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TF vs human trafficking launched in BARMM

COTABATO CITY  – To contain cases of human trafficking syndicates preying on innocent and poor Moro women, and men too, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has partnered with a nongovernment organization in putting up Bangsamoro Task Force against trafficking of Filipino overseas workers.

As the region commemorates the first year anniversary of the approval of Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the law that created BARMM, the task force was launched Tuesday with the help from Blas Ople Policy Center (BOPC).

BARMM sends aid to Taal volcano eruption victims as it celebrates BOL ratification

COTABATO CITY  – Officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) yesterday commemorated the first year anniversary of the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the enabling law that created BARMM by sending relief goods to Taal volcano eruptions in Batangas.

During sendoff ceremonies of about P2 million worth of food and non-good items for Moro and non-Moro victims of volcanic eruption, BARMM Chief Minister Murad Ahod Ebrahim the regional government will extend help to those in need, this time, the people affected by Taal volcano eruption.

BARMM extends help to evacuees from Taal Volcano's surroundings

COTABATO CITY  --- Southerners are extending help to residents from areas near Taal Volcano in the far north.

The office of Chief Minister Hadji Ahod Ebrahim of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao dispatched from Cotabato City in Central Mindanao Tuesday more than 50 tons of relief supplies for evacuees from the surroundings of the alarmingly restive Taal Volcano.

Basilan gov’t  has new career service employees

ISABELA CITY --- Basilan Gov. Jim Salliman and provincial administrator Hadji Manny Muarip led this week the symbolic entry to office of newly-appointed career service employees under the office of the governor.

They were sworn to office by the governor and were lectured on the intricacies of public service by Muarip as part of the effort for them to become productive public servants in the provincial government.

Execs now resolving Isabela water supply woes

BASILAN --- House Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman convened Thursday the barangay captains in Isabela City and presided over an urgent dialogue with the management of the Isabela Water District, or ISAWAD, on shortages of water supply for local communities.

Residents of Isabela City in the island province of Basilan have been ranting for weeks now on the lack of water flowing out of their taps. They have been venting their ire on ISAWAD via the social media.

NHA earmarks P70 million for Isabela resettlement venture

BASILAN --- Efforts of the Isabela City local government unit to restore normalcy in its territory, affected by governance woes and armed conflicts in towns around for decades, got a boost the other day.

The National Housing Authority has committed a P70 million resettlement support for Isabela City in Basilan to complement the efforts of both first-termers Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman and Vice Mayor Kifli Salliman for the city to bounce back from longtime underdevelopment.

BARMM would not exist if not for Duterte -- regional execs

COTABATO CITY --- The creation last year of the Bangsamoro government was unlikely if Malacañang was under a president not from the south, regional officials said.

Hadji Ahod Ebrahim, appointed chief minister of the now 11-month Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said Tuesday they are grateful to President Rodrigo Duterte for having shepherded the Bangsamoro Organic Law, or Republic Act 11054, the charter of BARMM.

BARMM’s education ministry holds free LET review

COTABATO CITY -- The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has sponsored a free tutorial to help volunteer teachers serving the regional government to pass the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).

Minister Mohagher Iqbal of the Ministry of Basic and Higher Technical Education and lawyer Lanang Ali Jr., BARMM member of parliament, led the opening program for the LET review at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Center here Friday.

Another "Maguindanao massacre" suspect arrested

MAGUINDANAO --- The police arrested Thursday another suspect in the Nov. 23, 2009 Maguindanao massacre and shot his companion dead for trying to interfere in the operation.

Gambayan Kasim, alias Lori Arip, is now in the custody of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.

He voluntarily yielded when PRO-BAR agents barged into his house in Barangay Timbangan in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao, but a companion named Edsrail Guiomla pulled out a .45 caliber pistol and opened fire, provoking a brief gunfight that resulted in his death.

Basilan's BARMM meet contingent has Salliman's support

Basilan's BARMM meet contingent has Salliman's support

BASILAN --- The delegates of Basilan to the Bangsamoro regional athletic meet next week in Upi, Maguindanao got a P1.4 million grant for their expenses in joining the event.

The office of Gov. Jim Salliman on Thursday released separate checks amounting to P1 million and P400,000 to the superintendents of the Basilan and Lamitan City schools, respectively, to help fill for the financial requisites of both contingents.

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