The military killed 30 alleged members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -inspired Maute group "in a fighting that has been raging in the last three days," a military official claimed Monday. Lt. Gen.
THE Abu Sayyaf member who was arrested along with a police official due to an attempt to rescue another terrorist member in Clarin, Bohol over the weekend, has a pending arrest warrant in Cagayan de Oro City for double murder with attempted murder charges. Renierlo Dongon, the suspected Abu Sayyaf member caught in Bohol with Superintendent Maria Christina Nobleza, deputy regional chief of Davao Crime Laboratory, is facing double murder with attempted murder charges at the Regional Trial Court Branch 23 under Judge Vincent Rosales.
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Thousands of U.S. troops will head to the Philippines for next month's Balikatan military exercise, in a sign that the dark clouds that hovered over the alliance last year may be clearing. In September, firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte - at odds with America and Europe over his crackdown on drug dealers - called for U.S. special operators to leave Mindanao island and advocated scrapping future war games with U.S. forces.
A Philippines lawyer said he had filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials at the International Criminal Court on Monday, accusing them of crimes against humanity in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown. FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines March 13, 2017.
South Korea has established a disaster management center in the Philippine city of Passi as a facility for evacuation training and shelter, following super typhoon Haiyen, which hit the Southeast Asian country's central region in 2013, the South Korean Red Cross said Monday. The South Korean Red Cross has implemented the project with the local government of Passi to build the facility on the island of Panay, Iloilo Province in the Philippines, as part of rehabilitation efforts in the wake of the typhoon that killed 6,300 people in the region it traversed.
A Philippines lawyer said he had filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials at the International Criminal Court on Monday, accusing them of crimes against humanity in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown. Attorney Jude Sabio said in the 77-page complaint that Duterte "repeatedly, unchangingly and continuously" committed crimes against humanity and that under him, killing drug suspects and other criminals has become "best practice".
By Mar Supnad The Department of Education recently conducted a Training-Workshop on Curriculum Contextualization for Indigenous People Community Representatives. The four-day activity - which was attended by about 20 IP elders from the IP education implementing divisions of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac Province, Pampanga, Zambales, Angeles City, Olongapo City and Mabalacat City - addresses the need to capacitate those who are engaged with DepEd in the process of curriculum and learning resource development.
Around 40 suspected members of the New People's Army attacked a group of soldiers deployed at the popular tourist spot Aliwagwag Falls Eco Park in Cateel, Davao Oriental at In a press release, Rhyan Batchar, chief of the Division Public Affairs Office of the 10th Infantry Division, said gunfight between soldiers belonging to the 67th Infantry Battalion and rebel forces lasted for about 45 minutes. An M-14 rifle was left behind by the rebels, he said.