MIPA to advance IP rights, development in BARMM thru peace summit

COTABATO CITY—Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs (MIPA) is maximizing Indigenous Peoples’ (IPs) participation in the promotion of peace and development in Bangsamoro region through the conduct of 1-day Peace and Security Pre-Summit on Wednesday, May 19, in Cotabato City.   A strategic and collective action planning and setting up of mechanisms to promote inclusive peace…

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GPH-MILF, World Bank officially launch Bangsamoro Normalization Trust Fund

  COTABATO CITY—The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)–led Bangsamoro Government, together with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPPAP), virtually launched Wednesday, May 19, the establishment and implementation of the Bangsamoro Normalization Trust Fund (BNTF). Key officials from OPPAP and regional government, The World Bank, and international partners and ambassadors witnessed…

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BARMM to grant special eligibility for Madaris teachers in new education code

COTABATO CITY – Asatidz/Mudarris or those who teach in Madaris (Islamic schools) in the Bangsamoro region can now hold permanent positions in the Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education (MBHTE) once they pass the ministry’s special eligibility examinations. This is one of the salient provisions of the recently approved Bangsamoro Education Code (BEC). [Read:…

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BARMM education code signed into law

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim and Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament Speaker Atty. Pangalian Balindong on Tuesday evening signed into law a bill that will establish the region’s educational system. This was after the members of the parliament (MPs) approved on the same night the proposed Bangsamoro Education Code (BTA Bill No.…

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MOH turns over health projects under BTA’s fund

MOH Minister Dr. Bashary Latiph led the turnover of projects under Bangsamoro Transition Authority’s (BTA) Transition Development Impact Fund (TDIF) on Tuesday, May 18, in Cotabato City.   COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health (MOH) turned over on Tuesday, May 18, several ambulances, medical equipment, and financial assistance to various recipients under the…

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