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MILF forms political party for envisioned Bangsamoro elections

Ghadzali Jaafar, MILF vice chair for political affairs.  FILE PHOTO

The political party that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front has put up so it could field candidates in the anticipated elections in the future Bangsamoro autonomous entity is now functional.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bayan Muna: Aquino has numbers in House to pass Bangsamoro law

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Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law would depend on “numbers,” which the Aquino administration might be able to muster.

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

Bangsamoro autonomy eyes new areas outside ARMM


The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law will definitely redraw the political map of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and nearby areas because it aims to establish a larger area for Moro governance.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

What worries Sen. Pimentel most on Bangsamoro autonomy?

Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III

As Congress awaits the draft Bangsamoro basic law, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III has advised the government to explain how the future region’s asymmetrical relationship with the national government complies with the Constitution.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mindanao groups urge gov’t to fast-track Bangsamoro Basic Law

The signing Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. INQUIRE FILE PHOTO

Grassroots organization leaders from different parts of Mindanao are calling on the government to treat with urgency the passing of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, saying they’ve witnessed the people’s misery in the last four decades of war and are looking forward to the prospect of development to bring about by lasting peace.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »