Eid’l Fitr 1441: a celebration amidst a crisis

Cotabato City (May 24, 2020)—As the entire world continues to combat the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) pandemic, Muslims were placed in an entirely unique position for the past 30 days. Aside from adapting to the quarantine measures, Muslims had to observe the sacred month of Ramadhan inside their homes. For the Bangsamoro communities in the Philippines,…

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Maranao MPs highlight plight of Marawi IDPs on siege anniversary, vow continued efforts despite COVID

Marawi City (May 23, 2020) – Maranao Members of Parliament highlighted the issues being faced by survivors of the Marawi Siege and vowed to continue efforts for internally displaced residents despite the COVID crisis as the country is set to commemorate the third anniversary of the siege on Saturday, May 23. Deputy Chief Minister Aleem…

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Student from Cebu, BARMM’s latest Covid-19 positive case; patient in stable condition

Cotabato City (May 22, 2020) – The Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has recorded a new Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) positive case in the region on Friday, May 22. According to MOH Minister Dr. Saffrullah Dipatuan, the 12th confirmed Covid-19 case in the BARMM is a 22 year-old male from the municipality of Datu Saudi…

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CRMC gets accreditation as first Covid-19 testing lab within BARMM

Cotabato City (May 20, 2020) – The Cotabato Regional and Medical Center (CRMC) here announced Wednesday, May 20, that they have been issued license to operate as the first testing laboratory for Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) territory. This comes after the Department of Health (DOH)-Central Office accredited…

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BARMM releases new guidelines for Covid-19 management; Eid prayer to be done at home

Cotabato City (May 19,2020)—Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) released new guidelines on the management of the said virus in the region on Tuesday, May 19. Included in the updated guidelines is the permission of conducting small gatherings of up to 10 maximum persons. The guideline…

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