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Brunei military official visits troops monitoring ceasefire of PH gov’t, MILF

Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels man a machine gun in Sultan Kudarat in this February 11, 2013, file photo. AFP FILE PHOTO

A ranking military official of the Brunei military has visited his forces in Mindanao as they continue to help the international monitoring of the ceasefire agreement between the Philippine government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front ceasefire agreement.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sabah kidnappings may be caused by corruption

The fish farm where one of the recent kidnappings took place in Sabah. The Star/ANN

The seemingly endless cross-border kidnappings in Sabah’s east coast have raised the specter of corruption among law enforcement agencies.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

EU, global interfaith group set peace conference in Mindanao

EU Ambassador Guy Ledoux announces the EU's co-sponsorship of a peace conference in Mindanao set on June 6 to 7 in the Notre Dame University in Cotabato. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

An international interfaith organization is set to hold a peace conference in Mindanao where delegates from all over the world will come together and hold dialogues with local religious and political stakeholders.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, Indonesia sign maritime boundary agreement

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa and Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario . AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe

Indonesia and the Philippines signed an agreement Friday that clarifies the overlapping maritime boundaries in the Mindanao and Celebes sea.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Americans told to avoid travel to Sulu due to kidnap threat

sultanate sulu map

The United States has warned its citizens against travel to the Sulu Archipelago and other parts of Mindanao in Southern Philippines citing a “high threat” of abduction of international travelers following the spate of kidnappings in waters between Mindanao and Sabah.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »