PSA-BARMM to start 2020 census on Sept. 1

COTABATO CITY: The Philippine Statistics Authority in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PSA-BARMM) will conduct the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) in the region in September. This was announced by PSA-BARMM Director Razulden Mangelen during a virtual press briefing held Friday. “I encourage everyone to give time to answer their (enumerators’)… Read More PSA-BARMM to start 2020 census on Sept. 1

BTA condemns Jolo bombings; Bangsamoro Government to provide aid

COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) approved Thursday, August 27, a resolution condemning the twin bombings last August 24 in heavily populated areas in downtown Jolo, Sulu. Moreover, Member of Parliament (MP) Amir Mawallil, the proponent of Proposed Resolution No. 289, suggested that cash assistance can be immediately provided to the families of the… Read More BTA condemns Jolo bombings; Bangsamoro Government to provide aid

BARMM culminates 34th National Coconut Week celebration

COTABATO CITY: After a 3-day fruitful festivity, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR), Ministry of Trade, Investment and Tourism (MTIT), and the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Coconut Authority XIV (PCA XIV-BARMM) concluded Thursday, August 27, the 34th National Coconut Week celebration in the region. Around 300 delegates, including business councilors and experts and… Read More BARMM culminates 34th National Coconut Week celebration

NTF to turnover Covid-19 supplemental support equipment to BARMM

COTABATO CITY: The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 is set to turnover to the Bangsamoro Government supplemental support equipment to step up the fight against Covid-19 in the region. Sec. Carlito Galvez, chief implementer of the National Action Plan (NAP) Against Covid-19, said Wednesday, August 26, that the NTF is set to turn-over 4,000… Read More NTF to turnover Covid-19 supplemental support equipment to BARMM

MSSD-BARMM, CRMC ink MOA to benefit indigent patients

COTABATO CITY: A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between the Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD-BARMM) and Cotabato Regional and Medical Center (CRMC) on Tuesday, August 25, in Cotabato City. The MOA, which is intended to provide medical assistance for poor and indigent patients from the Bangsamoro region, was signed by… Read More MSSD-BARMM, CRMC ink MOA to benefit indigent patients

Coconut industry translates economic opportunities, CM Ebrahim says

COTABATO CITY: Bangsamoro Government Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim said that in a region like that of Bangsamoro, which is heavily reliant on agriculture, a strong coconut industry can translate into economic opportunities for everyone even outside its core territory. CM Ebrahim said this during the kick off ceremony of this year’s national… Read More Coconut industry translates economic opportunities, CM Ebrahim says

BTA consults more sectors on proposed Admin Code

COTABATO CITY: The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) continues to gather the concerns and suggestions from various sectors to further polish the proposed Bangsamoro Administrative Code, through a series of public consultations held last week. Among the participants invited during its fifth round of consultation on Saturday, August 22, held at the BTA Executive Lounge in… Read More BTA consults more sectors on proposed Admin Code

BARMM extends relief to orphans in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY: Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim led a relief operation for Darul Aytam Orphanage on Monday, August 24 in Gang, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. About 50 “yateem” or orphans individually received food packs containing 12.5 kilos of rice, 20 canned goods, hygiene kits such as soap, alcohol, hand sanitizer, face mask, and… Read More BARMM extends relief to orphans in Maguindanao

P280M loan pushed for Lanao Sur cassava farmers

By Ali G. Macabalang The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) will present to its funding partner, the Development Bank of the Philippines, a P280-M loan program to finance an expansion program for Cassava production farms in the poor towns of Lanao del Sur. In a meeting in Mataling, Malabang lately, MinDA officials and officers of the Matling… Read More P280M loan pushed for Lanao Sur cassava farmers

BARMM, PCA to boost coconut industry in Bangsamoro region

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARALManaging Editor COTABATO CITY: In preparation for the upcoming 34th Coconut Week annual celebration, the Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) and Ministry of Trade, Investment and Tourism (MTIT) collaborated with Department of Agriculture – Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) as a way of boosting the coconut industry in the region.… Read More BARMM, PCA to boost coconut industry in Bangsamoro region