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President Benigno Aquino III AP

MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino will next week make a historic visit to the stronghold of the country’s main Muslim rebel force in an effort to push forward peace talks, Malacañang said Thursday.

Aquino’s trip on Monday to the outskirts of the 12,000-member Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF’s) main base in the country’s south will be the first peace mission there by a president since the insurgency began in the 1970s.

“It’s not a formal meeting, but their presence will underscore the commitment and optimism that both sides have that a final resolution to the peace process will be achieved,” Aquino spokesman Ricky Carandang told Agence France-Presse.

Aquino and MILF chairman Murad Ebrahim will meet as they witness the launch of a social welfare project for mainly Muslim residents at the MILF’s main camp in Barangay (village) Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, he said.

The program, dubbed “Sajahatra Bangsamoro,” is part of the government’s effort to boost the peace process.

“The launch of the social programs will show concrete benefits of peace,” Carandang said.

A symbolic turnover of a PhilHealth card to MILF chairman Murad Ebrahim will be among the highlights of the activity, Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras said in a statement e-mailed to Mindanao journalists

“We are going to make members of MILF feel the presence and the services of the national government,” Almendras said in the statement.

Malacañang also said that emergency jobs would be offered to adults and scholarships given to their children.

The MILF has been fighting since the 1970s for independence in Mindanao, the southern third of the mainly Catholic Philippines that the country’s Muslim minority claim as their ancestral homeland.

An estimated 150,000 people have died in the conflict.

The MILF signed a “framework agreement” with Aquino’s government in October last year committing both sides to form a new autonomous entity on Mindanao by 2016, when the president ends his six-year term.

The MILF vowed to give up its quest for an independent homeland in exchange for significant power and wealth-sharing in a new autonomous region.

Negotiators from both sides have been meeting in neighboring Malaysia to thrash out what they described as contentious items in the plan.

Cabinet secretary Jose Almendras said Monday’s event would be held at an MILF-run school that residents say is about half a kilometer (a third of a mile) from the main gate of the rebels’ headquarters, Camp Darapanan.

“It’s very close to the MILF camp,” Almendras said.

MILF spokesman Mike Pasigan welcomed the imminent launch of the social welfare project.

“The program will further strengthen the collaboration between the government and the MILF as we build on the gains of the peace process,” he said in a statement.

In July 2000, then president Joseph Estrada arrived at the MILF’s Camp Abubakar in Maguindanao, but only to hoist the Philippine flag, which formally marked the government’s takeover of the camp following weeks of intense fighting in what was billed then as the Estrada administration’s all-out war against the then secessionist group. Edwin Fernandez Inquirer Mindanao

Originally posted: 12:44 pm | Thursday, February 7th, 2013


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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L3NJ4IIZZMB2OMPIOR7X2B72ME k

    scary…dont forget the experience of general bautista in patikul,sulu.

  • noli chu

    very good!

  • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv

    hirap tau magtrabaho araw araw habang pinagsasamantalahan ng gobyerno tapos parehas lang benepisyo. sarap nila. :). para silang squatter na may pabahay pa.

    ilan kaya sa mga milf, mnlf, npa ang may permit to carry ng armas?

    ilan kaya may cedula?

    sa bagay… sa dami ng magnanakaw sa senado, kongreso, militar…. quits lang.

    lugi pa rin ang pinoy na sumunod sa batas.

  • catmanjohn

    Let see if he comes out of this alive… there is NO adventure without risk.

  • marienkind

    I would most definitely not wish to be any part of his security detail. What a nightmare haha.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DKHID3EEHTG27U5JXRIIUVKXQA Jose Rizal

    A clueless prsident will always follow a “clueless” strategy.

    Hahahahaha! Ang mga matatalinong Pinoy (daw), inaliw (na naman) at naloko (na naman) ng isang abnoy. 
    Hahahahaha!

    • tagatabas

       ang tagal ka namang kuhanin ni Lord para magtuloy-tuloy na ang pag angat ng bayan, sagabal ka sa pagunlad dahil puno ng galit ang maitim mong budhi.

    • 3Heat0

      IKWENTO MO SA PAGONG!!!!!!!!!!

    • joshmale2004

      If going inside an enemy territory is entertaining for you, better have your brain checked.

    • To_Be_Continued

      keep on wallowing in hate and envy. you lose.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

       bumoto na lang kayo ng ibang presidente sa 2016, sa ngayon manilaw nilaw muna mga mata ninyo ng tatlong taon pa sa inggit…

  • Pert Cabatana

    The mark of a true leader. Do I remember it correctly that Marcos never set foot in the entire island of Mindanao for the entire 20+ years of his rule? So, who’s the better leader?

    • Pert Cabatana

      If Mindanao today is less developed than the rest of the country, it is to a large extent because Marcos did not provide the right leadership, a leadership that would have provided equal attention to all parts of the country.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

         actually ayaw ni marcos noon na matapos ang gulo sa mindanao to justify yung perpetual martial law sana niya, marami akong kaibigang military nuon in fact isang tiyuhin na sundalo na ang sabi paglinusob nila ang mga rebelde nuon at medyo nakakaabante na sila, pinapaatras sila at pinabababangon at pinapalakas ulit yung mga rebelde para tuloy ulit ang laban sa ibang araw, at paulit ulit na nangyayari yun…me isang commander  ng southcom noon na ang tapang at ssabi niya buburahin niya ang basilan at sulu para matapos na ang gulo sa mindanao, all out war ang kanyang policy, ano ang ginawa ni marcos? nilipat sa ibang lugar yung commander…

    • billy gunner

       of course marcos is still the better leader. oh and he is not stupid like pnoy is.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AR3F3RNQX4U3PKBI526NJI6BYM Jose

        Now I know those 27 medals are really fake…

      • To_Be_Continued

        loser

      • levis2012

        How can that Dictator be a better leader?  Grabeng ibinagsak ng Pilipinas sa 20 taong panunungkulan ng Marcos na yan!  Halos walang laman ang kaha ng Treasury ng Pilipinas noong 1986, at lubog-lubog pa sa utang ang Pilipinas.  Kaya halos magmakaawa si Cory sa mga foreign investors na mag-invest sa Pilipinas para man lang makabangon ang bansa mula sa katarantaduhan at kawalanghiyaan ng Marcos na yan! That DICTATOR was a THIEF, a PLUNDERER and a MURDERER. Marcos was the BRAIN behind the assassination of NINOY!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      Ang galing naman ni PNoy, better leader na kasi nabisita na pala niya ang buong mindanao?

      Wala sa kalingkingan ni Marcos no.. o sige nga, maniniwala na akong better siya pag nabawi ni PNoy ang SABAH mula sa MALAYSIA the LAND GRABBER….

      • Cue_Vas

        Kung di ako nagkakamali, si Marcos ang nag give up ng Sabah claim. Magkano kaya?

    • Cue_Vas

      The greatest example of PH loss or waste of opportunity is the continued non-development of Mindanao.

      It’s rarely hit by typhoons.
      The land is fertile.
      The nature is spectacular.
      The people (at least most) are good-natured.

      We can build our own Cyber City or Silicon Valley there, if only people get back to their senses and work for the betterment of that island.

  • globe_smart_sun

    kinakabahan si pnoy ^_^

    • 3Heat0

       IKAW!!! ang kinakabahan

      • globe_smart_sun

        wala akong dapat ika kaba! ikaw kabado kaba?

  • Fulpol

    BS Aquino III to MNLF: manigas kayo! beeehhh, inggit kayo sa MILF?”

  • Lakan Dupil

    Great accomplishment of PNoy administration. Isang katangian ng mga kapatid nating Muslim ay kaya nilang ibuwis ang kanilang buhay sa taong kanilang pinagkakatiwalaan.Malaki ang kanilang pagasa at tiwala sa administrasyon ni PNoy. Mabuhay!

  • Victor Carl

    Headache for the PSG. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    The marks of a true leader. The President is indeed the leader of the entire PHL archipelago.. Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

    • 3Heat0

       PILIPINAS

  • lolo_Jose

    PWEDENG IPAGMALAKI TALAGA ANG ANAK NI NINOY AT CORY !!! Ito na sana
    ang umpisa ng kapayapaan sa ating mga kapatid na MUSLIM..

    • DeaDMoRo

      Nagmana yata sa mga magulang..

      • billy gunner

        oo nga kaya hayun nakahimlay na. magmana din kaya siya? abangan…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

        LOL…

      • lolo_Jose

        Apo lahat tayo hihimlay sa takdang panahon, pag oras nating
        hihimlay na, alang makakapigil…kaya kahit di mo abangan kusang darating…

      • To_Be_Continued

        another stupid comment

  • joshmale2004

    This will be the first time a President will go inside an MILF camp. This is an unkown territory and the President should prepare for any eventuality. Better, the President should better brief the Vice President and Binay to be ready to take over in case something bad happen to the President inside the MILF Camp. Nevertheless, this is a very brave decision by the President and if he comes out of this unharmed, then we can see a real peace with the MILF coming to reality.

  • bugoybanggers

    Camp Abukar ay nasakop na ng Miltar noong kapanahunan ni Pareng Erap. Kaya kahit sino pwede ng pumunta at mag enjoy sa lugar. Bakit masyado kayong natataranta kesyo MILF Camp? Ito po ay EX MILF Camp, malinaw?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

      I guess the news article said that the program will be done in Camp Darapanan, not Camp Abubakar.

      • bugoybanggers

        tama ka.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFINAP5G34ZXTU3M6KGX2JTIIU Santino

    hayz salamat si binay na magiging presidente…vote binay!

    • joshmale2004

      Not so fast. This can only happen if something happen to the President while inside the MILF camp. But if the President pass this test of putting himself as bait to test the Muslim’s true desire to have peace, then Binay, the 2 other kings and his UNA will become extinct in the eyes of peace loving filipinos.

