Jolo (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Jolo (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.05
Longitude: 120.989998
population: 102,222
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Abu Sayyaf releases abducted midwife in Sulu

Government troops take their positions as about 200 Muslim rebels, enraged by a broken peace deal with the Philippine government, held scores of hostages as human shields Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013 in a standoff with government forces for the second day with ... [Published Balita - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Abu Sayyaf releases abducted midwife in Sulu

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA, Philippines -- The Abu Sayyaf released Tuesday morning a midwife abducted in Barangay Linbug, Panglima Estino town, Sulu last August 28, the military reported.Captain Maria Rowena Muyuela, Western Mindanao ... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Non-rice crops to boost bid for food sufficiency

9:12 pmby James Konstantin GalvezThe Department of Agriculture (DA) said increased reliance on other staple crops as alternatives to rice would enhance the country’s bid to reach food self-sufficiency.DA Assistant Secretary Edilberto de Luna said that ... [Published Manila Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Hot business models for our times

Let us now praise nuisance candidates, like the annoying Elly Pamatong, who would liberate our reefs from China’s clutches with just a few well-placed firecrackers. I wish him well.See, I’ve learned to suffer these so-called nut cases gladly, because ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 2 reports

Rice sufficiency seen possible via increased demand for other staples

MANILA, Philippines - Increased demand for alternative staples may enable the Philippines to become sufficient in rice sooner than expected, an Agriculture official said over the weekend.Edilberto de Luna, Agriculture assistant secretary and program coordinator ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Cross-border kidnappings unlikely to cease despite mastermind's death

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian and Philippine intelligence agencies do not expect the death of kidnap mastermind Apo Kahumbo to have much impact on cross-border kidnappings in the east coast of Sabah.According to them, the key kidnap-for-ransom groups are lying ... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

ASG frees kidnapped Sulu mechanic

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Abu Sayyaf gunmen freed unharmed its captive Sulu provincial chief mechanic Wednesday night in a village in Patikul, Sulu following negotiations and alleged payment of ransom, police said.The victim, Ronald Pelegrin, 36, ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Australia turns over classrooms to Jolo schools

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The Australian government formally handed over the 24 newly rehabilitated classrooms to 6 public elementary schools in Jolo, Sulu, early this week, according to officials.The 24 newly rehabilitated classrooms were funded ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

PH arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid

The suspect, a Tawi-Tawi native and a “leader” of Abu Sayyaf members based on the island, did not resist arrest but a loaded handgun and a grenade were seized from him, Napenas added.A Filipino police statement said Hailil, also known as Kahumbo, was ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Kahumbo identifies victims for kidnappers

KOTA KINABALU: Apo Kahumbo @ Mubin Halil is an intelligence gatherer for Abu Sayyaf, whose main duty is to identify possible targets for the gunmen to kidnap.Describing him as an urban operative, Mindanao State University lecturer Octavio A. Dinampo said ... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

925 held in Malaysia raid

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 900 people were detained on Saturday when security forces swooped on a squatter settlement in eastern Malaysia, suspected to be a haven for criminals.Abdul Rashid Harun, a regional security commander, said security forces detained ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Australia turns over 24 rehabilitated classrooms to Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The Australian government formally handed over 24 newly rehabilitated classrooms to six public elementary schools in Jolo, Sulu early this week, officials said.The 24 newly rehabilitated classrooms were funded by the Australian ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 21 2014]

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"Well, to a certain extent I am responsible kasi in-encourage ko yang si Jojo (Guerrero). My instruction was to do everything reasonable to stop Chinese economic domination of the Philippines, and dismemberment of the Philippines" he said
"I could never forget what life must have been like for those we left behind" she said. A few seconds of exposure to violence turned outout to be the driving force that would push her to do more for Zamboanga City
...2, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the Islamic State now controls an area half the size of Germany, and said the terror group is causing "the far-reaching destabilization of an entire region [which] affects Germany and Europe." Defending Germany's decision to send arms to Kurdish fighters in Iraq battling the Islamic State, she also said the more than 400 Germans who have joined...

