Bangsamoro chief lauds MOTC for hand washing project

By Mark Navales PARANG, Maguindanao: The head of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) lauded the accomplishments of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) after the turnover of its two hand washing facilities to the Integrated Public Terminals here. Chief Minister Ahod “Al Hajj Murad” Ebrahim congratulated MOTC Minister Dickson Hermoso who… Read More Bangsamoro chief lauds MOTC for hand washing project

UN Agency helps Islamic City of Marawi strengthen its Covid-19 response

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continues the implementation of its initiative, Covid-19 Response as We Rebuild Marawi, by expanding its intervention towards the strengthening of the Incident Command Center (ICC) of Marawi City as it turns over a set of equipment and the final batch of Personal Protective… Read More UN Agency helps Islamic City of Marawi strengthen its Covid-19 response

DAR Chief to ARBs: ‘Do not sell your farmlots’

By PHILIPPINE MUSLIM TODAY CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro: Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) warned all farmer-beneficiaries not to sell their farmlots or they would be stripped off their right to their farmlots and will be confiscated and redistributed to another qualified farmer-beneficiary. DAR Secretary John R. Castriciones expressed the warning as he handed to each… Read More DAR Chief to ARBs: ‘Do not sell your farmlots’

No Filipino can perform hajj this year – NCMF

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL | Bureau Chief, Metro Manila News Bureau GOLDEN MOSQUE, Quiapo, Manila: “Definitely, there will be no Filipinos who can leave for Saudi Arabia to perform their pilgrimage in Makkah for this year Hajj in conformity with the COVID-19 health protocol of social distancing,” according to the Bureau of Pilgrimage and Endowment… Read More No Filipino can perform hajj this year – NCMF

Lanao Sur posts highest Covid cases in the Bangsamoro

But there is no recorded local transmission of the virus in the region By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL, Lanao Region Bureau Chief MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: The province of Lanao del Sur of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has recorded to have the highest cases of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) according… Read More Lanao Sur posts highest Covid cases in the Bangsamoro

Better not google your symptoms and their treatment

My two-cents Rx Benj S. Bangahan, M.D., FPCP, FPCCP Not bad for a hurriedly done June 19 maiden issue, we agree, but it is normal to reserve a latitude for trivial inconsequential glitches, just in case. Those who sweated it out to beat the deadline have to be tapped on their shoulders for the accomplishment, and for the… Read More Better not google your symptoms and their treatment

The Halal Legal Framework: How Effective Is It?

Ijtihad Mehol K. Sadain Eight years ago, Republic Act No. 9997 (February 18, 2012) mandated the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) to “promote and develop the Philippine Halal Industry and accredit halal-certifying entities/bodies for the utmost benefit of Muslim Filipinos and in partnership or cooperation with appropriate agencies, individuals and institutions here and abroad”.… Read More The Halal Legal Framework: How Effective Is It?

Electronic fund transfer eyed for 2nd tranche of SAP

DAVAO CITY, Philippines: The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Davao region (DSWD XI) reveaed that the majority of the distribution for the second tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) will be made through electronic transfer of funds, state-media Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reported recently. This is to efficiently expedite the distribution process… Read More Electronic fund transfer eyed for 2nd tranche of SAP