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House to file Bangsamoro commission version of BBL next week

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:54 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to certify as urgent the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

LEDAC MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte meets with the  with the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) at the Malacañang Palace on September 20, 2017. Photo by Robinson Niñal Jr/Presidential Photo

Duterte wants BBL 'game plan' before certifying it as urgent

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:04 PM

The President gathers MILF leaders BTC members Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a meeting in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Duterte (left) shares a conversation with OPAPP Secretary Jesus Dureza (right) during the celebration of the 24th Anniversary of Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) at the Malacanang Palace on Thursday. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler.com

Dela Rosa, Supreme Court, Bangsamoro Basic Law | Evening wRap

Sep 05, 2017 - 9:00 PM

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Duterte to MILF: BBL still a priority

Sep 05, 2017 - 3:18 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte tells MILF leaders that he will talk to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez about the passage of the BBL

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting at the Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Why the Lumad are asking for another version of BBL

Sep 02, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Teduray leader Timuay Santos Unsad says the current version of the proposed BBL does not include provisions protecting non Islamized indigenous tribes

Lumad groups propose ‘peace sanctuaries’ in Mindanao

Aug 30, 2017 - 7:48 PM

Indigenous peoples fear getting caught in conflict after the ceasefire between government forces and communist rebels has been lifted

SAFE ZONES. Hundreds of leaders representing Mindanao's indigenous tribes gather in Davao City on August 30, to propose provisions in the Bangsamoro Basic Law that will ensure rights of lumads are recognized. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Arroyo files own bill creating Bangsamoro Autonomous Region

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:29 AM

Arroyo files a bill as the House of Representatives awaits formal submission of the revised Bangsamoro Basic Law drafted by a body created by Malacañang

Marawi crisis, Alvarez, Scaramucci | Midday wRap

Jul 24, 2017 - 1:54 PM

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FULL TEXT: Let us legislate for the future generation – Alvarez

Jul 24, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez admits that the previous House session was marked with unprecedented challenges

HOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez delivers his speech as he opened the 2nd regular session of the 17th Congress. Photo by Rappler

House prioritizes BBL, bills on same-sex civil unions, gov’t reorganization

Jul 24, 2017 - 11:22 AM

UPDATED Speaker Alvarez presents this year s House agenda

HOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reopens the session on July 24. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

DOCUMENT: Revised draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

Jul 18, 2017 - 2:22 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte commits to push for the legislation that will complete the peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Grab and Uber, BBL, White House | Midday wRap

Jul 18, 2017 - 1:20 PM

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Gov’t, MILF call on public, lawmakers to support new Bangsamoro law

Jul 18, 2017 - 8:21 AM

The Duterte government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front launch a joint communications roadmap to pass the revised Bangsamoro Basic Law

COMMUNICATION ROADMAP. Government's Irene Santiago and MILF's Mohagher Iqbal ink Implementing Panels for Bangsamoro Peace Accords Joint Communication Plans in Manila, Philippines on Juky 17, 2017. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Duterte to meet lawmakers before martial law expires

Jul 15, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The agenda is expected to include martial law in Mindanao and the newly drafted Bangsamoro Basic Law

MEETING LAWMAKERS. President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet with lawmakers on July 17, 2017, days before martial law in Mindanao expires. Malacañang file photo

Hague ruling, BBL, Roach | Evening wRap

Jul 12, 2017 - 9:55 PM

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Dureza hopes no more Palace 'tinkering' of BBL draft

Jul 12, 2017 - 12:15 PM

The completed BBL draft created by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission will be submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte on July 17

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza during the Eid'L Fitr Celebration at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on June 27, 2017. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Towards the abyss

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Duterte may yet preside over the collapse of the democratic republic and along with it the dismemberment of the Philippine nation state

IN DEFENSE OF MARTIAL LAW. President Rodrigo Duterte says he declared martial law in Mindanao to quell the ISIS threat Presidential Photo

Alvarez, Aguirre, Comey | Evening wRap

Jun 08, 2017 - 8:00 PM

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Commission finalizes Bangsamoro Basic Law draft

Jun 08, 2017 - 1:13 PM

Government peace panel chairperson Irene Santiago hopes President Rodrigo Duterte will certify the bill as urgent in his second State of the Nation Address on July 24

Government of the Philippines (GPH) Peace Implementing Panel Chairperson Irene Santiago, during the Mindanao Hour at Malacañang on June 2, 2017, provides the details on the peace corridor set up by both the GPH and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Marawi City. She added that the peace corridor, which serves as a safe refuge for displaced Marawi residents and a venue for humanitarian assistance to pass through, is a testament to how far the peace process between the GPH and the MILF has prospered. Malacañan Photo

