By Nash Maulana
Armed with shovels and other earth-moving equipment, local residents and officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao have been piling up dirt on the northern bank of the Rio Grande de Mindanao to build a nearly four-kilometer-long dike meant to stop floodwaters from invading the town’s farms and homes.
By Frinston L. Lim
, Joselle R. Badilla
Nine-year-old Jerny Laurice Anova sat attentively as the stranger read her a story inside a familiar place, where she and her classmates spend at least an hour every day to enjoy their favorite books.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Office of the Ombudsman ordered the filing of graft charges against a Department of Education (DepEd) official for failure to remit Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) premiums of teachers and employees from the DepEd-Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Police in the lone autonomous region for Muslims in Mindanao are closely monitoring threat groups which could become sources of security risks for Pope Francis when he visits the country in January next year.
By Nash B. Maulana
COTABATO CITY–Pope Francis’ visit next month could become an opportunity to strengthen dialogue between Christians and Muslims, Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said. With this in view, Hataman urged the country’s Muslim religious sector to form an official delegation to meet the Pope as they did in 1981, when […]