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Bangsamoro peace process takes center stage on National Peace Consciousness Month

MANILA -- The Bangsamoro peace process will serve as the lynchpin of the country’s 12th National Peace Consciousness Month, with the two-pronged objective of encouraging Congress to finish the work on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) while at the same time continuing to raise awareness and understanding on the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro.Government chief peace negotiator Prof.

Devolve regulation of inland waters to Bangsamoro, gov't negotiator asks

MANILA -- Who will have jurisdiction over inland waters in the Bangsamoro autonomous region?If the substitute bill in the Senate overrides the House version, the autonomous government in the Bangsamoro will lose supervision and control over fisheries and other resources found in all inland bodies of water in the region like lakes and rivers. This deletion in the Senate Bill 2894 is troubling,” said government chief negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer.

Sen. Cayetano wants clear guidelines on Bangsamoro block grant

MANILA – Senator Pia Cayetano on Monday calls for a clear-cut guidelines on how the Bangsamoro government would appropriate the Php34-billion block grant from the national government.Cayetano made the call during the start of the Senate plenary debates on Senate Bill No.

GPH okays retention of parliamentary system in draft BBL

MANILA – The government peace panel that negotiated with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) today lauded both the Ad Hoc House Committee chaired by Rep. Rufus Rodriguez and the Senate Committee on Local Government chaired by Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for retaining the proposed parliamentary form of government for the Bangsamoro region in its version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

Marcos' BBL to ‘fortify’ old politics in Bangsamoro – Ferrer

KIDAPAWAN CITY -The composition of the parliament that would be established in a Bangsamoro political entity as introduced by Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., in his version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), will ‘impair’ the ‘democratization’ of the representation in the assembly, according to government chief negotiator talking peace wit the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

MILF, GPH panels meet House committee on BBL chair

MANILA (PNA) -- The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vowed to look for all avenues to restore the 28 items that the House Ad Hoc committee on Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has struck down, MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal said on Tuesday.Iqbal, together with government chief negotiators Miriam Coronel Ferrer and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Deles, met with the panel chairman and Cagayan de Oro City Rep.

IP scrutiny awaits substitute Bangsamoro bill

MANILA (PNA) -- UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz will spearhead reviewing Senate local government committee chairperson Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s proposed substitute for the Malacanang-backed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) bill.She assured undertaking such action to see if such substitute upholds rights of indigenous peoples (IPs) in the target Bangsamoro area.

Marcos submits own version of BBL

MANILA (PNA) – Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. on Monday filed his committee report on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), drawing signatures from majority members of the committees on local government and peace and unification.Marcos refused to name the signatories but claimed at least 17 senators have already affixed their signatures to his report on the Malacanang-backed bill.Registered as Senate Bill No.

Malaysia renews support to Mindanao peace process

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao -- Malaysia will continue to invite Malaysian traders to invest in Mindanao even as it expressed continued support to the Mindanao peace process, a ranking Malaysian official in the Philippines told officials of a Moro group in Southern Philippines. Malaysian Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Dato Mohammad Zamri Mohammad Kassim made the renewal ofcommitment during his visit to Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) stronghold in Barangay Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao over the weekend.

Acopand Pass BBL or maintain status quo in Muslim Mindanao

MANILA -- Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday are heeding the call of President Benigno S. Aquino III to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and are already buckling down to work on the administration’s priority bill, which solons say is the best option” to bring peace and development to the Bangsamoro and to Mindanao.House Ad Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro Committee Vice Chair and Antipolo Rep. Romeo Acop explained that there are only two options for the country -- either pass the BBL, or allow the status quo in Muslim Mindanao to continue.

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