BARMM to kick-off National Women’s Month celebration on March 8

COTABATO CITY – With several activities lined up, the Bangsamoro Women Commission (BWC) will kick-off this year’s National Women’s Month (NWM) celebration in the region on Monday, March 8. BWC chairperson and Member of Parliament Bainon Karon said the celebration aims to consolidate all efforts towards strengthening the capacities of Bangsamoro women as active partners…

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Excellent and proper hygiene, an investment for everyone: Iqbal

  COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro education minister Mohagher Iqbal emphasized the essential benefits of having good health and practicing proper oral hygiene for children and adults during the culmination of the 17th National Dental Health Month Celebration in the region on Monday. With the theme “Paigtingin: Oral Health for Juan and Juana sa Gitna ng Pandemya”, the…

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Bill creating BARMM fisheries development authority enters 2nd stage in plenary

COTABATO CITY – A bill seeking to establish the Bangsamoro Fisheries Development Authority (BAFDA) has entered its second stage in the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament plenary. Parliament Bill No. 78 was principally authored by BTA Members Atty. Jose I. Lorena, Speaker Atty. Ali M. Balindong, Deputy Speaker Nabil A. Tan, Deputy Majority Floor Leader…

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MAFAR, FAO converge to support agri-based livelihoods, agribusiness in BARMM

  COTABATO CITY—To significantly improve the lives of vulnerable sectors in the agricultural Bangsamoro region, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-UN) forged a partnership on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Koronadal City. Officials from MAFAR and FAO conducted its Project Inception Meeting and 1st Project Coordinating…

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Bangsamoro Bantay-Korupsyon Office Act filed in BTA

COTABATO CITY – In ensuring a graft and corruption-free Bangsamoro Government, a bill creating the region’s Bantay-Korupsyon Office was filed in the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament last week, Feb. 23. The office shall be the primary authority in investigating complaints involving graft and corruption against any public officer and employees of the Bangsamoro Government…

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