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2 BIFF leaders, 10 men yield to Army in Maguindanao

Military authorities announced Wednesday that two leaders of outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and 10 of their followers have voluntarily surrendered to authorities in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao Wednesday.

The BIFF surrenderers were led by Anwar Pegas, a sub-leader of the BIFF-Karialan Faction, and his deputy, Zukarno Sailila, according to a statement released by Lt. General Alfredo Rosario Jr.,  Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief.

BARMM welcomes P277 million investments

COTABATO CITY  – Another multi-million investment has been approved to operate in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), the regional Bangsamoro Board of Investments (BBOI) announced Monday.

Atty. Ishak Mastura, BBOI chair, said the board has approved the P277 million in investment that will provide employment to 215 Bangsamoro workers.

The board approved the registration and investment of Usman Banana Farm, an exporter of Cardava Banana in Matanog, Maguindanao.

Soldiers neutralize remaining Basilan Abu Sayyaf leader

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao --- The remaining ranking leader of the Abu Sayyaf in Basilan perished in a brief shootout with soldiers at past 5:00 p.m. Friday.

Senior officials of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region told reporters Saturday Radzmil Jannatul, who was wanted for high-profile criminal cases pending in courts, died from multiple bullet wounds sustained in the gunfight.

CM Ebrahim on BARMM's economy: 'We are indeed heading into the right direction'

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim proudly shared in his address before the members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament on Thursday, March 25, that the region is "indeed heading into the right direction."
 
Ebrahim highlighted in his report the significant improvements in the economy of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
 

Modern market, police station to rise in Northern Kabuntalan

COTABATO CITY -- Despite his hectic scheduled ahead of the start of campaign period for local candidats, Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo and Senior Minister Sammy Al-Mansoor of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) managed to groundbreak two important projects for Northern Kabuntalan, Maguindanao.

Sinarimbo, BARMM interior minister and spokesperson, said the first was the Municipal Police Station for the municipality located inside the municioal government center of the LGU.

The second was the Public Market for Northern Kabuntalan.

British entity reaches out to BARMM government

COTABATO CITY --- Two British dignitaries and the Bangsamoro labor minister agreed Wednesday to cooperate on promoting the welfare of the local labor sector and decommissioned Moro guerillas covered by the Mindanao peace process.

Lord Jack McConnell of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, Matthew Hedges of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and Bangsamoro Labor Minister Muslimin Sema also talked about interventions meant to strengthen democracy in the regional government and its constituent-communities.

BARMM commemorates 54th year of Jabidah massacre in Corregidor Island

MANILA — Bangsamoro Government, through the Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS), led the 54th commemoration of the Jabidah Massacre on March 18, at the Mindanao Garden of Peace in Corregidor Island, Cavite.
 
BARMM Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim said the Jabidah narrative "would become the seeds of the modern Bangsamoro struggle."
 
“The BARMM government and the entire Bangsamoro will continue to commemorate the sacrifices of the Bangsamoro martyrs," Ebrahim said in his speech read by MPOS Minister Hussein Muñoz during the activity.
 

Winds destroy 36 houses in upland Maguindanao town

SOUTH UPI, Maguindanao --- Strong winds following heavy rains on  Thursday night destroyed no fewer than 30 houses in Barangay Kigan here.

Barangay officials said the affected families have relocated to houses of relatives and school buildings nearby.

Mayor Reynalbert Insular, chairperson of the South Upi Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, dispatched Friday emergency responders to extend initial humanitarian interventions for displaced families.

BARMM Manila office gets aid from EU thru Subatra programme

Christoph Wagner, Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to the Philippines, led the turnover ceremony held at the BLOMM Office on 14 March 2022.

BLOMM Director Gafur Arami Kanain received the computer desktops, laptops, printers, and peripherals on behalf of the Office of the Chief Minister.

“We thank the EU for providing us with equipment assistance, which will help BLOMM provide critical administrative and technical support to the Chief Minister and other BARMM officials while on official business in Metro Manila,” said Kanain.

121 ex-MILF get national competency cert from MBHTE

COTABATO CITY – One hundred twenty-one (121) more decommissioned combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have been added to the roster of graduates of various livelihood skills trainings conducted by the region’s education ministry.
 
On Tuesday, March 15, the Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education’s Technical Education and Skills Development (MBHTE-TESD) held a graduation ceremony for the trainees who completed their course on cookery and pastry making.
 

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