IBS holds inclusive political dialogue on BBL

COTABATO CITY – The Institute of Bangsamoro Studies (IBS) held an inclusive political dialogue at EM Manor Hotel in Cotabato City on October 24-25 participated by representatives from various sectors where they tackled the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the legal measure that is hoped to provide the Bangsamoro people an ideal autonomous political entity. […]


ICRC continues support to Marawi IDPs, spends $4.3 Million assistance

COTABATO City – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) continues its support to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Marawi spending $4,396,000 worth of assistance from May 23 to September 30, 2017 to more than 100,000 victims of conflict. Of these figure, the ICRC said the biggest chunk went to Assistance component amounting […]

Filipino ‘Guests of King’ pilgrims thank Saudi’s King Salman for Hajj hosting program

Filipino ‘Guests of King’ pilgrims thank Saudi’s King Salman for Hajj hosting program

GENERAL SANTOS City – The 30 Filipino pilgrims who recently performed Hajj under the “Hajj Hosting Program of the Guests of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques” thanked to Saudi’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud for enabling them to perform pilgrimage to the Holy Cities of Makah and Madinah. Under-Secretary Ciriaco Lagunzad […]


Movement of CSOs, grassroots communities calling for the immediate passage of BTC’s BBL launched in Cotabato City

COTABATO City –A network of Civil Society Organizations and grassroots community leaders launched the #SIGNnewBBL Movement on Friday (Sept 29) at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, ORG compound, Cotabato City, to pitch their call for the immediate passage of BTC’s crafted Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) The event was participated in by thousands of peace advocates […]

USM celebrates a colourful 64th founding anniversary

USM celebrates a colourful 64th founding anniversary

Kabacan, Cotabato–The University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato celebrated a colourful founding anniversary on October 1, 2016 that marked its 64th year of existence. The affair opened on September 26, 2016 by a torch parade around down town in this municipality followed by fireworks that lit the skies of the giant campus. The celebration culminated with two programs, […]

Islamic awareness forum ginanap sa Upi, Maguindanao

Nuro, Upi, Maguindanao – Nagsagawa ng Islamic awareness forum on current issues ang Upi Muslim Consultative Assembly sa pakikipagtulongan ng Federation of Bangsamoro Civil Society Organization (FBCSO) at ng Upi Agricultural School-PTIA ngayong araw, ika 28 ng Setyembre, sa bayan ng Nuro, Upi, Maguindanao. Aktibong lumahok sa naturang pagtitipon ang mahigit isang daan myembro ng Muslim […]

Car Accedent

Road Midsayap along Cotabato- Davao Highway

A collision of ten wheeler cargo truck against a small private car took place along Cotabato-Davao National Highway at Barangay Bagolibas, Aleosan, NorthCotabatoon September 17, 2016. The cargo truck, bearing plate number AAH 5086, was heading towards the direction of Davao City while the private car was going the opposite direction. The truck driver, whose […]


1437HEid’lAdha festivity was peaceful in Kabacan

KABACAN, COTABATO — The observance of the 1437H Eid’lAdha(2016 in the Gregorian calendar) festivity was peaceful in this town.The exact date of the affair fell on September 12, 2016 (10th of ZulHijjah 1437H). Prayer goers numbering thousands trooped to the Municipal Plaza of Kabacan and performed the morning congregational prayer. UstadzSamirudinBandila, the Khatib (speaker of […]

Ramadhan, a harvest season for good deeds

Ramadhan, a harvest season for good deeds

Kabacan, North Cotabato — “The month of Ramadhan is a harvest season,” Dr. Abubkar A. Murray, in his inspirational message during the symposium at the lobby of the Institute of Middle East and Asian Studies (IMEAS), Salipada K. Pendatun Building, University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato on June 17, 2016. The statement was […]