Monthly Archives: September 2013

US not seeking base in PH

WASHINGTON — The United States (US) said Friday that it was not seeking a permanent base in the Philippines as the allies expand military cooperation at a time of tension with China.

Raps filed vs 4 MNLF leaders, 25 others

MANILA  - Charges of rebellion and violation of human rights were filed on Friday against four leaders of a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) that laid siege in Zamboanga

Govt-MILF peace gab fails anew

MANILA — Despite the longest round of talks between the Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, negotiations ended without agreement on Friday with the talks stalled on 17 issues, including

BIFF rebels attack Cotabato

MANILA — A day after President Benigno Aquino III left Zamboanga City feeling confident that the standoff between rebels belonging to the Nur Misuari faction of the Moro National Liberation Front and

10,160 Zambo houses razed

ZAMBOANGA CITY — At least 128 people have died and 10,160 houses razed to the ground as fighting between government security forces and rogue Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) elements in Zamboanga

Abad dared to explain disbursement of DAP fund

MANILA  - Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.  yesterday challenged Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to explain the disbursement of the administration’s multibillion-peso Development Acceleration Program (DAP), now the subject of a post-audit report