Lawmaker proposes annual commemoration of ‘Battle of Bayang’ in BARMM

COTABATO CITY – A member of the Bangsamoro Parliament proposed a bill to annually declare May 2 of every year as ‘Padang Karbala Day’ in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in commemoration of the heroic sacrifices made by Sultan of Bayang and his people against American Expeditionary Forces. According to bill’s author Deputy Speaker Ziaur-Rahman Alonto…

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BARMM gov’t crafts work plan in ending insurgency in the region

COTABATO CITY – Members of the Bangsamoro Task Force – Ending Local Armed Conflict (BTF-ELAC) has completed a two-day workshop, from March 24-25, to formulate its framework and implementation plan aimed at ending the insurgencies in the Bangsamoro region. Created thru Executive Order No. 0010 signed by Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim on October 30, 2020,…

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‘Call for extension of the transition period is a call for peace’ says CM Ebrahim

  COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim on Thursday addressed the Bangsamoro Transition Authority plenary to deliver his 10th chief minister’s hour report. In his report, CM Ebrahim highlighted the updates on the call for extending the Bangsamoro transition period. “Following our productive meeting with the President last November 23, 2020, we have…

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MBHTE-Sulu completes P50.4-M school buildings; ground breaks P17-M classrooms

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education (MBHTE) – Sulu Divisions Office completed the construction of 26 classrooms, amounting to Php50, 402, 250.40, for seven (7) schools in different municipalities of Sulu province. On March 22-25, a team led by Alfhadar Pajiji, MBHTE Assistant Secretary for Special Programs and Projects,…

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Protection of IDPs’ rights in BARMM sought in new BTA bill

COTABATO CITY – A proposed bill seeking to protect the rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the region has reached its second stage in the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament on Wednesday, March 24. Minority Floor Leader Atty. Laisa Alamia, who introduced BTA Bill No. 23 or known as the “Rights of Internally Displaced…

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