GPH peace panel expresses sympathy to families of the 18 fallen troops

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on GPH peace panel expresses sympathy to families of the 18 fallen troops 

By Feline Mikee Z. Cervantes

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — The peace panel of the Philippine Government (GPH) has expressed sympathy to the families of the 18 soldiers who perished during a bloody encounter against Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) militants in Basilan.

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Education series on political party development for Bangsamoro launched

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Education series on political party development for Bangsamoro launched 

MANILA, Jan. 28, — With the support of the European Union (EU), The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and the Cotabato-based Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) on Thursday launched a project aimed to prepare the future autonomous Bangsamoro entity for a meaningful autonomy.

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GPH, MILF, not giving up on BBL — GPH legal team

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on GPH, MILF, not giving up on BBL — GPH legal team 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — Despite the challenges in the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress, the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) remain resolute in pursuing the Bangsamoro peace process, a member of the legal team of the GPH peace panel said Thursday.

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Gov't extends aid to families displaced by MNLF-MILF conflict

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gov't extends aid to families displaced by MNLF-MILF conflict 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

MATALAM, North Cotabato, Jan. 4 (PNA) – On the first working day of 2016, the provincial government of North Cotabato have buckled down to work and extended assistance to about 186 families displaced by armed conflict involving two Moro armed group in a remote village on New Year’s Eve.

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Senate panel rules to bring Mamasapano probe back at committee level

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Senate panel rules to bring Mamasapano probe back at committee level 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) – The Senate Committee on Rules announced on Monday its ruling to bring the committee report on the Mamasapano incident back at the committee level for the conduct of additional hearing “without voiding the previous proceedings.”

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MILF infighting displaces families in Maguindanao coastal villages

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on MILF infighting displaces families in Maguindanao coastal villages 

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 8 –- At least 90 Moro families have been displaced by an ongoing armed conflict involving members of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the coastal villages of Datu Blah Sinsuat town in Maguindanao, the town mayor said.

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DOJ sets hearing on Mamasapano encounter case

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ sets hearing on Mamasapano encounter case 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned the respondents and the camp of the complainants in connection with the controversial Jan. 25, 2015 Mamasapano encounter in Maguindanao.

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Muslim religious leader urged pols to spare BBL in political mileage

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Muslim religious leader urged pols to spare BBL in political mileage 

COTABATO CITY, July 27 — A Muslim religious leader on Monday urged politicians not to make use of the Mindanao peace process to advance personal interest at its expense.

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MILF insists all Mindanao stakeholders were consulted on BBL

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on MILF insists all Mindanao stakeholders were consulted on BBL 

COTABATO CITY, June 30 — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has insisted the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), Sulu Sultanate and Indigenous Peoples were consulted on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before it was finalized and submitted to Malacanang.

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Army redeploys brigade out of former MILF camp in Maguindanao

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army redeploys brigade out of former MILF camp in Maguindanao 

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, June 30 — Military authorities in Maguindanao have moved out an Army brigade from Camp Abubakar, the former bailiwick of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) which fell to government hands in 2000, an indication of normalcy in the northern part of Maguindanao.

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