Monthly Archives: May 2015

‘China’s white paper on security shows growing assertiveness’

MANILA- China is engaging in doublespeak to conceal the real purpose of its massive island building in disputed waters, which is to project and assert power beyond its borders, a visiting fellow

85 Moro commanders eye MILF breakaway

MANILA — At least 85 top commanders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have denounced the leadership of Ebrahim Murad for keeping them out of the loop and secretly forging a doubtful

Crime lord paid BBL ‘payola’?

MANILA — The Aquino administration used funds from an alleged Chinese crime lord to raise campaign funds for the ruling Liberal Party and to guarantee the swift approval of the Bangsamoro Basic

Be open to talks on BBL, Palace asks senators

MANILA  - Malacañang is appealing to senators to keep communication lines open on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) so its passage will not be delayed further to allow ample time for

12 senators agree: BBL against Charter

MANILA – Twelve of the 14 members of the Senate committee on constitutional amendments and revision of codes chaired by Senator Miriam Defensor Santago support the panel’s findings that the Palace-drafted Bangsamoro

Treason raps filed against peace panel in city court

MANILA – Two lawmakers filed treason and inciting to sedition complaints against the government peace panel and advocates of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before a Manila court  Thursday. Included in the