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30August

BARMM parliament wants to declare July 13 “Hashim Salamat Day” as annual “special non-working holiday”

Citing Minister Tago, the Manila Bulletin in its report on August 26 says that the enabling bill is now pending deliberation at the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament, seeking to declare July 13 as a yearly holiday in the BARMM.An e-copy of his proposal docketed as BTA Bill No. 13 was furnished to the Manila Bulletin.The bill, titled “an Act declaring July 13 and every year...

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29August

219 former MILF combatants graduate from basic military training for peacekeeping mission

The training is a requirement for the former combatants to become part of the composite Joint Peace and Security Team (JPST). The graduates will now form the 6,000-strong JPST contingent that will be composed of 3,000 MILF, 1,600 Philippine National Police (PNP), and 1,400 Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) members.The 6,000-member JPST will be divided into several teams whose main task is...

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28August

Every decommissioned MILF combatant will receive P1-million package- Minister Sinarimbo

The first tranche of decommissioning is slated September 7 that will be attended by Pres. Rodrigo Duterte.In its online report posted on August 27, 2019, Mindanews, a leading media organization in Mindanao quoted Sinarimbo saying that the non-cash package includes “social protection that includes health benefits, scholarships and other social services, including the housing for the family of...

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26August

MP Ahang gives updates to Tawi-Tawi residents

Members of Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) in Tawi-Tawi are among the beneficiaries of the decommissioning process that will start September7 who can avail the socio-economic package from the national government.The activity was attended by Community Leaders, sectorial representatives and officers from the provincial political Committee of the MILF, and heads of its line agencies as...

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26August

Thousands of UNYPAD members attend 1ST North Cotabato Provincial-Wide Assembly

The participants marched from municipal plaza of Pikit to municipal gymnasium participated in by municipal chapters of four municipalities of Aleosan, Pikit, Pagalungan and Datu Montawal. The program formally started with the a Qur’anic reading by Provincial Committee on Da’wah and Education Ustadz Abdulhamid Sansawi. Dr. Riya Mangindra UNYPAD Municipal Chairwoman of Pikit in her...

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