Bangsa Moro, History, Newspaper article, personal, socio-cultural

Sheikh Yahya ibn Hadi and his descendants

Here's an article I wrote more than a decade ago about our great-grandfather Sheikh Yahya ibn Hadi and his descendants in Mindanao and Brunei: "I now know that wars do not end wars," said Henry Ford. For the Moros, wars are simply followed by more wars. Wars usually correspond to turning points in our lives.… Continue reading Sheikh Yahya ibn Hadi and his descendants

Newspaper article, Uncategorized

Resurrecting old ghosts of Mindanao

While browsing the web, I found a copy of this article published in Business World in 2003. To my surprise, I was quoted by the author. Actually, I think he got his quotes from a speech I delivered in 2000 at UP Los Banos. It's quite a good article. Business Mirror does not keep archives… Continue reading Resurrecting old ghosts of Mindanao

current events

Bus Bombing in Cotabato

Below is a report I made for Vera Files. It is published at Yahoo(click) and at Vera Files (click) Police file raps vs Cotabato bus bombing suspects By Yahoo! Southeast Asia Editors – October 26th, 2010 By Jamal Ashley Abbas VERA Files For Yahoo! Southeast Asia Police today filed multiple, frustrated and attempted murder complaints with… Continue reading Bus Bombing in Cotabato