Bangsamoro plebiscite in-depth stories and views - updates

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FAST FACTS: How many are voting in 2nd Bangsamoro plebiscite?

Feb 06, 2019 - 2:38 PM

The towns and barangays that want to be in the new Bangsamoro entity should also get the approval of their parent local government units, following the 'double majority' rule

FAST FACTS: Key positions in the Bangsamoro government

Jan 31, 2019 - 8:37 PM

Many of the key government positions in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will be occupied by members of the parliament

Supporters of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) gather at the ORG Compound in Cotabato City to attend the Peace Assembly for the Ratification of the BOL. Photo by Red Santos/Office of Senator Miguel Zubiri

Now that Bangsamoro law is ratified, what comes next?

Jan 31, 2019 - 5:05 PM

Who takes charge? What happens to Sulu and the rest of the ARMM? Read this explainer.

NEW REGION. Supporters of the Bangsamoro Law gathered for a peace rally before the Bangsamoro Plebiscite. Photo by Red Santos/Office of Senator Miguel Zubiri

A tale of two cities: Why Catholics took opposing sides in Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 29, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Catholic priests in Isabela City in Basilan used the pulpit to urge their flock to reject the new Bangsamoro region. It’s the opposite in Cotabato City, where the church played a critical role in the 'yes' victory.

[OPINION] To our future leaders in the Bangsamoro: Prove us right

Jan 29, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Here are our collective aspirations: what we need, what we want, and what we could get rid of

EXPLAINER: Why ARMM, Cotabato City, Isabela City voted the way they did

Jan 26, 2019 - 10:18 AM

What's the story behind the numbers? Here's a quick explainer on how key areas in Muslim Mindanao voted in the Bangsamoro plebiscite and why it matters.

Bangsamoro plebiscite: How Cotabato City was won

Jan 25, 2019 - 8:34 PM

A well-organized grassroots campaign, coupled with support from Catholics and the national government, made the big win possible

[OPINION] The torch is lit for Cotabato City. Cotabateños must carry it.

Jan 25, 2019 - 9:03 AM

An anthropological goldmine, Cotabato City takes pride in its multicultural history. Its inclusion in the Bangsamoro region means it's time we give back.

Cities of Isabela, Cotabato: What you need to know about Bangsamoro's coveted areas

Jan 23, 2019 - 7:57 PM

(UPDATED) Isabela City's decision to reject joining the BARMM prevails over the result in Basilan as inclusion will need the yes vote to win in both the city and the province

Supporters of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) gather at the ORG Compound in Cotabato City to attend the Peace Assembly for the Ratification of the BOL. Photo by Red Santos/Office of Senator Miguel Zubiri

From peace talks to plebiscite: The road to the new Bangsamoro region

Jan 23, 2019 - 3:45 PM

What happened in the two decades since the first exploratory talks began between the Philippine government and members of the MILF?

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Patahimikin ang mga baril sa Mindanao

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:17 PM

Wala nang lalayas sa sariling tahanan upang umiwas sa bala, wala nang baryong maglalagablab sa apoy, wala nang barilang pupunit sa katahimikan

[OPINION] An open letter to fellow Bangsamoro youth on upcoming plebiscites

Jan 20, 2019 - 9:47 PM

This is our future. It is but right that we be the driving force that will make it happen.

Land of promise: Why the Bangsamoro plebiscite matters to you

Jan 19, 2019 - 4:00 PM

For many in the Bangsamoro region, the ballot they will tick on January 21 is no ordinary piece of paper. It's their chance at peace, prosperity, and self-determination.

Photo by Red Santos/Office of Senator Miguel Zubiri

[OPINION] Bangsamoro hopes

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM

A great deal of hope and imagined future ride on a peaceful and trustworthy BOL plebiscite

Photo by Red Santos/Office of Senator Miguel Zubiri

Key personalities who will make or break the Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 19, 2019 - 8:00 AM

From the Muslim rebel who witnessed the long road to a Bangsamoro Organic Law to a powerful family determined to keep towns they influence out of the new Bangsamoro region, here’s the cast of characters who play a role in the upcoming Mindanao plebiscite

Power brokers in the Bangsamoro region

Jan 18, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Rappler identifies the key groups and clans that have shaped and influenced the region over the years. What's in store for them in the future Bangsamoro autonomous region?

What you need to know about the Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 18, 2019 - 10:10 AM

Answers to 5 questions to get you up to speed before voting day on January 21

Photo by Manman Dejeto / Rappler

6 scenarios for the Bangsamoro vote

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) The new Bangsamoro government is within grasp. Will there be last-minute hitches?

PEACE SIGN. MILF Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim was ad the last address of Mujiv Hataman as ARMM Governor at the Office of the Regional Center in Cotabato City on December 19, 2018. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler