By Nash B. Maulana
A 1,300-hectare coconut plantation in Siasi town, for years occupied by an agricultural company identified with Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, is ready to be broken up and given to 273 farmers, according to the provincial agrarian reform office.
COTABATO CITY—A bill seeking to protect the freedom of Muslim women to wear “hijab,” a traditional Muslim head gear, is being supported by Muslim lawmakers, according to the bill’s proponent, Rep. Sitti Djalia Hataman, of the Anak Mindanao party list group. Hataman, wife of Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, [...]
The ghosts that haunted the coffers of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and siphoned off hundreds of millions of pesos in public funds allotted for the region are slowly disappearing, according to ARMM officials.
President Benigno Aquino III wants honest votes to be reflected in the midterm polls, regardless of whether administration senatorial candidates would win by landslide in this province.
Ten towns in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will benefit from some P2.5-billion assistance, mainly from the Italian government, to uplift the conditions of over 30,000 agrarian reform beneficiaries in the area.