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Mindanao lawmakers seek creation of 'National DPWH' in BARMM

Sep 17, 2019 - 12:29 PM

Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman says this would allow BARMM to properly implement infrastructure programs funded by the national government, but BARMM spokesperspon Naguib Sinarimbo believes it is 'not allowed'

NEW GOVERNMENT. BTA members gather for BARMM's inauguration in March 2019. Malacañang file photo

Mindanao lawmakers file bill to compensate Marawi siege victims

Aug 13, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Basilan Representative Mujiv Hataman says if passed into law, the House bill would grant P1,500 worth of compensation per square meter of a place of residence destroyed during the Marawi siege

RUINS. The main battle area of the Marawi siege remains in ruins two years later. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Mujiv Hataman, wife Sitti defeat Akbars in Basilan

May 14, 2019 - 12:09 PM

The Hatamans consolidate power in the Western Mindanao province

VICTORIOUS. Former ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman wins his congressional bid in Isabela. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Hataman declines position in Bangsamoro Transition Authority

Feb 27, 2019 - 7:42 AM

During the turnover ceremony, the outgoing ARMM governor tells BARMM Interim Chief Minister Al-Haj Murad Ebrahim he wants to focus on Basilan, where he is running for congressman

TURNOVER. Mujiv Hataman (right) hands ARMM transition documents to Bangsamoro Interim Chief Minister Al-Haj Murad Ebrahim during a turnover ceremony in Cotabato on February 26, 2019. Photo courtesy of Omar Mangorsi

6 scenarios for the Bangsamoro vote

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) The new Bangsamoro government is within grasp. Will there be last-minute hitches?

PEACE SIGN. MILF Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim was ad the last address of Mujiv Hataman as ARMM Governor at the Office of the Regional Center in Cotabato City on December 19, 2018. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Duterte urged to do more to win Bangsamoro vote

Jan 05, 2019 - 7:00 AM

Local officials say a stronger presidential endorsement of the 'yes' vote will be needed in two key battle areas in the region

Members of the Muslim community rally outside the Golden Mosque in Quiapo, Manila as they join in the start of the plebiscite and campaign period for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law on December 7, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Dec 20, 2018 - 2:01 PM

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Hataman calls for 'yes' Bangsamoro vote in last address as ARMM governor

Dec 19, 2018 - 4:25 PM

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman recalls the long road to peace, thanking both former President Benigno Aquino III and President Rodrigo Duterte for their commitment to the Bangsamoro peace process

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman with former military chief Carlito Galvez Jr. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

ARMM governor: Enrile's hands stained with Moros' blood

Sep 24, 2018 - 12:30 AM

(UPDATED) 'We cannot build peace on lies,' says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman, in response to claims of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile

ARMM Gov Hataman urges 'prudence, restraint' after Basilan blast

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman says 'rumors and unfounded claims may lead to fearmongering and may further fuel instability at a time when we are working hard to win the peace and pursue justice'

EXPLOSION. The site of an explosion in Barangay Colonia, Lamitan, Basilan, on July 31, 2018. Screenshot from video of Richard Falcatan

Duterte hopes for unity vs 'misguided ideologies' on Eid'l Fitr

Jun 15, 2018 - 3:20 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo, meanwhile, hopes for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law. ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman prays to Allah for help in overcoming challenges.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 - 11:42 AM

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Key sites during the Marawi siege. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

ARMM Governor Hataman: We cannot afford another war in Marawi

May 23, 2018 - 10:45 AM

'Marawi will rise again. It will rise with the renewed strength and courage of our people,' says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman a year after the battle between government troops and terrorists reduced Marawi City to rubble

GRAND MOSQUE. Marawi's Grand Mosque  after the 5-month Marawi siege.  Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Philippine Muslims called to jihad vs extremists

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The prolonged war with local terrorist groups is a wake up call that prompted collective action from a region that has long suffered from violent extremism

ULAMA CONFERENCE. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and high-ranking generals discuss Marawi rehabilitation with the Ulama League of the Philippines. Rappler

ARMM gov, imams hit proposed Muslim-only ID

Jul 08, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The president of the Imam Council of the Philippines says Bakit po ang mga Muslim lang? Ang mga Muslim ba yun lang ang extremist?

