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14August

VP Robredo on Ed’l Adha: Remember the Victims of Marawi Siege

Robredo said in Pilipino, “Yakapin natin sila at patuloy na ipanalangin sa kanilang pagharap sa mga hamon ng buhay…Sa araw na ito, sana ay alalahanin natin ang mga kapatid nating nagsasakripisyo at nagsusumikap makabangon, tulad ng mga kababayan natin sa Marawi at mga kapatid nating Muslim refugees na nawalay sa kanilang mga pamilya at naghahangad ng mas magandang bukas.” ((Let us hug them and...

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13August

OPAPP, DSWD forge agreement to provide socio-economic packages to former MILF combatants

“I would like to express the department’s full commitment to the implementation of the Bangsamoro transitory support package and its livelihood settlement grants,” said DSWD Secretary Joselito Rolando Bautista in his remarks during the MOA signing.“We assure you that the implementation of these programs for our [soon-to-be] decommissioned MILF combatants and their family members will be done...

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12August

BARMM CM Ebrahim encourages mining companies to invest in Bangsamoro

In the same gathering, Ebrahim also emphasized that the Bangsamoro government will only approve mining operations that respect the people and the ecological integrity of the new southern region.In a report by Rappler on August 9, Ebrahim said, "I invite you to explore opportunities on mining to bolster the economic development of the Bangsamoro," he told mining executives and leaders of mining...

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11August

Bangsamoro gov’t and LGUs unite against violent extremism

This was stressed by BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim Al-Haj during the launch of the Communities of Inclusion and Resilience Through Collaborative Local Engagements (CIRCLE) Project yesterday in this city .“On our side, a new Bangsamoro government under our current leadership is committed to cooperate in working together with other leaders to ensure that the LGUs across the...

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10August

Pres. Duterte agrees to issue E.O. authorizing BTA to exploit Liguasan Marsh

Liguasan (Ligawasan) Marsh is said to be rich in natural gas deposits."We have already discussed this with the President and we are waiting for the official executive order that will come from his office fully authorizing the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to undertake exploration of the natural resources in the Liguasan Marsh," BARMM Chief Minister Al Haj Ahod (Murad) Ebrahim...

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