      • niceguy60

        The article says a school half kilometer before the main MILF camp. Not inside the camp.

    • GustoKoHappyKa

      Kahit naman sino ilagay mo sa Makati lalago pa din yon… Maswerte lang si Binay at yun ang binigay sa kanya ni Cory.

  • virgoyap

    See the contrast between P-Noy and erap? Erap went to camp Abubakar to wage for war. While P-Noy in the name of Peace.

    • billy gunner

       oo nga parang rest in peace

      • virgoyap

         He he he parang gunner ka talaga…

      • To_Be_Continued

        nonsense post

      • virgoyap

        He he he parang gunner ka talaga…

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    hinuhuli ba ng PNP itong MILF who carry guns….election period ngaun ah, meron gun ban…yan ba ang equality na sinasabi dito ng mga yellow ribbons???

    • tukmoldinako

      ang alam ko dyan, the government had sign a peace accord with Bangsa Moro where MILF is the military arm, therefore in their own way, they are the police and have to carry their guns to protect the territory and our Military is no longer there, for one there is no gun ban in the area. my opinion only.

  • Lapu Lapu

    A Brave Leader…

  • joshmale2004

    There will be only two things this visit will make out of our President. If he comes back alive, he will be the bravest leader our country will ever have. But if he does not come out alive, he will be the stupidist leader our country has ever produced. I pray that the first one will be the fruit of this endeavour. As a successful visit without incidents will surely produce a lasting peace between Filipino Muslims and christians.

  • XY ZEE

    Wag mong kalimutaang i-angat ang bandila ng Pilipinas sa kampong iyan.
    Yun eh kung teritoryo pa ng Pilipinas yan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    SANA MAGING MAUNLAD ANG MINDANAO TULAD NG MALAYSIA KASI MGA KAPATID NATIN MUSLIM SILA SILA WALA TIWALA SA ISAT ISA SANA MAG KAISA SILA PARA MAGING MAUNLAD YUNG LUGAR NILA WAG SANA IDAHILAN ANG RELIHIYON DAHIL PAREHAS LANG PILIPINO! KUNG SIGURO WALA RELIHIYON MAS MAPAYAPA PA BUONG PILIPINAS

  • billy gunner

    this reminds of the movie: air force one.

  • Fulpol

    not inside the MILF Camp.. because MILF is strict in NO ID, NO ENTRY in their camp…

    kung may ID si BS Aquino III, traidor siya… Visitors ID.. of course they won’t accept visitors..

  • Fulpol

    MNLF to BS Aquino III: “come visit us too….”

    BS Aquino III reply:” beeeehhh.. ayaw ko nga.. di tayo bati… pati si Duterte di ko bati.. isasangkot ba naman ako sa issue ng anti-dynasty…”

  • Fulpol

    BS Aquino III to LP Senatorial Candidates: “come join me to meet MILF… Mar Roxas will join too”..

    Bam Aquino: ikaw na lang.. busy ako..

    Sonny Angara: ikaw na lang… may scheduled appointment ako..

    Korina Sanchez: hoy Noynoy, di sasama si Mar, noh! di siya tanga!

    • 3Heat0

      Scriptwriter????

    • ruiznelli

       Korina Sanchez:  sasama mo pa si Mar, loko ka talaga Abnoy!? Ma-unsyame pa pagka- ‘First lady ko sa 2016!!

  • PedroPenduco

    gusto daw ni ngoyngiy makatikim ng MILF kc medyo mas malaki daw ang mga … ng rebelde sawa na siya sa room serviice hahaha

    • 3Heat0

      Tinulad mo pa syo sa kabaklaan mo.

  • 1voxPopuli

    security nightmare. they should have issued a news blackout. like when Obama visits Afghanistan. 

    goodluck!

    • niceguy60

      Maximum exposure is needed to show committement for peace.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Praise Release.

  • http://twitter.com/erncastillo ern

    why the negative comments? the crabs are having a feast day!

    Nothing untoward will happen….the MILF will not allow it. Itatakwil sila ng Malaysia and they will all be running for their lives.

    Should anything wrong happen, they will not benefit from it, but earn the ire of the next president, who in all likelihood will be another Aquino.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HUE7BZXUJ7I5AFIBEPSIBONAHA Alfred A

       What si Kris ang ipapalit??? Please Pnoy don’t go…..

      • niceguy60

        Ayaw mo nun. Time will come women can have up to four husbands.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      LOL…

  • Jimbox88

    Good Luck to our Peace Agreement!

    Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!

  • kilabot

    mag-ingat ka noykapon. 
    baka ma-bautista ka. mauubos na talaga ang natira mong bitlog.

    • edmondP

       bitlog? BISAYA!

  • GustoKoHappyKa

    Sinong sira ulo kaya na press secretary ang naglabas ng balita nato…

    Hindi ba dapat na ilabas lang ang press release kung kelan nandon na sya…

    Para bang binigyan pa ng time ang mga terrorista para mag prepare sa pag dating.

