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BTA backs Cha-Cha moves

COTABATO CITY - The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) parliament has expressed support to calls for charter change to resolve Constitutional issues in the implementation of the Comprehensive Agreement (CAB) that necessitates amendment of the 1987 Constitution.

The stance of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) was contained in Parliament Resolution No. 521 which the regional lawmakers unanimously adopted on Wednesday afternoon.

OPAPRU assures corruption has no place in MILF decommissioning process

MANILA – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) assured that it would not tolerate irregularities in the implementation of the decommissioning process for former combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Senator asks OPAPRU to ensure MILF combatants' proper use of cash aid

MANILA – Senator Raffy Tulfo has asked the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity (OPAPRU) to include in the decommissioning process the requirement for Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants to sign a document assuring that the PHP100,000 cash aid they get would be properly spent.

Tulfo, in a public hearing of the Committee on Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation Tuesday, asked OPAPRU Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. to strengthen the implementation of the ongoing decommissioning process.

IP community benefits clean water source from Bangsamoro Government

COTABATO CITY — In a significant development for the residents of Barangay Kinitaan in Upi, Maguindanao del Norte, approximately 1,377 individuals now have access to a reliable source of clean water. This achievement comes as the newly completed solar-powered water system level II was officially turned over to the village on February 14.
 
Funded by the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MIPA), the water system worth P3-million can produce 4,000 liters of clean water and features 10 tap stands strategically positioned to serve the community's needs.
 

Assembly of BARMM’s pioneer political party members set

COTABATO CITY - Organizers, among them peace advocates supporting Malacañang’s effort to put closure to the nagging “Moro issue,” are expecting no fewer than 10,000 people to participate in the February 17 general assembly here of the pioneer regional political party in the Bangsamoro region.

The United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP), organized together about three years ago by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, various peace advocacy blocs, and local executives, has members in the six provinces and three cities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

4 more agencies join BARMM anti-child labor campaign

COTABATO CITY - Four more Bangsamoro ministries have joined the inter-agency bloc addressing child labor and the use of children in the autonomous region as combatants.

Lanao Sur police office gets patrol cars, guns from PRO-BAR

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao Norte - Brig. Gen. Allan Nobleza, police regional director for the Bangsamoro Region, on Teusday spearheaded the turn-over ceremony and blessing of newly issued 21 units of patrol jeeps (Toyota Hilux Single Cab 4x2), 94 Basic Assault Rifles (Dasan & Emtan), 21,345 rounds of 9mm ammunition, and 31 raincoats to Lanao del Sur PPO assisted by Colonel Robert Daculan, Lanao Sur police provincial director and Lt. Colonel Edgar Batoon of PRO-BAR, held at Kabalikat ’98 Stage, Camp Bagong Amai Pakpak, Marawi City.

Dawlah Islamiya Amir, mastermind of MSU gym bombing, among casualties in January ops, AFP says

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City - The Armed Forces of the Philippines through its 103rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army confirmed the death of Khadafi Mimbesa, also known as “Engineer," in the military operation in January in Lanao del Sur.

Westminster Foundation for Democracy hosts female fellowship for BARMM

DAVAO CITY - “I want to impact people’s lives. Tor contribute to our aspirations for homeland, nation, and faith (hula, bangsa, agama). But I am having second thoughts because I don’t feel confident enough yet.”

“I’m not feeling keen to vie (for elections) because I hate the politics that we have: money politics.”

These are just two of the powerful statements of delegates that resonated during the plenary session of the Female Fellowship for Bangsamoro (FFB).

PBBM: Bagong Pilipinas ‘incomplete’ without progressive BARMM

MANILA – The goal of building a “Bagong Pilipinas” (New Philippines) could not be realized if the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) lags behind, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Thursday.

During the 17th Meeting of the national and BARMM governments’ Intergovernmental Relations Body (IGRB) at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City, Marcos stressed the need to pursue “peace with progress.”

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