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THE DURIAN BEAT: Duterte and the race to peace in Mindanao

By Roger M. Balanza

President Rodrigo Duterte is racing against time to meet a deadline for the approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

Congress itself is working overtime in putting the finishing touches and the eventual approval of  the landmark legislation seen as the final and lasting solution to the Mindanao problem. 1,607 more words
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On MNLF Founding Chairman Nur Misuari's Call for Amnesty for the Abu Sayyaf

Just by merely asking that the Abu Sayyaf be granted amnesty smacks of bad faith and scheming tactic on the part of Misuari. He is surely aware that we do not negotiate with terrorists. 106 more words

Duterte to Misuari on offer to send MNLF fighters to Marawi: Wait, not now

Duterte to Misuari on offer to send MNLF fighters to Marawi: Wait, not now

By Edwin O. Fernandez

TACURONG CITY (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesdy said here that his administration is not yet ready to allow Moro rebels to join the military in the fight against the Maute and Abu Sayyaf Groups in Marawi City. 186 more words

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