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(Placename) an island in the SW Philippines: the main island of the Sulu Archipelago. Pop: 87 998 (2000). Area: 893 sq km (345 sq miles)



an island in the SW Philippines: the main island of the Sulu Archipelago. 237,683; 345 sq. mi. (894 sq. km).
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Cirilito Sobejana said troops evacuated four wounded soldiers to Kuta Teodulfo Bautista Station Hospital in Jolo, Sulu, while two more were airlifted to Zamboanga City for further medical attention.
The MBLT 8 was previously deployed to Jolo, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, where the military has also been conducting operations against the Abu Sayyaf.
Initial investigation revealed that the victim was about to leave his house in Upper San Raymundo, Jolo, Sulu going for work at the DPWH when taken by the abductors,' Buyucan said.
On Tuesday, for example, the DSWD-ARMM held the 'LGU Assembly on Social Welfare Protection' in Jolo, Sulu where it informed local officials 'on the regional government's seriousness in imposing the program's rules and regulations in order to prevent anomalous acts during 4Ps payouts.
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is allocating P143 million in emergency loans for its active members and old-age pensioners in Jolo, Sulu and Concepcion, Misamis Occidental, which are affected by flashfloods and agricultural damages resulting from heavy rains.
The syndicate collects the weapons from various sources Manila and then ships it to Zamboanga, then to Jolo, Sulu, using SUVs.
He added Kiram's remains arrived in Jolo, Sulu aboard a chartered Lion Air flight from the Manila domestic airport.
Tejano is from Batangas province, south of Manila, and Sakilan from Jolo, Sulu, in southern Philippines.
Lucero said the Tipo-tipo town hall, also in Jolo, Sulu Province, was razed to the ground shortly after midnight Tuesday but no casualties were reported.
Jolo, Sulu - A total of 132 loose firearms, together with mortars and other high-powered weapons, will be turned over to the military here on Tuesday.
4, Santos is welcoming back the 69th IB, which had been assigned in Jolo, Sulu for 18 months following seven years of stints in several Mindanao areas.
Jhunrey Lauriaga, a native of Barangay Binuangan and member of the Philippine Marine Corps based in Jolo, Sulu, was driving his motorcycle with his girlfriend when he was shot at around 10 a.