Church-based peace advocates questioned the government’s sincerity to peace with the arrest of Alfred Mapano, a former consultant of the National Democratic Front (NDF) on the peace talks who “retired” and was working with the government.
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A former National Democratic Front (NDF) peace consultant who had surrendered to President Duterte few years ago was arrested as he was leading a new life as a government employee in Tagoloan on Friday.
Church leaders from various denominations in this city celebrate the Mindanao Week of Peace with a joint statement calling for an end of hostilities between government and armed revolutionary groups amid the ongoing pandemic and natural calamities.
More than 5,000 public utility vehicle (PUV) operators in the region have become recipients of the P36 million cash aid from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) after Northern Mindanao has been included in the granting of financial assistance to the public transport sector, an official from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) said Monday (Nov. 23).
A local mall in Valencia City, Bukidnon was temporarily closed by the local government after 19 employees tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19), an official said Monday.
A woman gave birth just outside a birthing facility that was temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barangay Nazareth on Friday morning, Oct. 23.
The provincial government of Camiguin has come up with a pandemic response playbook in response to the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) while awaiting the reopening of the local tourism industry.
The city’s candidate for the Ms. Universe Philippines 2020 has dropped out of the beauty pageant following her announcement on social media that she contracted Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Three years after the government declared Marawi City “liberated” after the months-long war of state forces against the alleged ISIS-inspired Maute group, a local leader said there is nothing to commemorate as many residents remain displaced.
For the first time in its more than four-decade history, Camiguin’s Lanzones Festival will still be celebrated this year without the physical presence of tourists and spectators.