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Philippine Government agrees to create Bangsamoro state

April 26, 2012


The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed an agreement on some fundamental points with the total framework of a new “Bangsamoro political entity … that will replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao” (or ARMM).   FROM MANILA STANDARD TODAY: Govt agrees to create Bangsamoro state Tuesday, 24 April, 2012 Written by Joyce Pangco Panares […]

Moro fisherman dies in US-Philippine war games

April 19, 2012


FROM RAPPLER.COM US troops in sea mishap, 1 fisherman dead BY DAVID Y. SANTOS Posted on 04/19/2012 6:23 PM  | Updated 04/19/2012 10:01 PM MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Tragedy marred the conduct of the Balikatan Exercises 2012 after a fisherman in Basilan died when his motorized pump boat collided with a sea vessel belonging to US troops […]