The Senate President says that what is important is that the rebel group recognizes Mohagher Iqbal as their representative to the peace process
The MILF's chief negotiator reveals he owns a bank account under his alias, which Senator Escudero points out is against the anti-money laundering law
The pending probe in the House of Representatives will make it difficult for the proposed law to be passed by March, says the chair of the ad hoc committee tackling the measure
The document provides details on how storage areas for decommissioned rebel firearms would be secured
The Senate is set to probe the clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, that killed 44 policemen
Grand gestures are needed to restore confidence in the peace process
Congress suspends meetings on the Bangsamoro Basic Law, lawmakers call for a probe and 2 senators withdraw their authorship of the proposed law
'I express my trust that [this] will result in just solutions in accord with the nation's founding principles and respectful of the inalienable rights of all'
ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman says his administration was able to bring in social reforms, good governance and stability – vital foundations for the creation of the Bangsamoro government
Meanwhile, local politicians have started sending 'feelers' to the MILF, intending to join the newly-formed Bangsamoro Justice Party, ahead of the transition government formation and the 2016 polls
The Bangsamoro Transition Commission, in cooperation with the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and the European Union, releases a primer on the landmark bill
Philippine government and MILF negotiators started meeting in Malaysia to discuss the disarmament process, key to ending the insurgency in the country's south and sealing a peace deal
President Benigno Aquino III and MILF chair Murad Ebrahim met on September 4 to agree on the final draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law
Mindanao Development Authority chief Lualhati Antonino laments the planned Bangsamoro's 'exclusive authority' over natural resources in the region
'President Aquino must realize he is no longer being compared to past presidents. He's being judged on the standard he set: matuwid na daan.'
The meeting took place Tuesday, June 24, on the sidelines of a peace conference in Hiroshima where Aquino and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chairman Murad Ebrahim were guests, Malacañang says
The House Speaker says lawmakers cannot discuss the bill substantially in just 3 session days. They need ample time to study the creation of a political entity more powerful than ARMM.
What is the status of Malacañang's review of the Bangsamoro Basic Law?
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(2nd UPDATE) The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro is signed March 27, 2014. Since then, the next step of the journey, the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, has gone through major roadblocks.
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Preparations are underway for the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro in Malacañang on March 27
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak makes the announcement after meeting President Benigno Aquino III in Putrajaya
If we are able to address the long-running problem of underdevelopment and violence in Mindanao, there is no reason why we cannot have peace, security and development in the rest of the country
President Aquino says the AFP is pursuing lawless elements in Mindanao 'to seriously degrade their abilities to again act as spoilers'
The rebel group sees itself transforming into a 'social movement' even as it works on building a political party in time for the 2016 elections
Only one hurdle is left: the annex on the decommissioning of rebel firearms
MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal and government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer grant a rare joint interview
All eyes are on the government and MILF peace panels as they work to complete the last two annexes before the final peace pact can be signed
What's left pending is the most sensitive issue in the peace process: firearms
This is only the second time that the region breaches the P1 billion mark since its creation in 1989 – thanks to the renewed peace talks
Panels decide to leave Bangsamoro waters as a separate item to be taken up in January
Despite a marathon session, the government and MILF panels reach a 'technical impasse' on details regarding the Bangsamoro's ministerial form of government
'We want to guarantee the integrity of the outcome,' says government peace panel head Miriam Coronel Ferrer
Proposed changes to power-sharing arrangements – both from the government and the MILF – extend the talks
Details of annexes on power sharing and normalization touch on 'sensitive' and 'emotional' issues. It's unlikely any deal will be signed this round.
But the government says they are 'ready' and willing to extend
The government and the MILF say they're committed to negotiating an agreement that they hope will establish an 'inclusive' Bangsamoro
On the agenda: power-sharing between the proposed Bangsamoro political entity and central government, and normalization
Both the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front say they are confident the final peace pact will be signed soon
Palace peace adviser Teresita Deles says a deal toward the creation of the Bangsamoro political entity remains on track
The wealth-sharing deal between gov't and MILF provides for 75-25 sharing in favor of Bangsamoro of taxes, and profits from natural resources
(3rd UPDATE) After a near collapse in the talks, both sides sign the annex on wealth-sharing and move a step closer to a final peace pact
This is the first time that negotiations extend until the evening, indicating how hard both sides are trying to reach an agreement
The government peace panel is aiming for 'good compromises,' noting that both sides are bogged down by details and 'missing the forest'
The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front try to arrive at an agreement on a crucial point: wealth sharing
There's only day left for this round of talks. Will they manage to arrive at a compromise on wealth sharing?
The Third Party Monitoring Team is tasked to monitor, review and assess the final peace pact between the gov't and the MILF