PNoy carries Bangsamoro peace process agenda to ASEAN-US Summit

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on PNoy carries Bangsamoro peace process agenda to ASEAN-US Summit 

MANILA, Feb. 15 – President Benigno S. Aquino III has reiterated his commitment to the peace process in Mindanao, declaring in a statement prior to his departure for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-United States (ASEAN-US) summit in California that he would discuss the Bangsamoro peace process and the shelved Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with his fellow leaders.

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1-BANGSA supports passage of the BBL

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on 1-BANGSA supports passage of the BBL 

160201154820One Bangsamoro Movement (1-BANGSA) leaders headed by their National President Maulana “Alan” Balangi (center) pray before the start of the Bangsamoro Multisectoral Leaders press conference held at the Bacolod Inasal, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 1, 2016). The movement is supporting the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). (PNA photo by Juanito Guevarra)

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Normalization process to push through with or without BBL

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Normalization process to push through with or without BBL 

By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA) — The Philippine government (GPH) peace panel has assured that all other components stipulated under the Annex on Normalization of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) will be implemented except for the decommissioning of weapons.

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Education series on political party development for Bangsamoro launched

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Education series on political party development for Bangsamoro launched 

MANILA, Jan. 28, — With the support of the European Union (EU), The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and the Cotabato-based Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) on Thursday launched a project aimed to prepare the future autonomous Bangsamoro entity for a meaningful autonomy.

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Drilon: "I think BBL is the 45th victim in Mamasapano "

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drilon: "I think BBL is the 45th victim in Mamasapano " 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA) – With only three session days left before the election campaign, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday said the time has come to consider the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as the 45th victim of the Mamasapano incident.

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GPH, MILF, not giving up on BBL — GPH legal team

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on GPH, MILF, not giving up on BBL — GPH legal team 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — Despite the challenges in the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress, the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) remain resolute in pursuing the Bangsamoro peace process, a member of the legal team of the GPH peace panel said Thursday.

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'We are running out of time to pass BBL,'says Marcos

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'We are running out of time to pass BBL,'says Marcos 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos on Wednesday admitted that the Senate as well as House of Representatives has been running out of time to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in the present 16th Congress.

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Duterte to push Federal form of government in 2016

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Duterte to push Federal form of government in 2016 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 30 (PNA) — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is pushing a Federal form of government as the structure to give peace in Mindanao.

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President Aquino not giving up on passage of BBL measure

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino not giving up on passage of BBL measure 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct. 27 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III is not losing hope that eventual approval of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will materialize within his term.

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President Aquino: Congress must immediately pass Bangsamoro Basic Law

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino: Congress must immediately pass Bangsamoro Basic Law 

MANILA, Oct 27 — When it comes to the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the ball is in the court of the Philippine Congress, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Tuesday.

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