Duterte hopes for peace, unity, healing in Eid’l Fitr message

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 05/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — As Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hopes for peace and healing as the country “makes a significant step closer to beating the COVID-19 pandemic.” “As…

Private sector workers to get double pay on May 25

Doris C. Bongcac 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Private sector employees who will be working on Monday, May 25, 2020, will get 200 percent of their basic salary, the labor department said. Proclamation No. 944, which President Rodrigo Duterte on May…

DILG to Filipino Muslims: Do Eid’l Fitr prayer and feast at home

Doris C. Bongcac 05/24/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — With the celebration of Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Breaking the Fast), the culmination of the Islamic month of Ramadhan, this Sunday, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is asking Filipino…

Eid’l Fitr is on May 24, says Bangsamoro grand mufti

Shiela Mae Dela Cruz 05/23/2020

COTABATO CITY—After no sighting of the new moon on Friday evening, Bangsamoro grand mufti Abu Huraira Udasan officially announced that Eid’l Fitr,  the festival of the breaking of the fast, is on Sunday, May 24. “By virtue…

DOLE allows deferment of Eid’l Fitr holiday pay release

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/21/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has allowed employers to defer the payment of the holiday pay for the Eid’l Fitr in view of economic challenges brought by the coronavirus pandemic.…

Duterte declares May 25 holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 05/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Monday, May 25, as a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the culmination of the Fasting of Ramadan. Duterte made the declaration through Proclamation 944 signed by…

Muslim student in a Christian school: ‘Look at similarities rather than differences

06/05/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A Muslim woman who attended a Catholic university for her tertiary studies said that the world needs to look at similarities rather than differences, as she shared her inspiring graduation story that took social media…

BREAK: Duterte declares June 5 holiday for Eid’l Fitr

/INQ.net 05/29/2019

  TOKYO, Japan — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared June 5 as a non-working holiday for the observance of Eid’l Fitr or the culmination of the Fasting of Ramadan, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said Wednesday. Malacañang has…

Fasting and other nourishing practices

Sofia Aliño Logarta 07/13/2016

Celebrating Eid’l Fitr all together was very good for all of us. We had been reminded why our fellow Filipino Muslims go into fasting: it is considered a means of learning to empathize with the disadvantaged who…

Muslims worldwide mark end of bloody Ramadan

07/07/2016

Beirut — As Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan, many are struggling to comprehend a wave of attacks that killed 350 people across several continents during the holy month and made urgent the question…

July 6 is non-working holiday

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/04/2016

President Rodrigo Duterte declared July 6 as a non-working holiday to give way for the annual observance of the Muslim holiday Eid’l Fitr. The Eid’l Fitr marks the end of Ramadhan and the completion of fasting for…

The Eidil Fitr – festival of fast breaking 2015 – 1436 hijrah

Ustadz Haron Magadapa 07/12/2015

The EIDIL FITR is better known as the festival of fast breaking (SAWM). It is an annual Assembly among all Muslims all over the world in their respective areas. The celebration of 2015 – 1436 H. EIDEL…

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