Philippines holds referendum for Muslim autonomy in troubled south

By Martin Petty

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© (c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2019.

©2020 GPlusMedia Inc.

Login to comment

I hope it brings peace to the region! Far too many lives have been lost in what is, for the most part, a forgotten battle zone!

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Yes, I wish them luck and tolerance all round!

0 ( +1 / -1 )

devolved governance all well and good if they manage their production of sustainable palm oil in the right hands.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

The central government would continue to oversee defense, security, foreign and monetary policy, and appoint a transition authority run by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the separatist group expected to dominate the new setup after a 2022 election.

MILF probably getting plenty of traffic to their site but no conversion/new members. I think I know why.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

as soon as they vote yea they will be cut off from the rest of the PI and left to stew in their own problems, you watch

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)

They REALLY need to change their name.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

lets hope the filippinos vote NO

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites