Bangsamoro Parliament commends Director Adiong’s “stellar career”

COTABATO CITY – “The Parliament aspires that the Bangsamoro young populace and the succeeding generations shall be inspired with Dr Adiong’s stellar career of bringing glory, pride, honor, and excellence back to the Bangsamoro society,” members of the Parliament expressed through an approved resolution. Dr Nassef Manabilang Adiong is the tenured director of the Bangsamoro…

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BARMM legislators file bill to establish Bangsamoro Medical School

COTABATO CITY — To provide accessible, affordable, and comprehensive medical education, BARMM legislators are pushing for the establishment of a Bangsamoro Medical School. The principal author of the proposed Parliament Bill 150, MP Susana Anayatin, said that it will serve “Bangsamoro young people from different territories in BARMM and may extend its services to other…

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BARMM’s committee holds public consultation for proposed Bangsamoro Labor Code

ZAMBOANGA CITY—The Bangsamoro Parliament’s Committee on Labor and Employment held the second hybrid public consultation on the proposed Bangsamoro Labor Code with stakeholders from the region’s island provinces. The COLE’s chair, MP Romeo Sema, said that the committee’s goal is to develop a proposed measure —the Bangsamoro Labor Code —that will “protect the rights of…

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BARMM legislators file bill creating Council for mental health

COTABATO CITY — A strong mental health advocate member of the Bangsamoro Parliament Atty. Rasol Mitmug Jr., together with some Parliament members, has called for the prompt passage of the proposed measure that seeks to establish the Bangsamoro Council for Mental Health. The Council, which will be the region’s inter-agency body on mental health, will…

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BARMM lawmakers introduce bill to preserve Bangsamoro cultural heritage

COTABATO CITY – To create a mechanism for the preservation and protection of the rich cultural heritage of the Bangsamoro people and their Sultanates, both tangible and intangible, as well as promote cultural enhancement by taking heritage inventory, some members of the Bangsamoro Parliament filed Parliament Bill 144 also known as Preservation of Bangsamoro Cultural…

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BARMM bill seeks to create Disaster Resilience Ministry

COTABATO CITY— Several members of the Bangsamoro Parliament filed a bill that seeks to strengthen disaster risk reduction and management in the region through creating the Ministry of Disaster Resilience. “Considering that the BARMM is a disaster-prone region in which disasters are inevitable, adding one ministry that caters to disaster resilience is a good investment,”…

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BTA bill seeks establishment of drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation centers in BARMM

COTABATO CITY — To provide comprehensive abuse treatment and rehabilitation services to drug dependents suffering from the effects of harmful substances, some members of the Bangsamoro Parliament have filed a bill seeking to establish drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation centers in the region. The proposed Parliament Bill 152 would serve as government residential and non-residential…

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EU Ambassador lauds Bangsamoro Transition Authority’s establishment of Multi-Party Leadership Caucus

COTABATO CITY — On his first official visit to the Bangsamoro region, European Union Ambassador Luc Véron commended the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) for establishing the Multi-Party Leadership Caucus (MPLC), a platform that encourages dialogue among BTA members and across party lines. “I commend the BTA’s initiative to institutionalize this caucus, which could help steer…

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BTA bill seeks establishment of drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation centers in BARMM

COTABATO CITY — To provide comprehensive abuse treatment and rehabilitation services to drug dependents suffering from the effects of harmful substances, some members of the Bangsamoro Parliament have filed a bill seeking to establish drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation centers in the region. The proposed Parliament Bill 152 would serve as government residential and non-residential…

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