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499 Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi residents from Manila now safe in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY --- The 499 Bangsamoro residents stranded in Metro Manila possibly mistakenly ferried to Cagayan de Oro City are now in an isolation facility in Maguindanao province.

The locally-stranded individuals, or LSIs, returning to Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi arrived midnight Thursday at the compound of the Sanitarium Hospital in Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao where the newly-constructed COVID-19 hospital of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao is located.

Govt-chartered vessel drops Moro LSIs in CdO instead of Zambo

COTABATO CITY — Some 414 locally stranded individuals (LSI) from Metro Manila would have yet to spend more days in their journey back home, as the vessel chartered by the government to ferry them to Zamboanga City had instead dropped them off in Cagayan del Oro City Port on Tuesday.

BARMM gives P15M aid for Lanao del Sur biomolecular lab

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Government has turned over a sum of P15,039,688 cash assistance to Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur on Monday, July 6, in Cotabato City.
 
The Php15-million worth of cash assistance will be utilized for the establishment of biomolecular laboratory to be able to test for SARS-COV-2 that is compliant to Department of Health (DOH) standards.
 

Bangsamoro looking to have representation in the Anti-Terrorism Council

COTABATO CITY – In a statement released on July 4, Saturday, Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim said that the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) respects President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s decision to sign the Anti Terrorism Act of 2020.

Datu Blah Sinsuat LGU constructs COVID-19 treatment building

COTABATO CITY --- The local government unit of Datu Blah Sinsuat town is constructing a COVID-19 clinic as part of its campaign versus the dreaded disease, the LGU said in a statement Saturday.

Mayor Marshall Sinsuat said all 13 barangays of Datu Blah Sinsuat remained COVID-19 free, or has not had even a single case since February but their LGU is still not taking chances.

He said the COVID-19 facility they are setting up is located in Barangay Pura, near the municipal hall of Datu Blah Sinsuat, located in the west coast of Maguindanao province.

BARMM parliament appeals for President’s veto power over Anti-Terrorism Bill

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) approved on Tuesday, July 02, a resolution appealing to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the Anti-Terrorism Bill.

Resoluton No. 239 is entitled "Resolution respectfully appealing to his excellency President Rodrigo Roa Duterto to veto Senate Bill No. 1083 and House Bill No. 6875 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to provide congress the opportunity to review and address the issue of vagueness, overbreadth, and other concerns."

Lanao del Sur’s Covid-19 lab gets accreditation from DOH

COTABATO CITY — Amai Pakpak Medical Center’s (APMC) Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) laboratory in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur received its License to Operate (LTO) from the Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, June 29, 2020.

READI contingent to assist deportees from Malaysia

COTABATO CITY --- The Bangsamoro government dispatched Wednesday to Zamboanga City an emergency response team to assist thousands of Filipino deportees expected to arrive soon from Malaysia.

Malaysia is deporting no fewer than 5,000 undocumented Filipinos starting this week, according to reports last week by local newspapers and radio stations in the Zamboanga peninsula.

The team sent to Zamboanga City by the Bangsamoro government shall assist in the mandatory COVID-19 screening of the Filipinos returning from Malaysia via the Philippine southern backdoor.

4 soldiers killed in gunfight with policemen in Jolo

COTABATO CITY ---- Police agents killed Monday four gunmen who refused to have their identities checked while at a busy  thoroughfare in Jolo, capital of the hostile Sulu province. 

An initial report reaching the headquarters of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in nearby Parang town in Maguindanao said a team trailing the vehicle of the four men neutralized them immediately when they pulled out guns when asked to have their grey Mitsubishi Montero inspected for firearms and explosives.

Police confiscate materials for fishing explosives in Basilan operation

COTABATO CITY --- The police seized 200 kilos of ammonium nitrate and components for at least 500 fishing dynamites in an operation Sunday in the seaside Lantawan town in Basilan.

Brig. Gen. Manuel Abu, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, said Monday Lantawan municipal police personnel, led by Capt. Said Omar Ismael, found the components for fishing explosives in a hut on a beach in Barangay Matikang in Lantawan.

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