Jolo (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Jolo (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.05
Longitude: 120.989998
population: 102,222
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]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Woman abducted in Zamboanga

10:26 pmby ZAMBOANGA CITY : Unidentified gunmen seized a woman in Zamboanga City in the southern Philippines and authorities were tracking down the assailants who fled on a motorized boat with their victim.Capt. Franco Suelto, a spokesman for the 1st ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

German duo held hostage by gunmen

Manila -Philippine troops are scouring the jungles of a southern island where Islamist militants were suspected to be holding captive two German nationals, military sources said on Wednesday."Search and rescue efforts are ongoing," an intelligence source ... [Published IOL - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

‘Slain’ Southeast Asian militant is alive: Philippines

MANILA: The Philippine military said on Wednesday one of Southeast Asia’s top militants was alive, more than two years after jubilantly declaring he had been killed in a US-backed airstrike.Zulkifli Bin Abdul Hir, alias Marwan, a Malaysian bomb maker ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Construction of Sulu's new provincial prosecutor’s office begins

COTABATO CITY, Philippines - The Sulu local government on Tuesday started constructing a new provincial prosecutor’s office (PPO) in an area known for vendetta killings and clan wars.The groundbreaking rite for the new PPO, to rise on a strategic spot ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Abu Sayyaf releases captive in Sulu

MANILA – Bandit group Abu Sayyaf has released one of its captives, a report by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) said.The PNA said the Western Mindanao Command announced that one of the two females abducted in Barangay Kaunayan, Patikul, Sulu last Sunday ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

Abu Sayyaf abducts 2 women in Sulu

9:34 pmby DESPITE the presence of more government troops in Sulu, members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) managed to kidnap two women on Sunday.Initial reports at the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame said the women were onboard a motorcycle ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Stand firm, Jolo tells detained pa

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite – Vice Gov. Ramon “Jolo” Revilla III accepted a prestigious award with a message for his father, detained Sen. Ramon “Bong” B. Revilla Jr.Speaking for the first time in public about the senator, the 25-year-old Revilla said: ... [Published Tempo - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Art of ransom negotiation

When dealing with kidnappers, don’t try to speed up the process, despite the psychological threats and ultimatums.WHAT was the ransom paid for a Filipino construction worker abducted by the Abu Sayyaf in Jolo island?Going by news reports on Remigio Linggayan, ... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 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 - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 15 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 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

...Senior Superintendent Abraham Orbita, police commander in Sulu province, where the hostages are believed to be held, said the photo "is one of several pictures and videos we know that are spreading around." He said Abu Sayyaf rebels were believed to be the source of the photos and videos...
"We never said he was dead. There was a report that he was killed in the airstrike, but it was never validated and, therefore, we consider him alive" said Lt-Col Zagala, referring to Manwar
"There were reports that said he was dead but it was never validated... we never confirmed he was dead" he told AFP
"Pero ang pinaka-prominent lang dyan [ay] si Marwan, the rest... hindi ganung kaprominente na" he said. —KBK, GMA News

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Australia turns over 24 rehabilitated classroom... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 21 2014]
Woman abducted in Zamboanga [Published Manila Times - Aug 19 2014]
Mindanao groups urge gov’t to fast-track Bangsa... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 14 2014]
Destruction of coconut trees affecting Philippi... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 14 2014]
Ex-Army colonel hog-tied in Marikina home robbery [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 13 2014]
Philippine military searching for German hostag... [Published Dalje.com - Aug 13 2014]
German duo held hostage by gunmen [Published IOL - Aug 13 2014]
Philippines hunts for German hostages [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 13 2014]
Stay positive for your son, cop’s wife told [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 13 2014]
What will PNoy do when the caliphate comes? [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 12 2014]
Time to change: Secret Voting-Public Counting (... [Published Manila Times - Aug 12 2014]
August 2014 LET Exam Room Assignments Released ... [Published Philippine News - Aug 12 2014]
NutriaAsia reaffirms commitment to Pinoys [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Aug 10 2014]
Customs July collection up by almost P1M [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 10 2014]
Praying for hubby’s return [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 10 2014]
Philippines on the hunt for two top S-E Asia ji... [Published Asiaone - Aug 09 2014]
Flexibility urged for Bangsamoro law review [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 08 2014]
‘Slain’ Southeast Asian militant is alive: P... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 07 2014]
'Slain' Southeast Asian militant is alive: Phil... [Published Malaysia MSN - Aug 06 2014]
Construction of Sulu's new provincial prosecuto... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 06 2014]
ISAFP chief confirms JI leader who was reported... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 06 2014]
Tourists returning to eastern Sabah [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 06 2014]
69 Abus charged for Eid’l Fitr ambush in Sulu [Published Philippine Star - Aug 05 2014]
Abu Sayyaf releases captive in Sulu [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 05 2014]
2 women kidnapped in Sulu freed by captors [Published Interaksyon - Aug 05 2014]
Abu Sayyaf abducts 2 women in Sulu [Published Manila Times - Aug 04 2014]
After Monday massacre, Abu Sayyaf abducts two w... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 04 2014]
Abu Sayyaf strikes again in Sulu, seizes two women [Published Interaksyon - Aug 03 2014]
Stand firm, Jolo tells detained pa [Published Tempo - Aug 03 2014]
Art of ransom negotiation [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 02 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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