conflict in Mindanao - updates

Rappler's latest stories on conflict in Mindanao


ARMM saw 'explosion of violence' in 2016 – report

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:50 PM

According to the latest Conflict Alert, the biggest causes of violent conflict in 2016 are shadow economy issues, while political issues such as rebellion and extremism caused more fatalities

Information management vital for Marawi recovery – UN OCHA

Aug 01, 2017 - 5:30 PM

UN OCHA launches an online platform to help local government units and NGOs learn the needs of those affected by the armed conflict

MARAWI CLASH. ARMY soldiers stood watch as they hold their position near the shoreline of Lake Lanao in Marawi City on Thursday, June 22,2017. the soldiers are holding the shorelines to prevent fleeing members of Maute group. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Poverty in Mindanao

May 28, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Decades of armed conflict have hampered development in Mindanao where most of the Philippines poorest regions are located

Mindanao peace: Looking from afar in hope and admiration

Jul 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM

There are all kinds of tensions in the world and if the Philippines can make the peace process work by creating a democratic inclusive and genuinely autonomous region it will become a model for resolving conflict elsewhere

The Senate and media make war on Mindanao

Mar 30, 2015 - 11:00 AM

I accuse the media of being the lackey of partisan political interests its own ignorance and bigotry

When a president dodges responsibility

Feb 17, 2015 - 8:00 PM

A retired member of the Special Action Force writes: Gallant as we are suicide missions are not in our vocabulary The SAF went in assured that PNoy and his government had their backs

How conflict can lead to food insecurity and hunger

Feb 07, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Decades long conflict between the forces of the government and groups like the MILF and MNLF leave a huge part of Mindanao in poverty

Cardinal Quevedo a 'prophet' in Mindanao

Feb 22, 2014 - 7:25 PM

UPDATED At the Vatican Pope Francis gives the red hat to Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo

Q & A: Mindanao cardinal dreams 'like Pope Francis'

Feb 21, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo who becomes cardinal on February 22 says he wants a simple Church a poor Church a humble Church

New cardinal: 'Spokesman' from the poorest islands

Jan 16, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Pope Francis has pulled Cotabato from the fringes and newly named Cardinal Orlando Quevedo vows to speak out on the challenges facing southern Philippines

WHAT'S NEXT? Will the relationship between Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, officially a cardinal in February, and the Aquino administration change? File photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Mindanao cardinal fears 'crowning with thorns'

Jan 15, 2014 - 8:46 PM

The first cardinal from Mindanao Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo admits he feels some insecurity He asks himself: Am I equal to the task?

Quevedo: Mindanao's first cardinal

Jan 13, 2014 - 6:41 AM

Named a cardinal Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo can soon advise the Pope on Islam and inter religious dialogue

Gov't braces for mass deportation

Mar 06, 2013 - 7:40 PM

But I hope our expectations are wrong says ARMM Acting Gov Mujiv Hataman

FEELING THE IMPACT. Port workers in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Conflict displaces 24,000 in Maguindanao

Aug 08, 2012 - 11:24 PM

Scared that they will be caught in the middle gunfire Maguindanao residents flee their homes

Mindanao's power, infra problems scare investors away - envoy

Aug 04, 2012 - 4:16 PM

Power and infrastructure problems are deterring foreign investors from pouring funds into one of the country s most agriculturally rich islands said a Japanese official