Over 9K healthworkers in BARMM vaccinated against Covid-19

Physician Bashary Latiph, newly installed minister of the Ministry of Health (MOH), said the region has vaccinated 9,588 out of 14,750 persons from its A1 priority group as of April 20.   COTABATO CITY — Health officials of the Bangsamoro Government reported that 65 percent of the total number of its priority recipients already received…

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Environment ministry rescues captive slow loris in Tawi-Tawi

COTABATO CITY – Locally known as “Kokam”, a Philippine slow loris held captive in Tawi- Tawi was turned over to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy’s (MENRE) provincial office last week, April 16. A local resident found the animal in a malnourished condition in Barangay Mandulan, Bongao municipality. According to Community ENRE Officer…

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Newly discovered plant in LDS named after the Bangsamoro people

COTABATO CITY – A newly discovered plant in Wao, Lanao del Sur has been named after the people of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) – the Begonia Bangsamoro. As published on April 16, 2021 in Phytotaxa, a scientific journal on systematic botany, the plant was discovered by a group of six researchers…

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Opportunities improve for 3,453 scholars of MBHTE’s technical-vocational courses

COTABATO CITY—A total of 3,453 scholars across the Bangsamoro region completed Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education – Technical Education and Skills Development’s (MBHTE-TESD) Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) courses for the first quarter of 2021. “It will open more doors for our Bangsamoro learners to hone their skills and knowledge,” Education Minister…

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