INTERFAITH PRAYER. Imam Ebra Moxir (center), chaplain of the Philippine National Police and president of the Imam Council of the Philippines, joins the launch of the Pasa Lord interfaith prayer movement at Amoranto Theater, Quezon City, on July 8, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: House receives martial law briefing from PH cabinet

May 31, 2017 - 4:22 PM

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House to meet with Cabinet over Mindanao martial law on May 31

May 29, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says the briefing will be open to the public unless the officials request for a closed door session

ALL MEMBERS. The House will be constituting itself into the committee of the whole on May 31 to listen to Cabinet officials' briefing on the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

ARMM governor condemns 'acts of terror' in Marawi

May 24, 2017 - 5:40 AM

Any group who sows terror and then dares to say that they do it in the name of Islam should be ashamed says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman

PEACE FOR ARMM. Governor Mujiv Hataman says they will "stop at nothing" in bringing justice and peace to the Bangsamoro region. Rappler file photo

Robredo condemns Davao explosion: 'Senseless and criminal act'

Sep 03, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Other officials slam the attack on Davao city including ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman who says the Abu Sayyaf – which has claimed responsibility for the attack – has again proven to be the biggest traitor of Islam

CALL FOR UNITY. Vice President Leni Robredo calls for 'calm and collective action' after the Davao City blast that killed at least 14 people. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

What Mujiv Hataman’s reelection means for ARMM and PH

May 15, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Hataman can continue the once impossible mission of reforming a failed experiment

Photo of ARMM Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman from his Facebook page.

At an LP rally, politician campaigns for Duterte

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:30 PM

It s an awkward moment for LP candidates led by reelectionist ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman when a Mangudadatu clan member declares support for Duterte during a rally

LP, YES? Local candidates flash the L sign of the administration party, except a Duterte ally, former Buluan mayor Ibrahim Mangudadatu, during an April 26 rally. Photo by Ferdh Cabrera/Rappler

From Basilan to Forbes: The young scientist behind biodegradable plastic bags

Feb 29, 2016 - 9:56 AM

Forbes Magazine s young game changers under 30 include Amin Hataman the ARMM governor s 15 year old son who invented biodegradable bags made from coconut by product

Next administration must push BBL – Deles

Feb 06, 2016 - 4:12 PM

Deles says Our position is clear: the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro CAB is fully in place all the elements on the roadmap continue to be a government commitment

A year after Mamasapano: 'Time heals all wounds' – ARMM gov

Jan 24, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Time heals all wounds we ve been told It has been a year but it wasn t just the past 12 months that allowed us to recover and rebuild says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman

Rona Abdul, 49, walks from their house in Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao on January 28, 2015 to get relief assistance from local officials.

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman seeks reelection

Oct 15, 2015 - 2:31 PM

Mamasapano scholar and valedictorian Norombai Utto files Hataman s certificate of candidacy in Cotabato City

HATAMAN'S REPRESENTATIVE. Mamasapano scholar and valedictorian Norombai Utta files ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman's certificate of candidacy in Cotabato City. Photo courtesy of ARMM

Hataman: No other alternative to Bangsamoro law

Oct 08, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The ARMM Governor says that despite controversies the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law can address the existing challenges seen in the region

Why we need Walden Bello to run in 2016

Aug 18, 2015 - 1:30 PM

This is a response to the open letter of Patricio Abinales and Lisandro Claudio to Mujiv Hataman Risa Hontiveros and Walden Bello warning them against running for national posititons

Forget nat'l politics: Open letter to Mujiv Hataman, Risa Hontiveros, and Walden Bello

Aug 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Do not let your talents go to waste by losing Run locally win and set the example we sorely need

ARMM: Failed experiment no more

Jul 16, 2015 - 2:42 PM

The ARMM story deserves a more detailed telling

Afraid to be seen with Roxas? Non-LP mayors leave Misamis event

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas tells mayors they will get new patrol jeeps – regardless of their political color

'NO POLITICS HERE.' Interior Secretary Mar Roxas gestures as he hammers a point that there is no politics in the distribution of the patrol jeeps to the 23 towns of Misamis Oriental on Friday, July 3, 2015. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

MILF arms turnover: 'Swords into plowshares'

Jun 16, 2015 - 8:00 PM

We silence the guns today and our voices will drown the songs of war ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman says

SURRENDERED FIREARMS. A Filipino Muslim boy walks past 75 high-powered firearms surrendered by members of rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) during the first phase of the decommissioning of weapons in the town of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao province in the southern Philippines on June 16, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Most important parts of BBL intact - gov't negotiator

May 20, 2015 - 10:28 PM

Lawmakers have only 3 weeks to debate the bill on the floor introduce amendments reconcile contradicting provisions and ratify the final version

TIGHT DEADLINE. Thousands of supporters of the Bangsamoro Basic Law rally at the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday, May 11 2015, as they call for the immediate passage of the law in the Congress. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The other Marwan’s dream

Apr 04, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The aftermath of the tragedy in the village of Tukanalipao on January 25 remains fresh It was a fateful day that just like a bad dream still haunts the villagers memory

BLISS. Children of Barangay Tukanalipao enjoy a dip in the river. Photo by Amir Mawallil/Rappler

Aquino on BOI report, Jabidah massacre anniversary, Pacquiao-Mayweather ‘couch dance’ | The wRap

Mar 18, 2015 - 8:16 PM

The BOI chief says the President was “hurt” over the Mamasapano report Filipino Muslims commemorate the Jabidah Massacre Pacquiao or Mayweather could get “couch dances for life”

Jabidah Massacre: Acknowledge 'historical injustice'

Mar 18, 2015 - 7:46 PM

47 years after the Jabidah Massacre the catalyst of the decades old Moro rebellion peace remains elusive in Mindanao

CALL FOR PEACE. Peace supporters release doves to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Jabidah Massacre. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

ARMM gov to Senate, BOI: What about the civilian casualties?

