Fasting In Ramadan Helps Fight Cancer – Japanese scientist

By ASA T. MADALEMay 4, 2019A Nobel Peace Prize winner Japanese scientist has suggested that fasting during Ramadan can make the body fight cancer.Japanese Scientist Yoshinori was working on the discovery on how cells recycle its content. This process is known as Autophagy, also known as self eating in greek.He further described it as a … Continue reading Fasting In Ramadan Helps Fight Cancer – Japanese scientist

BARMM launches Full Disclosure Policy Portal

By ASA T. MADALEApril 12, 2019MARAWI CITY: Bangsamoro Chief Minister Al Hajj Murad Ebrahim led the launching of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao - Full Disclosure Policy Portal (BARMM-FDPP) on Thursday, April 4, in Cotabato City.The BARMM-FDPP is the first program launched by the Bangsamoro Government, through its Ministry of Local Government (MLG), … Continue reading BARMM launches Full Disclosure Policy Portal

2 soldiers, 2 terrorists slain, 1 wounded in Lanao Sur encounter

By BITOON A RANAOMarch 13, 2019The cadaver of a terrorist killed in an encounter on March 11, 2019, in Pagayawan, Lanao del Sur. (Wismincom photo)MARAWI CITY: Two Daesh-Inspired Maute terrorists were slain and one was wounded in the tactical offensives launched by military troops in Lanao del Sur on Monday, military said.The two DI-Lanao members … Continue reading 2 soldiers, 2 terrorists slain, 1 wounded in Lanao Sur encounter

President Duterte receives Bahraini, Vietnamese officials in courtesy call

By ASA T. MADALEMarch 7, 2019President Rodrigo R. Duterte. (File photo)ILIGAN CITY: President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday received Bahraini and Vietnamese officials in a Palace courtesy call, Palace said.In a news release, Malacanang said the President welcomed Kingdom of Bahrain’s First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth Sports Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad … Continue reading President Duterte receives Bahraini, Vietnamese officials in courtesy call

The role of the Imams in Islam

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY-1An Imam delivers a sermon to his ma'moom or followers. Supplied By ASA T. MADALEMarch 7, 2019In some of my research work, I have undertaken about the duties and responsibilities of an Imam. I asked myself of this particular question: "What does an Imam do?"According (Huda, Religion & Spiritually, Jan. 26, 2019), the Imam … Continue reading The role of the Imams in Islam

Joint Army/PNP arrests Abu Sayaf member in Zamboanga Sibugay

By ASA T. MADALEMarch 5, 2019  ILIGAN CITY: One Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) member was apprehended through the joint law enforcement operation by Army’s 44th Infantry Battalion and PNP troopers in Brgy Madaup, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday dawn.Maldimar Mahmor, also a kidnapper, under the Sulu-based ASG sub-leader, Idang Susukan, who formerly followed Galib Andang also … Continue reading Joint Army/PNP arrests Abu Sayaf member in Zamboanga Sibugay

US State Secretary Pompeo pays courtesy call on Duterte

By ASA T. MADALEMarch 1, 2019ILIGAN CITY: President Rodrigo Duterte received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a courtesy call on Thursday.Accompanying government officials said the meeting covered issues to improve bilateral cooperation, counterterrorism strategy, and regional security.The Philippine officials present during the meeting at the Villamor Airbase were Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Defense … Continue reading US State Secretary Pompeo pays courtesy call on Duterte

Misuari’s MNLF won’t recognize BTA – spokesman

By ASA T. MADALEFebruary 24, 2019ILIGAN CITY: The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) will not recognize the 80-member Bangsamoro Transition Authority, the new Muslim autonomous region's transition government.Atty. Emmanuel Fontanilla, spokesperson of MNLF founder Nur Misuari, told CNN Philippines in a message Saturday since their faction of the MNLF is not part of the BTA, … Continue reading Misuari’s MNLF won’t recognize BTA – spokesman

Sulu govt, BFAR lead turnover of 20 motorized fiberglass bancas to Sulu fisherfolks

BY ASA T. MADALEFebruary 18, 2019Sulu Gov. Abdusakur A. Tan II on the podium leads the turnover of 20 Fiberglass bancas to Sulu fisherfolks. (Sulu Information Office)JOLO, Sulu: The Sulu provincial government led by Governor Abdusakur A. Tan II and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources represented by Hja. Feraida A. Sabatal led in … Continue reading Sulu govt, BFAR lead turnover of 20 motorized fiberglass bancas to Sulu fisherfolks

Duterte signs new law providing bigger discounts for political ads

By ASA T. MADALEILIGAN CITY: Eligible candidates and political parties can soon avail of bigger discounts on political advertisements.Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said last week that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed Republic Act 11207, a measure that granted discounted rates to bonafide political candidates and political parties at 50 percent for television, 40 percent for … Continue reading Duterte signs new law providing bigger discounts for political ads