Cotabato City DepEd, schools in 63 towns of North Cotabato now under BARMM

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL  COTABATO CITY The Department of Education (DepEd-National) has now officially completed the transfer since Monday the management and integration of the DepEd Cotabato City Division, along with schools from 63 barangays in North Cotabato, to the Bangsamoro Government’s Education Ministry, the Education Minister said. Minister Mohagher Iqbal of the Ministry of… Read More Cotabato City DepEd, schools in 63 towns of North Cotabato now under BARMM

63 BARMM-absorbed villages to continue receiving IRA from North Cotabato

By Ali G. Macabalang COTABATO CITY North Cotabato’s 63 barangays (villages), which the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) absorbed after the plebiscites on January 21 and February 6, 2019, will continue to receive their regular internal revenue allotments (IRAs) from their municipal and provincial mother–units. Lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo, BARMM spokesman, made this clarification… Read More 63 BARMM-absorbed villages to continue receiving IRA from North Cotabato

Indonesia bans militant Islamic Defender’s Front

The Islamic Defender’s Front has a long record of vandalizing nightspots and hurling stones at Western embassies. Several of its members have been convicted on terrorism charges. JAKARTA Indonesia has banned the hardline Islamic Defender’s Front, according to an international media report quoting security officials. Security Affairs Minister Mohammad Mahfud announced on Wednesday that the… Read More Indonesia bans militant Islamic Defender’s Front

Arabic-speaking teachers appointment proves moral governance

Abdul HannanMagarang Tago Fifty years ago the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was formed by then Islamic and Arabic students based in Cairo, Egypt led by Salamat Hashim, Abdulaziz Mimbantas and several others. The young Moro aimed to establish a moral government and regain the Bangsamoro’s legitimate rights; including power sharing and job opportunities among… Read More Arabic-speaking teachers appointment proves moral governance