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...

Filipino Muslims in Abu Dhabi send Zakat al-Fitr for less fortunate...

ABU DHABI // Filipino Muslims preparing to celebrate Eid Al Fitr have been asked to give generously to those less fortunate back home. “Every year...

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 Arabia: Bombings target Medina and Qatif mosques

Four security officers have been killed and five others injured in a suicide attack outside the Prophet's Mosque in Saudi Arabia's Medina, Islam's second...

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...

Duterte to talk with MILF leaders next week

President Rodrigo Duterte will meet leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front next week to follow through on the peace negotiations with the rebel...

Moro, militants welcome Duterte’s vow to “implement all signed peace agreements”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 June) – Moro and militant groups on Thursday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s vow to “implement all signed peace agreements...

Neutralizing Abu Sayyaf ‘first priority’ of Philippine leader

MANILA, Philippines – Neutralizing the Abu Sayyaf, which recently beheaded two foreign hostages and kidnapped 7 more, is the top military priority of Philippine...

New growth areas for renewable energy

Under the National Renewable Energy Program, the Philippines is supposed to grow its renewable energy (RE) capacity by 22,000 MW to meet a target...

This fashion blogger’s powerful journey with her hijab will inspire you...

When you see a fashion blogger looking flawless on Instagram, it’s easy to assume that they’ve always been masters of their own style. That’s definitely...

Sports ikakalat ng PSC sa buong Pinas

GAGALUGARIN ng bagong Executive Board ng Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Luzon, Visayas at Mindanao para palakasin ang sports development program ng bansa at makahanap...

Shift to federal system calls for reforms – analyst

UNLESS the Philippines does away with the dominant system of political dynasties, a shift to a federal system of government may also fail to...

ARMM, UN-WFP implement food-for-work program

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 29 (PIA) - The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) distributed close to 3,000 sacks of rice and...