Cotabato City Residents Show Support for City’s Turnover to Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

COTABATO CITY—Chanting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Great), a number of motor riders from Cotabato City passed through the city’s major streets early morning today to show their support to the city’s turnover to Bangsamoro Government. Almost two years after its inclusion to the Bangsamoro region, these supporters expressed their delight on the sought-after turnover, while

Philippines: Chief of Autonomous Muslim Region Says he Needs More Transition Time

The transition head of an autonomous Muslim region in the southern Philippines said Friday that he would need his term extended to put in place reforms required before local voters elect their own government in 2022. The coronavirus pandemic and ongoing threats from Islamic State-linked militant groups in the south have slowed the reform process,

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