The Moro Wars: Stateless children and refugees, the collateral damage

By AMINULLAH ALONTO LUCMAN Last of 2 Parts Unknown to many, Sen Domocao Ahmad Alonto also had rapprochement with most Southeast Asian Muslim leaders beginning with the Bandung Conference in the 50s with the late charismatic Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser. In as frequently, had befriended quite a number including rising star Tengku Abdulrahman of… Read More The Moro Wars: Stateless children and refugees, the collateral damage

BizCoN to focus on Mindanao economy’s strengths for country recovery

Davao City: The upcoming Mindanao Business Conference will allow delegates to understand Mindanao’s unique opportunities and strengths in light of the current recovery of the Philippine economy. According to John Tria, President of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. and this year’s host, Mindanao’s unique position as a major food supplier of the Philippines… Read More BizCoN to focus on Mindanao economy’s strengths for country recovery

PH Covid-19 cases reach 178K; recoveries now 114,114

MANILA: The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported 4,339 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 178,022 with 61,025 active cases. The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 100 out of 109 operational laboratories. It reported that of the active cases,… Read More PH Covid-19 cases reach 178K; recoveries now 114,114

GenSan execs satisfied with gov’t direction in fight vs Covid-19

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Officials here and in nearby South Cotabato province have expressed satisfaction over the national government’s direction in addressing the continuing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic as cited in President Rodrigo Duterte’s 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA). City Mayor Ronnel Rivera, in an interview, said the government is on point with its… Read More GenSan execs satisfied with gov’t direction in fight vs Covid-19

Cotabato City exec issues guidelines for Eid’l Adha observance

COTABATO CITY: Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi issued Monday the guidelines for the celebration of the Eid’l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice in the city on Friday (July 31). The celebration of Eid’l Adha fundamentally starts on Thursday night and ends on Friday night. It is the second of two Islamic holidays, the other being Eid’l… Read More Cotabato City exec issues guidelines for Eid’l Adha observance

Maguindanao gov’t converts old capitol into Covid-19 facility

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: To make Maguindanao ready for the influx of returning Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs), the provincial government has converted its idle capitol building into a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) isolation center here. “This is in anticipation of the coming home of about 7,000 of our ‘kababayans’ (province-mates) who have to… Read More Maguindanao gov’t converts old capitol into Covid-19 facility

BARMM, Cotabato residents support PRRD’s message of ‘hope’

COTABATO CITY: Residents of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and Cotabateños have expressed support for President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s message of hope and resilience amid the continuing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In several interviews with residents and officials here, the majority gave the President an 8 out of 10 rating in… Read More BARMM, Cotabato residents support PRRD’s message of ‘hope’

NoCot town top ‘drug pusher’ killed in shootout

MATALAM, North Cotabato: A “high-value target” (HVT) drug suspect died after allegedly resisting arrest and engaging police agents in a shootout during a drug buy-bust operation here Sunday. Cpl. Moiser Diocales, police investigator-on-case, identified the slain suspect as Guintawan Batulawan Salido, 40, of Barangay Kilada. “Salido was listed as the topmost wanted drug personality of… Read More NoCot town top ‘drug pusher’ killed in shootout