Jolo (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Jolo (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.05
Longitude: 120.989998
population: 102,222
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Drawn to conflict overseas

BLOODY CONFLICT: (Top) A man in the Aleppo district of Ansari, Syria, carrying a child and making his way through rubble following air strike reports. PHOTO: AFPThey see an armed conflict overseas as their own and want to throw themselves into the fi ... [Published Electric New Paper - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Motorcycle race ends in shooting; 1 killed, 6 hurt

MANILA, Philippines—A man was killed while six others were injured in a shooting early Tuesday morning during an illegal motorcycle race on a Quezon City thoroughfare in which one group felt cheated, police said.Jackie Pajaroja, 22, was killed on the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines army shoots dead 2 members of kidnap gang

World Bulletin / News DeskSecurity forces killed two members of a kidnap gang and arrested six others in a Monday morning raid on their hideout in a city in the southern Philippines.Police chief Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro told reporters that a joint ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new clashes

MANILA, Philippines - A Muslim extremist has been killed in fighting between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf rebels in the southern Philippines, a day after 12 people died in a similar shootout , the military said Sunday, April 13.Troops in the strife-torn island ... [Published Rappler - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Catholic bishops, educators vow to strengthen peacebuilding efforts in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 April) — Catholic bishops and educators vowed to strengthen the role of the Catholic Church “in the promotion of lasting peace in Mindanao” as they welcomed the March 27 signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro ... [Published Minda News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

There's room for negotiation

The RM36.4mil ransom demand for the release of a China national abducted in Semporna is mind-boggling. But as in most cases, the asking amount and what they get is always very different.HALF a billion pesos (RM36.4mil) is the asking price for the release ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 8 reports

Five dead, 29 wounded in southern Philippine clash

MANILA/ZAMBOANGA: Philippine troops launched an assault against Abu Sayyaf rebels in the south early Friday and sporadic clashes have left at least five militants dead and 29 soldiers wounded, officials said.“There is still sporadic fighting in the area. ... [Published Arab News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Young actor Julian Estrada gets a thumbs up from grandma Loi Estrada

In a very rare public appearance, former First Lady and Ex-Senator Loi Ejercito Estrada sat in the audience of the NÃO Do Brasil Philippines launch, held on March 25, at the activity center of the SM Mega Fashion Hall.The wife of former Philippine President, ... [Published PEP.ph - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

In the Chinese Press: Final ransom could be as low as 15% of the amount asked

PETALING JAYA (April 11): Even though the Filipino gunmen have asked for a whopping 500 million pesos (about RM36.4 million) as ransom to release a Chinese national abducted from a resort in Semporna, Sabah, they could still strike a bargain.A Filipino ... [Published FZ.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine authorities shocked by huge ransom demand

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Philippine authorities are shocked over reports of a demand for RM36.4 million (S$14.1 million) for the release of a Chinese tourist abducted from a Semporna diving resort.Armed Forces of Philippines Sulu province commander Brig ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 6 reports

Semporna Kidnappers Makes Phone Call to Chinese Family

Photo: Global Nation InquirerA senior security official said that kidnappers holding a Chinese tourist who was abducted from a resort in Semporna, Sabah have contacted her family in China.The gunmen have called the family of Gao Huayuan, 29, whom authorities ... [Published Lipstiq.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 12 reports

Kidnappers phone Chinese victim’s kin

10:50 pmKUALA LUMPUR: Kidnappers holding a Chinese tourist who was abducted from a resort on Malaysia’s Borneo island have made a phone call to her family in China, a senior security official said on Sunday.The gunmen have communicated with the family ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 06 2014]

