Philippines

Palace mourns passing of MILF vice chair Jaafar

Palace mourns passing of MILF vice chair Jaafar By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang mourned the passing of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vice chairman Ghazali Jaafar who died in a hospital in Davao City Wednesday morning. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo offered condolences to Jaafar’s family members and friends. “Our deep thoughts and … Continue reading

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MILF lauds PRRD for ‘siding with Bangsamoro’

MILF lauds PRRD for ‘siding with Bangsamoro’ By Edwin Fernandez and Noel Punzalan  COTABATO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The chief of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has commended President Rodrigo Duterte for making the dream of every Moro a reality with the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the MILF, was all praises … Continue reading

Pres. Duterte calls for peace anew with communists, Muslim rebels
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Pres. Duterte calls for peace anew with communists, Muslim rebels

Pres. Duterte calls for peace anew with communists, Muslim rebels By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday called anew for peace, as he thanked soldiers and military for the service they have extended to the country. “Maraming namatay sa inyo, pero bagamat marami ring namatay sa mga komunista. … Continue reading

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Derailing the Peace Process is Countering Reform: KOMPRE’s Statement on the Mamasapano Incident

News Release Derailing the Peace Process is Countering Reform:  KOMPRE’s Statement on the Mamasapano Incident We grieve with the whole nation over the unnecessary bloodshed and lost lives in the Mamapasano tragedy.  We lament the deaths of SAF commandoes, MILF troops and civilians. We, the Koalisyon ng Mamamayan Para sa Reporma (KOMPRE) call for an … Continue reading