By Leila B. Salaverria
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.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has high hopes that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will clear Congress because it is “for the sake of peace in Mindanao,” the group’s officials say.
By Nash Maulana
The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law will redraw the map of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and nearby areas, as it aims to establish a larger, self-governing region.
By Christian V. Esguerra
, DJ Yap
Is the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) constitutional?
By Nikko Dizon
, TJ Burgonio
President Aquino met privately with Moro Islamic Liberation Front chair Murad Ebrahim in Hiroshima, Japan, to discuss the status of the draft Bangsamoro basic law, Secretary Edwin Lacierda confirmed Wednesday night.