Officials explain Duterte’s nod on BARMM transition extension

Officials explain Duterte’s nod on BARMM transition extension  By Ali G. Macabalang President Rodrigo Duterte has reportedly given his nod on calls to extend the lifespan of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) lifespan, with key Muslim officials explaining the nature of the Presidential gesture and its essence in building the foundations for a strong regional… Read More Officials explain Duterte’s nod on BARMM transition extension

Vestiges of 2009 ‘Ampatuan massacre’ still painful – Rep. Mangudadatu

By Ali G. Macabalang AMPATUAN, Maguindanao: Full justice-seeking kin and friends of victims in the infamous massacre of 57 people, including 32 media workers, on Nov. 23, 2009 converged and reckoned the 11th year anniversary of the incident at its very site here last Monday. Maguindanao 2nd District Rep. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu and his siblings alongside selected… Read More Vestiges of 2009 ‘Ampatuan massacre’ still painful – Rep. Mangudadatu