Simple Eid’l Adha celebration for Mandaue’s Muslim community

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Muslim community in Mandaue City will be having a simple celebration on Saturday, July 9, for the observance of Eid’l Adha or feast of sacrifice. Pabay Mangotara, executive director of the Local…

Police eye personal grudge in early morning shooting in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police are looking at personal grudge as the possible motive behind the killing of a man along Colon Street in Barangay Pahina Central here past 4 a.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021. The police identified…

Gullas: Remember frontliners in Feast of Sacrifice

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas urged his constituents to remember the sacrifices of the frontliners during the coronavirus pandemic in the celebration of Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, today,…

Gunrunner linked to Muslim extremist group killed in Ormoc

Inquirer.net 11/22/2018

Ormoc City – A suspected gunrunner linked to a Muslim extremist group was killed when he reportedly resisted arrest during an operation by the Criminal Investigation Detective Group of the Philippine National Police in Eastern Visayas along…

Muslim folk in Talisay urged to help flush out pushers, terror suspects

Benjie B. Talisic 09/10/2018

The Muslim community in Talisay City were asked by both police and the military on Monday to extend their full cooperation in the campaign against illegal drugs and terrorism. During a dialogue with Muslim residents in Barangay…

Indonesia’s Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

AP 08/23/2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call to prayer from her neighborhood mosque was too loud. Officials from Nahdlatul Ulama, which…

Duterte OKs bill creating Muslim autonomous region

AP 07/27/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed legislation creating a new Muslim autonomous region aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south, where troops crushed an attempt last year by Islamic State group-linked militants…

Muslim community in Cebu celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/15/2018

CEBU CITY– Clad in his green camouflage uniform, Master Sergeant Dave Daan sat and prayed with his fellow Muslim brothers. The 52-year-old member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) was among the nearly 1,500 Muslims…

Muslim students land in hospital due to food poisoning

Futch Anthony Inso 02/08/2018

About 16 Muslim students who attended a convention in Eco-Tech, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, were brought to hospitals due to food poisoning. Nagiel Bañacia, disaster management risk reduction office chief of Cebu City, the students were delegates…

Muslim community, habal drivers tapped

Nestle L. Semilla 01/07/2018

SINULOG security The Cebu City Government tapped the Muslim community and habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) drivers to help with public security matters in relation to the Sinulog festival. Councilor David Tumulak, Sinulog executive committee chairman, said they have been…

Tolerance and pluralism

Madrileña de la Cerna 11/11/2017

There is a movement to propagate interfaith dialogue among Muslims and non-Muslims especially in the rebuilding efforts, not just of infrastructures, but also of community relationships after the unfortunate and lamentable Marawi Siege. Among the active propagators…

Moro art exhibit opens in Ayala

USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/25/2017

An interactive Moro art exhibit with materials sourced from Marawi City and showcasing art work and music representing indigenous Mindanao culture opened at the Ayala Center gallery last Friday evening. The “Manara Interactive Moro Art” exhibit will…

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