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LEE WANTS ENHANCED FOOD SECURITY FOR BARMM

AGRI Party-List Rep. Wilbert T. Lee on Wednesday urged for the speedy passage of House Bill 1299, or the Right to Adequate Food Act, as he called for the strict implementation of the food and security roadmap for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to aid in the continued decline of poverty incidence […]

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DA, BARMM PARTNER FOR P72M AGRICULTURE PROJECT

The Department of Agriculture (DA) allocated a total of P72.8 million to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) for the 2023–2026 implementation of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Plan (CFIDP) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Through the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed by Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban […]

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GORDON TO BARMM OFFICIALS: LEARN FROM SBMA

Senator Dick Gordon has assured the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) of his unequivocal support in building a formidable region in the South. Speaking during the recent inaugural BARMM Donor’s Forum, Gordon encouraged BARMM officials to take a page out of Subic’s success book which had proven to be an outstanding formula in […]

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RESTORE FUNDING OF BARMM SUCS – HATAMAN, SANGCOPAN

Two lawmakers from Mindanao want to provide funding for state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) that have zero allocations in the 2022 national budget proposal. Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman of the Lone District of Basilan and Anak Mindanao party-list Representative Amihilda Sangcopan filed House Resolution No. 2251, […]

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DPWH, BARMM INK MOA FOR INFRA PROJECTS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has re-affirmed its support to the government of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) with the signing of two agreements at DPWH Central Office in Manila. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and Ministry of Public Works (MPW)-BARMM Minister Eduard Guerra signed the memorandum of agreement (MOA) to […]

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RESCHED OF BARMM POLLS GETS SENATE OK – TOLENTINO

The Senate approved on third and final reading the bill seeking to reset the first regular elections in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) with a vote of 15-3-1. Senate Bill No. 2214, sponsored by Local Government Committee Chairman Francis Tolentino, proposes to move the date of the BARMM elections from May 2022 […]

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RESET OF BARMM POLLS TO 2025 GETS HOUSE PANEL OK

A measure resetting to 2025 the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) elections initially set in 2022 has hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives. This came after the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms, Committee on Muslim Affairs and Special Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity jointly approved the draft substitute […]

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LOPEZ TO BARMM YOUTH: BECOME ENTREPRENEURS

Unleashing the potentials of young Filipinos to be the next business tycoons, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade, Investments, and Tourism (MTIT), successfully launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP!) in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). “YEP! was created specifically to empower you (youth) and give […]

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SY EGCO TO BARMM: ENSURE SAFETY OF MEDIA WORKERS

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) called for the creation of a regional counterpart in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to ensure the safety of media workers and prevent another Maguindanao massacre from happening again. “I urge the Bangsamoro Region to create a counterpart Task Force of PTFoMS. The mechanism […]

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NEA MOVES TO ENSURE SMOOTH TURNOVER OF BARMM COOPS

State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has begun the process to transfer the authority to supervise electric cooperatives (ECs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to the Bangsamoro Government. Republic Act No. 11054, otherwise known as the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), was approved on July 27, 2018. With the passage of the BOL, […]