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The Star
'Don't cast aside Manila-MILF peace pact'MANILA: President Benigno Aquino's successor risks war with disparate armed gro
'Don't cast aside Manila-MILF peace pact'
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA: President Benigno Aquino's successor risks war with disparate armed groups in the restive southern island of Mindanao if the peace pact Manila signed with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is cast aside, the government's peace... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines' push for peace with militants faces uncertaintyMANILA: The fate of the long-awaited Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is facing an un
Philippines' push for peace with militants faces uncertainty
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA: The fate of the long-awaited Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is facing an uncertain future. In the Philippines, the BBL is the cornerstone of a peace pact between the national government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in... Read more
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The Star
Peace negotiators from Philippines, MILF in Kuala Lumpur to revive pactMANILA: Peace negotiators from the Philippine government and the secessionist M
Peace negotiators from Philippines, MILF in Kuala Lumpur to revive pact
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA: Peace negotiators from the Philippine government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Wednesday began a two-day special meeting in Kuala Lumpur. This followed the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro... Read more
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Minda News
“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet”(Opening Statement of government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer at the
“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet”
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
(Opening Statement of government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer at the GPH-MILF Meeting in Kuala Lumpur on 10‎ February, 2016) KUALA LUMPUR (MindNews/ 11 February) — Ladies and gentlemen, it’s a pleasure to see all of you once again,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Peace panels in KL to revive pactPeace negotiators from the government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberat
Peace panels in KL to revive pact
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Peace negotiators from the government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front on Wednesday began a two-day special meeting in Kuala Lumpur, following the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, the key measure needed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
GPH-MILF peace panels meet in KL after non-passage of BBLMANILA—The government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels beg
GPH-MILF peace panels meet in KL after non-passage of BBL
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA—The government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels began on Wednesday a two-day special meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, following the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the primary... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Misuari gathers 2,000 loyal men in bid to install sonDESPITE an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Nur Misuari gathered 2,000 fight
Misuari gathers 2,000 loyal men in bid to install son
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
DESPITE an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Nur Misuari gathered 2,000 fighters loyal to him at his home in Camp Astana in Indanan, Sulu, to install his son as vice chairman of his faction of the Moro National Liberation Front. Wanted for leading... Read more
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The Manila Times
The women of AquinoFebruary 8, 2016 10:45 pm First, this writer apologizes for any offense this a
The women of Aquino
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 8, 2016 10:45 pm First, this writer apologizes for any offense this article may give to women. There is no intention to demean their service in government, least of all by a former official appointed by the second lady... Read more
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The Manila Times
Misuari meets with 2,000 MNLF fightersFebruary 8, 2016 9:49 pm IN YET another show of force, some 2,000 members of t
Misuari meets with 2,000 MNLF fighters
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 8, 2016 9:49 pm IN YET another show of force, some 2,000 members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) joined a leadership assembly in Indanan, Sulu, in southern Mindanao presided by its elusive... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MNLF happy about BBL’s non-passage at meeting with Misuari – informantsMORO National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari met his followers
MNLF happy about BBL’s non-passage at meeting with Misuari – informants
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
MORO National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari met his followers in Sulu on Sunday, the military said. The MNLF Misuari faction held a whole day leadership assembly at Camp Astana (residential place of Misuari) at sitio Bakud in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Misuari met with 2,000 followers in Sulu, says militaryMANILA, Philippines — Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari
Misuari met with 2,000 followers in Sulu, says military
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari, who is facing rebellion charges over the 2013 Zamboanga siege, met with his followers last Sunday in Indanan, Sulu, the military said Monday. Citing information relayed... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigg
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigger print” published in 1999 by Said Sadain, Jr. editor of www.bugsnbytes.com. This piece was reprinted, with permission from the author, on 7 February 2004, the 30th... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: A birthday cake that was not eaten; a town that has yet to rise from the ashes(This piece was first published in www.mindanews.com on 7 February 2004, the 30
