Basilan News

Saturday 25th October 2014
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Basilan Facts

Population: Approx 238,308
Longitude: 121.97
Latitude: 6.7
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Zamboanga
(about 15 miles away)

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News Headlines

Basilan cops lose bomber in chase - The Mindanao Examiner
BASILAN PROVINCE – A suspected bomber managed to flee from the police after he was intercepted in Isabela City in the restive province of Basilan in southern Philippines, officials said Monday.
Business leaders want Basilan to be model for peace and progress
The country’s top civic and business leaders, who comprise the Eisenhower Fellows Association of the Philippines (EFAP), recently launched a comprehensive socio-economic program to ensure peace and progress in Basilan and establish the island-province as a development model for the proposed Bangsamoro region. ...
Abu Sayyafs set off bomb in Basilan
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Abu Sayyaf bandits have set off an improvised bomb while another bombing attempt was foiled in Isabela City, the capital of Basilan province, a top police official said Friday. The police said the incident might be an intimidation tactic of the Abu Sayyaf group to coerce their supposed target victims to give in to the bandits’ extortion demands. Isabela City Police Chief ...
Bomb explosion rocks Basilan anew
ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/17 October) – An improvised bomb planted by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits went off early Friday in Basilan province anew, a police official said. About two hours later,… »
Basilan bomb attacks, security stepped up
Zamboanga City – A bomb attack was foiled while a grenade explosion rocked a gasoline station, both incidents in Isabela City, Basilan, as local police and military authorities have tightened security in the city. A police report said an unnamed caller gave authorities a tip Sunday about the presence of a suspicious motorcycle parked along Roxas Ave. which had a package on its seat. Army and ...
Explosion rocks Basilan village
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- A cottage and a vehicle were destroyed in an explosion in Isabela City, the capital of Basilan...
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Sports Headlines

Italian football in danger of dying, says Juve president
Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday. "Italian football will soon be dying if it is unable to face up to a double challenge: on the domestic front the fans have to fill up the stadiums, and abroad the challenge of a truly global market." "England, Germany and Spain have overtaken us in ...
Football: Ferdinand set to retire at end of season
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand is planning to retire from football at the end of the current domestic season, the Queens Park Rangers defender has said.
Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it. Now an analyst for CBS Sports, the 14-time Pro Bowl tight end will get an up-close view of Thursday night's showdown between the ...
Would football be richer without small clubs?
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.
Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.
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