BTA special committee on Marawi: “IDPs want to go home”; recommends action plan for rehab

Cotabato City (August 28,2020)—The Bangsamoro Transition Authority’s (BTA) Special Committee on Marawi provided substantive plans and actions to further the city’s rehabilitation after the siege that displaced thousands of Maranaos in 2017 up to this day.   Member of Parliament (MP) and Chairperson of the committee Ali Solaiman announced in the plenary on Thursday, August…

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PSA-BARMM to start 2020 census on September 1

Cotabato City (August 28, 2020) – The Philippine Statistics Authority of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PSA-BARMM) will conduct the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) for the whole month of September 2020. This was announced by PSA-BARMM Regional Director Razulden Mangelen in a virtual press briefing held Friday. According to him,…

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BARMM culminates 34th National Coconut Week celebration

Cotabato City (August 27, 2020) – After a 3-day fruitful festivity, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR), Ministry of Trade, Investment and Tourism (MTIT), and the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Coconut Authority XIV (PCA XIV-BARMM) concluded Thursday, August 27, the 34th National Coconut Week celebration in the region. Around 300 delegates, including business…

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BTA condemns Jolo bombings; Bangsamoro Government to provide aid

Cotabato City (August 27, 2020)—The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) approved Thursday, August 27, a resolution condemning the twin bombings last August 24 in heavily populated areas in downtown Jolo, Sulu. Moreover, Member of Parliament (MP) Amir Mawallil, the proponent of Proposed Resolution No. 289, suggested that cash assistance can be immediately provided to the families…

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NTF to turnover Covid-19 supplemental support equipment to BARMM

Cotabato City (August 26, 2020)—The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 is set to turnover to the Bangsamoro Government supplemental support equipment to step up the fight against Covid-19 in the region. Sec. Carlito Galvez, chief implementer of the National Action Plan (NAP) Against Covid-19, said Wednesday, August 26, that the NTF is set to…

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