GPH – MILF JOINT COORDINATING BODY FOR SAJAHATRA BANGSAMORO HOLDS 1st MEETING

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, DAVAO CITY (10 May 2013) – The Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for the Sajahatra Bangsamoro on Thursday convened for the first time and agreed on guidelines for program implementation. “We are excited, happy that this joint panel […]

Let’s walk towards the first Rustan’s Supermarket in Mindanao

Step up to a healthier living on May 18, 2013 Saturday and join the walkathon towards the first Rustan’s Supermarket in Mindanao at the Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. The event is to celebrate the opening of the country’s premium supermarket most trusted in freshness, quality and customer service. The first activity of its [...]

‘Fatwa’ against Senator Chiz Escudero withdrawn

Sheikh Jamil Yahya, chairman of the Bangsamoro Supreme Council of Ulama (BSCU) and Grand Imam of the Mindanao Grand Mosque in Marawi City, announced that they had withdrawn the “fatwa” or Islamic legal pronouncement against Senator Chiz Escudero. “After listening to his explanation, I issued a statement withdrawing our fatwa against Sen. Escudero and I [...]

MIRIAM CORONEL – FERRER: CEASEFIRE HELPS FURTHER GPH – MILF PEACE PROCESS

MANILA (8 May 2013) – Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer on Monday said that the strong commitment of the GPH and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to forge a peace agreement and uphold ceasefire has enabled both parties to achieve breakthroughs in its 16-year negotiations. “The GPH-MILF ceasefire, which [...]