Jolo (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Jolo (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.05
Longitude: 120.989998
population: 102,222
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 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 - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bong Revilla on Benhur Luy’s testimony: ‘Bad script’

Senator Bong Revilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—”Bad script.” That’s how Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Thursday described the testimony of whistleblower Benhur Luy.“Bad script. Abangan na lang natin. Lalabas din ang katotohanan (Let’s ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sayyaf frees last social worker

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants released on Tuesday night the last of four social workers of the Department of Social Work and Development (DSWD) who they snatched in Talipao, Sulu last July 17, authorities said.Senior Superintendent ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Curfew imposed in waters off Sabah

KOTA KINABALU - A dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed in the seas off six districts in Sabah's east coast as Malaysian security forces tackle what they described as a threat to public order that is now real and continuous. Sabah Police Commissioner Da­­tuk ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 5 reports

Policeman held captive by ‘rising leader’ in Abu Sayyaf, says report

The Mabul Island, where the latest abduction took place, last Saturday. Marine policeman Constable Zakiah Aleip is believed to be held captive by the Abu Sayyaf. – Picture courtesy Jidin Giding, July 16, 2014. Marine policeman Constable Zakiah Aleip is ... [Published Malaysian Insider - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Six Philippine troops killed in friendly fire: Military

Agence France-PresseManila, 11 July: Six Philippine soldiers who were killed in one of the bloodiest clashes against Al-Qaida-linked militants this year were hit by friendly fire, the military acknowledged today.The soldiers were hit by artillery rounds ... [Published The Statesman - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Fish farm manager abducted in Sabah rescued in Jolo

A fish farm manager abducted last May regained his freedom after he was released in Jolo this week, a Malaysian news site reported Friday. Malaysian negotiators on Wednesday night fetched Yang Zai Lin from Jolo where he had been held by suspected Abu ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

First Philippine crocodiles to be bred in a UK zoo

London Zoo has welcomed the first ever Philippine crocodiles to be bred in a UK zoo.Weighing in at at a tiny 37 grams when hatched, the first of the young crocodiles emerged from its egg on June 16, followed by its five siblings over a 48-hour period ... [Published itv.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

DJ Mo Twister lambasts Jules Estrada for “nigga” posts on Instagram

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]MANILA, Philippines- It looks like the word war is not yet over between DJ Mo Twister and Jules Estrada,  son of detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada who is allegedly involved in the multi-billion peso ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

Malaysia in process of tracking five militants

PETALING JAYA - Malaysia has asked the Philippines to help track five militants linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) and Abu Sayyaf. The five, who are believed to be associated with Daulah Islamiyah Asia Tenggara (South-East Asia ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Estrada Kids vs DJ Mo Twister on Twitter

Check out the heated Twitter war involving the kids of Senator Jinggoy Estrada and radio disc jockey Mo Twister.It was Mo Twister who took the first shot asking his Twitter followers if Jolo Estrada was on the microblogging site because he “was hoping ... [Published Zeibiz - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Erap defends grandson Jolo from online hate on ‘lavish’ lifestyle

Former President and incumbent Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada came to the defense of his grandson, Jose Luis or Jolo, as the latter faced heat among netizens after photos of his allegedly lavish lifestyle surfaced online. In a report on GMA News' Unang Balita ... [Published GMA News.tv - Jun 26 2014]

Quotes

The police general said: "Designated sea routes will be supplemented by a curfew being announced at certain hours to make sure sea routes are not misused."
"What is Malaysia going to do about the MNLF members in Malaysia?"
...has become the focus of investigators as they are starting to get a fair idea of the group behind the deadly ambush on the Mabul police post. "We are investigating if our security forces are the target of these groups" said Deputy Comm Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun, who officially took over as commander of the EasternEastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) yesterday...
"These are the realities of combat. Factors like combat stress, the fog of war, affect decision-making" military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Ramon Zagala told AFP

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I didn’t want to make the news [Published thestar.com.my - 11 hours ago]
Sayyaf frees last social worker [Published Philippine Star - Jul 24 2014]
Bong Revilla on Benhur Luy’s testimony: ‘Bad sc... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 24 2014]
Lack of interpreter stalls case of 12 Vietnames... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Jul 21 2014]
Curfew imposed in waters off Sabah [Published Asiaone - Jul 20 2014]
Curfew imposed on PHL-Sabah border, 5 other dis... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 20 2014]
[Executive Edge] The Philippine answer to Thoug... [Published Rappler - Jul 19 2014]
Padilla: BARP Foundation 15th year Anniversary ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 18 2014]
London Zoo welcomes six baby crocodiles [Published Camden New Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Malaysia to impose curfew in eastern state of S... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
Set up SabahCom if Misuari involved: Yong [Published Sabah Daily Express - Jul 17 2014]
Abu Sayyaf leader Alhabsi cheers beheading of h... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 17 2014]
In Pictures: New born London Zoo crocodiles are... [Published GetWestLondon - Jul 16 2014]
Policeman held captive by ‘rising leader’ in Ab... [Published Malaysian Insider - Jul 16 2014]
Policeman held captive by ‘rising leader&... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - Jul 16 2014]
Policeman held captive by ‘rising leader&... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - Jul 16 2014]
Policeman held captive by ‘rising leader&... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - Jul 16 2014]
Gunmen may have been out to exact revenge [Published Asiaone - Jul 16 2014]
Held captive by terror leader [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 16 2014]
Misuari hand in kidnappings, says Zahid [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 16 2014]
PEACETALK: Transitional Justice and the Bangsamoro [Published Minda News - Jul 15 2014]
I'm okay, says abducted cop [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 15 2014]
51 cops in exam cheating case reinstated [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 14 2014]
Baptism of fire for newly appointed Esscom comm... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 14 2014]
Unabated fuel smuggling forces gas stations to ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 13 2014]
Court clears 51 ARMM cops of cheating raps [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 13 2014]
Wife feels Yeung’s soul will rest in peace afte... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 12 2014]
Military to investigate death of six soldiers i... [Published Manila Standard Today - Jul 11 2014]
Six Philippine troops killed in friendly fire: ... [Published The Statesman - Jul 11 2014]
Philippine troops killed in friendly fire: mili... [Published News.net - Jul 11 2014]
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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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Picture of the Week Ramadan is right around the corner andmosques are already exploding inanticipation. Ramadan Bombathon 2014 (coming July 28th) Islam's Latest Contributions to Peace "Mohammed is God's apostle.  Those who follow him are harsh to ...
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