BARMM pushes P2.9-B 2-phase recovery, rehab measures on typhoon Paeng devastation

By ALI G. MACABALANG COTABATO CITY: The regional autonomous government, through its disaster risk reduction and management council (DRRMC), is carrying out two-phase interventions worth P2.9-billion for the early recovery and rehabilitation of people and places affected by the recent onslaught of Tropical Storm Paeng in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). In… Read More BARMM pushes P2.9-B 2-phase recovery, rehab measures on typhoon Paeng devastation

Protagonists in Basilan clashes renew harmony

By ALI G. MACABALANG COTABATO CITY: Soldiers and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants who turned protagonists in the recent armed clashes in Basilan have buried their hatches and renewed harmony in a conciliation meeting held by the mediating authorities led by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU). OPAPRU… Read More Protagonists in Basilan clashes renew harmony

Tension escalates in Maguindanao town

By ALI G. MACABALANG COTABATO CITY: Tension ran high in Pandag, Maguindanao del Sur on Thursday, Nov. 24 after a commotion spawned by confrontation between Governor Mariam Mangudadatu and the town’s vice mayor, Zihan Mamalinta- Mangudadatu, inside the municipal hall. Zihan is the wife of Pandag Mayor Khadafeh “Toy” Mangudadatu, a former regional legislator, who… Read More Tension escalates in Maguindanao town

IGRB holds 1st “Congress-BARMM Parliament” forum

By ALI G. MACABALANG COTABATO CITY: The Inter-Governmental Relations Body (IGRB) under the Marcos administration has held a first Philippine Congress-Bangsamoro Parliament Forum (PCBPF) to pursue strides for smooth operations of the transitional governance of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The IGRB is a bilateral body tasked to facilitate the full devolution… Read More IGRB holds 1st “Congress-BARMM Parliament” forum