On July 2010, President Benigno Aquino III assembled a new panel to resume peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), with Marvic Leonen, dean of the University of the Philippines College of Law, as chair. A month later, the President announced that Malaysia would remain as facilitator of the talks.
By Nikko Dizon
The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will sign the Comprehensive Peace Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) on March 27, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Deles said on Friday.
Leaders of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have joined the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in calling for calm and sobriety following the arrest of an MILF ground commander and his escorts here on Sunday.
Police regional authorities on Monday confirmed the arrest of a top Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leader on arson and other criminal charges.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
An alleged drug pusher who is reportedly an active member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) has been arrested by anti-narcotics agents in Cagayan de Oro City.
By Maila Ager
The Bangsamoro framework agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Tuesday came under scrutiny in the Senate as one member questioned the inclusion of two areas that did not even vote to be part of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
By Karlos Manlupig and Ryan D. Rosauro
President Aquino has called on local officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to back his government’s new peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and to help ensure a smooth transition to a new Bangsamoro entity.
By Charlie Señase
Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas and presidential peace adviser Teresita Deles arrived Saturday for the inauguration of the office of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission amid tight security.
By Maila Ager
Leaders of the Senate and the House of Representatives have agreed to pass the Bangsamoro basic law before the year ends, Senate President Franklin Drilon announced on Thursday.
By Jeoffrey Maitem
South Cotabato Governor Daisy Fuentes cautioned Malacañang on Tuesday against rushing the final peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, saying the agreement’s implications to Mindanao as a whole should be carefully considered.
Military officials on Sunday vowed to hunt down remaining splinter groups of hardline Muslim rebels after capturing their main camps in a week-long offensive.
Five people were injured Sunday when motorcycle-riding men hurled a grenade into a church in the troubled southern Philippines in a city known for Muslim rebel activity, officials said.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
“Let’s give it a chance” was the Palace’s plea on Sunday in the hopes that the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) would respect and consider the ongoing peace talks.