Monthly Archives: February 2015

MILF willing to wait, won’t wage war

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY  – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has maintained that it would not wage another war in case the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) fails to pass or gets

Oust-Aquino call falls flat — Palace

MANILA — Malacañang said the call for the resignation of President Benigno Aquino III was a dud amid the low turnout during Sunday’s rally led by member-groups of the National Transformation Council.

Board of Inquiry visits Mamasapano clash site

MAGUINDANAO  – Members of the government’s Board of Inquiry (BOI) on Tuesday toured the scenes of the January 25 deadly clashes between policemen and Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Hundreds of Moro

PDEA says more govt execs involved in illegal drug trade

MANILA – More government officials have been involved in illegal drug trade in 2014 compared to the previous year, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Tuesday. Figures from PDEA’s 2014

IS abducts dozens of Christians in Syria

BEIRUT — Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives said Tuesday. The Sunni extremist

Pemberton refuses to enter plea in Laude slay case

MANILA – US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton on Monday refused to enter a plea to the crime of murder for the death of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude. With Pemberton