Category Archives: Local

Mayor Sara: Localized peace talks with reds ‘put on hold’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 April) – City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the localized peace talks with the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) will be put on hold while talks between the government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) are ongoing in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. In a statement released on Wednesday, the presidential […]

Mubarak Dumato, a prime mover of HMA got married

Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao—Mubarak Tiboron Dumato, a prime mover of the Homeland Media Agency (HMA), among others, got married to Bai Sittie Asmairah Abdullah on May 22, 2016 held at Bainisan Palace, Sultan Kudat, Maguindanao. The groom was a graduate from a foreign university in both Islamic and secular studies. The bride on the other hand […]

FBCSO Guest: “Bangsamoros must have common definition on RSD”

The Federation of Bangsamoro Civil Society Organization (FBCSO) guest speaker, Atty. Anwar Malang, representing Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) exhorted that the Bangsamoro people must have common definition on the right to self-determination. His remark was conveyed before a crowd of more than 200 individuals attending the launching […]

North Cotabato CSOs’ hold assessment meeting after non-passage of BBL

Kabacan, North Cotabato—Representatives of multi-sector Civil Society Organizations in North Cotabato met on February 21, 2016 in the evening at 8th Avenue Resort Hotel, Kabacan, North Cotabato to assess the current situation after congress failed to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). The assembly was led by the Moro Movement for Honest election and Good […]

Civil Society Groups dismayado sa 16th Congress, sa pagkakabigo na maipasa ang ‘CAB-compliant BBL’

Manila, Philippines—Nagmartsa ang mga dismayadong Raliyista mula sa Belmonte High School bago pumunta sa South Gate ng Congress 3:00 ng hapon ang mga ralisyista bitbit ang mga placards at tarpaulin nitong February 3, 2016. Pagdating sa gate ng Kongreso, nag-alay muna sila ng dasal (Asr) bago sinimulan ang programa at nagtalaumpati ang bawat kinatawan ng […]

Community in Maguindanao holds Values Transformation Training for Peace

Cotabato City—As part of strong commitment of support to peace, the community of Barangay Bakat, Shariff Saidona, Maguindanao held Values Transformation Training (VTT) for Peace in their locality last January 26, 2016. A total of 82 participants (26 men and 56 women) coming from the rank and file members and high ranking officers of the […]

BTC Chair apprises CSO officers on current status of BBL

COTABATO City—Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chairman Mohagher Iqbal apprised the officers of different Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) affiliated with the Cotabato Alliance for Moro Concern (CAMCI) during a gathering held on December 19, 2015 at 8th Avenue Hotel and Resort, Katidtuan, Kabacan, North Cotabato concerning the current status of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and […]

Grand Mufti Abdulrahman attends AMAPI’s 47th Founding Anniversary

Kabacan, North Cotabato – The Grand Mufti of Bangsamoro, the Eminence Sheikh Abuhuraira O. Abdulrahman graced the commemoration of the Al Muslimin Alpha Phi, Inc. (AMAPI) 47th Founding Anniversary at Felra Suites, National Highway, Tacurong City, on November 7, 2015 as guest of honor and resource speaker of the occasion. Turn-over ceremony and induction of […]