BTC gets to work, holds 1st meeting to draft Bangsamoro law

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:30 PM

MILF leaders sit down with rival group MNLF and other Mindanao stakeholders to begin work on drafting a revised Bangsamoro Basic Law

FIRST PLENARY SESSION. The Bangsamoro Transition Council is expected to submit a new draft of the Bangsamoro Law in July. Photo from BTC Facebook page

OPAPP hopes to start work on new Bangsamoro law in January

Dec 30, 2016 - 3:05 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to name in January 2017 the members of the expanded Bangsamoro Transition Commission that is tasked to draft the Bangsamoro bill

WAITING FOR THE NAMES. Photo shows President Rodrigo Duterte and MILF chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during the signing of the executive order creating the expanded Bangsamoro Transition Council on November 7, 2016. OPAPP file photo

SC junks petitions vs Bangsamoro agreements

Nov 29, 2016 - 7:16 PM

The High Court says the petitions are premature because the Bangsamoro Basic Law has not yet been passed

LEGISLATIVE MILL. President Benigno S. Aquino lll witnesses the hand over of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law by Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chairman Mohagher Iqbal and Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles to Speaker of the House Feliciano Belmonte and Senate President Franklin Drilon during the turnover ceremony at Rizal Hall in Malacanang Palace, September 10, 2014. Photo by Rey Baniquet/NIB/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Gina Lopez: End social injustice to bring peace to Mindanao

Aug 03, 2016 - 4:48 PM

You can t talk peace if there s rape going on and social injustice happening says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

The pet bills of President Duterte

Aug 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Duterte did not mention in his first SONA two bills that his top allies in the 17th Congress declared they would prioritize: the reimposition of the death penalty and the lowering to 15 years the minimum age of criminal responsibility

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his State of the Nation Address, as Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez listen. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Duterte to MILF, MNLF: Cut ties with Abu Sayyaf

Jul 26, 2016 - 6:58 PM

If the two Moro separatist groups choose to foster ties with the Abu Sayyaf President Duterte won t have high hopes for the Mindanao peace process

TERROR GROUP. Members of the Abu Sayyaf pose with hostages, two of whom they have already killed

Duterte: Pass Bangsamoro law minus 'constitutional issues'

Jul 25, 2016 - 6:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte urges the 17th Congress to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law BBL because it is the only solution to the historical injustice in Mindanao

Duterte: If Filipinos don't want federalism, I will support BBL

Jul 08, 2016 - 7:45 PM

President Duterte also asks for patience saying federalism will not come overnight

MINDANAOAN. President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech at a gathering of Muslim leaders in Davao City on July 8, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Dureza vows to honor agreements with MILF

Jul 04, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Jess Dureza says the peace process depends on continuity

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Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

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'Moro Convention' eyed to craft new Bangsamoro law

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:52 AM

The process for the historic Moro Convention begins soon after President elect Rodrigo Duterte takes office on June 30

'SON OF MINDANAO.' In a rare move, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte meets with MNLF chairman Abul Khayl Alonto (to Duterte's right) and MILF chairman Murad Ebrahim (left) at Hotel Elena in Davao City on June 17, 2016. Photo courtesy of Bong Go

Allahu Akbar: A young Moro's open letter to Duterte

Jun 06, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Among the presidential candidates it was only you Mr Duterte who publicly showed ‘affection’ to us Muslims

Image by Nico Villarete / Rappler

Drilon to next Senate: Protect reforms from 'force, personalities'

Jun 06, 2016 - 7:19 PM

Now more than ever we need to safeguard the reforms we have painstakingly put in place so that neither force nor personalities can reverse them says the Senate President

Photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

Pass BBL to push peace process – Palace

May 21, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Malacañang hopes that the next Congress will prioritize the national interest in pursuing the peace process in Mindanao

PEACE RALLY. Muslims from Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, and Pangasinan converge at the Mendiola Peace Arch to push for the Bangsamoro Basic Law. File photo by George P Moya/Rappler

What Mujiv Hataman’s reelection means for ARMM and PH

May 15, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Hataman can continue the once impossible mission of reforming a failed experiment

Photo of ARMM Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman from his Facebook page.

