Dual use of Hijri and Gregorian Calendars in BARMM proposed in BTA

COTABATO CITY – A bill mandating the dual use of Hijri and Gregorian calendar in all ministries, agencies, local government units, offices, and institutions in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has entered its second reading on March 24 last week. Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament Bill No. 87 or the “The Dual…

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DOTr transfers functions to BARMM counterpart

  COTABATO CITY—Department of Transportation (DOTr) officially turned over its functions and assets to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) on Saturday, March 27. The transfer of functions was held through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing ceremony. Also, to commemorate the 7th year anniversary of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) signing,…

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BTA members want to upgrade Sulu Provincial Hospital

COTABATO CITY – Some members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament filed on March 24 a bill seeking to upgrade the provincial hospital in Sulu province. BTA Bill No. 90 seeks to upgrade Level I Sulu Provincial Hospital into a Level II hospital, increasing its bed capacity to 200, upgrading its professional healthcare services…

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[File Photo from Arab News] Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF), Moro Islamic Liberation Front's armed wing, gather inside one of their camps in Mindanao.

BTA asks Congress to concur with Duterte’s grant of amnesty to Moro rebels

COTABATO CITY – Members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament called on the Congress of the Philippines to concur with the recently signed Presidential Proclamations granting amnesty to the political offenses of the members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF). The BTA expressed this through Proposed Resolution…

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BTA urges Professional Regulation Commission to create a regional office in BARMM

COTABATO CITY – The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament on March 25 adopted a resolution urging the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to create a regional office within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). This is to provide Bangsamoro registered professionals convenient transactions with the Commission, through reduction of effort, cost, and travel time…

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