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: A birthday cake that was not eaten; a town that has yet to rise from the ashes
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
(This piece was first published in www.mindanews.com on 7 February 2004, the 30th anniversary of the burning of Jolo and reprinted in the February 2011 issue of OUR Mindanao newsmagazine. We are reprinting this here on February 7, 2016, the 42nd... Read more
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Aljazeera
Philippines' peace process in tattersThe Philippines may have just lost its final chance to bring about peace to its
Philippines' peace process in tatters
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
The Philippines may have just lost its final chance to bring about peace to its troubled southern island of Mindanao, which has been racked by one of the world's longest-running insurgencies. After eight months of consultations, 200 hours of debates... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?The BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) is dead: so proclaimed House Speaker Sonny Belmo
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
The BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) is dead: so proclaimed House Speaker Sonny Belmonte on January 27. In truth, the history of Muslim-Christian relationships has alternated between unremitting conflict and relatively peaceful co-habitation for centuries.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Momentum of peaceLike the government peace panel, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front lamented the
Momentum of peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Like the government peace panel, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front lamented the demise of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in the 16th Congress. Doomsayers have warned of intensified violence in Mindanao. So the nation welcomes the announcement of the MILF... Read more
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Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 An elusive peaceMANILA, Philippines - The Philippine STAR began this month with a banner story
#Journeyto30 An elusive peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine STAR began this month with a banner story on the death of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (“Palace accepts BBL’s doom,” Feb. 1, 2016), the primary legislative instrument that, if passed, would have created the Bangsamoro... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MILF to continue peace process with next govermentZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has vowe
MILF to continue peace process with next goverment
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has vowed to stick to the peace process in finding a solution to the conflict in Mindanao despite the failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) Ghazali Jaafar, MILF vice... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace panel on BBL: Down but not outMANILA, Philippines – While Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law
Peace panel on BBL: Down but not out
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – While Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) may have set back peace efforts, the government is determined to pursue lasting peace in Mindanao, with peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer declaring, “We are... Read more
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10d
Pilipino Star
For history’s sake, keep the AFP museum openRemember the old saying by George Santayana…“Those who do not remember the past
For history’s sake, keep the AFP museum open
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
Remember the old saying by George Santayana…“Those who do not remember the past is doomed to repeat them.” This was the quotation that came to my mind after watching ANC news with David Celdran yesterday about the imminent closure of the Armed Forces... Read more
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Sun Star
Ledesma: A political celebrityEXPECT the election fever to rise now that the official campaign period is abou
Ledesma: A political celebrity
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
EXPECT the election fever to rise now that the official campaign period is about to start, assuming of course that it has not yet started. As we have witnessed the election propaganda has in fact gone into high gear. For some time now we have been... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PNP names MILF men in bombingPOLICE identified three suspects in Tuesday’s bomb attack in Tacurong City as b
PNP names MILF men in bombing
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
POLICE identified three suspects in Tuesday’s bomb attack in Tacurong City as being members of a faction of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The suspects were identified as Hairodin Abubakar, Lok Oteng and Daud Kansi, and were said to have had one... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Renewed fighting fearedWithout BBL, MILF might go to war again – Sulu solon Zamboanga City – The fail
Renewed fighting feared
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Without BBL, MILF might go to war again – Sulu solon Zamboanga City – The failure of the national government to complete the peace accord with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) might push the largest secessionist group in the country today to... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Pres. Aquino himself sabotaged the passage of the BBL(Privilege Speech delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate on the
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Pres. Aquino himself sabotaged the passage of the BBL
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
(Privilege Speech delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate on the position of the Makabayan Bloc on BL-BAR, delivered at the House of Representatives on 2 February 2016) Mr. Speaker, I rise on personal and collective privilege on the... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February 2016 at the House of Representatives in Quezon City). To me and to many, the ARMM is not a failed experiment. It was not a failure of the law either. It has been said... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The death of the BBLTHE blame game has started with the Bangsamoro Basic Law dead in the water. The
