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SC rules synced ARMM polls constitutional in split vote

Published by rudy Date posted on October 19, 2011

A close vote by the Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the constitutionality of Republic Act 10153 for the synchronization of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) elections with the national and local elections in 2013.

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SC rebuffs Aquino

Published by rudy Date posted on September 14, 2011

Stops synchronized ARMM polls THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday stopped President Benigno Aquino 3rd from appointing new officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as it issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the implementation of a law synchronizing the ARMM elections with the 2013 national polls.

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MILF wants new pact on ancestral domain

Published by rudy Date posted on September 12, 2011

THE Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) submitted to the government panel a new proposal to keep the peace process going, along with a demand that may again stall negotiations—a new agreement on ancestral domain.

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Peace talks with MILF doomed

Published by rudy Date posted on September 6, 2011

No sub-state, no deal – Ibrahim ZAMBOANGA CITY: THE MORO Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said Monday it will not sign a peace agreement with the Aquino government unless its demand for a sub-state in Mindanao is granted.

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GRP talks with MILF fails despite P5-million ‘sweetener’

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2011

After pocketing P5 million in a government check handed out by the government’s chief peace negotiator Dean Marvic Leonen, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front negotiating panel flatly rejected yesterday the government’s counter-proposal on how to resolve the conflict between the government and the MILF, ending the resumption of the peace talks a day ahead of…

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Nothing less than substate for peace deal, says MILF

Published by rudy Date posted on August 18, 2011

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) insisted yesterday that any agreement less than its proposed Bangsamoro substate will not address the decades-long Mindanao conflict as the group indicated that the substate proposal would be the least it can offer at the bargain table in terms of autonomy when it negotiates peace with the government in…

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Renegade chief ousted; lawmakers nix sub-state

Published by rudy Date posted on August 18, 2011

THE Moro Islamic Liberation Front said Wednesday the expulsion of renegade commander Ameril Umbra Kato meant he no longer was covered by a truce shielding the group’s fighters from military assault.

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Do not question failed MOA-AD in SC, says MILF

Published by rudy Date posted on August 16, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) yesterday urged former North Cotabato governor Emmanuel Piñol not to push through with his plan to question before the Supreme Court (SC) the continued reference to the failed memorandum of agreement on ancestral domain (MOA-AD) in its proposal to form a sub-state.

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Erap: BangsaMoro substate a mistake

Published by rudy Date posted on August 16, 2011

Former President Joseph Estrada yesterday said that entertaining the idea of a Bangsamoro sub-state, if not handled with caution, may borderline on treason. “Peace must be attained but not at the cost of our territorial integrity,” Estrada said. Estrada clarified that he never gave the Aquino adminis-tration any advice on this issue, stressing that he…

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Nur: MILF proposing a quasi-independent state

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2011

“THIS is asking for a quasi-independent state.” This is the reaction of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Chairman Nur Misuari on the proposal of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to form a sub-state for the Bangsamoro people.

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MILF wants Mindanao, Sulu, part of Palawan for homeland

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2011

A “SUB-STATE” which will share sovereign powers with the Philippine government and a territory encompassing more than one half of the Island of Mindanao, where residents would be called Bangsamoro, a Constitution and laws “consistent with their system of life,” an internal security and police force, the power to review and rescind land ownership documents,…

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MILF: Let Moros run their affairs

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2011

[The following is the editorial of the August 8-14 issue of Luwaran, the website of the Central Committee of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.] The MILF’s formula to solve the Moro Question in Mindanao is very simple; it is far from complex. Let the Moros run their affairs; let them decide their own destiny. Let…

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Sub-state does not assure Minda peace

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2011

New Islamic army born of MILF vows to pursue total separation goal (Exclusive to The Manila Times) A PHILIPPINE government-Moro Islamic Liberation Front comprehensive peace agreement, even one granting the MILF demand for “a Moro sub-state, will not guarantee peace in Mindanao.

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Japan continues support for peace and development in Mindanao

Published by rudy Date posted on March 24, 2009

Japanese Ambassador Makoto Katsura will sign nine grant contracts for various economic cooperation projects in Mindanao’s conflict-affected areas under the Japan-Bangsamoro Initiatives for Reconstruction and Development (J-BIRD). This is the third batch of assistance of the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) under the J-BIRD.

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Muslim Mindanao’s expansion eyed

Published by rudy Date posted on January 30, 2009

President Arroyo has ordered the creation of a committee that will recommend amendments to a law that created the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to move the negotiations on territory with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front forward, including full autonomy for the ARMM, expanding the coverage of the region, and relaxing wealth-sharing provisions without having…

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President seeks amendment to ARRM Act

Published by rudy Date posted on January 30, 2009

To move forward the peace negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), President Gloria Arroyo has ordered the formation of a committee that would recommend amendments to a law that created the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

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