Eid’l Adha, A Feast of Sacrifice, A Test of Faith amid the Covid-19

Special Report: PILGRIMS ON THE DAY OF ARAFAT By JULMUNIR I. JANNARALManaging Editor About 1.6 billion Muslims around the world will mark on Friday, July 31, the Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice which is one of the two major Muslim annual festivals, after the new moon was not sighted on Tuesday, July 21,… Read More Eid’l Adha, A Feast of Sacrifice, A Test of Faith amid the Covid-19

Eid’l Adha Message of the Chief Minister

Assalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmahtullahi Taala Wa Barakatuh The Bangsamoro Government joins the entire Muslim Ummah in celebrating this year’s Eidul Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice. Being one of the two biggest festivities in Islam, Eidul Adha reminds us of the story of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and his complete willingness to offer even the life of his beloved son… Read More Eid’l Adha Message of the Chief Minister

Maranaos on the brink of desperation on Duterte’s 5th SONA

Of those who have been too disappointed on the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte is the Maranao people, particularly the displaced and victims of the tragic 2017 Marawi Siege whose devastated homes and properties have yet to be rebuilt and who are even fearful if they can really return to… Read More Maranaos on the brink of desperation on Duterte’s 5th SONA

Growing seed for daily food table during Pandemic

MARAWI CITY — Last June 2020, the Office of MP Maisara held the first ever backyard gardening photography contest in Lanao del Sur. “Growing Seed of Hope” is an opportunity for Bangsamoro individuals to showcase their backyard gardening skills through online photography contest. The champion award went to Aminola Inidal of Marantao Lanao del Sur.… Read More Growing seed for daily food table during Pandemic

Bangsamoro Gov’t builds four more 100-bed isolation center

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL COTABATO CITY: Four additional 100-bed Covid-19 isolation facilities are now being constructed by the Bangsamoro Government in the provinces of Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. Lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo, minister of the Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG) said this is to accommodate the increasing number of Locally Stranded… Read More Bangsamoro Gov’t builds four more 100-bed isolation center

MinDA seeks deferment on motorcycle barrier policy

By ALI G. MACABALANGChief of Correspondents DAVAO CITY – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has asked the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Covid-19 to defer the policy requiring barriers for people riding in tandem on a motorcycle. In a statement on Saturday, Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said he has received hundreds of appeals from poor families… Read More MinDA seeks deferment on motorcycle barrier policy