Workers in BARMM to benefit from new wage hike

Cotabato City (November 14, 2019) – Minimum wage earners in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will receive higher pay following the Bangsamoro Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board’s (BTWPB) approval of Wage Order No. BARMM-01 on November 13, 2019. Wage Order No. BARMM-01, which provides a new minimum wage increase for non-agriculture and agriculture…

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63 barangays in North Cotabato to be turned over to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region

Cotabato City (November 14, 2019) – The 63 barangays in North Cotabato which voted to join the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will be officially turned over to the regional government on November 20, 2019. Lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo, Bangsamoro Government spokesperson and minister of interior and local government, said the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of…

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4Ps beneficiaries in Maguindanao and Sulu to receive cash grants this November

Cotabato City (November 13, 2019) – The Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) is set to release the cash grants of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in the provinces of Maguindanao and Sulu within this month. In a radio interview, lawyer Raissa Jajurie, MSSD minister, said they are taking measures to…

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Fortified iron rice feeding program launched in BARMM

Cotabato City (November 13, 2019) – The Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Education and the United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP) launched Tuesday, November 12, a feeding program designed to improve the health and school attendance of children in the region. The program dubbed ‘Fortified Iron Rice for School Feeding’ was launched at Mao Elementary School…

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