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BTC calls on Congress to pass original BBL

COTABATO CITY – The Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) yesterday appealed to both the Senate and the House of Representatives to pass the original draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law as Congress resumes its 3rd regular session. MohaqherIqbal, BTC chair, said the current version being pushed in the House will run ...

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Armm gives stipend to Maguindanao scholars

COTABATO CITY — Giving importance to education as a tool out of poverty, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) has released financial aid to Bangsamoro scholars of Maguindanao, officials said Wednesday. The financial aid was part the Armm’s “Empowering the Bangsamoro Region through Active Community Engagements in the Armm (Embrace-Armm)” ...

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Maguindanao govt gives medical, dental services to seniors citizens

COTABATO City— Maguindanao provincial government has distributed facilities for senior citizens at the culminating program of the 37th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, officials announced Tuesday. Lynette Estandarte, head of Maguindanao medical team, said the program includes distribution of disability aid like wheelchairs, canes and others. The team also ...

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DA inaugurates new building, distribute P1.32-b projects

COTABATO City – Agriculture Sec. Proceso Alcala lead yesterday the distribution of P1.32-billion worth of projects and assistance to hundreds of farmers and fishers’ groups as well as to local government units of Region 12. Amalia Jayag-Datukan, DA-12 regional executive director, said it would be Alcala’s third visit this year in ...

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Moro traditional leaders call for passage of original BBL

COTABATO CITY — Muslim traditional leaders and Royal ladies of the Bangsamoro representing various sultanates in Minda-nao have appealed for Congress to act on the passage of the agreed version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Traditional leaders have gathered Monday at Alnor Convention Center, Cota-bato City and came up ...

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ARMM proposes P45-B 2016 budget

COTABATO CITY – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (AR MM) has proposed a budget of P45 billion for next year, 60 percent of which will be allotted for development projects. In an interview Friday, ARMM executive secretary lawyer Laisa Alamia said most of these projects will focus on government ...

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SUSPECTED GUNRUNNER ARRESTED IN MAGUINDANAO

COTABATO City– Joint police and Army units in Maguindanao on Tuesday arrested one of the two suspects believed engaged in gunrunning activities in Datu Paglas town. Senior Superintendent Edwin Quilates, regional director of Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), identified the suspect as Rasid Madidis, 44, of ...

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