Five years after Mamasapano raid, ‘Marwan’ protégés remain elusive

Five years after Mamasapano raid, ‘Marwan’ protégés remain elusive

During the raid to capture Marwan, several high value targets were able to slip away. Among them was Salahuddin Hassan, who is said to be among the key leaders of Al-Khobar Group, which has been tagged as behind bombing and extortion activities in Central Mindanao region. Aside from Hassan, other HVTs who were able to slip away were foreign militants Malaysian Amin Baco and Singaporean Muhammada Ali Abdul Rahiman, also known as Muawiyah.

My 2019 Grind in Pictures

My 2019 Grind in Pictures

It was a quite slow start for me in 2019. Nothing much happened on the first few weeks in my proximate coverage area. As a photojournalist, you always seek to capture action and dramatic pictures. But I believe that you don’t have to chase for the moment, you...
63 North Cotabato barangays now officially part of BARMM

63 North Cotabato barangays now officially part of BARMM

Today, November 20, the administrative supervision of the 63 barangays of Province of Cotabato have been turned over to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Sixty seven barangays in six towns particpated in the plebiscite early this year but...
In Pictures: Earthquake aftermath

In Pictures: Earthquake aftermath

Last month, four earthquakes above Magnitude 6 struck towns of Makilala and Tulunan in North Cotabato town and neighboring town of Magsaysay in Davao del Sur between October 16 and 31: 6.3 on October 16, 6.6 and 6.1 on October 29 and 6.5 on October 31. The powerful...
A glorious farewell game

A glorious farewell game

How sweet it is to hang up your boots as a champ? What a glorious way to end an illustrious coaching stint for Domingo Subo of Western Visayas squad.

IN PHOTOS: Kadyos Boys of Western Visayas

IN PHOTOS: Kadyos Boys of Western Visayas

Random pictures taken during the road to Championship of Western Visayas secondary football squad, which emerged as the 2019 Palarong Pambansa champions in the secondary football after beating Central Visayas booter 2-1.                                    ...
When promises run dry…

When promises run dry…

Reposting our recent multimedia work for Manila Bulletin. This is all about the multimillion-peso irrigation project that is supposed to address the scarcity of water supply in rice farms this dry season which may have failed to serve its purpose during this El Niño...
Surviving El Niño: contrasting tales of Alamada farmers

Surviving El Niño: contrasting tales of Alamada farmers

ALAMADA, North Cotabato – Every morning, farmer Nora Fe Alfone waters her vegetable garden that sits on a slope just stone’s throw away from her house in this vegetable-growing village of Rangayen. As vegetable farmer, this has been her routine but this time she...