Posts by tag: moro

1 month ago

The Bangsamoro youth and the right to self-determination

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The Bangsamoro youth and the right to self-determination

Some people might say that the conflict in Mindanao is already “history.” The apparent peace between the Moro revolutionaries and the Philippine government reminds us that it has been years since a violent encounter, whether verbal or in a gunfight, between the opposing sides has been the headline in newspapers.

4 years ago

BTC completes final report on new BBL draft

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BTC completes final report on new BBL draft

The Bangsamoro Transition Commission announced on Friday the completion of the new draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that will be forwarded to the BTC Coordinating Committee for review and approval before its submission to the Office of the President.

7 years ago

Sharing Ramadhan Moments

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Sharing Ramadhan Moments

Eid’l Fitr marks the end of Ramadhan, the Muslim’s fasting month. Following the lunar calendar, the sighting of the new moon signals the change of month in the Muslim’s Hijrah calendar. For those who feel that they have not fulfilled well this month the 4th pillar of Islam, we still have today and tomorrow to fast, give zakat ‘ul fitra (voluntary material or financial assistance), pray the Salatul Taraweeh (special nightly prayer reciting verses of the Qur’an) and the Salatul Layl or Tahajud Salah (midnight prayer). These are special prayers performed voluntarily in congregational and individual prayers.

8 years ago

MEETING THE HAJJIS

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Davao City Mayor Rodrigo meets participants of the Hajj to Mecca for this year’s Ramadan. The city will cover their travel expenses worth P30,000 (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)