Basilan Mindanao - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Basilan Mindanao


Mujiv Hataman, wife Sitti defeat Akbars in Basilan

May 14, 2019 - 12:09 PM

The Hatamans consolidate power in the Western Mindanao province

VICTORIOUS. Former ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman wins his congressional bid in Isabela. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Children of Basilan celebrate healing

Oct 06, 2018 - 11:29 AM

'Ang Basilan ay may pag-asa,' over a thousand childen of the conflict-torn province are told at the 'Festival of Love and Peace'

AS HAPPY AS CHILDREN SHOULD BE. Happy Basilan children run with stuffed toys handed out at the Festival of Love and Peace in Sumisip town on October 4, 2018. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 5, 2017

Jul 05, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

CAPTIVE AUDIENCE. Pyongyang residents watch the news on the successful launch of the intercontinental ballistic missile 'Hwasong-14' on a big screen near the Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang on July 4, 2017. Kim Won-Jin/AFP

Abu Sayyaf temporary camp in Basilan captured

May 13, 2017 - 8:44 PM

Colonel Juvymax Uy of the Joint Task Force Basilan says it is only a matter of time before the Abu Sayyaf group succumbs as government forces continue to be on the offensive

Duterte pleads for peace in Mindanao, even with Abu Sayyaf

Jul 21, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Alisin nyo yung galit yung hate kasi hate would drive you to kill President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech in Basilan

PEACE IN MINDANAO. President Rodrigo Duterte is flanked by his security detail as he makes his way to an event in Basilan on July 21, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

[Part 1] Moro Mindanao rehabilitation: Lessons from the past

Jun 20, 2015 - 2:00 PM

It was not American soldiers who made the most transforming impact on the war zones of the southern Philippines; it was their civilian counterparts who had brought about these profound positive changes

Groups want US troops probed

Apr 21, 2012 - 12:01 AM

Family of victims reportedly will not pursue charges against American troops involved in the accident

MARITIME ACTIVITY. US troops under the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines conduct various maritime activities in Western Mindanao, among them, participate in a rescue operation during the 2009 sinking of a commercial ferry off the coast of Zamboanga del Norte. (Photo from JSOTF-P)