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Human Rights Victims Claims Board set up 5 regi... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 5 hours ago]
US raises concern over PH jihadists 17 minutes ago [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 15 2014]
Abu Sayyaf releases abducted midwife in Sulu [Published Balita - Sep 13 2014]
Now, Pamatong wants MNLF to ‘recover’ Sansha Ci... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 12 2014]
Now, Pamatong wants MNLF to ‘recover’ Sansha Ci... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 12 2014]
Tell it to Sunstar: Sale of SRP lots [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 11 2014]
The colors of Zamboanga [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 10 2014]
Abu Sayyaf releases abducted midwife in Sulu [Published Interaksyon - Sep 10 2014]
Sayyafs release kidnapped Filipina midwife [Published Manila Times - Sep 10 2014]
HRVCB to establish five regional desk in Davao [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 09 2014]
A toy drive for Zamboanga City’s kids [Published GMA News Online - Sep 09 2014]
Non-rice crops to boost bid for food sufficiency [Published Manila Times - Sep 08 2014]
Hot business models for our times [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 07 2014]
Rice sufficiency seen possible via increased de... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 07 2014]
DA eyes alternatives to counter rice deficiency [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 07 2014]
The Islamic State's global reach [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 05 2014]
We Are Team Pilipinas [Published Interaksyon - Sep 05 2014]
Former Makati exec says Binays out to harm him [Published Balita - Sep 01 2014]
Biazon wants pay for UN duty clarified [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 31 2014]
Cross-border kidnappings unlikely to cease desp... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 31 2014]
The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns :: Ibrahim in... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 29 2014]
The Road to Recovery: Philippines Ten Months Af... [Published AsiaSource - Aug 29 2014]
Terrorist leader charged with firearms possessi... [Published Asiaone - Aug 29 2014]
Abus free Sulu chief mechanic [Published Philippine Star - Aug 28 2014]
ASG frees kidnapped Sulu mechanic [Published Philippine Star - Aug 28 2014]
Gazmin: AFP trying to contain Misuari [Published Philippine Star - Aug 28 2014]
The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns [Published Frontpagemag.com - Aug 28 2014]
Australia turns over classrooms to Jolo schools [Published Philippine Star - Aug 28 2014]
Over 700 join MSME summit [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 27 2014]
PH arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 27 2014]
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Now, Pamatong wants MNLF to ‘recover’ Sansha Ci... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 12 2014]
Less than two weeks after being linked to a failed car bomb plot at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, lawyer and defeated presidential bet Elly Pamatong is at it again against China. Pamatong returned to Cagayan de Oro City Thursday and bared ...
The Islamic State's global reach [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 05 2014]
In discussions of the threat posed by the Islamic State (formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, a spinoff from al Qaeda in Iraq), some Western pundits have argued that the terror organization poses only a distant threat, not a near one. They ...
The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns :: Ibrahim in... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 29 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->       Follow the Middle East Forum MEF Home   |   Research & Writings   |   Donate The Muslim Rapeof Christian Nuns by Raymond Ibrahim FrontPage Magazine August 28, 2014 http://www.meforum.org/4784/the-muslim-rape-of-christian-nuns ...
Philippines: Sixteen dead in Philippine militan... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Philippines 07/28/2014 06:41 GMT MANILA, July 28, 2014 (AFP) - Sixteen people, including children, were killed when Islamic militants opened fire on two vehicles in a remote southern Philippine town on Monday, the ...
Popular Australian cleric arrives in Syria, joi... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 07 2014]
A screen shot from Musa Cerantonio's Twitter page. The 'map' behind the banner shows the Islands of Mindanao, Jolo, and others int eh southern Philippines. A popular radical Muslim cleric from Australia has joined the newly established Islamic State ...
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