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
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
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
Vice President-elect Sara Duterte on Saturday night lambasted the social media post of a journalist who is a known critic of the Duterte administration, saying it demonized Mindanao and insult its people.In her Twitter post on June 2, Raissa Robles said that as incoming Tourism… Read More
COTABATO CITY – The integration of former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants into the Philippine National Police (PNP) has begun as set by the Mindanao peace process, officials said Monday.This came after the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) signed an… Read More
“Vote a president who is a friend of the Bangsamoro people”
The Bangsamoro people should unite for the May 9 polls to vote a presidential candidate — one that would not let people suffer past atrocities. Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Minister of Education Mohagher Iqbal said.
“Collectively, we should once again be one body for a single cause of choosing a worthy candidate for the position of President of the Republic of the Philippines: a candidate who will preserve and defend the Bangsamoro cause,” Iqbal tsaid in a privilege speech at the session of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority Parliament onThursday, March 17.
“A candidate who will assure that our women and children will not suffer the atrocities of the past, and instead wake up to a bright and colorful future brought about by living in a peaceful, harmonious, and developed community,” said Iqbal, former head of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panel.
He said the Bangsamoro government should not support a candidate who does honor the sacrifices of the Moro people.
“We cannot support a candidate who will bring back the horrors of the past, or not honor the sacrifices of our brothers and sisters. We should choose a president who is a friend of the Bangsamoro people,” he said.
With his term ending in over three months, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte believes that he has been able to deliver his promise to bring peace to Mindanao.In a prerecorded interview with Pastor Apollo Quiboloy aired Saturday on SMNI, Duterte also gave credit to Bangsamoro leaders for… Read More
COTABATO CITY – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) kicked off Monday the week-long celebration of its 3rd foundation anniversary.
The region had for its theme “Changing People’s Lives, Transforming the Bangsamoro: Celebrating and Sustaining the Gains of Peace and Moral Governance” this year that highlights the breakthroughs of the regional government in achieving peace and development and reforming the Bangsamoro for the past three years.
With the observance of strict health standards, a short program was held outside the BARMM main building where Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim, Senior Minister Abdulraof Macacua, and Bangsamoro Parliament Speaker Pangalian Balindong delivered their speeches.Read More