ZAMBOANGA CITY President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has allocated PhP124 million for the purchase of a lot and the construction of marine base in Barangay Rio Hondo, this city, Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said Friday.
MANILA While stressing that maximum tolerance will be practiced by all police officers securing the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) protest actions, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas said the group's right to be heard and peaceful assembly cannot impinge on the rights of others.
MANILA Gov't troopers captured a New People's Army (NPA) fighter and recovered from him two M-16 automatic rifles during operations at Barangay Datu Davao, Laak town, Compostela Valley Thursday morning.
ZAMBOANGA CITY Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar and officials of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) formally launched on Thursday afternoon the E-Peso ecosystem to jumpstart the implementation of cashless transactions in the local government.
MANILA Joint Task Group Sulu operatives are still determining the veracity of the report that Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) sub-leader Alden Bagadi was among the 15 bandits slain during a pitched battle in Indanan, Sulu Wednesday.
ZAMBOANGA CITY Government forces have rescued the two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel at the height of a firefight Thursday against the Abu Sayyaf brigands holding captive the PCG personnel in the hinterlands of Sulu.
MANILA Aside from focused military operations, the Philippine Army (PA) is now using "social pressure" as part of its efforts to totally neutralize the insurgency threat in the countryside, according to Army chief Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año.