Friday Mar, 31 2023 02:25:11 PM


BARMM helping rebuild once dangerous Basilan town

COTABATO CITY - The Bangsamoro government released Friday half of the funds for a public market project in the conflict-torn Al-Barka town in Basilan, essential to the area’s recovery from years of strife.

Mayor Jaydeefar Lajid of Al-Barka received the P7.5 million worth check for the project from Bangsamoro Local Government Minister Naguib Sinarimbo during their meeting at the regional capitol here.

The regional government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao allotted P15 million for the project.

MILG releases initial fund for public market in Al Barka, Basilan

COTABATO CITY - The Ministry of the Interior and Local Government in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MILG-BSARMM) today released the 50 percent of the fund for the construction of public market for the municipality of Al Barka in Basilan province.

"In the past, Al Barka has been in the front pages of national dailies due to major fighting between the government forces and MILF forces led by Kumander Dan Asnawi, now a Member of the Parliament and standing beside me," said MILG Minister Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo.

Grateful Muslim, Christian alumni travel back to Datu Piang's NDDI

Grateful Muslim, Christian alumni travel back to Datu Piang's NDDI

TODAY, December 17, all roads lead to Datu Piang, home to one of the oldest Catholic schools in the old Cotabato Province.

About 800 old and young alumni will literally march back to the Notre Dame of Dulawan Inc. (NDDI) in Datu Piang, now part of Maguindanao del Sur, for their Grand Alumni Homecoming.

DILG honors 6 BARMM LGUs as ADAC top performers

COTABATO CITY – Six local government units in Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao del Sur and del Norte each received the National Anti-Drug Council (ADAC) Performance Award during ceremonies held in Manila the other day.

Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) interior minister, said the recipients were the municipalities of Piagapo in Lanao del Sur, Upi, Datu Blah Sinsuat in Maguindanao del Norte and Paglat, Abdullah Sangki and Datu Anggal Midtimbang in Maguindanao del Sur.

6 more renounce membership with BIFF 

COTABATO CITY --- Six more members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, all from a group that extorted “protection money” from traders, surrendered in Upi, Maguindanao del Norte Tuesday.

Major Gen. Roy Galido, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said Wednesday the group yielded and turned over firearms through the intercession of the 57th Infantry Battalion and local executives in Upi and in nearby South Upi in Maguindanao del Sur.

House OKs creation of PH Congress–Bangsamoro Parliament Forum

MANILA – The House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted a resolution seeking the immediate creation and convening of the Philippine Congress-Bangsamoro Parliament Forum.

House Concurrent Resolution No. 6 was unanimously adopted after Valenzuela 1st District Representative Rex Gatchalian sponsored the resolution in plenary session.

Filipino-Moro patriotism exemplified in Qatar

COTABATO CITY – This is something not ordinary.

The Mlok family from Cotabato City, led by its engineer-patriarch, James, displayed the Philippine flag and the Bangsamoro regional banner at the venue of last week’s football games in the Qatar World Cup in the Middle Eastern state Qatar.

The Mlok family’s gesture was, for them, patriotism, meant to show their respect and love for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindananao and the Philippines.

Sinarimbo: DILG to honor 14 BARMM LGUs with SGLG awards

COTABATO CITY - Fourteen local government units from across the Bangsamoro Region with outstandig performance via moral governance and development will be honored by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Manila this week.

Interior Minister Atty Naguib G Sinarimbo saud these LGUs will be honored with the highly coveted 2022 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Award on 15 December 2022 at The Manila Hotel in Manila for their outstanding performance in local administration and service delivery across several areas.

Congress-Bangsamoro forum to bring dev’t in BARMM

MANILA – Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri on Wednesday said the approved Philippine Congress-Bangsamoro Parliament Forum (PCBPF) will pave the way for the economic development of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously adopted Concurrent Resolution No 5 seeking to establish the PCBPF, an intergovernmental body that will help achieve and maintain genuine peace and progress for the Bangsamoro Region and properly implement the Bangsamoro Organic Law.

Hundreds of stakeholders join first-ever BARMM Education Summit

DAVAO CITY — Flocks of education stakeholders from the academe,  local government officials, development partners, and international agencies, among others, joined the first-ever education summit of the Bangsamoro Government happening here today until tomorrow, Dec. 5 - 6, at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang.
Led by the Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education (MBHTE), the summit serves as a focused, intensive, and inclusive venue for consultations on continuing education and ground-up organizing for the education sector in the region.



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Fair weather continues to prevail across PH Friday

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Detained BARMM police director deny estafa charges

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OPAPRU chief: Open dialogue key to peaceful BSKE in BARMM

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Aboitiz firm gets 4th ISO certification

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) has obtained its fourth ISO certification, Asset Management System after...