Quotes

He further expounded that in the Canadian setting a treaty "means a negotiated agreement between a First Nation and the Central Government that spells out the rights of the First Nation with respect to lands and resources over specified areas."
"Seized from their possession and control were four Caliber. 45 pistols with magazines and ammunition, and three fragmentation hand grenades" Casimiro added
"[In the] firefight between government forces and terrorist ASG [Abu Sayyaf] at Unkaya Pukan and Tipo-Tipo boundary in Basilan Province the enemies suffered five killed and several others wounded" Capt. Rowena Muyuela, spokesperson of the Armed Forces Western Mindanao Command, told reporters
"As of this time, 29 WIA (soldiers wounded in action) and two KIA (soldiers killed in action). Enemy, three killed" Zagala said

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Drawn to conflict overseas [Published Electric New Paper - Apr 16 2014]
Cross-border business model [Published My Sinchew - Apr 16 2014]
Motorcycle race ends in shooting; 1 killed, 6 hurt [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 15 2014]
Experts debate legality of Bangsamoro pact [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 15 2014]
Philippines army shoots dead 2 members of kidna... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
Catholic bishops, educators vow to strengthen p... [Published Minda News - Apr 14 2014]
There's room for negotiation [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 14 2014]
Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new clashes [Published Rappler - Apr 13 2014]
AFP - Philippines-unrest-guerrillas [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 13 2014]
Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new Philippines ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 13 2014]
Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new Philippines ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 13 2014]
'Prosper thy neighbour' approach best solution ... [Published The Ant Daily - Apr 13 2014]
5 Abu Sayyaf rebels killed by Philippine troops [Published World Bulletin - Apr 12 2014]
Five dead, 29 wounded in southern Philippine clash [Published Arab News - Apr 11 2014]
5 dead, 29 wounded in Philippine gun battle wit... [Published Gulf News - Apr 11 2014]
5 dead, 29 wounded in clash with Abu Sayyaf in ... [Published Interaksyon - Apr 11 2014]
5 dead in Philippine gun battle with Abu Sayyaf... [Published West Australian - Apr 11 2014]
Young actor Julian Estrada gets a thumbs up fro... [Published PEP.ph - Apr 11 2014]
Philippine gunbattle with Abu Sayyaf wounds 20 ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 11 2014]
Abu Sayyaf extremists battle troops in Philippi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
20 soldiers wounded in PHL gun battle with Abu ... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 11 2014]
In the Chinese Press: Final ransom could be as ... [Published FZ.com - Apr 11 2014]
18 soldiers wounded in Philippines clashes [Published World Bulletin - Apr 11 2014]
Philippines: 18 soldiers wounded in Abu Sayyaf ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Apr 11 2014]
Philippine authorities shocked by huge ransom d... [Published Asiaone - Apr 11 2014]
Kidnappers demand $11m for tourist [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 10 2014]
Shahidan: Sabah abductions are not border intru... [Published FZ.com - Apr 10 2014]
Cops reclassify Sabah abduction as kidnap, turn... [Published Malay Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Abducted women safe, say police but cops mum on... [Published Asiaone - Apr 10 2014]
Zamboanga starts preparations for new archbisho... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 09 2014]
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Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new Philippines ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 13 2014]
A Muslim extremist has been killed in fighting between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf rebels in the southern Philippines, a day after 12 people died in a similar shootout, the military said today.Troops in the strife-torn island of Jolo were on patrol when they ...
Semporna kidnappers contact Chinese victim&#821... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 06 2014]
Kidnappers holding a Chinese tourist who was abducted from a resort in Semporna, Sabah have made a phone call to her family in China, a senior security official said today.The gunmen have communicated with the family of Gao Huayuan, 29, whom security ...
Vehicle Accident - Pacific ocean - west - Phili... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 17 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140217-42724-PHL Date / time: 17/02/2014 09:18:28 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Pacific ocean - west Country: Philippines State/County: Province of Zamboanga del Norte Location: Zambo Sibugay Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
Engineer, wife kidnapped in southern Philippines [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 16 2014]
Suspected Islamic militants kidnapped an engineer and his wife in a southern Philippine island today, the latest in a rash of kidnappings in the volatile south.Bonifacio Salinas and his wife Claire were abducted just outside their home on Jolo island ...
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