The Tabo and Tazkiyah

Ijtihad With Mehol K. Sadain ​The first time I entered the KCC Mall toilet in Zamboanga City, I was pleasantly surprised to find a dipper (a tabó in local parlance) which Muslims can use to wash after they answer the call of nature. This shows that the mall management is sensitive to the hygienic and religious needs of their Muslim clientele. Hopefully, other malls and… Read More The Tabo and Tazkiyah

MP Ramos calls for continuous support to BARMM as BOL 2nd anniversary comes

By JULIUS DISAMBURUN COTABATO CITY: Member of Parliament Diamila Disimban-Ramos of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BTA-BARMM) called on Bangsamoro constituents to continue to support the current BARMM leadership. MP Ramos, who was also a peace, women, and cooperative sector advocate, remembered how the Bangsamoro people rejoiced for the passage of Republic Act No.… Read More MP Ramos calls for continuous support to BARMM as BOL 2nd anniversary comes

The Best of Halal Home-Cooked Muslim Filipino Dishes

By Maria Fhebie Ortil Beginning with the 8th Digital Edition of Philippine Muslim Today, this Section will feature the best of Halal home-cooked Muslim Filipino dishes. This is not a commercial nor an endorsement but hopefully we can preserve our culture featuring native Halal foods to the next generation. Hence, in the succeeding issues we… Read More The Best of Halal Home-Cooked Muslim Filipino Dishes

What they say about Philippine Muslim Today

From the MailboxBy Philippine Muslim Today Alhamdulillah. It’s Good we have now Philippine Muslim Today. Ma Sha Allah.Alireza KuntingCainta, Rizal Province Congratulations for a very readable publication. Can I share it with other chatrooms?SUK PENDALIDAYManager, Social Security System (SSS)Cotabato City I just opened it and I have low internet access the last time. Impressive! Grabe… Read More What they say about Philippine Muslim Today

Balobok Cave: A significant archaeological site in Southeast Asia

By JOHNNY R. LEE, Ph.D. A quite tiny village named Lakit-Lakit in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi possesses a major historic significance where underneath its landscape rests a chain of caves and rock shelters of very important archaeological findings. In it is one of the earliest human settlements in Southeast Asia that dates back to 8,000 to 5,000… Read More Balobok Cave: A significant archaeological site in Southeast Asia

Papa Bulls: New tourist attraction in Simunur, Tawi-Tawi

By FILEMON G. ROMERO, Ph.D. TUBIG INDANGAN, Simunul, Tawi-Tawi: The municipality of Simunur (Sama spelling for Simunul) in Tawi-Tawi is known to be the first seat of Islam where the Arab missionary Sheikh Karimul Makdum started to preach Islam to the natives and  built the first mosque in Barangay Boheh Indangan in  1380.   While a new… Read More Papa Bulls: New tourist attraction in Simunur, Tawi-Tawi

2 Filipino domestic helpers among those killed in Beirut blasts

DFA Diplomatic Dispatch At least 2 Filipinos were among some 100 people killed when twin explosions devastated Beirut’s port and shook distant buildings across the Lebanese capital, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday. The 2 Filipino household service workers died inside their employers’ homes when the explosions occurred. At least 8 other Filipinos were… Read More 2 Filipino domestic helpers among those killed in Beirut blasts