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Armm commemorates 1976 Moro Gulf earthquake, tsunami

By Teng Datu, Cotabato City Bureau Chief Cotabato City — As the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) commemorates the 40th year of the 1976 Moro Gulf Earthquake and Tsunami, the region’s Office of Civil Defense (OCD-Armm) conducted a multi-hazard simulation drill last week at the Awang Airport in Datu ...

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Armm provides aid to conflict affected communities

By Teng Datu, Cotabato City Bureau Chief Cotabato City  – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) conducted simultaneous medical and relief operations in three municipalities affected by the ongoing military operation against members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan province. Armm Governor Mujiv Hataman led the delivery of ...

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Sulu mayors sign agreement for anti-poverty program

By Teng Datu, Cotabato City Bureau Chief Cotabato City — Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Minda-nao (Armm) and local chief executives of three pilot municipalities in Sulu have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the implementation of the ‘Apat Dapat’ program, an anti-poverty initiative that will focus on ...

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Armm receives P4-m worth of medical gear from Oxfam

By Teng Datu, Cotabato City Bureau Chief Cotabato City — The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) received P4-million worth of medical equipment from the international aid agency Oxfam and the European Union (EU). Justin Morgan, Oxfam country director, formally turned-over to Armm Executive Secretary Atty. Laisa Alamia and Dayang ...

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Muslims celebrate as Ramadan ends today

COTABATO City–Muslims across the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) and elsewhere will celebrate Eud’l Fitr (end of fasting month) today. This after top clerics and Islamic scholars failed to see the crescent moon on Monday night. The Armm’s Regional Darul Iftah (RDI), also known as “House of Opinions,” said ...

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Baganis at it again, 2 alleged commies dead

By Esther Roque, Contributor Magpet, Cotabato — Two unidentified armed men suspected to be members of the New People’s Army died in an encounter with paramilitary group “Bagani” and soldiers of 39th Infantry Batallion in Sitio Boayboay, Barangay Basak, Magpet, Cotabato, Thursday. Basak Barangay Chairman Jose Delgado told the Gold ...

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ARMM health worker receives DOH award

By TENG DATU Correspondent COTABATO CITY – A health worker from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) received an award from the Department of Health (DOH) central office  in Manila for her excellent service in her community recently. Virginia Cadano, 56, a midwife from Lamitan City in Basilan, received ...

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Why not?

Naguib Sinarimbo  COTABATO City–Don’t get me wrong. I am as excited as many Mindanawons about federalism. Our excitement, however, should not distract us from the equally important, if not the most important question, that needs to be settled now: the Bangsamoro Question. Let me outline the reasons. It is important to ...

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