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EXTEND BARMM TRANSITION PERIOD – MANGUDADATU

Some lawmakers at the House of Representatives have expressed support for the extension of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government’s transition period. During the joint meeting of the House Committee on Muslim Affairs and the Special Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity recently, Maguindanao Representative Toto Mangudadatu said an extension of another […]

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NEA RECEIVES EQUIPMENT FROM JICA FOR BARM ELECTRIC COOPS

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has formally received from the Japanese government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) brand new equipment and materials that will help improve the power distribution systems of the electric cooperatives (ECs) operating in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The certificate of turnover for the equipment was […]

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BARMM NORMALIZATION ON TRACK – NOGRALES

Various institutional mechanisms for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are on track, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said. “Things are on track and proceeding as planned.”  According to Nograles, “things are on track and proceeding as planned” in establishing BARMM offices for youth, women, settler communities, disaster risk reduction management, planning and development, […]

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NEA, JICA TURN OVER BOOM TRUCKS TO BANGSAMORO POWER CO-OPS

A total of 16 brand new units of boom trucks intended to improve the stability of power supply in the Bangsamoro region were turned over by the National Electrification Administration (NEA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to six electric cooperatives (ECs) on Wednesday, April 10. The boom trucks were part of the 771 […]

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ELECTRIC COOPS IN BANGSAMORO REGION TO GET POWER DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT – NEA

Six electric cooperatives (ECs) operating in the Bangsamoro region will receive next week power distribution equipment to help them improve their operational efficiency. The National Electrification Administration (NEA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will lead the turnover ceremony of power distribution equipment and materials, such as boom trucks, transformers, utility poles, and electric […]

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JAAFAR A PEACEMAKER WHO FOUGHT FOR PEACE IN MINDANAO – PIMENTEL

Senate Trade and Committee Chair Sen. Koko Pimentel III on Thursday joined the country in honoring Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) First Vice Chairman Ghazali Jaafar, who was laid to rest on Wednesday in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. The senator from Mindanao called Jaafar “one of the architects of the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim […]

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GO TO ARMM ATHLETES: GAIN FRIENDS, MAINTAIN SPORTSMANSHIP

Participants to the Palarong Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Athletic Association (ARMMAA) should take advantage of the weeklong sports event to gain more friends and maintain the spirit of camaraderie. This was the advice given by former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go, who was invited as the keynote speaker in the opening […]

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DUTERTE ADMIN ‘ALL-IN’ FOR BOL, MINDANAO PEACE – NOGRALES

The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is “all-in” on efforts to bring peace and prosperity to Mindanao and will go “all-out” for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which will be subject to a plebiscite to be held on Monday, Jan. 21. This was the assurance given by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who […]

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SIGNING OF BANGSAMORO ORGANIC LAW SIGNALS END OF WAR AND POVERTY IN MINDANAO – GO

Special Assistant to the President Bong Go expressed hope that the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will signal the start of lasting peace in Mindanao. Go made this remark during the ceremonial signing of the BOL at Malacañang in the presence of several lawmakers and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Bangsamoro […]

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PEACE AND PROSPERITY POSSIBLE WITH BOL SIGNING – PANGANIBAN

The passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will make peace and prosperity possible in Mindanao within President Rodrigo Duterte’s term. This is according to House Agriculture Committee Chairperson and ANAC-IP Rep. Jose Panganiban, Jr., who on Monday said indigenous peoples (IPs) in Mindanao are set to benefit from the minimization of conflict in the […]