Jolo (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Jolo (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.05
Longitude: 120.989998
population: 102,222
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Philippine gov't submits 30 priority bills to congress for approval

by Western Mindanao Command-PIO (WESTMINCOM) shows dead bodies, victims of a massacre by Islamic militants, are seen in Talipao town, Jolo province, in southern island of MindanaoPHOTO/WESTMINCOM-PIO -----RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT ... [Published New Europe - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

CAVITE VICE GOVERNOR NAMEDOUTSTANDING LOCAL LEGISLATOR

July 30, 2014 9:27 pmby CAVITE Vice Governor Jolo Revilla on Wednesday was named Superbrands Outstanding Local Legislator. During his acceptance speech, Jolo dedicated the award to his constituents and his father Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla, who inspired ... [Published Manila Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

World briefs: Rebels ambush Muslim pilgrims

MANILA, Philippines — Muslim rebels opposed to a peace deal with the government opened fire on about 50 people on their way to a Islamic religious celebration Monday in the southern Philippines, killing at least 21 and wounding 13, military officials ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

THE WOLD OVER: Curfew relaxed

Saharanpur: With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, the district authorities today relaxed curfew for four hours in the new city area to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. As the ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Fighters kill 18 civilians in Philippines

About 50 members of the Abu Sayyaf attacked a convoy of vehicles taking people to a celebration for the Eid al-Fitr holiday outside Talipao town on Jolo island, Brigadier-General Martin Pinto told reporters. Eighteen people, most of them women, were killed ... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kons Zakiah will not believe he’s a hostage, says expert

JOLO: Kidnapped marine policeman Zakiah Aleip will not believe that he is a hostage. That is what former Abu Sayyaf hostage Octavio A. Dinampo thinks is going on in the mind of Kons Zakiah, 26, who was abducted from Pulau Mabul on July 12.“At first a ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

*Militants Kill 21 in Attack in Southern Philippines

Manila, Shawwal 1, 1435, Jul 28, 2014, SPA -- Twenty-one people were killed Monday in an attack by suspected militants in the southern Philippines, authorities said.Eleven people including two children aged 3 and 9 were also injured in the attack on Jolo ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Abus free construction foreman

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Abu Sayyaf bandits released a foreman of a construction company they held captive for 52 days, after the victim’s family reportedly paid P500,000 for “board and lodging” in Indanan town, Sulu on Sunday.Remigio Lingayan, 50, ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

ESSCom on alert during Hari Raya

ALL senior commanders will remain on the ground during the festive period as security forces take their positions at strategic locations along Sabah’s east coast.Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) Commander Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun will be joined ... [Published Brunei Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

How OFWs can come back to Philippines for good

MANILA, Philippines - There’s been much ado about how Filipinos working overseas are putting our economy in a sweet spot.That is something the whole economy must applaud, but then at some point, the OFW must face his own economic mortality and ask: "Until ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Estremera: Explore

THE past months have been full of domestic travels that saw me gawking at cities and towns, some I have already visited a decade or two ago, others I’ve visited for the first time.I viewed all of them with the eye of the tourist. Just for fun. Complete ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

I didn’t want to make the news

An interview with a former hostage in Jolo turned out to be in an area too hot for my comfort.TWO Wednesdays ago in Jolo island, I had a walk on the wild side.My plan to visit the cross-border kidnap capital of the Philippines went awry when my 9.20am ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 26 2014]

Quotes

"Obviously, the fighters are hurt by the information coming from the civilians"
...town of Talipao on Jolo island, killing 21 people and wounding 11 others, regional military spokeswoman Marine Captain Rowena Muyuela told AFP. "These were villagers who were travelling to a designated area to celebrate Hari Raya" she said, referring to the Muslim feast, also known as Eid al-Fitr, that ends Islam's holy fasting month of Ramadan. — AFP
"There were civilians as well as children among the 16 dead" he told reporters, without giving more details immediately about those who died
"When you find that work abroad, it is the ultimate goal, because I think that is what the OFWs miss. They forget to do the exit plan. It’s like, ‘Oh, I’ve signed the contract abroad. This is it. This is the ultimate goal.’ And then they get trapped in that comfort zone if you will and never plan of coming back" Dagus said

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Philippine gov't submits 30 priority bills to c... [Published New Europe - 15 hours ago]
CAVITE VICE GOVERNOR NAMEDOUTSTANDING LOCAL LEG... [Published Manila Times - 17 hours ago]
Sulu ambush death toll hits 23; security beefed up [Published Philippine Star - Jul 29 2014]
World briefs: Rebels ambush Muslim pilgrims [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
Fighters kill 18 civilians in Philippines [Published Frontier Post - Jul 29 2014]
Kons Zakiah will not believe he’s a hostage, sa... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 29 2014]
21 dead in Philippine rebel fire [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 29 2014]
THE WOLD OVER: Curfew relaxed [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 29 2014]
Death toll from Abu Sayyaf attack on Sulu civil... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 28 2014]
Militants kill 21 Muslims marking Eid [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 28 2014]
VM Lazatin gets Outstanding Local Legislator Aw... [Published Punto! Central Luzon - Jul 28 2014]
*Militants Kill 21 in Attack in Southern Philip... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 28 2014]
Abus free construction foreman [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
16 dead in Philippine militant ambush [Published Business World - Jul 28 2014]
Militants kill 21 Muslims marking Eid [Published All4Women - Jul 28 2014]
Vans attacked in Philippine ambush [Published BBC - Jul 28 2014]
18 civilians done to death in Philippines by mi... [Published DNA India - Jul 28 2014]
Islamist militants kill 18 civilians in Philipp... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Islamist militants kill 18 civilians in Philipp... [Published Reuters India - Jul 28 2014]
Sixteen dead in Philippine militant ambush [Published XinMsn - Jul 28 2014]
Sixteen dead in Philippine militant ambush [Published Malaysian Insider - Jul 28 2014]
Military: Sixteen Dead in Philippine Militant A... [Published Naharnet - Jul 28 2014]
Philippines: Sixteen dead in Philippine militan... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
16 killed in Philippines in Islamist militants'... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 28 2014]
WORLD WIDE TERROR THREATS [Published Montana News Association - Jul 28 2014]
ESSCom on alert during Hari Raya [Published Brunei Times - Jul 27 2014]
How OFWs can come back to Philippines for good [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 27 2014]
Estremera: Explore [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 26 2014]
I didn’t want to make the news [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 26 2014]
Sayyaf frees last social worker [Published Philippine Star - Jul 24 2014]
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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 ...
Popular Australian cleric arrives in Syria, joi... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 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 in the southern Philippines. A popular radical Muslim cleric from Australia has joined the newly established Islamic State ...
Popular Australian cleric arrives in Syria, joi... [Published The Long War Journal - 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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