020Related News