MILF applies for party accreditation with Comelec
COTABATO CITY--The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) announced Tuesday it has formally submitted its application to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the accreditation of its political party. Sammy Al-Mansoor, the MILF's military chief, did not say when the accreditation documents were submitted but disclosed that the Securities and Exchange Commission has already legalized the ...
?Relive basic virtues,? Moro folk implored
Cotabato City ? ?In times of peace and strife, greed, which is man?s ?worst enemy, thrives as the devil?s ?most potent? weapon in sowing dissension among mankind to include even a family.?This was the message of the congregational prayer sermon on Friday delivered by Alif Mustafa, an Islamic cleric serving as a substitute imam at one of village mosques here. ...
BIFF: ?We don?t care with MILF?s political party?
A spokesman of a Moro breakaway group on Tuesday said it wouldn?t support the United Bangsamoro Justice Party formed by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). The post BIFF: ?We don?t care with MILF?s political party? appeared first on Davao Today .
MILF takes next step to polls, seeks Comelec nod for party
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has taken the next step to its foray into politics, submitting an application for accreditation at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for a political party formed by MILF leaders and members.
BIFF disowns deadly bus bombing
Breakaway Moro rebels in the southern Philippines who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group are suspected of carrying out a bus bombing that claimed 10 lives, the military said Wednesday.
Exorcising private armies a daunting task
Through the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, which the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed with the government, the guerrillas have given up armed struggle in exchange for wider autonomy crafted under a proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. The fate of the measure now rests in Congress? hands.
Moro rebels, extortionists eyed in Bukidnon bus bombing
MARAMAG, Bukidnon -- Police investigators said Wednesday they had yet to determine who was behind Tuesday's bombing of a bus that killed 11 people and injured nearly 30 others, but civilian and military officials said they suspected the explosion was the work of either a breakaway Moro rebel group or a band of extortionists. Chief Supt. Isagani Genabe Jr., Northern Mindanao police director ...
B?moro transition outpaces slow grind of justice in massacre case
FIVE years after the gruesome massacre of 58 persons?32 of whom were media workers?in the hills of Masalay in Barangay Salman in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, the slow grind of justice is about to be overtaken by promising winds from the 17-year snail-paced political negotiations between the government and Moro rebels that could help transform the
MILF to turn over 75 cruiser and high-powered weapons next year: Ferrer
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front will turn over 75 cruiser weapons and high-powered firearms to the decommissioning body next year, according to Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, chief of the government peace panel negotiating with the MILF.
Iqbal: No ?plan B? for Bangsamoro
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will rise or fall with the Bangsamoro Basic Law.?There is no Plan B, only Plan A!? Mohagher Iqbal, chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) stressed this Friday at the launching of the Primer on the BBL.The BTC which drafted the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), he said is not looking for an alternative beyond the law in case the peace deal won?t ...