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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

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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 »

COA blames patronage politics

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Soldiers unload sacks of rice and other necessities at an evacuation center in Legazpi City, Albay, in anticipation of typhoon Rammasun on July 15, 2014. According to the Commission on Audit, in the DILG’s 2013 preparedness assessment report, “it was evident that coordination between and among LGUs, national government agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector left much to be desired.”  AP

The Commission on Audit (COA) has blamed “patronage politics” for the government’s failure to provide protection and relief from disasters to poor Filipinos in the country’s high-risk zones.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

What worries Sen. Pimentel most on Bangsamoro autonomy?

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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 »

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