Ghazali Jaafar: Don’t think we’ll solely occupy positions in Bangsamoro

“Don’t think we in the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will solely occupy key positions in the proposed Bangsamoro Government.” This was the statement of Ghazali Jaafar, 1st Vice Chairman of the MILF and concurrent Chairman of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), before a crowd of leaders and professionals at Genalyn’s Resort and Convention Center […]

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President Duterte vowed inclusive BBL

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte vowed before a crowd of over 1.2 million that an inclusive Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be passed soon during the culmination of the Bangsamoro Assembly  on November 26 and 27, 2017 at Old Capitol, Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. The crowd were from the Bangsamoro dominated communities of Maguindanao, North […]

Bangsamoro Writers attend Training on News Writing and Peace Messages in Support of the MNLF-MILF Convergence

DAVAO City – About 25 Bangsamoro volunteer writers attended in the two-day training program on News Writing & Peace Messages in support to the MNLF-MILF Convergence held at Casa Leticia Boutique Hotel in Davao City on November 16-18 this year. The participating scribes came from different line agencies of established Bangsamoro organizations, civil society groups […]

IBS holds inclusive political dialogue on BBL

COTABATO CITY – The Institute of Bangsamoro Studies (IBS) held an inclusive political dialogue at EM Manor Hotel in Cotabato City on October 24-25 participated by representatives from various sectors where they tackled the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the legal measure that is hoped to provide the Bangsamoro people an ideal autonomous political entity. […]


ICRC continues support to Marawi IDPs, spends $4.3 Million assistance

COTABATO City – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) continues its support to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Marawi spending $4,396,000 worth of assistance from May 23 to September 30, 2017 to more than 100,000 victims of conflict. Of these figure, the ICRC said the biggest chunk went to Assistance component amounting […]

Filipino ‘Guests of King’ pilgrims thank Saudi’s King Salman for Hajj hosting program

Filipino ‘Guests of King’ pilgrims thank Saudi’s King Salman for Hajj hosting program

GENERAL SANTOS City – The 30 Filipino pilgrims who recently performed Hajj under the “Hajj Hosting Program of the Guests of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques” thanked to Saudi’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud for enabling them to perform pilgrimage to the Holy Cities of Makah and Madinah. Under-Secretary Ciriaco Lagunzad […]


Movement of CSOs, grassroots communities calling for the immediate passage of BTC’s BBL launched in Cotabato City

COTABATO City –A network of Civil Society Organizations and grassroots community leaders launched the #SIGNnewBBL Movement on Friday (Sept 29) at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, ORG compound, Cotabato City, to pitch their call for the immediate passage of BTC’s crafted Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) The event was participated in by thousands of peace advocates […]

USM celebrates a colourful 64th founding anniversary

USM celebrates a colourful 64th founding anniversary

Kabacan, Cotabato–The University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato celebrated a colourful founding anniversary on October 1, 2016 that marked its 64th year of existence. The affair opened on September 26, 2016 by a torch parade around down town in this municipality followed by fireworks that lit the skies of the giant campus. The celebration culminated with two programs, […]