Category Archives: asymmetrical relationship

New Bangsamoro political entity: from ARMM to BARMM; from BBL to OLBARMM

ORTIGAS (MindaNews / 10 July) — From ARMM to BARMM. The new autonomous political entity that will replace the 28-year old Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will be known as the Bangsamoro in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) as agreed upon by the 28-member Bicameral Conference Committee (bicam) that has been meeting at […]

RIVERMAN’S VISTA: BBL’s Constitutional and Political Challenges

Last of a two-part series CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 18 August) — In calling to mind the controversial 2008 case of North Cotabato vs. The Government of the Republic, petitioners’ constitutional challenge against the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain (MOA-AD) hinged on two substantive issues, namely: first, did respondents violate constitutional and […]