Alleged MoTC lapses unveiled; minister belies allegations

COTABATO CITY: The leadership of the Bangsamoro government’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MoTC) has been accused of alleged malfeasances ranging from “illegal dismissal” of personnel to “nepotistic” hiring of contractual workers, according to a Philippine Muslim Today (PMT) news source. The source, a classmate in 1985 MPA classes of this writer, furnished on Saturday, Feb. 20… Read More Alleged MoTC lapses unveiled; minister belies allegations

MSU-Marawi gets P2.5B for distance learning systems in 2021

COTABATO CITY: The Mindanao State University (MSU) main campus in Marawi City has been allocated P2.5-billion for the establishment of systematized distance learning platform facilities and hosting for students amid the Coronavirus pandemic for which the government prescribed virtual interactions to ensure continuity of classroom education, according to documents obtained by the Philippine Muslim Today… Read More MSU-Marawi gets P2.5B for distance learning systems in 2021

Maranao leaders support BTA extension

ILIGAN CITY: A group of Maranao professional and traditional leaders has declared unconditional support for the extension of the Bangsamoro transition government from 2022 until 2025. In an interview, Datu Alexander “Abdulrauf” P. Mama-o, Chairman of the Solid Alliance for Peace Progress Reforms and Democracy (SAP-PRD) told the Philippine Muslim Today they unconditionally support the proposal for… Read More Maranao leaders support BTA extension

At least 3 civilians killed in Myanmar protest

YANGON, Myanmar – At least three people were killed Saturday by security forces during a protest, according to sources and media reports. Police and soldiers opened fire into a crowd in the second city, Mandalay, after 1,000 government employees refused to return to work at a major jetty site. Witnesses said the shooting occurred after hours… Read More At least 3 civilians killed in Myanmar protest

New MSU-Maguindanao head bats for teamwork, flagship programs

COTABATO CITY: The new chancellor of the Mindanao State University-Maguindanao campus is pushing for strong teamwork among MSU field campuses and their mother unit to flesh out the university system’s mission in integrating the southern Philippines Muslim, Christian and Lumad communities into the national mainstream through instruction, research, and extension services. Dr. Hejira Sinsuat-Limbona, in… Read More New MSU-Maguindanao head bats for teamwork, flagship programs

Maguindanao town opens new town hall, acquires 4 patrol cars

MATANOG, Maguindanao: Residents here have acquired a new municipal hall and four brand new patrol vehicles alongside freshly completed infrastructure projects they regard as “added assets” to their swift process of overcoming the adverse impacts of the 2000 “all-out war” on this town and its constituents. The “added assets” were funded from the 2019 countryside… Read More Maguindanao town opens new town hall, acquires 4 patrol cars

MSU-Marawi grabs 6 of top 10 slots in 2021 social workers licensure exam, with 35 of 37 examinees passing

COTABATO CITY: The Mindanao State University (MSU)-Marawi City main campus has set a record in the Social Workers Licensure Exam this year, bagging six of the Top 10 slots with 35 of 37 examinees passing, according to the report published by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) this week. An official announcement of the Professional Regulation… Read More MSU-Marawi grabs 6 of top 10 slots in 2021 social workers licensure exam, with 35 of 37 examinees passing

Updated: The largest ever cash prize for Holy Qur’an interpretation contest

Abdul HannanMagarang Tago Nearly three (3) million pesos  cash prize is awaiting winners of the first ever series of competition on the Holy Qur’an tafseer (interpretation) in Maranao dialect. It is also the largest in term of cash prize. The contest is open for college and high school students both from Arabic and Western educational… Read More Updated: The largest ever cash prize for Holy Qur’an interpretation contest