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20February
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Tan: “Give MILF a chance”

(We hope that the public, followers, and politicians would give MILF a chance because Bangsamoro Organic Law is once in a lifetime)“Implementing this agreement is like the finale. Otherwise, we will be falling into the trap of violent extremism,” Tan added.COMELEC’s recent proclamation of the official results of the plebiscites on the BOL held on January 21 and February 6 will pave the way for...

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6February
Senator Bam Aquino (Credits: Senator Bam Aquino via Facebook | Manila Bulletin)

Sen. Aquino: Allocate sufficient funds for BOL transition

Aquino is a co-author and co-sponsor of BOL.“We need to make sure there is enough support for the BOL implementation,” Aquino said as quoted by the Bulletin. Under the organic law, the MILF-led Bangsamaoro Transition Authority (BTA) will assume the governance in the autonomous region once the COMELEC has ratified the results of the plebiscite in the ARMM, Cotabato City, Isabela City, 6...

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4February

Duterte wants BTA members to have “no record of corruption”

Duterte wants the BTA members to have “no record of corruption” and be “sincere public servants,” Galvez said on government radio last Saturday.Galvez said in the interview, “The President said there should be good governance, effective governance. Even if the law is good but then we cannot implement it well so the President’s prerequisites were the person must have no record of corruption and...

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29January

Malacañang welcomes BOL ratification, urges Moro people to support leaders

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement on Saturday, “We urge the people in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to give their new leaders their support and cooperation but at the same time we implore them to be vigilant and assertive of their rights.” The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc on Friday announced that more than 1.5 million residents...

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