Sinarimbo: Duterte supports Bangsamoro transition extension to 2025

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government spokesperson Naguib Sinarimbo confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte is supportive of the proposal to extend the Bangsamoro transition period from 2022 to 2025. Sinarimbo, said in a radio interview on Saturday, Nov. 28, that President Duterte believes a three-year transition period is “too short” in order to implement transition priorities and mandates.…

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BARMM set to take over supervision of Cotabato City in December

COTABATO CITY— Minister for Interior and Local Government (MILG) Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo confirmed that the official transfer of supervision of Cotabato City to Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is set on December 15. Sinarimbo, also BARMM’s spokesperson, announced via Radyo Bangsamoro on Saturday that on October 19, President Rodrigo Duterte has finally decided…

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MOH: Measles-rubella campaign extended until Dec. 4

COTABATO CITY—Health officials of the Bangsamoro Government will add one more working week to immunize the remaining unvaccinated children under five years old in the region against measles-rubella. The measles-rubella supplemental immunization campaign started on Oct. 26, and was originally set to end on Nov. 25. OIC Health Minister Amirel Usman said due to adverse…

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15 Maguindanao MLGUs receive ‘Timbangan ng Bayan’ from BARMM

COTABATO CITY—A distribution of “Timbangan ng Bayan” or the Public Weighing Scale to fifteen (15) municapal local government units of Maguindanao was held Thursday, Nov. 26 in Cotabato City. Ministry of Trade, Investment and Tourism (MTIT) Minister Abuamri A. Taddik, who led the turnover ceremony, said, “this project does not only  assure the public of…

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CM Ebrahim files 2021 BARMM budget to plenary

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim filed Thursday the BARMM’s Php75-billion budget for fiscal year 2021 or the proposed BTA-Cabinet Bill No. 73. Cabinet Bill No. 73 is entitled “An Act Appropriating funds for the Operation of the Bangsamoro Government from January One to December Thirty-One, Two Thousand and Twenty-One,…

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