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Ratifying the Bangsamoro Organic Law

Ratifying the Bangsamoro Organic Law.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJan 12th, 2019

House fails to ratify Bangsamoro law

DUE to a leadership crisis, the House of Representatives failed to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). The session was adjourned yesterday around 12:29 p.m. which prevented the lawmakers from ratifying the BOL, which is expected to be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte during his State of the Nation Address….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

20,000 troops sent off to secure Bangsamoro plebiscite | The Manila Times Online

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao: The military and police sent off about 20,000 of their personnel to secure the upcoming plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr.,READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Duterte to reach out to Misuari after BOL ratification

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte expressed his intention to talk to Nur Misuari after the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in order to forge a peace agreement with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Duterte: Vote ‘yes’ for Bangsamoro Law

        MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday threw his final pitch prior to the plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), a measure which seeks to bring peace in Mindanao.   "Let us forget the bitterness of the past and look to the future. Ladies and gentlemen, mga mahal kong Moro brothers or sisters, magboto kayo ng 'yes,'" Duterte said in his speech during a pro-BOL peace assembly in Cotabato City.   "'Pag hindi, hindi na ako punta dito kailanman," he added in jest.   The President made the call three days before the first plebiscite on Jan. 21. The second day of plebisc...Keep on reading: Duterte: Vote ‘yes’ for Bangsamoro Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Change of plans? Duterte hints at possible shift in ‘Cha-cha’ approach

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday indicated a possible shift in the government's approach in amending the Constitution, a move he had been pushing to give way for the change to a federal form of government. Speaking in a peace assembly for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in Cotabato City, Duterte raised the idea of amending "not all" but just a "few economic provisions" of the Constitution. "Much as we would like to change anything there. Pati 'yung atin dito. We have been used to it. We are the people governed by elections. And we elect leaders. The leaders must be the choice of the people. I am sure that with that - the fundamentals pr...Keep on reading: Change of plans? Duterte hints at possible shift in ‘Cha-cha’ approach.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Duterte: Part of me is Islam

        MANILA, Philippines---"There is a part of me which is Islam actually."   President Rodrigo Duterte said this on Friday after giving praise to Allah for allowing the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) reach its plebiscite.   "God must be good to us. The fact that we have reached this point after so many years of negotiation and interruptions. We are here. Insha'Allah. God is great. Allahu Akbar," Duterte said.   Speaking in a peace assembly for BOL ratification in Cotabato City, Duterte again blasted members of the Catholic Church.   "Kaya kung magaway-away kami ng mga buang na pari na 'yan, hindi man ako Ka...Keep on reading: Duterte: Part of me is Islam.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Red-wearing MNLF-Misuari members oppose Duterte’s BOL

                COTABATO CITY -- While President Rodrigo Duterte was rallying the Bangsamoro to vote for the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), about 3,000 members of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF-Misuari faction) gathered at the Cotabato City Hall here, opposing what Duterte was campaigning for.   Duterte campaigned for "yes" for the ratification of Republic Act No. 11054 or the BOL during the peace assembly at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex (SKCC) inside the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) compound here on Friday.   "Minamahal kong mga Moro brothers and sister...Keep on reading: Red-wearing MNLF-Misuari members oppose Duterte’s BOL.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

PNP announces arrest of IS-linked terror suspect in Cotabato City

Just ahead of the January 21 Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite, the Philippine National Police announced the arrest of alleged Islamic State-linked terrorist Abu Bakar Pagayao, who is suspected to be a member of the local terror group Ansar Al Khilafah Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News9 hr. 42 min. ago

Mindanao s Road to Peace: Explaining the BOL Plebiscite

CMFR file photo | Photo by Lito OcampoTHE NEXT step towards ending the 50-year struggle of the Bangsamoro for self-determination, equality and peace, the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) is now.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

More ARMM youth support Bangsamoro Law – survey

MANILA, Philippines – Days before the plebiscite, more youth in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) said they would vote in favor of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, according to the results of the latest survey conducted by peace-building organization International Alert (IA) Philippines. IA Country Director Nikki de la Rosa ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News10 hr. 42 min. ago

IN VIDEOS: Thousands of cops, soldiers given send-off for Bangsamoro plebiscite duty

MANILA, Philippines – Around 2,000 cops and soldiers gathered inside Camp Siongco in Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat in Maguindanao on Friday, January 18 for a formal send- off to secure the historic Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite . Part of a 20,000-strong joint police and military force, the personnel are expected to protect ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News10 hr. 42 min. ago

Vote vs BOL gains momentum among youth in Cotabato City, Isabela City

MANILA, Philippines – The "no" vote against the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) has "gained momentum" among youth in Cotabato City and Isabela City, according to the results of the latest survey conducted by peace-building organization International Alert (IA) Philippines. The plebiscite is set to take place on Monday, January 21, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News10 hr. 42 min. ago

20,000 troops sent off to secure Bangsamoro plebiscite

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao: The military and police sent off about 20,000 of their personnel to secure the upcoming plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr.,…READ The post 20,000 troops sent off to secure Bangsamoro plebiscite appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Tight Security in Place Ahead of Philippine Muslim Vote

Tight Security in Place Ahead of Philippine Muslim Vote benarnews Civilians in vehicles join a caravan in Maguindanao province while campaigning in favor of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), a region.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News13 hr. 42 min. ago

Holiday on January 21 in Bangsamoro Organic Law voting areas

Malacañang has declared Jan. 21 a special non-working day in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and the cities of Isabela and Cotabato to enable residents to vote in the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 hr. 55 min. ago

Islamic accountants ask SC to reject petitions vs Bangsamoro Organic Law | Philstar.com

Islamic accountants ask SC to reject petitions vs Bangsamoro Organic Law Philippine Star A group of Islamic accountants sought the dismissal of the petitions challenging the constitutionality of the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News22 hr. 42 min. ago

Jan. 21 plebiscite day on BOL declared a non-working holiday in ARMM

President Rodrigo Duterte declared Jan.21 as a special non-working holiday in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Isabela City in Basilan, and Cotabato City to give way for the coming first plebiscite to ratify the proposed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Think-tank backs Bangsamoro Organic Law | ABS-CBN News

Think-tank backs Bangsamoro Organic Law ABS-CBN News The FEF said the proposed law addresses many of the grievances behind the decades-long conflict in Muslim Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

January 21 non-working day in ARMM, Cotabato City, Isabela City

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has declared January 21 a special non-working day in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Isabela City, and Cotabato City, to allow more people to participate in the plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law . Malacañang released Proclamation No. 646 on  Thursday, January 17, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Duterte declares Jan 21 a holiday in parts of Mindanao for Bangsamoro plebiscite

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte declared January 21 a special non-working holiday in parts of Mindanao for a plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed on…READ The post Duterte declares Jan 21 a holiday in parts of Mindanao for Bangsamoro plebiscite appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019