Navy saves 13 passengers, crew members from distressed ship off Tawi-Tawi coast

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Naval Forces Western Mindanao through its Naval Task Force-61’s 3rd Boat Attack Division on Friday, September 10, 2021, rescued 13 passengers and crew of a distressed vessel in the seawaters off Tawi-Tawi province. Early in the morning, the Littoral Monitoring Station (LMS) Bongao detected a troubled vessel somewhere off the coast of the island province… Continue reading Navy saves 13 passengers, crew members from distressed ship off Tawi-Tawi coast

DENR, Army partake in Mangrove Planting Activity in Tawi-Tawi

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The 2nd Marine Brigade, in partnership with the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) and volunteers from other government agencies, conducted a mangrove planting activity at Sanga-Sanga, Bongao, and Tawi-Tawi. The first mangrove planting activity was started on June 15, 2021 in connection with the celebration of Independence Day held at the area of… Continue reading DENR, Army partake in Mangrove Planting Activity in Tawi-Tawi

Government’s campaign against loose firearms nets 56 armaments in Tawi-Tawi

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During the first eight months of 2021, the government’s fight against the proliferation of unsecured guns yielded 56 firearms in Tawi-Tawi. Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Commander of the Western Mindanao Command said the peace efforts of the local government of Tawi-Tawi and Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi convinced more civilians to hand over their loose… Continue reading Government’s campaign against loose firearms nets 56 armaments in Tawi-Tawi