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Majority of senators sign on in support of Bangsamoro law

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More than half of the Senate’s 24 members have pledged to support the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), signing on as coauthors of the measure that would establish a new autonomous region in Mindanao as part of the peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Monday.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drafting a new autonomous law: Aquino seeking balance


The Aquino administration wants a balance of voices among the Bangsamoro when it fills up seats in the 15-member Transition Commission (Transcom), the body that would craft the charter of the future political entity designed to address the Moro people’s aspiration for self-governance, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles said.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »