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21June

Zamboanga City Moro community leaders hold FGD on BBL

Moro Community leaders in this part of Zamboanga City are holding their regular meeting every weekend to tackle essential issues pertaining to the BBL. The centerpiece of their discussion is the BBL Substitute Bill (House and Senate versions) wondering why substantial provisions of BBL drafted by Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) that conformed with the Comprehensive Agreement on the...

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19June

OPAPP holds multi - stakeholders forum on the BBL

The forum aimed to provide updates to various stakeholders on the proposed BBL including its salient features and the differences between the House of Representatives, and the Senate substitute versions and more importantly this served as an avenue for stakeholders to clarify issues on the proposed law. The event also aimed to gather and mobilize support for the enactment of the proposed...

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18June
IN PHOTO- MILF PIP Chair Mohagher Iqbal answers questions during an interview by Luwaran at Pinnacle Hotel on June 17, 2018

Iqbal sees no conflict with all-Moro Congress initiative

Iqbal made the comment during an interview by Luwaran at the Pinnacle Hotel, this city, a day after the conclusion of the Eidle Fitr dinner tendered by President Duterte at SMX Convention Center, Lanang, Davao City.Iqbal said that the draft Bangsamoro State Constitution is a “planning for the future,” but he doesn’t see any direct conflict between the passage of BBL, and a shift to federal form...

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17June
IN PHOTO- President Rodrigo R. Duterte delivering his message during Eidl Fitr Celebration in Davao City

President Duterte hosts Eidl Fitre Dinner; commits to give Moros their Homeland

Eid'ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan wherein the Muslim Faithfuls abstain from eating, drinking, and sexual contact with their legal wives/husbands from dawn to dusk as commanded by Allah (God) in the Noble Qur’an and the Traditions of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Fasting during Ramadan is the 3rd Pillar of Islam.The said event was attended by lawmakers from the two Chambers of Congress, members of...

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15June
IN PHOTO- Participants to the Eid’l Fitre join the peaceful gathering in Nuro, Upi, Maguindanao calling on BiCam members to restore deleted or amended provisions of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)

UPI Muslim Residents Call on BiCam Members to Restore Deleted or Amended BBL Provisions

The call was made after the Eid'ul Fitr congregational prayer at the playground of Nuro Central Elementary School. The Muslim residents are still hoping that there is still light at the end of the tunnel in the upcoming Bicameral conference scheduled this July 9 - 13.The appeal was initiated by the Federation of Bangsamoro Civil Society Organization (FBCSO), Upi Muslim Consultative...

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