Simunul: Island of Peace

Simunul, Tawi-Tawi (November 7, 2017) – The island town of Simunul in Tawi-Tawi is known as the cradle of Islam in the Philippines. This is where the Arab missionary Sheikh Karimul Makhdum first introduced Islam in the Bangsamoro more than 600 years ago. Since then, Islam spread to the rest of the country as more…

Nov. 7 set as Sheikh Karimul Makhdum Day

Cotabato City (November 6, 2017) – All is set for the November 7 celebration of the Sheikh Karimul Makhdum Day. Various activities, initiated by the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as well local government units in the province of Tawi-Tawi would be mounted to provide greater meaning and color to the event. Tawi-Tawi, known…