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Seeking forgiveness from the gods

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MANDAYA “balyan” Masandak Sikat, one of the balyans who performed the ritual. Photo by GERMELINA LACORTE

The haunting melody of the kudlong echoed through the former site of Barangay Andap as people, mostly lumad from five ancestral clusters of the town, marked the 40th day of Typhoon “Pablo,” seeking to reconcile with nature.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cops, soldiers in Mindanao warned against firing guns to celebrate Eid’l Fitr

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COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Army and police officials in mainland Mindanao have warned their subordinates they will be prosecuted if found firing their guns to welcome the end of fasting month on Tuesday. Ustadz Jaafar Ali of the National Ulama Council of the Philippines said the Holy Quoran did not cite firing of guns as [...]

Posted: August 29th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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