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?