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Senate Majority Leader Zubiri, Tolentino vow to pass bill extending BARMM elections to 2025

According to the report, the Committee deliberated Senate Bill 2019 filed by Senator Aquilino Pimenel III and SB 2025 filed by Senator Richard Gordon – both seeking to amend Section 13 of Article 16 of RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the BARMM, by resetting the date of the first election from May 2022 to May 2025.Once the bill is passed by Congress, it will give three more years to the...

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The Cotabato City Hall (PNA photo)

Cotabarto City Mayor Guiani discourage Eid ‘l-Fitr congregational prayer due to surge in COVID-19 infections

“After a series of discussions with the members of the City Inter-Agency Task Force (CIATF) on Covid-19, it is with regret that the CIATF has discouraged Cotabateños from conducting congregational prayers on the celebration of the (Eid al-Fitr),” Sayadi said as quoted by PNA..“Despite the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status in this city, “we cannot guarantee that the allowed 30...

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RETAKEN. Soldiers on board military trucks arrive in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao, after the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters seized the town public market on Saturday (May 8, 2021) morning. Gunmen of the Islamic State-inspired group later abandoned the market after the Army launched air and ground assaults. (Photo from Ali BARMM - BTA Member Ali Sangki)

Army retakes Maguindanao town market seized by BIFF

Lt. Col. John Paul Baldomar, speaking for the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said the BIFF gunmen, numbering about 200, withdrew and splintered into small groups after a brief military air and ground assault.“At 10 a.m., we are now in control of the public market in Datu Paglas; clearing operations were still going on,” Baldomar said.He said no casualty was reported on the government side, and...

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MBHTE subsidies Standard Madrasah Curriculum implementers in BARMM

P5,000.00 subsidy from the ministry of education and the Bangsamoro Government. There are 18, 630 learners in the SMC said by Minister Mohagher Iqbal who will benefit the subsidy program on Friday, May 7, 2021,at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, Bangsamoro Government Center, Cotabato City.Distribution of this cash allowance was originally a program under National Government...

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LAND RECORDS TRANSFER. DENR-12 and BARMM environment officials sign documents turned over from the Cotabato City DENR office to the BARMM’’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Friday (April 30, 2021). The city environment office now operates under BARMM after Cotabato City voted 'yes' to join the fledgling autonomous region during a two-part plebiscite held in 2019. (Photo courtesy of MENRE-BARMM)

DENR transfers Cotabato City land records to MENRE-BARMM

LMS Director Eshan Karl O. Mabang and Assistant Regional Director Mama G. Samaon led the MENRE and DENR-12 teams, respectively, led the turnover on Friday afternoon.The Cotabato City land records include approved survey plans and records, the PNA report said..“There will be a series of turnover from DENR-12 to MENRE-BARMM for the land records of Cotabato City including the electronic copies of...

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