BARMM hires 163 midwives in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health has appointed 163 midwives under Midwife in Every Community in BARMM (MECBA) from 36 municipalities of Maguindanao on Nov. 19. OIC Health Minister Dr. Amirel Usman together with the appointee held a ceremonial signing last week. Usman who led the activity, emphasized the “importance of health workers in rendering …

GPH, MILF panel name German national to Third Party Monitoring Team

COTABATO CITY – The Peace Implementing Panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have designated Heino Marius, a German national, as the Chair of the Third Party Monitoring Team (TPMT), a group that is tasked to oversee the implementation of the GPH-MILF peace agreement. Marius took the …

BTA approves Bangsamoro Administrative Code

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Transition Authority approved the Bangsamoro Administrative Code (BAC) during a special session on its second regular session held Wednesday, October 28. 58 members of the Parliament (MP) voted for the passage of Cabinet Bill No. 60 entitled “An act providing for the Bangsamoro Administrative Code and for other related purposes.” By …

Ending Child Marriage: Bangsamoro woman leader advances young girls’ welfare

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Women Commission (BWC) chairperson Bainon Karon led the discourse regarding ‘Ending Child Marriage’ in the Bangsamoro region via Zoom with selected young mothers on Friday, October 16. Seven (7) young mothers from Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur participated in the conversation as part of the commemoration of the International Day of the Girl. …

BARMM mihatag og P10M tabang medical alang pobre’ng Muslim sa Davao

COTABATO CITY— Wa nay angay’ng kabalak-an ang mga pobre nga mga kaigsuonang Muslim sa Davao Region sanglit mamahimo na silang maka-avail sa libreng medical assiatance pinaagi sa Ayudang Medikal Mula sa Bangsamoro Government (AMBAG) Program’s Php10,000,000.00 fund nga gibutang sa Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC). Ang AMBAG opisyal nga gisugdan niadtong November 2019 diin ka …

Jail guard killed as 8 inmates bolt Basilan provincial jail

ISABELA CITY, BASILAN — At least eight inmates bolted from the Basilan Provincial Jail shortly after 5 o’clock in the afternoon yesterday. Basilan Jail Warden Nul Asmawil disclosed that the jailbreak happened when jail guard Habbas Sali entered in one of the cells, prompting the inmates to grab his gun and shot him dead before …

New BARMM Covid-19 isolation facility to aid Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government officially turned over Tuesday, Sept. 29, a newly built Covid-19 temporary treatment and monitoring facility at Nuro, Upi in Maguindanao. Spokesperson Mohd Asnin Pendatun of the Bangsamoro Inter Agency Task Force (BIATF) on Covid-19 said the construction of isolation facility forms part of the continuous efforts and strategies of the Bangsamoro Government …

Lanao del Sur Guv recovers from Covid-19

COTABATO CITY—Lanao del Sur Regional Governor Mamintal “Bombit” Adiong and parliament member Marjane Macasalog have recently recovered from Coronavirus Disease. Mohd Asnin Pendatun, Bangsamoro Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) spokesperson, on Monday said the recovery of Adiong and Macasalog is “A reminder that these officials risk their lives to deliver services to the public in light …

BARMM provides P5-million assistance to Tawi-Tawi provincial health office

DAVAO CITY — The Bangsamoro government through the Ministry of Social Services and Development released P5-million financial cash assistance to the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) of Tawi-Tawi. In a press statement, the BARMM stated that the fund will be used for the hospitalization, laboratory tests, and medicines of poor patients admitted at Datu Halun Sakilan …