ARMM Watch

Our special coverage of the 2013 polls in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, where contending political clans have been notorious for warlike tactics, fraud and election violence. VERA Files has partnered with MindaNews and iWatch.

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PHOTOS: Marawi City, 30 days of misery

Photojournalist Luis Liwanag captures Marawi City today, on the 30th day of the crisis.​

BBL without IP rights ‘genocide,’ says advocate in counter-SONA event

Leaders of various indigenous peoples (IP) groups say the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) violates their rights and will lead to their “disintegration.”

Beyond Mamasapano: Tough road still ahead for Bangsamoro peace

Mamasapano underscored the need for a lasting solution to conflict in the deadliest of areas in the country, but it also altered the course of that possible solution.

Election violence in Basilan unstopped

ISABELA, Basilan – This province recorded the most cases of election violence in the region on polling day, the Philippine National Police-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PNP-ARMM) said.

Polls held in 87 Lanao Sur villages; election officers remain ‘missing’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY–Elections in 87 barangays in Lanao del Sur continued today, but the problem of disappearing election officers and municipal treasurers persisted prompting the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the voting until Wednesday.

Philippine journalists to revisit ‘cold’ environment disasters

MANILA - For the 18 journalists and journalism…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Andanar falsely downplays inflation figures, accuses media of ‘painting negative picture

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin…

Funds for road safety in peril

The seeming tug-of-war in Congress on Sept. 12 has…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Andanar minasahe ang datos ng inflation, pinaratangan ang media ng pagpinta ng 'negatibong larawan' ng ekonomiya

Habang minamasahe ang datos kaugnay ng inflation…

Visa-free entry: Together and Different in Art

With zest and social media flair, Ties of History:…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Ang sinasabi ng datos ng PDEA tungkol sa sitwasyon ng bawal na gamot sa Pilipinas sa paglipas ng mga taon

Narito ang sinasabi ng mga ulat ng PDEA.