85 former combatants from 4 MILF strongholds in Maguindanao receive cash aid

COTABATO CITY—Eighty-five (85) decommissioned Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants from Camp Abubakar, Badre, Omar, and Rajamuda in Maguindanao received cash assistance on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. The initiative served as the continuation of peacebuilding training spearheaded by the Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS) held a few months ago. “We started from profiling…

Pres. Marcos Jr. appoints new BTA members consistent with Bangsamoro peace agreement

Together with other VIPs, BARMM Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim posed beside President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. during the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-appointed members of Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) on Friday, August 12, 2022 at the Malacañang Palace. (Photo courtesy of Office of the President)     COTABATO CITY –President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. administered the oath…

BCPCH identifies historical sites, heritage in BARMM

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Commission for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (BCPCH) has started its identification of historical sites and heritage in the region. The first site identification was conducted in the municipality of Parang, Maguindanao on August 3-5, 2022. BCPCH Chairperson and Commissioner for Maguindanao Salem Lingasa said the BCPCH recognizes historic sites, structures, and heritage…