  • welee1

     Why it has to be announced, hindi ba mas ok kung magulat na lang ang mga tao na nagpunta siya dun. Plus ung security niya ay nasa alanganin.

    • magiting78

      Media papogi syempre….pampataas ng approval rating…kc kung evaluate sya s performance lagapak sya atleast sa gnito eh maka gain sya lolz

      • To_Be_Continued

        alimango

      • magiting78

        Don’t you know that alimango they were not pulling one another? Actually they are helping each other…Anyway its true..truth will hurt you…You are idolizing useless president nothing difference between GMA, Erap and Pnoy…

      • To_Be_Continued

        Tingin mo mas magaling ka pala kesa kay noynoy, bakit hindi ka tumakbo sa pagka presidente?

      • magiting78

        Tatakbo nga ako….wait for my name…lolz Kris ikaw ba yan….

      • To_Be_Continued

        ingat. baka madapa ka, mabagok ulo mo

      • magiting78

        No worry…naka helmet ako all the time…lolz

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DKHID3EEHTG27U5JXRIIUVKXQA Jose Rizal

    He will just go there for “that” picture taking (necessary for “that” “smoke & mirrors”)…like all the ocular inspection and investigations CLUELESSLY done eversince….

    Hahahahahaha!  Ang mga matatalinong Pinoy (daw), inaliw (na naman) at naloko (na naman) ng isang abnoy!
    Hahahahahahaha!

    • To_Be_Continued

      what a poor loser. full of envy and hate.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

       bumoto na lang kayo ng ibang presidente sa 2016, sa ngayon manilaw nilaw muna mga mata ninyo ng tatlong taon pa sa inggit…

  • Roy Batty

    Ingat lang Mr. President kay Umbra Katok baka madali kayo nun. 

  • noypisiTED

    PNoy comes from a family and has a blood that does not fear death. So why make a big fuss on security. The mark of a true leader is one which see dangers straight in the eye. PNoy has this rare quality in him just like his martyred father Ninoy.

    • $14334231

      oh really????….this qualify on the Readers Digest’s “Llaughter, the best Medicine”….hahaha…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFINAP5G34ZXTU3M6KGX2JTIIU Santino

       saka mo masasabi na martyr yan kapag namatay……eh mukhang di naman mamamtay eh…tska anjan naman si binay…walang kabawas bawa ang pilipinas..:D

  • $14334231

    this is not a mark of bravery…this is a mark of pa EPAL…if you’re giving them health benefits, why not just give the whole of mindanao so that we, the taxpayers, doesn’t have to pay for their hospitalizations….

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/P4TNBLIIFBXIZP3YTMH472S4ZE baliad

      you should have shamed of your self 3/4 of mindanao is out of war! Philippines Goverment Gain so much money from it but what Mindanaos Get?since we dont have Senators in Mindanao… Only Few High Officials from Mindanao! WE got nothing

      what do you Xpect? i dont blames Muslim for Declaring War against goverment for Centuries because no Philippines President really understtod what Mindanao is!!!

      • $14334231

        ….

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

         bumoto na lang kayo ng ibang presidente sa 2016, sa ngayon manilaw nilaw muna mga mata ninyo ng tatlong taon pa sa inggit…

      • $14334231

        you must be a milf member….

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

         bumoto na lang kayo ng ibang presidente sa 2016, sa ngayon manilaw nilaw muna mga mata ninyo ng tatlong taon pa sa inggit…

      • $14334231

        you must be a milf member….

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

         bumoto na lang kayo ng ibang presidente sa 2016, sa ngayon manilaw nilaw muna mga mata ninyo ng tatlong taon pa sa inggit…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

      I am a tax payer myself and I am happy to see that this government is making use of my taxes wisely even extending it to the people of Mindanao to alleviate their poverty. Shame on you if you think the people of Mindanao doesn’t deserve basic services from the government. 
      .
      Take your taxes with you and I hope it is enough to afford you a good education. 

      • $14334231

        not to milf who kills innocent civilians and our soldiers

      • $14334231

        not to milf who kills innocent civilians and our soldiers….

      • $14334231

        not to milf who kills innocent civilians and our soldiers….

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

         bumoto na lang kayo ng ibang presidente sa 2016, sa ngayon manilaw nilaw muna mga mata ninyo ng tatlong taon pa sa inggit…

      • $14334231

        not to milf who kills innocent civilians and our soldiers….

      • dequis

        parang sira yata ang mouse ni 4kingdaddy ah

  • ruiznelli

    ABNOY talaga presidente niyo mga Yellow Zombies, number 1 rule sa diplomacy:  You DON’T negotiate with Terrorists, you S T U P I D jerk!

    • tukmoldinako

      the peace deal signed with the govt last nov. the MILF is no longer considered terrorist. They became the military arm of Bangsa moro

      • ruiznelli

         keep telling that to urself… stupid ilk!

    • magarito

      hindi sila terorista.

