Category Archives: Central Mindanao

Ghazali Jaafar: Don’t think we’ll solely occupy positions in Bangsamoro

“Don’t think we in the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will solely occupy key positions in the proposed Bangsamoro Government.” This was the statement of Ghazali Jaafar, 1st Vice Chairman of the MILF and concurrent Chairman of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), before a crowd of leaders and professionals at Genalyn’s Resort and Convention Center […]

President Duterte vowed inclusive BBL

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte vowed before a crowd of over 1.2 million that an inclusive Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be passed soon during the culmination of the Bangsamoro Assembly  on November 26 and 27, 2017 at Old Capitol, Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. The crowd were from the Bangsamoro dominated communities of Maguindanao, North […]

Movement of CSOs, grassroots communities calling for the immediate passage of BTC’s BBL launched in Cotabato City

COTABATO City –A network of Civil Society Organizations and grassroots community leaders launched the #SIGNnewBBL Movement on Friday (Sept 29) at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, ORG compound, Cotabato City, to pitch their call for the immediate passage of BTC’s crafted Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) The event was participated in by thousands of peace advocates […]

Ramadhan, a harvest season for good deeds

Kabacan, North Cotabato — “The month of Ramadhan is a harvest season,” Dr. Abubkar A. Murray, in his inspirational message during the symposium at the lobby of the Institute of Middle East and Asian Studies (IMEAS), Salipada K. Pendatun Building, University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato on June 17, 2016. The statement was […]

228 Youth from Cotabato City, Neighboring Places Participated in Ramadhan Forum

Cotabato City—With the theme “Unity in Diversity towards a Strong Bangsamoro Nation”, 228 youths across the city of Cotabato and contiguous places attended the 1st Ramadhan Forum conducted by BDA (Bangsamoro Development Agency)-Central Mindanao (CenMin) through the Youth Development Program (YDP) at the Conference Hall, Department of Education Division-XII, Cotabato City on June 12, 2016. Accordingly, […]

Mubarak Dumato, a prime mover of HMA got married

Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao—Mubarak Tiboron Dumato, a prime mover of the Homeland Media Agency (HMA), among others, got married to Bai Sittie Asmairah Abdullah on May 22, 2016 held at Bainisan Palace, Sultan Kudat, Maguindanao. The groom was a graduate from a foreign university in both Islamic and secular studies. The bride on the other hand […]

FBCSO Guest: “Bangsamoros must have common definition on RSD”

The Federation of Bangsamoro Civil Society Organization (FBCSO) guest speaker, Atty. Anwar Malang, representing Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) exhorted that the Bangsamoro people must have common definition on the right to self-determination. His remark was conveyed before a crowd of more than 200 individuals attending the launching […]

Community in Maguindanao holds Values Transformation Training for Peace

Cotabato City—As part of strong commitment of support to peace, the community of Barangay Bakat, Shariff Saidona, Maguindanao held Values Transformation Training (VTT) for Peace in their locality last January 26, 2016. A total of 82 participants (26 men and 56 women) coming from the rank and file members and high ranking officers of the […]

VTT inspires participants at J. Marquez National High School

The Values Transformation Training (VTT) conducted by the Bangsamoro Development Agency – Central Mindanao (BDA-CenMin) in partnership with Department of Education (DepEd) Cotabato City Division held at J. Marquez National High School (JMNHS), Barangay Mother Poblacion, Cotabato City on November 25-27, 2015 inspired the 137 student-participants from the same school. Sahraman M. Sabandal, one of […]

BDA-CenMin pays courtesy calls to MILF Provincial Political Committees in Central Mindanao

Cotabato City—The Regional Management Office of Bangsamoro Development Agency-Central Mindanao Region (RMO-BDA-CenMin) paid courtesy calls on Provincial Political Committees (PolComs) of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Central Mindanao on December 9-10, 2015,  with all the committees expressed their commitment of full support to the Tahderiyyah Program Phase 3 Implementation. The project will formally […]

BTC Chair apprises CSO officers on current status of BBL

COTABATO City—Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chairman Mohagher Iqbal apprised the officers of different Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) affiliated with the Cotabato Alliance for Moro Concern (CAMCI) during a gathering held on December 19, 2015 at 8th Avenue Hotel and Resort, Katidtuan, Kabacan, North Cotabato concerning the current status of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and […]