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KOTA KINABALU: The two Abu Sayyaf sub-leaders captured while hiding out in the swamp area of Sabah's south-western Beaufort district have been described as ruthless by the Philippines military.
The Philippines will review operations of its more than 50 mines in a new round of an industry-wide audit, the government said on Thursday, with coverage expanded to include some nickel projects in a southern province.
KOTA KINABALU: Notorious Abu Sayyaf subcommander Apo Mike, who is believed to be responsible for a spate of kidnappings in Sabah waters, is said to have been killed in the southern Philippines’ chain of islands.
KOTA KINABALU: A 15-year-old hostage, who was among five Indonesians snatched from Tambisan waters off Sabah's east coast last year, was rescued by the Philippines military during a firefight.
Philippine troops killed an Abu Sayyaf rebel commander blamed for years of ransom kidnappings and on Sunday rescued the last of his four Indonesian captives, the military said.
KOTA KINABALU: Abu Sayyaf sub-commander Apo Mike has reportedly been killed in the Southern Philippines.
Suspected militant rebels ambushed a Philippine police patrol south of Manila, killing five police officers and wounding two others, the Philippine National Police acting chief said on Saturday.
Three Indonesian fishermen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants more than a year ago have been rescued in the southern Philippines, police said late on Friday (March 19).
KOTA KINABALU: After more than a year as Abu Sayyaf captives, three Indonesian fishermen can finally go home following their rescue by Philippine police on Thursday (March 18).
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a stop to all mining on an island in a southern province that is home to some of The Philippines’ nickel projects, a Cabinet official said.