184 Bangsamoro science education scholars receive cash grants from MOST

COTABATO CITY—A total of 184 recipients of Mujahideen Assistance for Science Education (MASE) Program, coming from the Bangsamoro region, Sibugay, Zamboanga del Sur and Davao City, took their oath and received cash assistance worth Php40,000.00 each from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on Wednesday. MOST Minister Aida Silongan, Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal, and…

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45 former MILF combatants join peacebuilding training in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—Forty-five (45) former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants from Camp Omar and Camp Badre in Maguindanao underwent a 2-day peacebuilding workshop and training led by Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS) from June 13-14, in this city. The 45 participants, who belong to the first batch to be capacitated this year, are…

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Labor ministry OKs wage increase for agri, non-agri sectors in BARMM

COTABATO CITY – The Bangsamoro Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (BTWPB) of the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) on Wednesday, June 15, approved to increase the minimum wage of employers and workers both in agriculture and non-agriculture sectors across the Bangsamoro region. The Wage Order No. BARMM-02 applies to all minimum wage earners in…

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BARMM OKs over Php734-M worth of investments; 636 jobs underway

COTABATO CITY—Regional Bangsamoro Board of Investments (BBOI) approved Wednesday, June 15 the registration of three (3) investment firms amounting to Php734,133,782.05 during its regular board meeting held here. The investment companies include Nama Concrete Philippines Corporation (NAMA), which invested in pre-mixed cement worth Php340,800,000.00 located in Crossing Pinaring, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao; and Mount Kalantungan Agri-Ventures,…

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