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Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Duterte fulfills promise and gives Muslim Mindanao wider autonomy

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed an autonomy law covering wider self-rule for Muslims in the south and was fulfilling is election...
World Bank, IFC commit $4.2 billion to Philippines

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The World Bank said on July 15 that it and its private sector arm have committed concessional loans of up to $4.2 billion to...
Philippines offers oil-and-gas tender in disputed waters

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The Philippines on May 9 launched a tender for exploration rights in 11 oil and gas blocks, including one in a disputed area of...
World Bank lauds Philippine peace deal

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The World Bank joined the global community in congratulating the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front for their signing of a peace...
Counter-insurgency begins in the southern Philippines

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On Saturday, the Philippine military launched a full scale assault on a separatist rebel group, known as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM), in...
Forget Myanmar, Mindanao is the final frontier

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Myanmar has hosted so many conferences, forums and summits thus far in 2013 that it’s starting to become nauseous from its newfound popularity. About twelve...
What President Aquino needs to address on July 22

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For a man brought up in shadows cast by two presidential parents, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has managed to successfully carve his own...
Philippines clinches revenue-sharing deal with rebels

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The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, or MILF, from Mindanao announced on July 13 that they have reached what they call...
Canada, Australia issue Mindanao travel warnings

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Canada and Australia have raised travel warnings for their citizens to the Philippines’ second largest island, Mindanao, due to fresh threats of terrorism and...
High risk of terror in ASEAN: Crisis group

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Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar and Indonesia are ranked high on a new list compiled by Aon Crisis Management, a UK-based firm specialising in risk...
No Sabah solution ahead of ASEAN Summit

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Ahead of the ASEAN Summit being held in Brunei’s capital Bandar Seri Begawan on April 24 and 25, conflicting reports continue to emerge from...
Unearthed gem: Mindanao, Philippines

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Romeo Montenegro of the Mindanao Development Authority spoke with Inside Investor about the huge potential the Philippines' southern region has.
Philippines’ south ponders halal water

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The Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao is looking to attract foreign investors into the early stages of its halal industry, naming the potential of...
Brunei Sultan, Aquino promote stability

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Bruneian flags waved alongside their Filipino counterparts across Makati on April 15 welcoming Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei on his two-day trip to...
Philippines Tourism Interview – Best-kept secret

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The Philippine tourism industry is expected to become the ignition behind the country’s job machine in the years to come, Inside Investor learned..
Sulu and the other rebels of Philippines’ south

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The Sultan of Sulu’s aim to take ownership of Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah has placed Malaysian military on high alert, but the Sulu rebels from the Philippines are not the only destablilising force in the region.
Aquino speeds up Mindanao development

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has made an historic visit to the rebel stronghold of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the southern...
Manila turns focus on Mindanao

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The Philippine government is keen to shift Mindanao to the top of its developmental agenda, citing positive growth in the country’s economy and the...