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MNLF freezes Moro state petition

The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) had suspended efforts before the United Nations (UN) to acquire recognition for the Bangsa Moro Republik (BMR), which comprises Mindanao, Sulu, Palawan and Malaysia’s Sabah and Sarawak, due to the earnest effort of President Rodrigo Duterte to seek a dialogue with MNLF chairman Nur Misuari. The decision of Duterte’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneFeb 11th, 2019

BOL not answer to peace problem in Mindanao – mayor

THE former chairman of the Selatan Kutawato State Revolutionary Committee (SKSRC), a wing of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), expressed doubt that the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will bring peace in Mindanao. Utto Salem Cutan Al Haj, former SKSRC chairman, and now municipal mayor of Maasim municipality in Sarangani province, said the BBL will… link: BOL not answer to peace problem in Mindanao – mayor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Misuari says MNLF joining PH-Indonesia border security partrol

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The founding chairman of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) said its troops would be launching a border security initiative with Indonesia, the Philippines’ neighboring state which has recently been focusing on guarding its maritime gates. “Very soon we’re going to inaugurate our joint undertaking with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Military checking if top Malaysian terrorist survived

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is trying to validate intelligence information that a top Malaysian extremist survived the defeat of an Islamic State-linked siege on Marawi City and is helping restart efforts to establish an extremist alliance, a military official said.   The commander of Joint Task Force Sulu, Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, said troops were trying to validate reports that Amin Baco is wounded during the siege but managed to escape to Sulu, where he was hiding with Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists.   Yusop Jikiri, central committee chair of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), which has a peace treaty with the government, said that his gro...Keep on reading: Military checking if top Malaysian terrorist survived.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Duterte's plea to MNLF, MILF: Keep ISIS-linked groups out of camps

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday urged Mindanao's two Moro fronts to deny emerging groups in the style of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria sanctuary in their communities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2017

Abu Sayyaf bandits free Norwegian

For P30M ransom ZAMBOANGA CITY: Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) militants linked to the Islamic State have freed Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad following negotiations with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), the military said on Saturday. Sekki.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 17th, 2016

MILF commander slain in shooting, companion wounded

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- A field commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was killed while his companion was wounded in a shooting incident in Mlang, North Cotabato, on Sunday, police said.   Supt. Bernard Tayong, spokesperson of North Cotabato police, identified the slain MILF official as Jun Panangulon, of the MILF's 108th brigade, and his wounded companion as Toto Mangulayan, both of Barangay Gaunanin Mlang.   Panangulon and Mangulayan were on a motorcycle headed for a banana plantation in Purok 3, Barangay Gaunan, when confronted by at least four members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) at about 4 p.m., said Superintendent Giovani Ladeo, Ml...Keep on reading: MILF commander slain in shooting, companion wounded.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

MNLF officials: We will not tolerate erring members

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY --- Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) officials on Sunday said they would not tolerate any wrongdoing committed by its members after one of them was tagged as the suspect in the shooting of a carpenter in Barangay Puerto on Friday, Feb. 15. Police identified the suspect as Devie Moralde, 41, married, a resident of Fatima Subdivision in the said barangay. The victim was identified as Ruben Bacalso, 45. The suspect's identification card shows him as a member of the MNLF with the rank of lieutenant colonel. The green-colored card bears the signatures of Datu Didilusan Arroyo and Nur Misuari, who is the group's founder. SPO3 Vladimer Tumada said Bac...Keep on reading: MNLF officials: We will not tolerate erring members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

MNLF officials: We will not tolerate erring members

Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) officials on Sunday said they will not tolerate any wrongdoing committed by its members after one of them was tagged as the suspect in the shooting of a carpenter in Barangay Puerto on Friday, Feb. 15......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Jee Ick-Joo murder witness ordered freed

A PAMPANGA COURT granted a petition of a police officer who is a state witness in the October 2016 kidnap and murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo to be released from the restrictive custody of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Kidnapping Group......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

PNP to continue spying on ACT members

  MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said it would continue conducting intelligence operations on members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT). PNP spokesperson Senior Supt. Bernard Banac said the operations would continue after the Court of Appeals (CA) on Thursday junked the petition against the profiling of ACT members.   READ: CA dismisses plea to stop cops from profiling ACT members READ: PNP hails CA ruling to junk ACT petition vs profiling Banac, however, said the operation is not only limited to teachers affiliated with ACT, but may also be applied to perceived enemies of the State.   "Tuloy-tuloy...Keep on reading: PNP to continue spying on ACT members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

