Tolentino stresses COMELEC, DOJ opinions on ‘no plebiscite’ needed for BARMM transition extension

COTABATO CITY—Senator Francis Tolentino presented and incorporated some legal opinions and resolutions amid interpellation with Senator Panfilo Lacson regarding Senate Bill (SB) No. 2214 on Tuesday. SB No. 2214 is a measure that appeals to extend the term of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), thereby moving BARMM’s first regional parliamentary elections from May 2022 to…

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Beneficiaries in Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi receive Project TABANG aid

TAWI-TAWI—A total of 229 out of 600 target beneficiaries have already received aid from the Project Tulong Alay sa Bangsamoro Nangangailangan (TABANG) in local government unit (LGU) of Panglima Sugala as of August 18, this year as it continues to roll out aid to marginalized sector of the Bangsamoro region.   According to the Municipal…

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BARMM to construct 3-story dormitory bldgs to 6 SUCs

MBHTE Minister Mohagher Iqbal and representatives from Cotabato State University (CSU) conducted the groundbreaking rites for the three-story dormitory building on August 20. (Photo courtesy of MBHTE)   COTABATO CITY—Six state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will receive three-story dormitory buildings from the Ministry of Basic, Higher,…

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