Australian Ambassador makes first visit to Sulu

JOLO, Sulu: The Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson visited the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) on Wednesday and visited also the Province of Sulu for the first time. Ambassador had a dinner meeting with WestMinCom Commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr.; Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino, Jr., the Commanding General of the Philippine Army; and… Read More Australian Ambassador makes first visit to Sulu

PTFoMS orders police manhunt for Jupiter Gonzales killer

MALACANANG PALACE, Manila: The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) in a statement  has ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify its manhunt operations for the suspected killer of Remate columnist Jupiter Gonzales and his friend, Christopher Tiongson, after an alias warrant was recently issued by a Regional Trial Court (RTC) for double murder.… Read More PTFoMS orders police manhunt for Jupiter Gonzales killer

Special Report: Bangsamoro parliament approves new civil service law

COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) on Wednesday approved another one of its priority legislations – the Bangsamoro Civil Service Code (BCSC). The code will govern the conduct of civil servants, prescribe qualifications for non-elective positions, adopt an independent and credible merit and fitness system, protect civil service eligibles in various government positions, including… Read More Special Report: Bangsamoro parliament approves new civil service law

NCMF expresses alarm over arrests of Muslims in Metro Manila, nearby provinces suspected as terrorists

COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, Quezon City: The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) is alarmed and deeply concerned with a recent wave of arrests of Muslims in Metro Manila and the nearby provinces.  NCMF Commissioner Yusoph J. Mando told the Philippine Muslim Today that based on the police report, the recent offensive involves elements of the National Intelligence Coordinating… Read More NCMF expresses alarm over arrests of Muslims in Metro Manila, nearby provinces suspected as terrorists

SPDA presents PEACE concept as socio-economic programs for the MNLF, families

COTABATO CITY: The Southern Philippines Development Authority (SPDA) presented socio-economic programs intended for the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) here in this city on Tuesday. This is considering the fact that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants are already attended to by the BangsamoroAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) through the process of decommissioning… Read More SPDA presents PEACE concept as socio-economic programs for the MNLF, families

BARMM communicators navigate new media thru ‘Speakers Bureau’

COTABATO CITY: Some 76 officials and personnel from the information and communication department of different ministries and agencies of the Bangsamoro Government joined on Tuesday, the first ‘Speakers Bureau’ spearheaded by the Bangsamoro Information Office (BIO). The event carried the theme ‘Communication in the New Media Landscape’, and was made possible through the support of The… Read More BARMM communicators navigate new media thru ‘Speakers Bureau’

DPWH turns over dorms for health workers to QC

By Julmunir I. Jannaral Four ‘We Heal As One’ off-site dormitories purpose-built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for hospital workers were turned-over last Monday, July 6 to the Quezon City government. “With these facilities at Quezon Memorial Circle, our modern-day heroes will have a safer and more comfortable space to rest”,… Read More DPWH turns over dorms for health workers to QC