Over 3,000 SHS students in BARMM take MOST’s BASE grant exams

COTABATO CITY—A total of 3,256 aspiring Bangsamoro Assistance for Science Education (BASE) grantees in the region have taken the Ministry of Science Technology’s (MOST) BASE Qualifying Examination from August 23 to September 7, 2021.   With full observance of health protocols, the examination was held at different provinces in the BARMM region: Department of Information…

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Businessmen to invest P200-M to revive banana industry in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—New investments in BARMM worth Php200,000,000.00 could pave the way for the recovery of Banana industry in some areas in Maguindanao according to Regional Bangsamoro Board of Investments (BBOI) during a business meeting and forum with the local investors conducted at Eka Salam farms in Ampatuan, Maguindanao on Sept. 1, 2021.   The regional…

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MENRE, DAR to distribute 6,667-hectare government-owned lands in LDS to qualified beneficiaries

COTABATO CITY—Minister for Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy (MENRE) Abdulraof Macacua and Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Undersecretary for Mindanao Affairs and Rural Development Undersecretary Atty. Ranibai Dilangalen met on Monday to discuss the distribution of government-owned land (GOLs) in Lanao del Sur to qualified beneficiaries.   This pursuant to Executive Order No. 75 s.…

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MPC thanks Senate for passing BTA extension bill; urges President Duterte to certify bill as urgent

COTABATO CITY—The peace advocacy group Mindanao Peoples Caucus (MPC) congratulated the members of the Senate for overwhelmingly passing on the third and final reading of the Senate Bill (SB) 2214.   The measure, seeking to extend Bangsamoro transition period for another three (3) years and resetting the first regular parliament election in BARMM, was approved…

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