We strongly condemn the beheading of Staff Sergeant Anni Siraji of the 32nd Infantry Battalion (32IB).
We express our sincerest condolences to the bereaved family of FB Ramon 2 captain, Noel Besconde, who met untimely death in the hands of the kidnap-for-ransom group (KFRG) Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).
The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey shows the net satisfaction rating of PRRD at +63 in March, similar to the “very good” +63 and “very good” +64 ratings he got in December 2016 and September 2016, respectively.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, November 4, vowed that he will crush criminality as drug syndicates may have resorted to kidnapping activities.
The Palace said the allegation of Jolo’s mayor accusing the military of conniving with the Abu Sayyaf to collect ransom money is a serious allegation and needs to be investigated since it may undermine the campaign of the government against the bandits. Jolo’s mayor called on the government to investigate alleged involvement of military men in kidnapping for ransom in Sulu. In a radio interview on Saturday, Communication Secretary Herminio Read More
Malacañang has condemned the death of Canadian Robert Hall at the hands of his captors, the Abu Sayyaf group, in Sulu province on Monday. The 50-year-old Hall was the second Canadian hostage to be beheaded by the Abu Sayyaf after ransom demands were not met. The militant group was asking for a P600 million ransom for Hall and two other hostages to be paid by June 13. The Abu Sayyaf Read More
The government said it will do everything to secure the release of the chief of the Governor Generoso police station who was abducted by NPA rebels following an attack on their police station in Davao Oriental. In a press conference, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said he is no longer interested in rescuing the abducted cop due to his connections to illegal drug activities. Chief Inspector Arnold Ongachen was taken captive by Read More