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Senators commit to passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law

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Senators commit to passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law

By Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) | Updated December 20, 2017 – 1:25pm MANILA, Philippines — Some senators have voiced support for passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law at a public hearing on the proposed law Wednesday. Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, Senate sub-committee on BBL chair, promised that the measure will be ready for plenary debate by March 2018. “Marathon hearings” will be…

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Mindanao problem needs political solution – MILF Vice Chair

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Mindanao problem needs political solution – MILF Vice Chair

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/ December 13 – Reiterating their call for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BTC) by the Philippine Congress, Ghazali Jaafar, First Vice-Chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the concurrent Chairman of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), underscored the need for a political solution to resolve Mindanao…

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Peace Advocates, other stakeholders wary of renewed war if Congress fails to pass an acceptable BBL

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Peace Advocates, other stakeholders wary of renewed war if Congress fails to pass an acceptable BBL

By Al Iskandar December 10, 2017 The Committees on Local Government, Muslim Affairs, Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity has started deliberating the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with lawmakers agreeing to merge the three (3) versions of Bangsamoro Law filed by three representatives. The BBL crafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) was authored by Speakers…

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MILF to be transformed into NGO once Bangsamoro Basic Law passed

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MILF to be transformed into NGO once Bangsamoro Basic Law passed

By: Mick Basa November 28, 2017 MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) plans to transform itself into a non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on social services once the Bangsamoro government is in place. MILF chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim revealed the plan when asked about the future of the group once the peace agreement…

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Rody to Congress: Expedite BBL approval

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Rody to Congress: Expedite BBL approval

By: Edith Regalado October 31, 2o17 DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Duterte warned lawmakers that there could be trouble if Congress fails to expedite approval of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that has been pending in the House for the past months. “If we do not act on it expeditiously, I think that we…

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UNYPAD-NCR chapter participates on Bangsamoro and Beyond: A National Conversation forum

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UNYPAD-NCR chapter participates on Bangsamoro and Beyond: A National Conversation forum

By: UNYPAD ComTeam MAKATI CITY, Philippines/October 7 – The National Capital Region (NCR) chapter of the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) has participated in the Bangsamoro and Beyond: A National Conversation organized by ANC in partnership with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) held at the Dolphy Theater, ABS-CBN Network, Quezon…

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SIGN BBL Movement lauds Pres Duterte, MILF for their continuing efforts to pass the BBL

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SIGN BBL Movement lauds Pres Duterte, MILF for their continuing efforts to pass the BBL

By: Muhammad Musa September 30, 2017 COTABATO City – Members of Sustainable Initiatives of Grassroots and Networks for Bangsamoro Basic Law (SIGN BBL) lauded President Rodrigo Duterte and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) headed by Al Haj Murad Ebrahim for their continuing efforts for the passage of the Bangamoro Basic Law (BBL) during the…

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The BBL, Congress and its Legislative Process

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The BBL, Congress and its Legislative Process

By: Junn Bin Abdullah September 28, 2017 CAMP DARAPANAN, SULTAN KUDARAT, MAGUINDANAO-( September 28, 2017) –  The BTC-crafted Bangsamoro Basic Law has been filed last Tuesday, and numbered as HB 6475. The bill is sponsored by no less than the Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Majority Leader Rudy Farinas, Minority Leader Danilo Suarez, Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra…

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Moro Women Solons hand-over BTC’s crafted BBL to HoR

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Moro Women Solons hand-over BTC’s crafted BBL to HoR

Muhammad Musa September 26, 2017   COTABATO City – Two Moro Women Representatives Ruby Maquiso Sahali and Bai Sandra Sinsuat-Sema of Maguindanao handed-over the Bangsamoro Transition Commissions’ crafted Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Majority Floor Leader Rudy Fariñas on Monday, September 25. Representative Sahali disclosed during the ASEAN Conference on…

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Draft BBL as “urgent bill”: only nine session days left before recess

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Draft BBL as “urgent bill”: only nine session days left before recess

By Carolyn O. Arguillas September 23, 2017 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Sept) — The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will finally be certified by the President as an “urgent” bill following the meeting of the Legislative Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) which the President convened on September 20, and Presidential Adviser on the Peace…

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