#PHVote: Mindanao after May 9

May 06, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Decades of neglect violence and impunity in Mindanao have widened inequality in the country spurring a loathing for imperial Manila

SUFFRAGE. A Filipina votes at Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. Graphic courtesy Ernest Fiestan / Rappler. Image of voting Filipina courtesy EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

Presidential bets on Mindanao: Peace talks, dev't programs critical

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Mar Roxas and Rodrigo Duterte agree that the Bangsamoro Basic Law must be passed Three out of 5 candidates mention anti poverty programs are critical to peace in Mindanao

FACE-OFF. Presidential bets explain their solutions to conflict in Mindanao. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Bello pushes for BBL, ‘marshall plan’ for Mindanao

Apr 15, 2016 - 5:25 PM

Senatorial candidate Dionisio Santiago for his part says everyone wants peace but the BBL has ‘unconstitutional’ provisions

Walden Bello, by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

‘Bigger chance’ for BBL to pass under Roxas?

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:51 PM

Administration candidate Mar Roxas visits Camp Darapanan where he talks to the MILF Central Committee about prospects for peace in Muslim Mindanao

PEACE COVENANT. Presidential canditate Mar Roxas (middle) shakes hands with MILF chairman Al-Haj Murad Ebrahim before the Peace Covenant Signing in Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao March 31, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Written in blood: 48 years since the Jabidah Massacre

Mar 18, 2016 - 5:51 PM

For the many injustices that are neither remembered nor addressed there are wounds on the collective psyche of the Moros that must be healed The first step is remembering

Aquino hits 2 'anti-BBL senators' at PMA graduation

Mar 13, 2016 - 6:25 PM

President Benigno Aquino III does not identify the senators who he says blocked the Bangsamoro Basic Law and failed to offer alternatives

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his Commencement Address during the 111th Commencement Exercises of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Gabay-Laya (Gintong Anak ng Bayan, Alay ay Buhay) Class of 2016 at the Fajardo Grandstand, Borromeo Field, Fort General Gregorio del Pilar in Baguio City on Sunday (March 13, 2016). Gabay Laya is also the smallest PMA class to graduate in 40 years.. (Photo by Marcelino Pascua/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Duterte to MILF: Federalism won't touch your territory

Feb 28, 2016 - 7:00 AM

UPDATED In a meeting with MILF leaders the presidential candidate says he plans to create territories for indigenous peoples

MEETING WITH MILF. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte meets with members of the MILF Central Committee in Camp Darapanan, Maguindanao, on February 27, 2016

With BBL 'dead,' transitional justice key to Mindanao peace efforts

Feb 27, 2016 - 9:27 PM

While the proposed BBL was not passed in the 16th Congress the Third Party Monitoring Team of the Bangsamoro peace process says there has been progress in efforts to achieve peace in Mindanao

WORKING FOR PEACE. Peace negotiators say the support of the international community is essential in the peace process. Photo courtesy of OPAPP

Duterte to expand BBL; Poe evades question

Feb 21, 2016 - 8:47 PM

While harping on inclusion Senator Grace Poe digressed says Oxfam s Marie Nunez

Back to the future: Resetting priorities for peace

Feb 13, 2016 - 2:30 PM

The consideration of the BBL has been postponed till after the national elections in May 2016 This enforced hiatus may be an opportunity to address the issues linked to transitional justice and the peace process

Gov't, MILF reconvene in Malaysia

Feb 11, 2016 - 5:44 PM

The peace panels meet again to discuss how to move the peace process forward

16th Congress adjourns: Which bills endorsed by Aquino did it pass?

Feb 07, 2016 - 3:24 PM

Not passing the proposed Bangsamoro law the FOI Act and anti political dynasty bill doesn t mean Congress wasn t working hard in the last 3 years

NEW HOPE. The house opens anew with its period of interpellation on the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law at the second regular session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Tuesday, June 2. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Next administration must push BBL – Deles

Feb 06, 2016 - 4:12 PM

Deles says Our position is clear: the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro CAB is fully in place all the elements on the roadmap continue to be a government commitment

Ilang Moro pa ang kailangan mo para maging Pilipino ka?

Feb 04, 2016 - 7:53 PM

Hindi ko alam kung nakalimutan mo na: na tao ka bago ka naging Filipino Na hindi dapat mahirap sa iyo ang makipag kapwa tao

PILIPINO? Ipinapakita ba ng pagturing ng mga Pilipino sa Bangsamoro Basic Law na walang pakialam ang mga 'Filipino' sa mga Moro? Image courtesy of Alejandro Edoria

Bangsamoro Basic Law is not yet dead

Feb 03, 2016 - 6:44 PM

We may have lost one track of the Bangsamoro peace process but combating violent extremism and holding on to peace remain to be the better option to attaining right to self determination

Blame absentee, indifferent lawmakers for failed BBL

Feb 03, 2016 - 5:25 PM

Miriam Coronel Ferrer however calls for sobriety and perseverance