Hopes run high for 56 year-old ex-MILF combatant, colleagues

Fri Mar 17, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao -– Jacob Palao has been spending three days a week as freedom fighter and spent remaining days earning for his family.   He has been doing it almost all his life..

Former IMT chief warn of adverse impact of extremism to peace process

Tue Mar 14, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY --- The outgoing chief of the Malaysian-led International Monitoring Team (IMT) has warned “rido” and the spread of misguided jihadists in Mindanao can imperil the southern peace..

Tire path project benefits mixed community, unites warring clans in Zambo Sur village

Wed Mar 1, 2017  •  0
by: Hana Kabagani/BDA
COTABATO CITY -- It is indeed true that road connects people, lives and resources. It is a bridge towards development.   For the populace of Barangay Sambulawan, Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur,..

Southern peace process seen as solution to misguided Islamic militancy

Sun Feb 26, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO --- A negotiated settlement of the now four-decade Moro issue is the antidote to the misguided kind of religious extremism now spreading through Southern Mindanao, an official said..

Ampatuan farmers get livelihood aid from GPH-MILF peace panels

Thu Feb 23, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin Fernandez
AMPATUAN, Maguindanao -- Leaders of farmers groups here were elated by the livelihood projects extended them by the government and Moro rebels peace panels.A huge warehouse, a wide solar dryer and a..

Hataman welcomes appointment of 21-member BTC

Fri Feb 10, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin Fernandez and OPAPP news release
COTABATO CITY (Feb. 11) --  Regional Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) today welcomed the appointment by President Duterte of the 21 members of the Bangsamoro..

Hataman: ASG retaliates on LGU execs helping war on terror

Sun Feb 5, 2017  •  0
by: Ferdinandh Cabrera
COTABATO CITY - With the war on terror gaining headway in the bailiwicks of extremist Abu Sayyaf Group in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the bandits are getting..

Duterte ends ceasefire with CPP- NPA, tells Army to be ready for war

Fri Feb 3, 2017  •  0
by: Noel Y. Punzalan/PNA
COTABATO CITY -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte announced Friday the end of the government ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines and its military wing, the New People’s Army,..

Dureza: Duterte will definitely walk the extra mile for peace

Tue Jan 31, 2017  •  0
by: OPAPP news release
MANILA -- Office of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Jesus Dureza expressed on Tuesday concerns by the recent series of attacks and harassments allegedly perpetrated by the..

Support extended to former Moro rebels during historic Camp Iranun event

Wed Jan 18, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO  --- Government and rebel negotiators on Tuesday visited for the first time as “partners” the former frontier of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front the military took over on July..