The death of the BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
THE blame game has started with the Bangsamoro Basic Law dead in the water. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front blames the House leadership for allowing members of the House of Representative to filibuster against the proposed law. Miriam Coronel... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MoribundThis was a death that took too long to acknowledge. Last week, the Speaker of
Moribund
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
This was a death that took too long to acknowledge. Last week, the Speaker of the House and then the President of the Senate formally announced the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is dead. Eventually, perhaps reluctantly, the Palace conceded to the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to contend with President B. S. Aquino 3rd’s allies who were resolved to save their patron from any criminal liability in the... Read more
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Minda News
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace processDAVAO CITY (MindaNews /31 January) – “The BLBAR is dead; long live the BBL!” T
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace process
Minda News / Posted 13 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /31 January) – “The BLBAR is dead; long live the BBL!” The Congress-proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR) under the Aquino administration is dead, but the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lawmakers in May polls exempted from gun banMANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has amended the gun
Lawmakers in May polls exempted from gun ban
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has amended the gun ban policy to allow incumbent senators and congressmen running in this year’s elections to carry firearms. Comelec issued Resolution No. 10047 promulgated on Jan. 28... Read more
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Minda News
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The two panels should sit down and plan what will happen to the peace process”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, 67-year old grandfa
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The two panels should sit down and plan what will happen to the peace process”
Minda News / Posted 14 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, 67-year old grandfather of nine, has been chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) since July 2003, days after the death of founding chair Salamat Hashim. Before assuming the post,... Read more
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Minda News
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The two panels should sit down and plan what will happen to the peace process”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, 67-year old grandfa
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The two panels should sit down and plan what will happen to the peace process”
Minda News / Posted 15 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, 67-year old grandfather of nine, has been chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) since July 2003, days after the death of founding chair Salamat Hashim. Before assuming the post,... Read more
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Minda News
Bangsamoro law won't pass under PNOyDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – The Senate President and Speaker of the H
Bangsamoro law won't pass under PNOy
Minda News / Posted 15 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – The Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday announced they can no longer pass the law that would have paved the way for the creation of a new autonomous political entity called... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Radicals may ride on death of BBL, says House leaderMindanao solons in the House of Representatives lamented the failure of Congres
Radicals may ride on death of BBL, says House leader
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Mindanao solons in the House of Representatives lamented the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro basic law (BBL), raising fears the death of the bill would only fuel the radicalization of the Islamic faith. Deputy Speaker Pangalian... Read more
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Pilipino Star
GPH-MNLF-OIC truce review winds up amid uncertain BBL plightCOTABATO CITY, Philippines - While the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) now see
GPH-MNLF-OIC truce review winds up amid uncertain BBL plight
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - While the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) now seemed dead, the three-way review of the truce between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) opened a new door for yet another venture meant to end the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
After 8 years, government-MNLF peace pact review endsMANILA, Philippines – The tripartite review of the government’s 1996 peace agre
After 8 years, government-MNLF peace pact review ends
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The tripartite review of the government’s 1996 peace agreement with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) ended at a meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Teresita Quintos-Deles said the Philippine government, MNLF... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Oplan Exodus’ vs Marwan missed antiterror lessonsWRITING ON THE WALL Graffiti painted on a wall in the village of Tukanalipao in
‘Oplan Exodus’ vs Marwan missed antiterror lessons
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
WRITING ON THE WALL Graffiti painted on a wall in the village of Tukanalipao in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao province, expresses the sentiments of residents of the site of the slaughter of 44 Special Action Force commandos who were sent on a mission... Read more
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Sun Star
Ledesma: Desperate movesI AM aghast by the temerity of some politicians, their advertising outfits incl
Ledesma: Desperate moves
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
I AM aghast by the temerity of some politicians, their advertising outfits included, to come out with outrageous and contemptible claims that are blatant falsehoods and smells of dung. The camp of Mar Roxas for example has come up with TV ads that... Read more
