The top military brass in the Visayas said the biggest beneficiary of peace are soldiers themselves. “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is organized for war, but why are we talking about peace?” Lt. Gen. Roy Deveraturda of the AFP Central Command (CentCom) made this statement as he addressed Saturday afternoon’s candle-lighting ceremony to [...]
By TJ Burgonio
Celebrating Eid’l Fitr in Malacañang, President Aquino on Tuesday night enjoined the Muslim Filipinos to help stop saboteurs of the peace process, even as Moro leader Nur Misuari reportedly declared independence.
Peace in Mindanao was very much on the mind of President Aquino on Tuesday, the eve of the start of Ramadan or the Muslim fasting month.
By Nikko Dizon
Government chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said Friday the government hopes to complete the wealth sharing annex to the Bangsamoro peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front when the two panels meet anew in Kuala Lumpur next week after a four-month lull in the peace negotiations.
By Karlos Manlupig
At least 58 health advocates, who participated in a run here Wednesday morning, condemned the bomb attacks at the Boston marathon on Monday that left three people killed, including an 8-year-old boy, and over 170 others injured.
China’s new leader Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed strong relations between Russia and China as a guarantee of world peace, as he continued his first foreign trip as president with a speech to students in Moscow.
By Julie Alipala
The last time they met, heads rolled as blood flowed in what was seen as one of the most grossly lopsided encounters between soldiers and Moro rebels in Basilan.
By DJ Yap
, Tina G. Santos
Environment officials on Friday began assessing the damage to the coral reefs in the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park after they were grazed by a US Navy minesweeper last Thursday, saying the US government may be liable to pay fines of up to P1 million.
By Ryan D. Rosauro
As government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) negotiators apply the finishing touches to a peace road map in Mindanao, a new struggle to achieve Bangsamoro unity to ensure lasting peace has emerged among Moro revolutionary groups on the island.
Will Cebu’s coming feast of the Holy Child Jesus have any bearing on local politics?
European leaders are in Norway to collect the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to the European Union for fostering peace on a continent ravaged by war.
By V.P. Vamenta
The recent canonization of Cebuano San Pedro Calungsod and the elevation of Filipino Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, both youthful representatives of our hopes for our future, blessed us with faith and strength that upheld us through the devastating trials of Storm Pablo this week.
By Ryan D. Rosauro
The influential Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has intervened to patch up the kinks hindering efforts to unify the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for Bangsamoro empowerment.