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Rebel returnees to help ‘green’ Negros forest

QUEZON CITY – After laying down their arms, rebel returnees in Western Visayas are now ready to take on new roles as earth savers.

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FEF Statement of Support for the Passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

We, the Foundation for Economic Freedom, strongly support the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

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Switzerland chairs the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission under the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro

During their meeting on the implementation of the “Normalization Annex” to the CAB held in Kuala Lumpur from 27 to 29 September 2014, the panel chairs of the Government of the Philippines GRP and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF announced the establishment of the “Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Comm

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Indigenous Peoples' Perspective on the Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

We, the non-Moro Indigenous Peoples in the Bangsamoro core territory fully support a peaceful settlement of the historical conflict in Mindanao, particularly in Central Mindanao and in the Provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

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House Ad Hoc panel working full swing to pass Bangsamoro Basic Law

While the House plenary conducts marathon sessions zeroing in on the proposed 2015 P2.606-Trillion national budget, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte today declared “We have set the ball rolling in creating this Ad Hoc committee and it’s systems go” for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.

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Remarks by President Barroso following his meeting withPresident Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines

José Manuel Durão Barroso
President of the European Commission

Remarks by President Barroso following his meeting with President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines

Press point

Brussels, 15 September 2014

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,

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Ateneo head urges academe to spur discussion on Bangsamoro bill

Davao City, Philippines — Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) president Fr. Joel Tabora SJ has called on fellow members of the academic community to support the Bangsamoro peace process by initiating dialogues that will help ensure a well-informed public.

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Bangsamoro Basic Law ensures protection of women's rights

MANILA – Women’s groups on Monday lauded the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), submitted to Congress by President Benigno S. Aquino III, citing their confidence that the measure ensures the protection of women’s rights and the rights of all stakeholders.

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IPs to benefit from additional rights under Bangsamoro Law

 

UPI, MAGUINDANAO – The Bangsamoro Basic Law will not only protect the rights of the indigenous peoples (IPs) enshrined in Republic Act 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act (IPRA) of 1997 but more importantly, guarantee additional rights for them. 

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Intergov't body to ensure smooth relations between central and Bangsamoro gov'ts

MANILA – The intergovernmental relations (IGR) body between the future autonomous Bangsamoro government and central government will work out the ways and means that will harmonize the exercise of shared powers.

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Bangsamoro police to follow regular hiring process -- Ferrer

 

MANILA – Government chief negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer explained on Tuesday that Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces will not automatically become the Bangsamoro police. 

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Security execs, lawmakers support creation of Bangsamoro Police

 

MANILA – The creation of a Bangsamoro Police is consistent with the Philippine Constitution, security sector executives said as they declared their support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law on Tuesday's hearing at the House of Representatives. 

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OPAPP, PCW to mainstream women in peace concerns in gov't

 

MANILA – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) recently made history with the signing of a circular that aims to ensure that concerns on peace and women are better integrated in government programs and services in conflict-affected areas.

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Bangsamoro Police will be part of PNP -- Ferrer

MANILA – The Bangsamoro bill now being tackled by Congress as House Bill 4994 and Senate Bill 2408 for passage into law provides for the creation of a Bangsamoro Police that will be under the Philippine National Police (PNP), Government of the Philippines chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said.

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Closing Remarks of Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles at the Launch of the Basilan Development Program

Closing Remarks of Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles
At the Launch of the Basilan Development Program
Ayala Museum, Makati City
7 October 2014

 

Salutations. 

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