Ulama in the Polls? Whatever Happens, the Ship Must Not Sink

By Philippine Muslim Today

DepEd launches ‘Back to Basic’ online platform of NRCP

By Jerome Carlo Paunan To engage teachers, students in science education MANILA -- The Department of Education (DepEd) encourages teachers and learners to participate in the National Research Council of the Philippines’ (NRCP) “Back to Basic” (B2B) online lectures. Launched this July, the B2B lecture series serves as an avenue to present difficult science theories … Continue reading DepEd launches ‘Back to Basic’ online platform of NRCP

Of Cultural Heritage and Preservation

“…the kulintang may find itself reduced to a mere relic in a museum exhibit,its melody forever lost to future generations.” February is the National Arts Month, where regions around the country showcase their traditional arts and crafts as well as artistic works by modern local artists. It is a month of vibrant color for these … Continue reading Of Cultural Heritage and Preservation

Of Madrasah and terrorism

The best defense of Islam is to practice it. Without madrasah, there would be no Islam. And if you suspect the madrasah to be moulding terrorists, you suspect that Islam is a religion of terrorism, an Islamophobia nurtured by a kind of uncivilized manner of suspicion. That is the reason why Muslim leaders have sharply … Continue reading Of Madrasah and terrorism

Philippine Muslim Today: Struggle for a share in the mainstream

Expected to come out on the web is a new media outfit, Philippine Muslim Today (PMT). Its forerunners said if all is well they would issue its weekly electronic paper on Friday, June 19, 2020, and every Friday henceforth. Of course, this is kind of a dryrun for the outfit has to be formally organized. … Continue reading Philippine Muslim Today: Struggle for a share in the mainstream

Move for a ‘Failure of Election’ in Lanao Sur a political ploy

EDITORIAL | May 12, 2019 As the midterm election is coming closer, massive vote-buying is reported everywhere in the country. But while there are reports in the past that violators had been held, no one so far was reported penalized. This might be the reason why the mal-practice of vote-buying proliferates in Lanao del Sur … Continue reading Move for a ‘Failure of Election’ in Lanao Sur a political ploy

Taking sides on the 2019 May 13 elections

As citizens of this Republic, we, in the Ranao Star Philippines, have not only the constitutional right of suffrage but also have the duty to choose the leaders whom we believe can do best for our people and homeland. And it has been quite some time since we are studying all candidates for the coming … Continue reading Taking sides on the 2019 May 13 elections

Alleged corrupt now with BTA?

Many are surprised how could the government include in the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) personalities whom the many believed were either corrupt or tainted with dubious reputations. One observer questioned the integrity of those whose lifestyles are equated with millionaires they had never been before having held juicy government. He said to prove what he … Continue reading Alleged corrupt now with BTA?