      • kismaytami

        Yung mga nambomba sa LRT. Hindi kaya sila terorista?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/P4TNBLIIFBXIZP3YTMH472S4ZE baliad

      wow American Leech… nakatungtung lang sa america naging Puti na!
      your only american in Papers :)

    • To_Be_Continued

      stupid comment

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DKHID3EEHTG27U5JXRIIUVKXQA Jose Rizal

    He positioned himself as the “messiah” of the Ph.  Everything is announced “to make way for the path of the messiah to come”…

    Isn’t that abnormality?  It can be likened to a “chamber theatre” where an artist has to say in advance so that the listener can figure out what’s happening….a real “smoke & mirrors” strategy.

    Hahahahahaha!  Ang mga matatalinong Pinoy(daw), inaliw (na naman) at naloko (na naman) ng isang abnoy!1
    Hahahahahaha

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BZZQXGBHVV6TLA6HPRXWDI47ZQ Bagobo

      well nothing to hide anyway… this Trip not only to have good relation with Officials ther but to ask Filipino like you to support his move!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

      “He positioned himself as the messiah of the PH.” are you serious? He was voted in to office by 15 million Filipinos. 
      .
      It is within his mandate to engage the Moros in a meaningful dialogue towards lasting peace. Not many leaders are willing to dialogue with the Muslims in Mindanao. His efforts and commitment paid off. 
      .
      Only stupid minds will never understand this. 
      .

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DKHID3EEHTG27U5JXRIIUVKXQA Jose Rizal

        The man is not even capable of “self-dialogue”…it’s good for the papers and media ONLY (a smoke & mirrors).
        Another highly published local trips that would end up to nothing.
        Just like those disaster affected areas…all he did was to make an opportunity for a “photo op”….

        Hahahahahahaha!

      • To_Be_Continued

        crab mentality at its best. kawawa naman.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/BZZQXGBHVV6TLA6HPRXWDI47ZQ Bagobo

        hindi nya maintindihan bakit kailangan ibalita ang news :)

        mamang Jose tatagalog ako para maintindihan mo okie

        Ibanalita to though News France Agency :)  Internationals used by many Foreign news Company like CNN,BBC Big News paper in Western Countries :)
        Pinoy want to show to Other Countries that its safe to Invest in Mindanao :)

    • To_Be_Continued

      another stupid post

  • boldyak

    a very typical style of this administration “utak talangka”…a comparison is again made to the previous admninstration, this time with Erap…bwahahaha

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/P4TNBLIIFBXIZP3YTMH472S4ZE baliad

      Erap Declare War that achieved nothing:) Pinoy Offered Peace that never Happen and Try Before….    This Agreements not only Back by Muslims alone its back by Others Countries

  • niceguy60

    I hope the symbolism of this bear good fruits. An idea whose time has come. But be extra careful Mr. President.

  • http://www.facebook.com/simoun.magaalahas.10 Simoun Magaalahas

    Maganda ang gagawin ni Pnoy, at sana huwag ningas kugon para tuluyang magbago ang paniniwala at  pamumuhay ng mga muslim sa mindanao…

  • magarito

    ingat na lang PNoy, siguradong sasakit ang ulo ng security group mo. hehe.

    Go Bangsamoro.

    ipapugot ang mga utak talangka sa thread na ito!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZHZM2FBNMXAKU6BSP24VH5W7GE Jose

    Pnoy, I strongly urge you not to go for reasons of safety. If,if,if, something happens to you, who will replace you as the honest leader of the Filipino people. Is your replacement honest ??
    Are you sure he will continue cultivating a culture of daang matuwid. Does he have any skeleton in his closet. Can you say he would exemplify a rags to riches story in MMK thru his work in government.
    The Filipino nation is on a momentum, so don’t take any risk.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/P4TNBLIIFBXIZP3YTMH472S4ZE baliad

    im sure your one of those Brown American :) we are not yellow  American Leech

  • dequis

    secure nyong mabuti ang presidente noynoy

  • Deanmartinstyle

    Well done pnoy and MILF. God bless you all.

  • TuwadNaDaan

    ERAP: PULBUSIN ANG ABU SAYYAF AT MILF…!!!

    PNOY: PULBUSAN ANG ABU SAYYAF AT MILF…!!! JEJEJE

    • kismaytami

      You made my day!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GUZISWUMVDD5QJUC7GBJKEM7XA prangka

    It’s not wise to go there.  Because it’s not wise to see Binay taking over your place. God forbids.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BZZQXGBHVV6TLA6HPRXWDI47ZQ Bagobo

      :) i think he will be fine^_* its a big boost for the Philippines…… its Reported though France news Agency

      More Foreign Investment after This^_* More new Airport
      i can see more mindanaos Cities as a first class Cities of philippines
      = more money for General Goverment :)
      the next President will be sooo Lucky too many money in the Basket just hope we Vote Wise mga kabayan