Mar 18, 2015 - 1:44 PM

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman says the Senate and the police Board of Inquiry reports on the Mamasapano incident are insufficient as they failed to consider the civilians killed in the clash

ALLY. Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Governor Mujiv Hataman talks to the media on the sidelines of the 47th commemoration of the Jabidah Massacre in Corregidor Island. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Cardinal to Christians: Moro dream 'very valid'

Feb 13, 2015 - 9:39 AM

Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo says Christians should look at history not their own biases and prejudices against Muslims

END CONFLICT. Filipino Muslims shout for peace during a rally for peace in Manila, Philippines, on February 6, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

President Aquino and the Mamasapano puzzle

Feb 13, 2015 - 8:00 AM

What was the extent of the President s involvement? Cabinet officials are unable to give a clear answer; the resigned PNP chief asks for permission from the President before he can give an answer

NOT YOU, THEN WHO? Interior Secretary Mar Roxas (center) and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin (right) say neither of them told the President about the clashes in Mamasapano. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Iqbal hugs Espina, and other Senate highlights

Feb 12, 2015 - 11:29 PM

An emotional Senate Mamasapano hearing in photos: From Senator Miriam schooling Purisima on the dictionary to the Espina Iqbal spontaneous embrace

'NOT ENEMIES.' MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal hugs police officer-in-charge Leonardo Espina after the Senate hearing into the Mamasapano clash on Thursday, February 12. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

Miriam hits Napeñas, media freedom declines, nurse with MERS pregnant | The wRap

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago hits police officials for mishandling operations Media freedom declines because of extremist groups The Filipina nurse diagnosed with MERS is pregnant

ARMM governor holds back tears, defends Moros

Feb 12, 2015 - 3:21 PM

Senator Alan Cayetano is put on the spot for blaming the MILF for the conflict in Mindanao

Weapons seized from PNP-SAF still intact – Iqbal

Feb 06, 2015 - 5:55 PM

Iqbal says they have formed a team to assess and do the accounting of all the Philippine National Police Special Action Force guns seized by the MILF

MILF LEADER. Mohagher Iqbal sits as among negotiators of the MILF.

Return SAF weapons, ARMM governor asks MILF

Feb 04, 2015 - 8:39 AM

Mujiv Hataman says the gesture will help the MILF regain public trust amid calls from various sectors to scrap the peace process

Photo by Karlos Manlupig/AFP

Maguindanao clash casts doubt on peace process

Jan 26, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Congress suspends meetings on the Bangsamoro Basic Law lawmakers call for a probe and 2 senators withdraw their authorship of the proposed law

DEADLY CLASH. Philippine police commandoes load body bags containing the remains of their comrades killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, onto a truck in the town of Mamasapano, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on January 26, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Mark Navales

Is the Bangsamoro worth coming home to?

Dec 20, 2014 - 4:45 PM

The ARMM has now been recognized for innovations and policies and programs that would have been nothing but a source of corruption in the not so distant past

Last ARMM speech: Region ready for Bangsamoro

Dec 02, 2014 - 8:19 AM

ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman says his administration was able to bring in social reforms good governance and stability – vital foundations for the creation of the Bangsamoro government

LAST ADDRESS. Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) delivers the 'State of the Region' address in Cotabato City, Philippines, 1 December 2014. Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

ARMM's curtain call

Nov 19, 2014 - 6:14 PM

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao celebrates its 25th anniversary as it prepares to bow down when the Bangsamoro takes over

FESTIVITIES. Students perform at the Office of the Regional Governor grounds to celebrate the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao's 25th anniversary. Photo by Rappler

ARMM at 25: Political reforms take center stage

Nov 05, 2014 - 2:32 PM

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao marks its 25th founding anniversary in a month long celebration

REFORMS. The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao marks its 25th anniversary through a month-long celebration November 2014. Photo by the ARMM Public Information Office

Basilan mayors want military to step up offensives vs Abu Sayyaf

Nov 05, 2014 - 11:56 AM

The mayors say they want the hightened offensive because the Abu Sayyaf has consistently threatened peace security and development in Basilan

No ISIS recruitment in schools – ARMM gov

Oct 10, 2014 - 9:44 AM

ARMM officials say they have not received confirmed reports on the existence and recruitment of ISIS in the region

'NO TO ISIS.' ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman believes the group has yet to penetrate schools in his area. Rappler file photo