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DND mulling over lifting of martial law in Mindanao

Posted on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 02:10 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of National Defense (DND) on Tuesday said that evaluations and consultations with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Army encountered election-related incidents in Mindanao in past 24 hours

Posted on Monday, 13 May 2019 02:21 PM | No Comments
The Philippine Army has monitored a number of election-related incidents in several areas in Mindanao in the past 24 hours. On Sunday night (May 12), the intelligence personnel of the...

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts parts of Visayas

Posted on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 03:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted parts of Visayas on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the earthquake...

PNP alert level up as local campaign period begins Friday

Posted on Thursday, 28 March 2019 05:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has placed its forces on heightened alert in preparation for the start of the campaign period for local bets on Friday, March...

Save the Children reports 76,000 minors displaced by hostilities in Mindanao

Posted on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 04:11 PM | No Comments
A recent report by Save the Children Foundation showed that 76,383 children in Mindanao have been displaced by the hostilities in the last two months. They expressed concern over these...

Comelec allays concerns over tagging of Mindanao as poll hotspot

Posted on Thursday, 21 March 2019 11:32 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday allayed concerns over its decision to declare the whole of Mindanao as a category red election hotspot. The poll body...

60% of AFP forces deployed in Mindanao—AFP

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 04:23 PM | No Comments
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said 60% of their forces are in Mindanao, assuring there is no need to add more troops for the midterm elections. This was...

Comelec declares entire Mindanao, other areas as 2019 poll hotspots

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 09:41 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday (March 19) declared the entire region of Mindanao as an election hotspot ahead of the 2019 Midterm polls. Comelec Spokesperson...

Palace unworried over travel advisories vs. Mindanao travel

Posted on Thursday, 3 January 2019 06:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is unfazed by the travel advisories released by United Kingdom and Australia to their nationals against travel to Mindanao. This is due to a bombing incident at...

Australian gov’t issues travel warnings for Mindanao

Posted on Thursday, 3 January 2019 10:42 AM | No Comments
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has issued a travel advisory for Mindanao following threats of terrorism particularly in Cotabato City. On its website, the DFAT advises...