MSSD launches UPB program in Tawi-Tawi, releases grants to 411 SLP beneficiaries

TAWI-TAWI – The provincial office of the Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) in Tawi-Tawi launched Tuesday, Oct. 26, the ministry’s new Unlad Pamilyang Bangsamoro (UPB) Program intended for the 5% poorest of the poor families across the region. “In our province, we have identified 664 families from among the 11 municipalities as target…

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BARMM eyes for ‘digitally transformed’ Bangsamoro region

COTABATO CITY – The Bangsamoro Economic and Development Council (BEDC) – Infrastructure Development Committee and its Sub-Committee on Information and Communication Technology (ICT)  conducted its first meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Bajau Hall, Bangsamoro Government Center, in Cotabato City.   This is to tackle updates and concerns on ICT in BARMM. Also, during the…

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BARMM Statistics Committee wins 3rd place at 6th RSC Summit Awards

COTABATO CITY – The BARMM Regional Statistics Committee emerged as the 3rd placer for the  Best Performing Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) during the 6th RSC Summit on Monday, October 25, via Zoom teleconference.   The annual conduct of this Summit, being part of the commemoration of National Statistics Month, bears the theme: “Speeding Economic Recovery…

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DITO to set up 166 cell towers in BARMM — MOTC

COTABATO CITY—The Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) and the DITO Telecommunity Corporation are currently in talks for providing a much improved telecommunications services in the region.   On Oct. 21, MOTC Minister Dickson Hermoso and Bangsamoro Telecommunications Commission (BTC) Officer-in-Charge Engr. Omar Marzoc met with DITO’s Chief Technology Officer Rodolfo Santiago and…

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MAFAR receives agricultural products from DA-12

COTABATO CITY—The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) received 11,111 bags of hybrid ‘palay’ and fish coral equipment on October 22, during the simultaneous turnover ceremony held at MAFAR Covered Court in Cotabato City.   The 11,111 bags of hybrid palay worth Php55,000,000.00 is coming from the Presidential budget on “Bayanihan to Heal…

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