8 Islamic State-linked gunmen yield to Army in Maguindanao

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao -- Eight members of a Daesh- or Islamic State (IS)-inspired Moro armed group surrendered to the military on Friday, the Army here said Sunday.   The surrenderees, led by bomb-making expert Salahudin Hassan of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), surrendered to Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) through the Army's 601st Infantry Brigade in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao.   Hassan was a student of Indonesian bomber Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan, who was killed in a police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, on January 2015. That operation led to the death of 44 members of the elite Special Action Force, 17 members of the Moro Islam...Keep on reading: 8 Islamic State-linked gunmen yield to Army in Maguindanao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Transition

Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MNLF) chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, the Front's nominee to the post of Chief Minister of the 80-member Bangsamoro Transition Authority and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez, Jr., flash the Peace sign during a meeting on the transition process at the Office of the Regional Governor in Cotabato City on 30 January 2019. The newly-ratified RA 11054.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

ERC urged to deny NGCP’s petition to defer IPO

STATE-LED National Transmission Corp. (TransCo) is asking the regulator to deny the petition of privately owned National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) to defer its initial public offering (IPO), saying the grid operator should not be allowed to benefit from its decade-long inaction on the provisions of its franchise......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

Misuari ‘not a threat’ to BOL’s success — Palace

MALACAÑANG on Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte does not see Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari as a threat to the success of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), despite the rejection of Sulu province, Mr. Misuari’s turf, of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) on Monday’s plebiscite......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

SC orders DBM to comment on delayed perks for state workers

          MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to comment on the petition filed by Camarines Sur 1st District Rep. RolandoAndayaJr. on the release the fourth tranche of benefits for state workers. High court magistrates arrived at a decision to get the DBM's side during Tuesday's en banc (full court) session, an insider said.   Andaya's petition, which was filed last Jan. 14 maintained that despite the delay in the passage of the 2019 budget, the DBM can still proceed with the release of the fourth tranche of salary increase for government workers.   Duri...Keep on reading: SC orders DBM to comment on delayed perks for state workers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

After Bangsamoro plebiscite, Duterte wants new agreement with Misuari

MANILA, Philippines - After the Bangsamoro Organic Law is approved by the people in a plebiscite, President Rodrigo Duterte wants to work on a new "agreement," this time with Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari. Referring to the aged rebel as his "beloved friend," Duterte said he and Misuari agreed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Duterte to reach out to Misuari after BOL ratification

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte expressed his intention to talk to Nur Misuari after the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in order to forge a peace agreement with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Red-wearing MNLF-Misuari members oppose Duterte’s BOL

                COTABATO CITY -- While President Rodrigo Duterte was rallying the Bangsamoro to vote for the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), about 3,000 members of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF-Misuari faction) gathered at the Cotabato City Hall here, opposing what Duterte was campaigning for.   Duterte campaigned for "yes" for the ratification of Republic Act No. 11054 or the BOL during the peace assembly at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex (SKCC) inside the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) compound here on Friday.   "Minamahal kong mga Moro brothers and sister...Keep on reading: Red-wearing MNLF-Misuari members oppose Duterte’s BOL.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

1st payday of 2019: No government pay hike

Government workers were unable to get their salary increase on the first payday of the year last Tuesday after the Supreme Court deferred action on a petition by a group of government personnel, asking the SC to compel the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to release the fourth and final tranche of wage increases for state workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Diokno on Andaya’s SC petition: ‘It’s good’

MANILA, Philippines---Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Monday welcomed House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr.'s petition for mandamus to compel the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to release funds for the fourth and final tranche of salary increase for state workers. "We welcome it. It's good that there is a Mandamus case before the SC (Supreme Court) so that this issue can be settled once and for all," Diokno said in a briefing. The Budget chief made the remark after Andaya filed before the Supreme Court a petition for mandamus to compel the DBM to implement the pay hike for government employees under the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) of 2016. READ:SC aske...Keep on reading: Diokno on Andaya’s SC petition: ‘It’s good’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019