By Tarra Quismundo
Despite the advisory issued by the United States to its citizens against traveling to Sulu, US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg went ahead with his first trip to Jolo on Monday to meet with local leaders, youth and American troops stationed there.
Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende says his country will continue brokering peace talks between the Philippine government and communist insurgents despite the rebels’ withdrawal from negotiations.
By Frances Mangosing
The military is in “gradual transition” of its operations to territorial defense this 2014.
By Niña P. Calleja
If the records of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) are to be believed, founding chair of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Nur Misuari who is being hunted down by government troops in connection with the attack on Zamboanga City has not left the country.
A Jordanian journalist has identified the leader of an al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group that held him for a year and a half in the jungles of the southern Philippines after luring him with a promise of an interview.