Gov’t, partners award more permanent shelters; inaugurate 2nd mosque in Marawi

By Kate Shiene Agna MARAWI CITY — Residents of Marawi City, especially families of internally displaced persons (IDPs), are now starting to feel the benefits of the ongoing massive rehabilitation efforts in the only Islamic City in the country. On Thursday, Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairman Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario led the awarding of 170… Read More Gov’t, partners award more permanent shelters; inaugurate 2nd mosque in Marawi

TFBM inaugurates newly-repaired Masjid Darussalam in MAA

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–The Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) inaugurated the second mosque rehabilitated inside the Islamic City’s most affected area. TFBM chairperson Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario led the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Masjid Darussalam in Brgy. Raya Madaya on Thursday, July 22. He was joined by city mayor Majul Gandamra and… Read More TFBM inaugurates newly-repaired Masjid Darussalam in MAA

Pangadapun family thankful for repair of Masjid Darussalam

By Lou Ellen Antonio MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur — Following the inauguration of the newly restored Masjid Darussalam on Thursday, July 22,, the Pangadapun family conveyed gratitude to Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) and private donors. “We would like to thank this administration through Sec. Eduardo del Rosario dahil napasama ito sa rehab. Nagpapasalamat… Read More Pangadapun family thankful for repair of Masjid Darussalam

Why Facebook and Others Are Struggling to Delete Footage of the New Zealand Shooting

‘A Game of Whack-a-Mole.’  By Billy Perrigo March 15, 2019 Suspect in the New Zealand mosque shooting. (Montreal Gazette) In an apparent effort to ensure their heinous actions would “go viral,” a shooter who murdered at least 49 people in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday live-streamed footage of the assault online,… Read More Why Facebook and Others Are Struggling to Delete Footage of the New Zealand Shooting

Forty killed, over 20 injured in New Zealand mosque shootings

By ASA T. MADALE Match 15, 2019 People call family and friends outside a mosque in central Christchurch in the aftermath of the shooting. Photograph: Mark Baker/AP ILIGAN CITY: At least 40 people have died and four people are in custody after shootings at two mosques in New Zealand’s  Christchurch on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was quoted as saying. Ardern… Read More Forty killed, over 20 injured in New Zealand mosque shootings

2 dead, 3 hurt in Zambo mosque blast

By ASA T. MADALE January 30, 2019 ZAMBOANGA CITY: Another explosion in a religious place of worship happened shortly after midnight in a coastal part of this city which killed two worshippers and injured three others. Senior Supt. Thomas Joseph Martir, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, disclosed that the incident happened at the Maharlika mosque… Read More 2 dead, 3 hurt in Zambo mosque blast

ARMM launches exhibit of mosques around the world

COTABATO CITY (May 11, 2018) – Twenty-four (24) miniature mosques are on display here as the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) officially launched on Friday, May 11, an exhibit of ‘Mosques Around the World’. The exhibit is a competition event with participation from the region’s different offices and agencies. Participants constructed three-dimensional miniature replicas… Read More ARMM launches exhibit of mosques around the world

PH’s oldest mosque to receive P77.6 million in tourism infrastructure support

Cotabato City (February 23, 2016) – The country’s oldest mosque located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will receive tourism support funding worth P77.6 million, a regional executive said on Monday, February 22.Engr. Don Mustapha Loong, secretary of the region’s Public Works and Highways (DPWH-ARMM), said the access road going to the Sheikh… Read More PH’s oldest mosque to receive P77.6 million in tourism infrastructure support