BARMM’s economy rises by 7.5% in 2021, sets record as 2nd fastest-growing region in PH

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) economic performance  increased by 7.5 percent in 2021 and recorded the second-fastest growth among all regions in the country, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced in a news conference Thursday, April 28. The economy of BARMM increased from -1.9% in 2019-2020 to 7.5% in 2020-2021,…

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BARMM spends P203.8-million to settle indigent patients’ medical bills

COTABATO CITY – As of March 2022, the regional government’s medical assistance program dubbed AMBAG (Ayudang Medikal mula sa Bangsamoro Government) has already spent a total of Php203,875,214.63 to help settle the medical bills of 28,466 indigent Bangsamoro patients. AMBAG was created in November 2019 as one of the special programs of BARMM Chief Minister…

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BARMM Chief Minister, MOH urge public to get vaxxed on Special Vaccination Days in May

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim and the Ministry of Health (MOH) are urging the public to get vaccinated against  Covid-19 in the upcoming region-wide Special Vaccination Days (SVD) next month. Aiming to increase the low vaccination rate and meet the 70-percent herd immunity in the region, the SVD will run from May…

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MBHTE launches ‘Election Task Force’ to monitor May 2022 polls

COTABATO CITY — To ensure a free, orderly, honest, peaceful, and credible elections, the Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MBHTE-BARMM) launched its 2022 Election Task Force on Monday, April 22. The creation of the MBHTE-BARMM election task force is in compliance with the Department of Education…

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