Bangsamoro Parliament commends Dimaampao appointment as 2nd Muslim SC Justice

COTABATO CITY— The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) has commended the appointment of Japar Dimaampao as the newest Court’s newest justice and the second Muslim magistrate to serve in the high tribunal. Members of the Bangsamoro Parliament expressed their “heartfelt thanks and profound gratitude” to President Rodrigo Duterte for appointing Dimaampao, who became the second Moro…

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Bangsamoro Parliament asks Senate to expedite passage of Marawi compensation bill

COTABATO CITY—The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) on Tuesday adopted a resolution requesting the Senate to expedite the approval of the Marawi compensation bill.  “The victims of the Marawi Siege have been waiting for four years to be compensated for the damages and loss that they have sustained,” the Parliament expressed in a resolution.  “With the…

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BARMM legislators file Bangsamoro Cooperative and Social Enterprise Code

COTABATO CITY—Several members of the Parliament on Tuesday introduced a bill that seeks to implement policies for the establishment and organization of cooperatives and social enterprises in the region. “It shall prescribe the registration requirements, duties and obligations of members, provision of capacity building, monitoring of the same, prescribed fees and charges,” the bill reads. …

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4 members of Bangsamoro Parliament file bill granting permanent status for long-serving teachers

COTABATO CITY— Four members of the Bangsamoro Parliament filed a bill granting permanent status to non-Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) passers who have served for at least ten years of efficient service in the region. BTA Bill No. 122, also known as the “Provisional Teachers Act of 2021,” intends to recognize the provisional teachers’ contribution,…

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House approves bill postponing BARMM elections on 2nd reading

COTABATO CITY — The House of Representatives on Monday, September 13, approved on second reading through viva voce voting the bill seeking to reset the first regular elections of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).  House Bill 10121 aims to provide the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) another three years to complete its mandated…

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BTA provides cash assistance to over 500 students in Lanao del Sur

COTABATO CITY – More than 500 students from various municipalities in Lanao del Sur received financial assistance from some members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA). Said students were from Binidayan, Madalum, Bacolod-Kalawi, Picong, Malabang, Ganassi, Madamba, Umbayanague, Lumabatan, and Butig. The assistance was funded through the Transitional Development Impact Fund (TDIF) of members of…

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