France charges teens for death threats over anti-Islam remarks

By Bitoon A Ranao Prosecutor in France’s Vienne says three teens charged after schoolgirl received death threats for insulting Islam. Three teenagers have been charged in France after a high-school girl received death threats for expletive-laden social media remarks about Islam, according to a prosecutor. Mila’s family was placed under police protection amid the fallout,… Read More France charges teens for death threats over anti-Islam remarks

Seoul mayor found dead hours after reported missing: police

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was found dead in Seoul on Friday, hours after he was reported missing, police said. A police search team found his body in the forested hills of Mount Bukak near his official residence, one minute after midnight. He is presumed to have taken his own life. Police plan to investigate the… Read More Seoul mayor found dead hours after reported missing: police

AFP, GMA Kapuso Foundation inaugurate classrooms in Marawi City

CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff (AFP) General Felimon Santos Jr joins the GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) in the inauguration of classrooms in Marawi City on June 29, 2020. The two-storey two classrooms reinforced concrete school building and steel and concrete roofed stage of Patani… Read More AFP, GMA Kapuso Foundation inaugurate classrooms in Marawi City

UN Agency helps the Islamic City of Marawi strengthen its Covid response

MARAWI CITY, Philippines: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continues the implementation of its initiative, Covid-19 Response as We Rebuild Marawi, by expanding its intervention towards the strengthening of the Incident Command Center (ICC) of Marawi City as it turns over a set of equipment and the final batch of Personal Protective Equiment (PPE)… Read More UN Agency helps the Islamic City of Marawi strengthen its Covid response

Violence over land intensifies in Bangsamoro amid pandemic

QUEZON CITY: Violent conflict over land erupted across the Bangsamoro while the country grappled with the COVID pandemic, according to a Critical Events Monitoring System (CEMS) bulletin released today. The CEMS is an SMS- and high frequency radio-based reporting system run by peacebuilding organization International Alert Philippines that captures conflict incidents and tensions in communities.… Read More Violence over land intensifies in Bangsamoro amid pandemic

Marawi displaced person thanks DTI for the starter kits

MARAWI CITY: A Marawi internally displaced person (IDP) has started to make good his livelihood after receiving help from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Norhanna Masacal Bansao Yahya, in her Facebook account posted on Wednesday, said 46-year old Anuwar G. Bantuas was a victim of the 2017 Marawi Siege which resulted to the… Read More Marawi displaced person thanks DTI for the starter kits

Dubai Islamic Bank starts to market 2026 sukuk reopening – document

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates’ largest Islamic lender Dubai Islamic Bank has begun marketing a tap issue of its existing sukuk maturing in 2026, the media reported. In its post on Tuesday, Reuters quoted a document saying the bank gave price guidance of around 250 bps over midswaps for the reopening of the sukuk issued… Read More Dubai Islamic Bank starts to market 2026 sukuk reopening – document