MIPA culminates IP Month celebration thru awarding online contest winners

COTABATO CITY — To culminate the Indigenous Peoples’ Month celebration in the Bangsamoro region, the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MIPA) awarded the winners of its online competition on Oct. 29.   Php20,000.00 was awarded to Ms. Judith D. Caubalejo for winning the ‘COVID-19 Preventive Measures, The IP Way’ 3-minute video presentation contest.   Under…

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Covid-19 facility in Maguindanao to be completed in 70 days

COTABATO CITY—As part of Bangsamoro Government’s continuous effort in addressing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in the region, a 100-bed capacity of Covid-19 isolation facility is being constructed at Datu Odin Sinsuat District Hospital in Maguindanao.   “Ang 100-bed capacity isolation facility na ito ay walang kapareho ang design sa buong Pilipinas […] unique ito at…

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BARMM MSMEs, consumers adopt digital transformation — MTIT

COTABATO CITY—Since the onset of the pandemic, the country, including the Bangsamoro region, has engaged widely in electronic or e-commerce such as online payment portals which allowed the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and consumers to deliver and receive their products without the need to physically meet up.   During the celebration of Consumer…

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UNICEF, BARMM conduct review of midterm work plan in Tawi-Tawi

TAWI-TAWI — A team from the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) conducted on Saturday, Oct. 30, a review of the midterm work plan of UNICEF’s country program for children in Tawi-Tawi province.   According to Amina Lim, UNICEF communications for development officer, UNICEF is in the process of reviewing its 5-year (2019-2023) rolling work plan…

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Education ministry hires over 2k new asatidz in BARMM

COTABATO CITY – The Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education (MBHTE), through its Directorate General for Madaris Education, hired 2,374 new Islamic Studies and Arabic Language (ISAL) teachers or asatidz for the 11 schools divisions in the Bangsamoro region. On Friday, Oct. 29, 241 asatidz from BARMM’s Special Geographic Area (SGA) and 245 from…

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