BTA Parliament approves, adopts Committee Report on Marawi

By JULIUS DISAMBURUN COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament during its 2nd Regular Session held on August 27, 2020, approved and adopted Committee Report No. 35 presented by the Special Committee on Marawi (SCM).  Constituted in September 2019, the SCM serves as “BTA’s mechanism for data gathering and monitoring on status of the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts planned… Read More BTA Parliament approves, adopts Committee Report on Marawi

Muslim Filipinos pray for Pandemic to end

SPECIAL REPORTBy JULMUNIR I. JANNARALManaging Editor The Muslim Filipinos celebrated the Islamic New Year or Amun Jadid on Thursday, August 20, 2020 (Muharram 1, 1442) with prayer for an end to pandemics, to have good health, lasting peace, and fruitful year the whole year round and in all the coming years.  Amun Jadid falls on the first day of the… Read More Muslim Filipinos pray for Pandemic to end

The Philippines, Land of Covid-19?

“No! That’s inappropriate, insensitive, and unhelpful.” The Philippines cries foul over the contention headlined by a Thai newspaper, referring to the Philippines as ‘Land of Covid-19.’ By JULMUNIR I. JANNARALManaging Editor The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok has scored on a Thai newspaper for referring to the Philippines as ‘Land of COVID-19.’ The embassy sent a… Read More The Philippines, Land of Covid-19?

The Moro Wars: Stateless children and refugees, the collateral damage

By AMINULLAH ALONTO LUCMAN First of 2 Parts In the horrible Mindanao wars for centuries, there hasn’t been any to suggest of a mouthful of disgust sensing the ‘damages’ coming from any standpoint imaginable; or see and not be wrinkled, cringy over what collateral damage we may have to live with, how individual guilt translate… Read More The Moro Wars: Stateless children and refugees, the collateral damage

Sultan of Sulu to revive Sabah Claim; asserts sovereignty, proprietary rights

A Special ReportBy JULMUNIR I. JANNARALManaging Editor DARUL JAMBANGAN, Maimbung, Lupah Sug: The reigning ruler of the Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo (Sabah) vowed to revive the Sultanate’s claim over Sabah. Sultan Muedzul-Lail Tan Kiram, the 35th reigning monarch who succeeded his late father Sultan Mahakuttah Abdulla Kiram told the Philippine Muslim Today that… Read More Sultan of Sulu to revive Sabah Claim; asserts sovereignty, proprietary rights

MP Alih distributes rice to Covid-19 affected families in Tawi-Tawi

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL, Managing Editor BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi: Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Member of the Parliament (MP) Eddie Alih held a successful relief operation in this province recently, as part of his commitment to serve the constituents in the midst of the Covid-19 global pandemic. Alih, who was a former chancellor of the Mindanao State University – Tawi-Tawi… Read More MP Alih distributes rice to Covid-19 affected families in Tawi-Tawi