Category Archives: BANGSAMORO

PBBM swears in new Bangsamoro Transition Authority members

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday led the mass oath-taking of the new members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA).The oath-taking ceremony held at Malacañan Palace was shared by presidential son and Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand Alexander “Sandro”… Read More

Referendum set to split Maguindanao province

COTABATO CITY – The Maguindanao provincial government has set aside PHP100 million to fund the September 17 plebiscite to split the province into two.The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has earlier set the referendum following the ratification of Republic Act (R.A) 11550, which mandates the… Read More

Plebiscite set September 17

  The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set a plebiscite on September 17 to determine whether Maguindanao will be divided into two separate provinces.Comelec Resolution No. 10797 dated June 22 and made public on Friday also set the activities prior to the holding of the plebiscite… Read More

Philippine Airlines starts Cotabato City to Tawi-Tawi route

Opening BARMM’s tourism sector among major feats of peace process

MANILA – The opening up of the tourism industry in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) through an inter-regional airline route is a major feat in the region’s peace and order situation, according to Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. of the Office of the Presidential… Read More

PAL to pioneer Cotabato – Tawi-Tawi flights – Philippine Airlines

May 27, 2022 — PAL will deploy Airbus A320 aircraft on this pioneer route, offering a choice of Premium Economy and Economy seating on the nonstop flights …

PAL launches first-ever route within BARMM with Cotabato …

Traveling from Cotabato City to Tawi-tawi and vice-versa is now made easier with the Philippine Airlines‘ (PAL) launching of …

MILF mayoral aspirant in Maguindanao wins by 22 votes

COTABATO CITY – A first-time mayoral aspirant of the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP) was proclaimed winner by the Commission on Elections with only 22 votes over his closest rival in the Maguindanao town of Sultan Mastura.

Veterinarian Zulficar “Doc Bong” Panda was announced… Read More

Palace declares May 3 regular holiday to mark Eid’l Fitr

MANILA – Malacañang on Sunday night has declared May 3 as a regular holiday throughout the country to mark the Eid al-Fitr or the end of the month of Ramadan.Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this in a text message to reporters, following the declaration by Bangsamoro… Read More

Eid al-Fitr time to promote social healing: Defense chief

 May 2, 2022, 10:03 am Updated on May 2, 2022, 2:26 pm

MANILA – This year’s celebration of Eid al-Fitr is a time to promote social healing and reconciliation as the country prepares to usher in its next batch of leaders, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday.”The observance of this year’s Eid al-Fitr… Read More

PRRD exhorts Muslims to remain models of goodwill, compassion

 May 2, 2022, 5:26 pm

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called on the Filipino-Muslim community to not only be models of the Islamic faith, but also of “goodwill and compassion for all of humanity”.In his Eid’l Fitr message, Duterte greeted Filipinos-Muslims around the world Eid Mubarak… Read More