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Bohol 'to stay Abu Sayyaf-free'

BOHOL is now Abu Sayyaf-free and it will stay that way.

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2 Abu Sayyaf members buried in Calape, Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY -- The two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members were buried Tuesday in the Calape Municipal Cemetery, a day after they were killed in two separate firefights in Pangangan Island, Calape town.

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China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed ambitious hopes for Asian and European governments to work more closely on finance, law enforcement and a broad range of other issues as leaders from 30 nations issued a joint endorsement Monday of

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Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

HONG KONG -- The Hong Kong lawyer for a group of refugees who sheltered former NSA contractor Edward Snowden four years ago said the southern Chinese city's immigration department has rejected their asylum requests.

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2 civilian hostages rescued in Pangangan Island

THE two civilians who were held hostage by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Pangangan Island, Calape town on Monday, May 15, are now in safe hands, according to the Police Regional Office-Central Visayas.

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‘Brother’ of ex-DILG usec arrested in Talisay City

CEBU CITY (Updated) -- A man who claimed to be the brother of the former Department of Interior and Local Government undersecretary Lito Ruiz was arrested in a raid past 5 a.m. Monday, May 15, in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City.

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Duterte defends P3M wealth hike

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said the P3-million increase of his net worth in a span of six months since he assumed office in June until December 31 last year came from campaign contributions.

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AFP: Abu Sayyaf forces continue to weaken

ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Restituto Padilla said Sunday that the forces of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) are "continuously debilitating" following the intensified police and military operations against them.

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