      • parefrank

        Vote wise? Means “no LP and Noy candidates?. Di ba?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5CJCI5UE2KPDAQUDIY7RVSOPOU Tiboy

    good move mr. president..”watch your six” wag kang kompyansa sa mga kalaban!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FKE56ZWNI2XKEVVLZQGRWG7WBI BURADOR—Phil. Voice

    AQUINO VISIT in Sultan Kudarat WILL GIVE a BIG BOOST on the area and WILL ENCOURAGE more VISITS to the region—–
    PEACE DEAL with MILF is a MILESTONE for MINDANAO which SITS on MASSIVE RESOURCES that will SOON SEEN an ECONOMIC BOOM in the region—

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Charles-Lynel-F-Joven/685946584 Charles Lynel F. Joven

      Mindanao’s already had its share of economic booms..look at the cities of Davao, CDO Butuan and Gensan…it’s only the interior (central mindanao) and the Basilan-Sulu-Tawi-Tawi regions that have been suffering due to conflict…

  • bogchis

    Sana naman po mahal namin pangulong Nonoy mag-iingat po kyo sa pag-bisita nyo sa kuta ng MILF.
    Maging alerto po kyo palagi. Ayaw po namin kyong mapahamak….. GOD BLESS YOU & the PHILIPPINES!!!!  KAYO LANG ANG AMING INA-ASAHAN….. -Masang PILIPINO

  • tilamsik

    dapat isama nya mga senador at congressmen.. pati na din ang mga nasa Customs, DA, LTO, PNP tapos iwanan nya don… tapos pumasok ang mga Abus… tapos pugot ulo … wow… laking tulong nyan sa pagpuksa ng korapsyon sa Pinas. hahahahah

  • tilamsik

    by the way.. nasan na ang issue ng mga milyones na pinamudmod nung bago magpasko?  bat nanahimik lahat?  may mga dagdag milyones pa ba para sa lahat?  pinagparehas na ba ang milyones nila mirriam at pia kaya tahimik na din sila? 

  • regd

    Bold move. I’m all for it!

  • Vikkala Velo

    Talaga?!   Remember General Bautista!    Early one morning, years ago, Philippine Brigadier General Teodulfo
    Bautista, accompanied by 34 of his men (including five colonels),
    strode trustingly into the tiny marketplace of Patikul on Jolo Island,
    some 600 miles south of Manila. Bautista, 49, had come to Patikul for
    peace talks with Osman Salleh, a local chieftain of the Moro National
    Liberation Front, which has been fighting a civil war in the southern
    islands for nearly five years. Salleh had hinted that his 150 men were
    ready to join the government’s side. As he greeted Bautista with a
    smile, a harsh voice shouted, “Dapal!” (Hit the dirt)…. . . . . and the massacre began!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Charles-Lynel-F-Joven/685946584 Charles Lynel F. Joven

      that was more than 20 years ago you A-hole….

      • parefrank

        But nothing has changed since then. Worldwide all the terror and killings come from Muslims now. And in Mondanao, they are themselves divided into enemy hroups. Every one wants to become the master of Mindanao, even all muslims to gether are only a minority.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SWBCXJ6H7YYSGTTUS7NIL2GJWI Ale

        yes, 20 years ago, but the same traitors exist in our midst.

  • $23257130

    sige dun ka na lang abnoy. dun kayo mg party party ng mga ka tropa mong terorista. pppppwwwwwwwweeeeeeeehhhh kadiri eeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwww

    • Crusade_r

      nagsalita ang kulangot.

  • dxdaistar

    PSG, AFP, PNP, DND, DILG, etc….PLEASE MAKE SURE THE PRESIDENT WILL BE SAFE!!!
    It is difficult to trust these people. Whoever convinced him to do this is taking too much risk.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Charles-Lynel-F-Joven/685946584 Charles Lynel F. Joven

      wake up you racist dude..these people have been fighting all their lives for a just cause…

      • parefrank

        Fighting? Is kidnapping, killing residents etc. a just cause?  The only cause is getting ransom moey and taking over Mindanao, even they are just a small minority.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YTZSRNHJQULHR5NE7FYOM56SSI pinoiako

       Racist!  I’m a devout Christian but comments like this is not acceptable!

      • dxdaistar

         what is racist and what is not acceptable with what I said? to make sure the president should be safe?

    • Kapitana

      … and the CBCP…, as well…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

    This visit is indeed extremely risky. But if the President thinks that this is necessary for the good of the people of Mindanao and the Philippines as a whole so be it. Here we have a President who shows his commitment to serve his citizen. May God protect you Mr. President. We support you in your quest for lasting peace in Mindanao towards inclusive economic growth. 

  • yxoiyiu

    Once again, these sayings are proven true:  history repeats itself;  like mother, like son. 

     

    Pnoy is following the blunders of his mother when she and
    her cabinet officials went to MNLF camp during the Cory presidency, against the
    advice of her well-meaning advisers. 

    Inside the MNLF camp, government officials were frisked by
    MNLF soldiers, including then Defense Secretary Enrile.  This was revealed by former Assemblyman
    Homobono Adaza.

