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PRRD leads BARMM inauguration, vows to work for region’s success

PRRD leads BARMM inauguration, vows to work for region’s success By Noel Punzalan and Edwin Fernandez SHARIFF KABUNSUAN COMPLEX, Cotabato City (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated here Friday his commitment to work for the benefit of the Moro people until the end of his term in 2022. Speaking during the inaugural session … Continue reading

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Palace mourns passing of MILF vice chair Jaafar

Palace mourns passing of MILF vice chair Jaafar By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang mourned the passing of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vice chairman Ghazali Jaafar who died in a hospital in Davao City Wednesday morning. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo offered condolences to Jaafar’s family members and friends. “Our deep thoughts and … Continue reading

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Bangsamoro Organic Law ceremonial signing will be ‘re-enactment’

Bangsamoro Organic Law ceremonial signing will be ‘re-enactment’ By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang clarified on Tuesday that the ceremonial signing of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) slated on Aug. 6 will be a “re-enactment”. “There is a ceremonial re-enactment of the signing of the BOL on Aug. 6 at 3:45 p.m.,” … Continue reading