Category Archives: National

USM celebrates a colourful 64th founding anniversary

Kabacan, Cotabato–The University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato celebrated a colourful founding anniversary on October 1, 2016 that marked its 64th year of existence. The affair opened on September 26, 2016 by a torch parade around down town in this municipality followed by fireworks that lit the skies of the giant campus. The celebration culminated with two programs, […]

Ramadhan, a harvest season for good deeds

Kabacan, North Cotabato — “The month of Ramadhan is a harvest season,” Dr. Abubkar A. Murray, in his inspirational message during the symposium at the lobby of the Institute of Middle East and Asian Studies (IMEAS), Salipada K. Pendatun Building, University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato on June 17, 2016. The statement was […]

‘Rendering the BBL Moot is another International Blunder in Diplomacy by PH’: Moro Students

Kabacan, North Cotabato – Rendering the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) moot is another blunder both in history and in the international  diplomacy about to be committed by the Philippine Government. This is a majority reaction by a group of Bangsamoro students in the University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato in their meeting […]

Largest mass screening for TB held in New Bilibid Prison

ICRC News Release No. 16/03 March 29, 2016 Manila (ICRC) – The largest mass screening for tuberculosis (TB) in the country is being held for about 5,700 inmates in New Bilibid Prison (NBP), Muntinlupa City, as part of efforts to end TB in Philippine jails and prisons. The mass screening in the maximum security compound, […]

MILF Chair thanks Malaysia’s commitment to Mindanao peace process

Cotabato City – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Malaysian Prime Minister Dato Sri Najib Razak for the Malaysian government’s commitment to Mindanao peace process. This was the statement of Chairman Murad last Saturday, March 12, before the outgoing IMT Batch 10 Malaysian contingents during […]

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 […]

BDA-CenMin conducts MBD at Kabacan, North Cotabato

KABACAN, Cotabato—The Bangsamoro Development Agency-Central Mindanao (BDA-CenMin) conducted Muslim Blood Donation (MBD) at Barangay Kayaga (BK), Kabacan, North Cotabato on November 28, 2015, but unfortunately majority of the interested donors were not qualified.  Rosdith Buntag, BDA-CenMin Assistant Regional Coordinator said, “We were surprised that the result of the MBD we conducted at Kayaga, majority of […]

OXFAM delegation pays courtesy call to BTC

Cotabato City – On Wednesday, October 28, the Philippine-based Oxford Committee for Famine Relief (OXFAM), an international non-government organization paid courtesy call to the office of Bangsamoro Transition Commission in Cotabato City to seek, explore issues and concerns on the current status of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) submitted to President Benigno Aquino III on […]