COTABATO CITY, Philippines – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao's (ARMM) problem in illegal drugs is worse than terrorism, regional officials said.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Local sectors want Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles to forge ahead with government's plan to involve the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in dismantling private armed groups in the South, convinced it will help enhance the rebel group’s capacity to secure the supposed territory of the Bangsamoro region.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Various groups supporting the on-going peace talks between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are optimistic Congress will extend congressional mandate to the Transition Commission (TransCom) as required by the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB).
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Year 2012 will be remembered as the time when the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) agreed to replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao with a new self-governing entity, being a “failed experiment,” as far as President Benigno Aquino III is concerned.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - The police on Friday started monitoring extensively the security situation in three of the five provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, where hostilities could possibly erupt during next year’s midterm elections.