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Appointment of women to sensitive BARMM posts hailed

COTABATO CITY - Advocates of women empowerment and groups helping protect their rights were elated with the appointment of three from the sector to high positions in the Bangsamoro government.

The three appointees, the lawyers Sha Elijah Dumama Alba and Anna Tarhata Basman, and the longtime peace advocate Susana Salvador Anayatin,  are members of the 80-seat regional parliament of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Ex-Rep. Mastura wants CAB-compliant BEC in BARMM, files petition in intervention in SC

MANILA – Former Maguindanao Congressman and principal author of Republic Act No. 7941 or the Party-List System Act, lawyher Michael O. Mastura, filed a Petition-In-Intervention, on Thursday, before the Supreme Court to declare certain provisions of the Bangsamoro Electoral Code (BEC) or Bangsamoro Autonomy Act No.

Eradicating all forms of child labor by 2028

The Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE-BARMM) through the Bureau of Employment Promotion and Welfare of the Ministry of Labor and Employment with the support of IRDT and the International Labour Organization (ILO), successfully held the Project Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) meeting Thursday, December 7, 2023 in Cotabato City.

MP Dumama-Alba is new MILG-BARMM minister replacing lawyer Sinarimbo

COTABATO CITY – A member of parliament of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) today assumed as the new minister of the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government (MILG-BARMM) replacing lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo who earlier resigned from his post.

Lawyer Sha Elijah B. Dumama-Alba, BTA floor leader, was appointed by Chef Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim as new MILG minister effective Dec. 7, 2023.

Ebrahim early this week has issued memorandum to all cabinet ministers requiring them to submit courtesy resignation.

Sinarimbo submitted his irrevocable resignation.

BARMM turned over MILG building in Pigcawayan and Midsayap SGA clusters

The new Ministry of the Interior and Local Government Field Office opened on December 4, 2023, at Brgy Datu Binasing, Pigcawayan Cluster of the BARMM's Special Geographic Area (SGA).

The Bangsamoro government has budgeted ₱15.5 million for the new structure, which would house interior and local government operations in the SGA, centralizing government development initiatives.

The new facility is one of several Ministry infrastructure projects spread among BARMM's additional 63 barangays.

PNP tags 2 Dawlah Islamiyah members as suspects in MSU bombing

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday identified the two persons of interest (POI) allegedly linked to the Dec. 3 bombing at the Mindanao State University (MSU) gym in Marawi City that killed four persons and wounded at least 50 others.

PNP spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo, in a press briefing in Camp Crame, Quezon City, said these are Kadapi Mimbesa alias 'Engineer' and Arsani Membesa alias 'Khatab', 'Hatab' and 'Lapitos', both members of Dawlah Islamiyah-Maute Group.

32 NDU College of Law graduates, pumasa sa BAR exams; BJMP BARMM official pumasa din

ABOT sa 32 mga graduate ng Bachelor of Laws ng Notre Dame University o NDU Cotabato City ang pumasa sa kakatapos lang 2023 bar examinations. Batay ito sa posts ng NDU sa kanilang social media accounts.

Siyam naman na mga bar examinees ang pumasa mula Sultan Kudarat State University sa Tacurong City at ang Mindanao State University College of Law sa Marawi City naman, ay mayroong 108 mga lawyers.

Samantala, ipinagmamalaki naman ng Bureau of Jail Management o BJMP ng Bangsamoro Regional ang kanilang bagong abogado na si Jail Senior Superintendent Faridah Ali.

AFP heightens ops vs. Daulah Islamiyah units in Lanao Sur

MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. on Tuesday said the military has launched intensified operations against the Daulah Islamiyah (DI) local terrorist group operating in Lanao del Sur.

In an interview with CNN Philippines, Brawner said they are also looking into reports that the terror group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) is behind Sunday's bombing at the Mindanao State University (MSU) gym in Marawi City that killed four persons and wounded 50 others.

Experts to help set up Marawi City anti-terror emergency network

COTABATO CITY -- A regional telecommunications ministry offered to help the Mindanao State University establish a viable emergency reaction network for mobile phone users in its campus in Marawi City.

Technical personnel of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region here told reporters on Tuesday that they can set up such networks with the help of private telecommunications companies whose operation covers Lanao del Sur and its capital, Marawi City.

MSSD-BARMM extends more cash aid to Marawi blast victims

COTABATO CITY - In light of the recent incident in Mindanao State University (MSU) Main Campus in Marawi City, the Bangsamoro Government is taking immediate action to ensure the safety of the civilians and to assist those who are directly affected by the explosion.

MSSD shall cover the hospitalization and medicines for the wounded, as well as the burial costs of the deceased.

We strongly condemn those responsible individuals behind the atrocities committed against the innocent lives of MSU students and workers.

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