There are 157 PUI and 5,112 PUM across BARMM

By ALI-ASGAR M. SOLAIMAN | Correspondent MARAWI CITY: There are 157 Persons Under Investigation (PUI) and 5,112 Persons Under Monitoring (PUM) across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), the regional government’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday. BARMM’s Health Minister Dr. Saffrullah Dipatuan said in a press conference on Monday, “Maguindanao province… Read More There are 157 PUI and 5,112 PUM across BARMM

BARMM identifies 196 Filipino attendees to Malaysia ‘Ijtima’

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA The Bangsamoro government has identified 196 of the 215 Filipino Muslims who attended an ‘Ijtima,’ (religious gathering) in Malaysia of the Jama’at Tabligh, an international movement of Islamic preachers. “196 of the 215 Filipino-Muslims who attended a Tabligh (Islamic preachers) gathering in Malaysia has now been identified by the Bangsamoro Autonomous… Read More BARMM identifies 196 Filipino attendees to Malaysia ‘Ijtima’

Are we not instilled with ‘fear’ on Covid-19 to be controlled?

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA Death caused by Covid-19 is much, much lesser than those caused by other transferrable diseases. So why the overkilling panic? As of posting, only 17 deaths were reported in the Philippines since the deadly coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China last December 2019. Digging a little indepth will make us realize that… Read More Are we not instilled with ‘fear’ on Covid-19 to be controlled?

Taraka disinfects town hall, ‘masajid’ vs Covid-19

As part of its precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the local government unit of Taraka conducted a clustered disinfection activity in the locality. Three masajid (Muslim houses of worship) and the municipall hall are included in the disinfected places and structures. The disinfection activity was done in line with… Read More Taraka disinfects town hall, ‘masajid’ vs Covid-19

MSU suspends alternative, distance learning in the university

The Mindanao State university (MSU) in the Islamic city of Marawi has suspended all alternative and distance learning activities in the university which were allowed earlier before the country was placed under a state of calamity by President Rodrigo Duterte. In a memorandum issued on Thursday, Dr. Habib W. Macaayong, MSU president, said: “In view… Read More MSU suspends alternative, distance learning in the university

Mayor leads campaign vs Covid-19 in Mulondo, LDS

By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA ILIGAN CITY: The municipal government of Mulondo in the province of Lanao del Sur is intensifying its mass campaign against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to prevent spread and transmission in the locality. Mulondo municipal mayor Nihara M. Panandigan spearheaded recently the Covid-19 awareness campaign among constituents of the 26… Read More Mayor leads campaign vs Covid-19 in Mulondo, LDS

Lanao Sur barangay govt unit distributes reliefs to constituents

By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA ILIGAN CITY: The barangay local government unit (BLGU) of Salipongan in the municipality of Mulondo, Lanao del Sur, has extended assistance to its constituents amid the outbreak of the pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Salipongan Barangay Chairwoman Arifa Datumanong and her husband Moh’d Nor Datumanong went house-to-house in their village… Read More Lanao Sur barangay govt unit distributes reliefs to constituents