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Minda News
Murad to PNoy in recent meeting: passing BLBAR will throw away peace processCAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) – The Moro
Murad to PNoy in recent meeting: passing BLBAR will throw away peace process
Minda News / Posted 17 days ago
CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) looks forward to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) but not the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR), the... Read more
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Minda News
Murad to PNoy in recent meeting: passing BLBAR will throw away peace processCAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) – The Moro
Murad to PNoy in recent meeting: passing BLBAR will throw away peace process
Minda News / Posted 17 days ago
CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) looks forward to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) but not the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR), the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino went to Zamboanga to check blast–PalacePRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO lll INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC PRESIDENT Aquino was i
Aquino went to Zamboanga to check blast–Palace
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
PRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO lll INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC PRESIDENT Aquino was infuriated: Terrorists belonging to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) had detonated a car bomb in the heart of Zamboanga City on Jan. 23, 2015, and had managed to smuggle firearms... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Arab nations reiterate call for passage of BBLThe Organization of Islamic Cooperation has reiterated its support for the pass
Arab nations reiterate call for passage of BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has reiterated its support for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, as well as its support for the Philippine government’s peace efforts with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The OIC said that the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Organization of Islamic Cooperation to host PH, MNLF tripartite talks Discussions on the tripartite review process (TRP) of the 1996 Final Peace Ag
Organization of Islamic Cooperation to host PH, MNLF tripartite talks
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
Discussions on the tripartite review process (TRP) of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement (FPA) will resume on Monday (January 25, 2016) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, hosted by the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
12,000 benefit from ARMM livelihood programARMM’s regional social welfare secretary, Rahima Alba, on Friday said the benef
12,000 benefit from ARMM livelihood program
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
ARMM’s regional social welfare secretary, Rahima Alba, on Friday said the beneficiaries of the startup financial assistance from the DSWD are members of the department’s Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K) associations. “We can now... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
ZAMPEN, BASULTA confront issues on peace and securityZamboanga City---With the current political trend heating up towards elections
ZAMPEN, BASULTA confront issues on peace and security
Zamboanga Times / Posted 23 days ago
Zamboanga City---With the current political trend heating up towards elections and the peace process snagged over the apparent delay in the passage of the BBL, some Local political leaders, and heads of non-government sectors gathered to confront the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte, Cayetano to resign if peace, drugs, corruption still not solved in 6 months Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and runningmate S
Duterte, Cayetano to resign if peace, drugs, corruption still not solved in 6 months
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and runningmate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano vowed to resign if they cannot solve the country’s problems... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Linking the Peace Process with Local Peace and Security MechanismMeanwhile, aside from human trafficking, the subsequent discussion produced the
Linking the Peace Process with Local Peace and Security Mechanism
Zamboanga Times / Posted 26 days ago
Meanwhile, aside from human trafficking, the subsequent discussion produced the inventory of existing security threats in Tawi-tawi such as illegal drugs and extremism (ISIS, ASG, KFRG and etc.). The discussants confirmed that illegal substance abuse... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Jakarta terrorists used PH gunsTHE guns used by terrorists in last week’s attacks in Jakarta may have been smu
Jakarta terrorists used PH guns
Manila Standard Today / Posted 26 days ago
THE guns used by terrorists in last week’s attacks in Jakarta may have been smuggled into Indonesia from Mindanao, where gun running thrives despite tightened security measures, a spokesman of the Moro National Liberation Front said Monday. War is a... Read more
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The Manila Times
Erap ‘diverted’ P5.4B for AFP makeoverJanuary 18, 2016 9:07 pm by WILLIAM B. DEPASUPIL REPORTER FORMER president an
Erap ‘diverted’ P5.4B for AFP makeover
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
January 18, 2016 9:07 pm by WILLIAM B. DEPASUPIL REPORTER FORMER president and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada caused delay in implementation of the first Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ex-MNLF fighters’ kin avail of gov’t scholarship grants Over 700 students who are relatives of former Moro National Liberation Front
Ex-MNLF fighters’ kin avail of gov’t scholarship grants
Manila Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
Over 700 students who are relatives of former Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) combatants have availed of study grants under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) Program, the Office... Read more
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