6 arrested, P1.5-M worth of shabu seized in Parang, Maguindanao

PARANG, Maguindanao -- Six persons involved in illegal drug activities here have been arrested by joint police and military personnel on Friday, the police...

Military mum on Lanao ambushers

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Philippine military officials were silent on who was behind a deadly ambush that killed an army soldier and wounded three...

MILF: Duterte’s federalism may not solve Bangsamoro problem

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has pitched anew for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress despite President Rodrigo Duterte's...

Bangsamoro film competes in World Premieres fest

“This is poetic justice,” said director Gutierrez “Teng” Mangansakan II of his film, “Daughters of the Three Tailed Banner,” being chosen to represent the...

New Philippine President Says He Won’t Be a Dictator

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines' new president said Friday he "will go to the extreme" in his battle to end crime and cleanse the...

Hataman says Marcos plainly lost in ARMM

Cotabato City – Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. lost in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in his bid for the vice presidency...

Big-time drug syndicate nabbed in Maguindanao

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines - Anti-narcotics operatives on Wednesday broke the spine of a big drug syndicate in Maguindanao’s controversial Shariff Aguak town in a law-enforcement...

Saudi & UAE scholar: ‘Eid will fall on Wednesday’

Wednesday is expected to be confirmed as the first day of Eid. A moon sighting committee will meet tonight after Maghrib prayers. If they see...

July 6 a non-working holiday marking Eid al-Fitr

MANILA, Philippines – Wednesday, July 6, is a non-working holiday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Malacañang announced Monday, July 4. Proclamation No. 6, s. 2016, has...

Federalism bid kicks off with House resolution by incoming Speaker

Incoming House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez has filed a resolution calling for a constitutional convention to revise the 1987 Charter and replace the country’s...
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Halal articles

Happy days for Halal tourism

KONYA, Turkey/JAKARTA The global economy may be in a funk, but the travel market is still going strong. Muslim-friendly halal tourism is showing particularly...