Quote for the Week..

"Why are the country’s political leaders quick to act on amending the Constitution to change nationalistic provisions for the benefit of foreigners or to extend their terms of office but are allergic to amending the Constitution to address the people’s aspirations for self-determination?" - Marvic Leonen,Dean of the UP College of Law, in a keynote address delivered at the 1st International Solidarity Conference on Mindanao; March 16-18, 2009 in Davao City, Philippines.


Friday, January 25, 2008

IED downs Transco tower in Lanao Norte

An improvised explosive device (IED) severely damaged one of the trasmission towers (Tower No. 15) of the National Transmission Corporation (Transco) in sitio Lamak, Tagoloan, Lanao del Norte. This was believed to be the handiwork of extortionists who have been into this kind of modus operandi to pressure government to give in to their demands. This happened at past 1:00 in the morning on January 20.

Police authorities in Lanao Norte are pursuing the suspected extortionist group.

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