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'Evacuation should not be a way of life. We need to put displaced people at the front and center of our legislative action,' says humanitarian manager Rhoda Avila
The Comelec says it is investigating the incident of a ballot box supposedly stolen and found floating in a submerged area behind the Datu Salibo, Maguindanao municipal office
Shootings and explosions are reported in polling centers and precincts across the country
A media watchdog decries this as a fishing expedition meant to 'demonize independent and non-profit media organizations'
From a necessary skill to feed families and from early traditional patterns to modern ones in gowns in fashion shows, Maguindanao’s inaul remains rich and vibrant
Ghazali Jaafar, the key MILF leader who brought the peace process to the finish line, dies at 75. The crowd at his funeral in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, was nothing locals had seen in recent history.
The military is retrieving body parts to identify all of the fatalities in clashes between troops and suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the 7,000-hectare Camp Abubakar will be transformed into a production area for Cavendish bananas
(UPDATED) Police say former Parang town mayor Talib Abo – long tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as a 'narco-politician' – and brother Bobby fired at raiding teams first
'It’s frustrating to know that the justice system in the Philippines is clogged and the people behind the killings are not yet convicted,' says journalism student Frances Acorda
Opposition members condemn the slow pace of justice for the victims of what remains to be the deadliest attack on journalists in the world
Even if the wheels of justice grind exceedingly slow, Katheryn Nuñez is willing to wait for the sake of her son who was among the 58 persons killed during the Maguindanao Massacre of 2009
The senatorial bet and former Duterte spokesman bares part of his eyed legislative agenda on the 9th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
‘I am confident that the prosecution has presented more than sufficient evidence, at least as against the principal accused, to secure a just decision next year,’ says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
It's important to resolve clan wars because these have made areas in Mindanao a magnet for other armed groups, says the battalion commander
The anti-graft court shoots down Ampatuan's argument that prosecutors failed to prove there was conspiracy between him and his brother, former Maguindanao governor Datu Sajid Ampatuan
Two suspected members of the Abu Turaifie Group are captured in the operation
'The Ampatuans have taken so much from the families of the 58 victims, we will not let them keep taking from us every time they are out from prison,' says Maguindanao Representative Dong Mangudadatu
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Ampatuan is captured on video waltzing with his daughter Kristina at her wedding reception on Tuesday, August 21
(UPDATED) Zaldy Ampatuan is one of the suspected masterminds of the Maguindanao massacre in 2009
The Court of Appeals denies the motion seeking to turn Police Inspector Rex Ariel Diongon, Police Office 1 Rainier Ebus, and Mohammad Sangki into state witnesses
The former Maguindanao governor is already facing 197 counts of corruption charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan
The military says it foiled an attempt of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters to occupy the town hall of Datu Paglas town after a 9-hour operation that included air strikes on Tuesday, July 3
A court decision on Akmad 'Tato' Ampatuan Sr and Anwar Ampatuan Sr is expected to be handed down this year
While waiting for the result of the probe, the military sends representatives to provide financial support and condole with the families of the victims
The military adds that the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are working for the quick return of residents displaced by the offensive
(UPDATED) The military is conducting operations against a faction of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State
Zaldy Ampatuan loses another battle to be provisionally freed from jail over the 2009 Maguindanao Massacre
Lieutenant Colonel Harold Cabunoc, commander of the Army 33rd Infantry Battalion, says it's important to understand the root causes of conflict and address them properly
The Court of Appeals says prosecutors failed to present evidence that would link the cops to the massacre
Military spokesperson Captain Arvin Encinas says the first attack wounded a policeman while the second hurt soldiers
According to the latest Conflict Alert, the biggest causes of violent conflict in 2016 are shadow economy issues, while political issues such as rebellion and extremism caused more fatalities
MILF chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim reveals the plan when asked about the future of the group after the passage and implementation of the Bangsamoro Basic Law
(UPDATED) The President proposes a Congress session where leaders of various groups, including MILF and MNLF, can present their versions of the Bangsamoro basic law
The best way, they say, to engage people and remind them about the deadliest attack on media practitioners is through social media
President Rodrigo Duterte promises financial assistance and scholarships to the victims' families
Almost a decade has passed since the death of 58 in the Maguindanao massacre – will justice be served soon?
8 years and 3 administrations later, no convictions have been made
Here's the status of the Maguindanao massacre trial in numbers
(3rd UPDATE) It's been 9 years since 58 people – including 32 media workers – were killed in Maguindanao. What has happened since?
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The prosecution will ask the court this month to render judgment on Akmad Ampatuan Sr and Anwar Ampatuan Sr, says Presidential Task Force on Media Security chief Joel Egco
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Troops in Maguindanao are fighting the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, another ISIS-linked local terror group
By carefully weaving together the natural gifts of the people and the region’s rich culture interventions anchored on empowering communities and the common aspiration to uplift lives a better Maguindanao is possible
Do you know how much the government is spending for his escorts? Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Rafael Lagos says in reference to Andal Ampatuan Jr as he denies the motion to postpone the arraignment