BYC Chair praises Bangsamoro youth for their contributions in social transformation

COTABATO CITY—In his 3rd State of the Bangsamoro Youth Address (SOBYA) on Aug. 24, Bangsamoro Youth Commission (BYC) Chairperson Marjanie Macasalong praised the youth for playing a vital role in shaping the social landscape in the region. “Today, as we celebrate International Youth Day 2022, we would like to recognize the significant contributions of our…

53 former BIFF members trained as peace keepers

COTABATO CITY—Fifty-three (53) Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) returnees underwent “Bantay Kapayapaan” training on Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao. The Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS) and the Philippine Army spearheaded the activity, which aims to transform former rebels to become agents of peace thru equipping them with knowledge and skills…

BARMM library recognized for innovation excellence

COTABATO CITY—The Bangsamoro Library and Archives (BLA) bagged the ‘Most Innovative Public Library Award’ under the building/physical set-up category in the recently concluded ‘2022 Search for the Gawad Parangal sa Natatanging Tagapangasiwa at Tagapaglingkod ng Pampublikong Aklatan’. National Library of the Philippines (NLP) conferred the award to BLA during a ceremony held in Manila on…