MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say they have verified that two missing German tourists were abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants and are being held “unharmed” by the al-Qaida-linked gunmen in their jungle encampments in the south. Regional military commander Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero said Thursday that the government has ordered troops to locate...
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has a lot to thank Typhoon Gloria (Rammasun) for. Otherwise, he would have already drowned in the flood of criticism he received for going on national TV and castigating the Supreme Court that declared his budget-tweaking Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) unconstitutional....
At least 13 New People’s Army rebels were killed in a failed attack against a former comrade early Tuesday morning in the Mindanao province of Agusan del Sur, the military said. The rebels reportedly targeted Calpito ‘Datu Calpit’ Egua, who has turned into gold mining and is said to be maintaining his own militiamen. Datu...
An undetermined number of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels launched a major attack early Tuesday morning in the Mindanao province of Agusan del Sur, civilians in the area said. The rebels reportedly targeted a certain Datu Calpit who is said to be maintaining his own militiamen. Datu Calpit is said to be engaged in gold...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says his administration will appeal a Supreme Court decision that declared his government's enforcement of an economic stimulus program was partly unconstitutional....
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