Posts by tag: Bangsamoro

1 year ago

BTC completes final report on new BBL draft

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BTC completes final report on new BBL draft

The Bangsamoro Transition Commission announced on Friday the completion of the new draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that will be forwarded to the BTC Coordinating Committee for review and approval before its submission to the Office of the President.

5 years ago

FAREWELL TO ARMM

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FAREWELL TO ARMM

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman bids fellow officials that this will ARMM Local Government Summit held in Davao City shall be the last, as the region will be replaced with the new Bangsamoro Political Entity brought by the peace agreement between the government and the MILF. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

BLOCKED

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BLOCKED

Activists faced a phalanx of shield-wielding police that foiled their rally at the Waterfront Hotel where President Benigno Aquino addressed leaders of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao LGU summit. (John Rizle Saligumba/ davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

Rebels tending to farm amidst firefight

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Rebels tending to farm amidst firefight

A breakaway Moro guerrilla group in Central Mindanao said the main bulk of its forces were out of harm’s way of government military artillery shellings and that its forces were divided into engaging in gunbattles or planting and indoctrination of its mass base.

5 years ago

Davao folks ask Aquino where’s growth?

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Davao folks ask Aquino where’s growth?

Unfazed by the recent bombings in Mindanao, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday attended the 22nd Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon) to deliver his message that the region is stepping closer to being “a land of promises fulfilled.” But such confidence is not shared by some sectors in Davao.

5 years ago

Sharing Ramadhan Moments

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Sharing Ramadhan Moments

Eid’l Fitr marks the end of Ramadhan, the Muslim’s fasting month. Following the lunar calendar, the sighting of the new moon signals the change of month in the Muslim’s Hijrah calendar. For those who feel that they have not fulfilled well this month the 4th pillar of Islam, we still have today and tomorrow to fast, give zakat ‘ul fitra (voluntary material or financial assistance), pray the Salatul Taraweeh (special nightly prayer reciting verses of the Qur’an) and the Salatul Layl or Tahajud Salah (midnight prayer). These are special prayers performed voluntarily in congregational and individual prayers.