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

‘Maulid AnNabi’ is a best event to venerate: Ranao Star Founder

BITOON A RANAO ILIGAN CITY Commemorating the birth annivetsary of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his holy progeny) is one best act of a Muslim according to veteran journalist Masiding Noor Yahya. Yahya, founder and editor-in-chief of The Ranao Star and Philippine Muslim Today, two leading Muslim newspapers in the Philippines, has the… Read More ‘Maulid AnNabi’ is a best event to venerate: Ranao Star Founder

MSU declares Thursday a holiday for Mawlidun Nabi

MARAWI CITY The Mindanao State University (MSU) has declared Thursday, October 29, as a non-working holiday, in commemoration with Mawlidun Nabi, birth of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). In a memorandum to all MSU constituents on Thursday, October 22, MSU System President Habib W. Macaayong declared Thursday, October 29, 2020, as non-working holiday in… Read More MSU declares Thursday a holiday for Mawlidun Nabi

Ashura and the Padang Karbala of Bayang in Lanao

REMEMBERING ASHURA AND PADANG KARBALA. As we, Maranaos, mark Ashura today on this 10th day of Muharram, let us always remember how our forebears sacrificed their lives in Padang Karbala of Bayang if only they could hand down to us legacies of peace, of an unconquered homeland and a preserved religion, and the message that these legacies are worth dying for.… Read More Ashura and the Padang Karbala of Bayang in Lanao

Muslims to watch new moon Friday evening for Eid’l Fitr

MARAWI CITY: Islamic religious authorities all over the world will view the new moon on Friday evening to determine whether the fasting month of Ramadan will end on Saturday. In the Philippines, Ulama (Muslim religious learned scholars) will conduct the new moon sighting in various areas of the country. If the new moon is seen,… Read More Muslims to watch new moon Friday evening for Eid’l Fitr

Stop bickering for Allah’s pleasure: A Top 90 comrade

Let’s unite for Allah’s pleasure: Datu Casan Cana MARAWI CITY: A member of the famous Top 90 of the former undivided Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) has urged the Bangsamoro Muslim Ummah (community) to unite and stop bickering with each other. Professor Datu Casan Cana, also a former professor of the Mindanao State University (MSU)… Read More Stop bickering for Allah’s pleasure: A Top 90 comrade