MILG inaugurates 2 more barangay halls in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY — Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG) inaugurated this week three additional newly-constructed barangay halls in Maguindanao, particularly in the municipalities of Kabuntalan and Buldon.   On Monday, Dec. 20, BARMM Senior Minister Abdulraof Macacua and MILG Minister Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo spearheaded the inauguration of a 2-storey village hall at Barangay Ganta…

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PSA: BARMM’s Poverty Incidence declines in 3 years

COTABATO CITY—The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) logged the highest significant changes and improvement in terms of Poverty Incidence (PI) among families from the first semester of 2018 to the first semester of 2021.   According to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in the first semester of 2021, BARMM’s PI among its population—or the…

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Mujahideens, IDPs, to benefit from MHSD resettlement housing projects

COTABATO CITY — Ministry of Human Settlements and Development (MHSD) continues to expand the construction of housing units for resettlement projects intended for the former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants (Mujahideen), internally displaced persons (IDPs), and other needy sectors in the Bangsamoro region.   On Wednesday, Dec. 22, the ministry broke ground 150 units…

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BARMM sends aid worth P13-M to Odette-hit Dinagat Islands

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government sent Wednesday, Dec. 22, over ten (10) tons of food and non-food items worth Php13-million for the Typhoon Odette-hit residents of Dinagat Islands province.   The province appears to be the hardest-hit area in Caraga region, following the onslaught of Typhoon Odette—the strongest tropical cyclone to hit the Philippines this year—which left…

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Grandest Guinakit fluvial parade highlights 2021 Shariff Kabunsuan celebration in BARMM

COTABATO CITY—To highlight the week-long commemoration of Shariff Kabunsuan in the Bangsamoro region, over 200 ornament-clad boats flocked to the Tamontaka River in Kalanganan II, Cotabato City on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021.   This year’s ‘Guinakit’ fluvial parade, organized by the region’s Ministry of Trade, Investments, and Tourism (MTIT), is said to be the grandest…

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