Bill resetting BARMM’s 1st regular elections to 2025 hurdles committee level

Senator Francis Tolentino [Photo from Wikipedia]   COTABATO CITY—Senator Francis Tolentino, Chairman of the Committee on Local Government, submitted Committee Report No. 258 and delivered his sponsorship speech for the approval of Senate Bill No. 2214 during the 61st Plenary Session of the Senate held on Thursday. Senate Bill No. 2214, a substitute bill to…

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BARMM, development partners prepare for Peace and Security Summit

COTABATO CITY—Different BARMM agencies, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and other humanitarian agencies participated in the Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD)-led Peace and Security Pre-Summit activity on Tuesday, May 18, in Cotabato City.   The activity was conducted to identify solutions and address the current situation of the affected families in…

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MIPA to advance IP rights, development in BARMM thru peace summit

COTABATO CITY—Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs (MIPA) is maximizing Indigenous Peoples’ (IPs) participation in the promotion of peace and development in Bangsamoro region through the conduct of 1-day Peace and Security Pre-Summit on Wednesday, May 19, in Cotabato City.   A strategic and collective action planning and setting up of mechanisms to promote inclusive peace…

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GPH-MILF, World Bank officially launch Bangsamoro Normalization Trust Fund

  COTABATO CITY—The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)–led Bangsamoro Government, together with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPPAP), virtually launched Wednesday, May 19, the establishment and implementation of the Bangsamoro Normalization Trust Fund (BNTF). Key officials from OPPAP and regional government, The World Bank, and international partners and ambassadors witnessed…

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