Tuesday Jan, 31 2023 09:13:51 PM


NCMF-North Luzon, RD Macarimpas invite auditions for Regional Qur’an Reading Competition

BAGUIO CITY — One of the regular programs of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) is the staging of the annual National Qur’an Reading Competition (NQRC).

Preceding the NQRC is the regional level to determine the representative of each of the Commission’s Regional Offices.

As this is another year for holding the Islamic event, NCMF regional offices are starting to perk up to search for their representatives to the national level.

P596,960 worth of shabu seized in Lanao del Sur

COTABATO CITY --- Policemen seized P596,960 worth of shabu from three alleged traffickers, one of them an 80-year-old man, early Sunday in Tamparan, Lanao del Sur. 

The Tamparan Municipal Police Station and the Lanao del Sur Provincial Police separately announced Monday that the suspects, Malic Banto Macaundas, 33, Basim Undong Dicretan, 52, and the 80-year-old Bambaran Bantug Taha, are now detained.

BARMM caps successful 4th year anniversary; MOTC hailed as grand champion in float parade

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Government culminated its 4th year foundation anniversary today, Jan. 27, with awarding of winners of different activities and competitions during the weeklong celebration.
Among the highlights of the culmination activity was the awarding of the winners of the float parade bagged by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) as champion, with the Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) as the first runner-up, while the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government (MILG) secured the 3rd spot.

6th ID in central Mindanao has new commander

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte --- A new commander of the Army’s largest division in the country assumed Friday, replacing a predecessor who just got to the helm of the Western Mindanao Command.

Major Gen. Alex Rillera took over from the now WestMinCom chief Major Gen. Roy Galido in a turnover rite here officiated by the commander of the Philippine Army, Major. Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr.

Galido was commander of the 6th ID from August 2022 until he took over WestMinCom’s highest post this week.

Maranaws hail independent, inclusive, women-led Marawi Compensation Board

COTABATO CITY  – The Government made good its promise to compensate Marawi war victims with a reparation board that is truly independent, inclusive and led by women, the Marawi Reconstruction and Conflict Watch (MRCW) declared in a press statement today.

“Our hopes are renewed by the appointment of members in the Marawi Compensation Board who are really committed to an independent, inclusive, responsive, and gender-sensitive application of the law,” the MRCW said.

Cultural solidarity seen in BARMM anniversary festivities 

COTABATO CITY - The celebration of the 4th founding anniversary of the Bangsamoro region was a showcase of the gains of self-governance under the now four-year autonomous regional government covering five provinces and three cities.

Observers, among them local executives in provinces outside of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, had, in fact, expressed oneness with BARMM government officials and their constituents in their anniversary festivities.

BARMM capitol flaunts Moro ethnicity to rejoice diversity on 4th anniv

COTABATO CITY — Honoring the flamboyant cultural diversity on its 4th founding anniversary, the Government of the Day is showcasing and raising the level of appreciation and awareness of the rich cultural heritage of Moro ethnic groups from the Provinces of Lanao Del Sur, Maguindanao, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. 

Being held at the Bangsamoro Government Center (BGC) here in this city, participating ministries and offices officially opened on Monday, Jan. 23, the several cultural booths representing their ethnic groups. 

57 Bangsamoro LGUs cited for good work

COTABATO CITY -- Dozens of local government units in the Bangsamoro region received special awards Monday for high performance rating and efficient anti-narcotics campaign.

The activity, held here and jointly facilitated by Local Government Secretary Benjamin Abalos, Jr. and his counterpart in the region, Local Government Minister Naguib Sinarimbo, was among the highlights of the weeklong celebration of the fourth founding anniversary of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao that started Saturday and shall culminate on Friday.

BARMM leaders unveil exhibit highlighting administration’s cluster’ accomplishments

COTABATO CITY - The best innovative practices of Bangsamoro local government units, as well as the highlights of accomplishments of Development Administration Committee member ministries, offices, and agencies during the first phase of transition, are now proudly featured in a Learning Expo and Photo Gallery Exhibit inside the Bangsamoro Government Center in Cotabato City.

AFP to install Maj. Gen. Galido as new Westmincom chief

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is set to install a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy Class 1990 Bigkis-Lahi on today, as the new commander of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom).

The incoming Westmincom chief, Maj. Gen. Roy Galido, is the current commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) based in Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte.

Galido will replace his classmate, Maj. Gen. Arturo Rojas of the Philippine Marines, who was designated as the acting commander of Westmincom in October 2022.



BOC seizes P18-M smuggled onions in Zamboanga City

MANILA – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) - Port of Zamboanga (POZ) has seized PHP18.6 million worth of smuggled onions in a vessel in Zamboanga City...

NDBC BIDA BALITA (Jan. 31, 2023)

HEADLINES 1   BARANGAY CHAIRMAN ng Polloc, Maguindanao del Norte, at misis nito, patay sa ambush; P100 libong pisong reward, inalok ng...

Kidapawan micro orgs get P6.5-M livelihood aid

KIDAPAWAN CITY – At least 21 micro-organizations here have benefited from a PHP6.5 million financial aid extended by the Department of Social...

4,000 liters of diesel from Malaysia seized in Tawi-Tawi

COTABATO CITY - Authorities foiled last weekend an attempt to smuggle 4,000 liters of diesel from Malaysia to Navotas City in the far north via...

NCMF-North Luzon, RD Macarimpas invite auditions for Regional Qur’an Reading Competition

BAGUIO CITY — One of the regular programs of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) is the staging of the annual National Qur’an...