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Marcos: Iqbal alias mocks gov't, peace process

Apr 09, 2015 - 9:47 PM

Will the controversy over MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal s use of an alias cloud Senate hearings on the Bangsamoro Basic Law?

'FICTITIOUS PERSON.' Senator Marcos refers to MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal as "this person who is known as Iqbal" and a "fictitious person" due to his use of an alias. File photo from Senate PRIB

Peace be with us

Mar 14, 2015 - 2:14 PM

The simple fact is there is no other option but peace Without peace there is no economic and social development not only in Mindanao but also in the entire country Truly there are no real winners in war

MILF to submit Mamasapano report to Malaysia first

Feb 25, 2015 - 3:34 PM

MILF first vice chairman Ghazali Jafaar says this is in accordance with the protocols in the peace process where Malaysia acts as third party facilitator

MAMASAPANO CLASH. Philippine police commandoes load a truck with body bags bearing the remains of their comrades killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, on January 26, 2015. Photo by Mark Navales/AFP

Iqbal: MILF will help gov’t find Usman

Feb 12, 2015 - 12:25 PM

In his first appearance at the Senate hearing on the Mamasapano clash the MILF chief negotiator says his group is committed to help track down terrorist Abdul Basit Usman and reiterates the importance of the peace process

PRESENT. Chief MILF peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal attends the Senate hearing on the Mamasapano clash on February 12, 2015. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

PNP-SAF commander relieved over 'misencounter'

Jan 27, 2015 - 11:47 AM

UPDATED Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II says a total of 44 cops were killed in the clash in Maguindanao

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Gov't, MILF asked: Submit draft law in August

Aug 11, 2014 - 12:57 PM

Senate President Franklin Drilon says this way Congress can still meet the administration s timeframe on the creation of the Bangsamoro region

'SUBMIT ASAP.' Senate President Franklin Drilon asks the MILF and the Palace to submit by the end of August the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Congress: We can’t afford mistakes in Bangsamoro law

Mar 27, 2014 - 6:36 PM

Lawmakers say their challenge is to craft a bill that is constitutional and promotes economic growth in the Bangsamoro

Congress commits to pass Bangsamoro law this year

Feb 06, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Senate President Franklin Drilon reminds the Bangsamoro Transition Commission that the basic law they are drafting should not require amending the Constitution

Palace, military: BIFF still a threat

Feb 03, 2014 - 7:18 PM

The military says it is expecting retaliatory attacks from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters BIFF but there s no need to heighten an alert status

BREAKAWAY GROUP. Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) standing guard during a clandestine press conference at Camp Omar, in the town of Datu Unsay in Maguindanao. August 2011. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Military ends weeklong offensive vs BIFF

Feb 02, 2014 - 4:32 PM

The military announced the end of its offensive against the BIFF meant to remove spoilers in the peace process

Wealth-sharing top issue in Bangsamoro law

Jan 27, 2014 - 7:52 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says the power sharing and wealth sharing agreements will unlock the mysteries of the future Bangsamoro law

KEY ISSUES. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says the power-sharing and wealth-sharing agreements of government and MILF will "unlock the mysteries" of the Bangsamoro law. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

MILF on stalled talks: 'Frustrated, angry'

Jun 17, 2013 - 7:03 AM

What s causing the peace talks delay? Wealth and power sharing

TransCom: 'Sabah is beyond our mandate'

Apr 03, 2013 - 3:47 PM

Members of the Transition Commission say the Sabah question is a bilateral issue between the Philippines and Malaysia

CEREMONIAL OPENING. Members of the Transition Commission, led by its chair Mohagher Iqbal (11th from Left), along with Sen Teofisto Guingona (9th from left), Government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer (10th fromt left), Sec Teresita Deles (12th from left) and Rep Jesus Sacdalan (13th from left). Photo by Angela Casauay

Malaysian peace monitors in PH despite standoff

Mar 11, 2013 - 6:46 PM

Malaysian troops arrive in Mindanao to act as peace keepers amid the tense Sabah standoff

Drilon sees peace deal within Aquino term

Feb 10, 2013 - 2:12 PM

The President will finish the peace process before he leaves office in 2016 according to Senator Franklin Drilon

#TalkThursday with Lord David Trimble: Negotiating peace

Nov 15, 2012 - 4:03 PM

Rappler talks to Lord David Trimble 1998 Nobel Peace Prize awardee in this edition of TalkThursday

Rappler talks to Lord David Thimble for #TalkThursday

How Bin Laden affected Maria Ressa, Ces Drilon

Oct 16, 2012 - 11:58 AM

The launch of Bin Laden to Facebook turns into an emotional reunion for author Maria Ressa and an ABS CBN news team

'Ink on paper not enough to bring peace'

Oct 16, 2012 - 11:47 AM

President Aquino the government and the MILF admit the Framework Agreement is just an initial victory

'MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENT.' MILF Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim (second from left) describes the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro as the most important document in this chapter of the MILF's history. He watches the signing of the peace roadmap along with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and President Benigno Aquino III. MILF Peace Panel Chairman Mohagher Iqbal and Government Peace Panel Chairman Marvic Leonen sign the deal in the presence of Malaysian Facilitator Tengku Dato'Abdul Ghafar. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau.

Gov't, MILF return to negotiating table

Oct 16, 2012 - 10:13 AM

Both panels will now have to hammer out details on power sharing wealth sharing and normalization in November talks

MILF to hold big rally; gov't closely watching

Jul 06, 2012 - 7:56 AM

GPH Peace Panel Chairman Marvic Leonen says he is cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front