    I don’t know why Pnoy can’t just send his cabinet secretaries
    to meet the MILF officials or just meet at a neutral place and not inside the
    MILF camp (but not abroad). 

    Siguro ay nag-aaspire si Pnoy ng Nobel Peace Prize.  Ang hindi alam ni Pnoy ay pinapahamak lang
    siya ng kanyang adviser na nag-uudyok sa kanya na pumunta sa MILF camp.  

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YTZSRNHJQULHR5NE7FYOM56SSI pinoiako

       You better shut your big mouth.   Ask the soldiers who have been to war or the relatives of those slain soldiers on know why war is not a better option.

      If you are just infront of your computer talking nonsense while asking for your mother allowance better ZIP your mouth and masked tape your fingers!

      • yxoiyiu

        wala ka talagang naiintindihan at nagdunung-dunungan ka pa.  wala naman akong sinabing makipag-giyera ang gobyerno sa MILF.  hindi kailangang pumunta sa MILF camp ni Pnoy. Sapat nang papuntahin lang niya ang cabinet secretaries niya sa MILF camp.

        sa ating dalawa, mas may sense ang sinasabi ko kumpara sa opinyon mo.

  • dambu

    As-Salaam-Alaikum !..

  • Fulpol

    let the PH try new approach.. instead of PSG, police and soldiers accompanying BS Aquino III, why not coconut, try gays like Vice Ganda and Boy Abunda as escorts?

    from hard approach to soft approach..

  • Fulpol

    should BS Aquino invite the Ambassadors of US, Japan, EU’s, Australia to join him?

    why not coconut?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YTZSRNHJQULHR5NE7FYOM56SSI pinoiako

      Paid sarcasm?? Try to find a decent job dude and live a life uplifting other rather than being nonsense :-)

      • Fulpol

        i think you are just new here.. dude..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YTZSRNHJQULHR5NE7FYOM56SSI pinoiako

    God bless our President, God bless our Philippines.

  • parefrank

    Election is near. GMA had the Ampatuans, Noynoy tries it with the rebels. Straight path to winning?

  • pepito gwaps

    Be careful bad elements might ride over the situation. This kind of news should not be broadcasted.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T42Q37DX5BRWJ5NRYTBC2DXUAU Jols – batman Robin

    ilang sundalo na ba ang napugutran ng mga MILF….wow Mr. President d kaya sampal yan sa ating kasundaluhan…. anyway kung peace talaga yan MABUTI…. sana…..

  • parefrank

    to Rizal

    Risky? Not for a president who will finish his mother’s promise to give Mindanao away for helping to win the election.
    How it worked just ask the families of the killed and wounded soldiers and residents since then. For MILF, it is their straight path to an independent muslim state Mindanao, including yje christian majority. No matter what a first agreement will state. And Noy thinks “better to be president of Luzon” than fighting for the countries integrity.

  • bogli_anakdami

    oh goodie… my suggestion >>> hoy prez gung gong akin’o, pulutin lahat ang muklosquats dito sa imburnals at esteros of pasig river at bitbitin mo pabalik jan bangsamorons (silent n) para naman luminis ng konti dito sa ‘tang inang imperial manila…

    lalo na yong mga muklos doon nakasiksik na parang talaba sa manila bay breakwater, isama lahat…

    yun lang…

  • kismaytami

    Pwede kayang ipagpaliban muna ang kaltas sa suweldo para sa PhilHealth? I don’t like the idea of providing terrorists/gun-totters access to health care system kasi. At ang isa pang tanong eh magbabayad kaya yang mga yan para covered sila? O covered sila kahit hindi sila magbayad. Ano yun freeloader at mga anak ng diyos nila??? Samantalang ako, buwan-buwan kinakaltasan, pero hindi man lang magamit kahit sa pagpapa-konsulta sa duktor ang letseng PhilHealth card!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    Too many stupid comments on this blog. They maybe Muslims but they’re still Filipinos. If we can integrate our Muslim brothers in society and have lasting peace, why not give it a chance?  The problem with some bloggers here is being negative at every Pnoy’s moves. Hindi lang naman mga sundalo at civilian ang mga namatay. Hundred of Muslim families, including children have died because of this unwanted war. Now, if Pnoy can successfully implement the process and have these Muslim soldiers take allegiance to the flag, then more than half the battle is won. For those fomenting fear, hatred and doubt about this process, I say to them “Eat your hearts out, stupid” 

    • bogli_anakdami

      R I D O… RIDO… you know what that means?… ask a muklo or a local tribesman jan sa bangsamorons (silent n)…

      don’t ask anybody outside of allahu ahkbar harem….

      or, if there’s an honest muslim blogger here, educate the rest of flipland, will you?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ETNUG6HPDQOSLORHMP6IHT4XDU ricky

    someone will shoot Pnoy there… mark my words…remember the traitorous massacre of filipino soldiers in patikul during the 70’s where a general and many high-ranking officers were shot and mutilated by these rebels? this is bad for philippines..d na tayo nadadala..it will be a massacre all over again.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SWBCXJ6H7YYSGTTUS7NIL2GJWI Ale

