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.

A cleaner Boracay awaits tourists but work is unfinished

BORACAY–Residents and employees of tourist…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Imee Marcos disclaimer on corruption during the Marcos regime is FALSE

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos falsely claimed…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte MALI na naman tungkol sa datos ng pananalapi ng Davao City

Una, pinababa niya ito. Pagkatapos, mali ang…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Ang ulat ni Ben Tulfo na 'pabor sa drug war ni Duterte' ang UN chief NAKALILINLANG

Pumili ng ilang banggit mula sa Setyembre 24 na…

At least 1 very strong tropical cyclone expected to hit PH every year, climate scientist warns

The number of tropical cyclones entering the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte WRONG about Davao City’s financial figures--again

Then he wrongly described it as the highest among…