Today, we are here in Corregidor, recalling our past in all humility, as we recognize this truth with our heads held high: whether you are Moro or Christian; Bisaya or Tagalog; Agta, or Ilokano, or Ilonggo; Tausug, Yakan, Maranao, whatever corner of the Philippines you come from, under the flag of a united Philippines, the lives of each and every Filipino have equal worth. I say again: we cannot change the past. We have, however, a responsibility to the present—an obligation to bequeath a much better future to the next generation of Filipinos.
COTABATO City, Philippines - Local officials on Tuesday asked the joint ceasefire committee to investigate the firefight in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao, where a key suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre was killed and five police officers were wounded.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Relief workers have documented a total of 1,079 Filipino evacuees from Sabah while hundreds more could have entered the country through the remote island towns far from the provincial capital, officials said.
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – The chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace negotiating panel disclosed on Wednesday attempts to postpone the talks with the Philippine government in Kuala Lumpur by tying it up with the crisis in Sabah.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Members of the 19-man Malaysian contingent of the International Monitoring Team on Monday bade goodbye to the Army’s 6th Infantry Division and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, following the completion of their year-long enforcement of the government-MILF 1997 Agreement on General Cessation of Hostilities.