    Remember the Filipino army officials who were massacred by Muslims in the 1970s? It was supposed to be a peace-process meeting but the Muslims murdered the Filipino army officials who were not even armed at that time.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SWBCXJ6H7YYSGTTUS7NIL2GJWI Ale

    Malacanang, please remember in 1978: In Patikul, Sulu, a local MNLF leader invites the AFP to a peace dialogue. When they arrive, General Teodulo Bautista and 33 soldiers are shot dead.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SWBCXJ6H7YYSGTTUS7NIL2GJWI Ale

    Mr. President, you cannot trust the Muslims. Don’t be naive. In any part of the globe where you find Muslims, you will never feel safe. 

    For Aquino to go there, this is tragedy waiting to happen.

  • bogli_anakdami

     RIDO ~ the major stumbling block towards peace and prosperity in bangsamorons (silent n)… not prez gung gong akin’o gobyerno de gung gongs… not bottle oooopsie battle hardered generales garapales/mistahs-pmaers, not charitable ukay-ukay donations from the outside world, nothing… it’s the muklos deep hatred to oneself…

    ask any muklos..

    bwi hi hi hi pwi!

  • $8866117

    unless abnoy has change his religion then he is in danger. the “”quran command all muslim to kill al infidels”” they are the curse of allah christian and infidels

    • PlumberfromCanada

      HAS CHANGE??? pag past tense CHANGED na dapat……walang pag asa GUESS SPEAKER..

      • $8866117

        isa lang ang isasagot ko sa iyo PUTANGINA AT KAPUTAPUTAHAN KA NG INA ISAMA MO NARIN PATI ANAK MO LOLA MO PATI NARIN ANG MGA ANAK MO.

      • PlumberfromCanada

        lumalaki butas ng ilong mo…

      • $8866117

        ikaw pag tumingala ka kita ang utak mo, a typical Pinoy, dahil pango ka, butas lang walang ilong.

         if you have a better quality of life, you will let this petty things go, but no not you, you don’t have a better quality of life, and you have to prove to yourself that you are smart, Dude you’re not, you’re just showing the forum readers how lowly llife you have. At the end of the day talagang
         wala kang binatbat. at talagang pinatutuyan mo na peste ka sa lipunan. Putang ina mo at kaputaputahan ka ng ina mo.

      • $8866117

        who is the biggest joke of the town.
        SIRIT ikaw Gandabuhiko. actually mas pangit ang budhi mo kesa sa akin, at putangina mo parin hindut ka kaputaputahan ka ng ina mo. Mamatay na lahat ng lahi mo abutin sana kayo ng peste. Peste ka sa lipunan ginagalawan mo.

      • PlumberfromCanada

        who loves HUMBURGER??? SIRIT..IKAW..Mr GUESS SPEAKER NG KINDERGARDEN…

  • $18209031

    Tagalegs and Ilocano dominated Manila Govt cannot defeat the Moros of Mindanao. They have to make peace , that is the essence of Pnoy’s visit.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/FWD5IDZT7SXOEHKLE3O7CGFOAE Bright

      dapat  inubos na ni Erap yan. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FWD5IDZT7SXOEHKLE3O7CGFOAE Bright

    these Moros should have been cleansed during Erap’s time. Never trust these types of Muslims. I know some good Muslims but the MILF is not one of them. 

    Send in warrior tribes from the north and central part of the nation to cleanse this sacrilege. Bangsamoro is a challenge to the country’s sovereignty. 

  • bogli_anakdami

    hay naku… sa flipland lang matatapang yang mga muklos eh… pagdating doon sa saudi or mideast, allah eh, nagkukudkod din ng unidoros ang mga hinayupaks na yan… pinagsasampal-sampal din ng kapwa arabong muklos…

    bwi hi hi hi hi pwi!

  • PlumberfromCanada

    parang nanay niya rin..Misuari and the MNLF were already non-entities..but Cory went to Sulu…and spoiled NUr to the hilt..After pouring BILLIONS of pesos, may nagbago ba sa muslim MIndanao??

    • $8866117

      who is the biggest joke of the town.SIRIT ikaw Gandabuhiko. actually mas pangit ang budhi mo kesa sa akin, at putangina mo parin hindut ka kaputaputahan ka ng ina mo. Mamatay na lahat ng lahi mo abutin sana kayo ng peste. Peste ka sa lipunan ginagalawan mo.

      • PlumberfromCanada

        your breeding shows…..

  • kontra_boohaya

    Election year kasi kaya binibigyang pansin nanaman ang Mindanao, especially, Maguindanao.  Seer, ingat kayo sa mga ahas jan.

  • disqusted0fu

    Just another way for Pnoy to boost his popularity and make it appear that there is an accomplishment. In essence, this does not have any essence. This could help the him and the LP in achieving a government without an opposition. Meaning, no one will call them out anymore on their unlawful acts.



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