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Bitoon A Ranao

I am the Administrator of the Philippine longest-running Muslim community weekly newspaper.

MSSD-BARMM gives P10-M aid to Marawi hospital

MSSD Minister Raissa Jajurie and Dr. Shalimar Rakiin, APMC hospital chief, signed a memorandum of agreement for the provision of the medical assistance to cover the hospitalization, laboratories, and medicines of qualified patients.

Ashura and the Padang Karbala of Bayang in Lanao

REMEMBERING ASHURA AND PADANG KARBALA. As we, Maranaos, mark Ashura today on this 10th day of Muharram, let us always remember how our forebears sacrificed their lives in Padang Karbala of Bayang if only they could hand down to us legacies of peace, of an unconquered homeland and a preserved religion, and the message that these legacies are worth dying for.