Over 9K healthworkers in BARMM vaccinated against Covid-19

Physician Bashary Latiph, newly installed minister of the Ministry of Health (MOH), said the region has vaccinated 9,588 out of 14,750 persons from its A1 priority group as of April 20.   COTABATO CITY — Health officials of the Bangsamoro Government reported that 65 percent of the total number of its priority recipients already received…

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Environment ministry rescues captive slow loris in Tawi-Tawi

COTABATO CITY – Locally known as “Kokam”, a Philippine slow loris held captive in Tawi- Tawi was turned over to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy’s (MENRE) provincial office last week, April 16. A local resident found the animal in a malnourished condition in Barangay Mandulan, Bongao municipality. According to Community ENRE Officer…

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Bangsamoro Mufti says ‘Covid vaccine does not nullify fast’

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Grand Mufti Abuhuraira A. Udasan set the record straight about the queries whether a Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) vaccine could nullify one’s fast or not. “When it comes to the vaccine on Covid-19, it does not nullify your fast,” said Udasan in a video advisory on Covid-19 released by the Ministry of Health (MOH)…

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Opportunities improve for 3,453 scholars of MBHTE’s technical-vocational courses

COTABATO CITY—A total of 3,453 scholars across the Bangsamoro region completed Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education – Technical Education and Skills Development’s (MBHTE-TESD) Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) courses for the first quarter of 2021. “It will open more doors for our Bangsamoro learners to hone their skills and knowledge,” Education Minister…

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