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Posts Tagged ‘Bangsamoro Basic Law’

Duterte to march the streets to support the Bangsamoro Basic Law

Posted on Monday, 14 January 2019 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed on Monday (January 14) that President Rodrigo Duterte plans to fly to Cotabato City to join a massive rally on January 18...

Comelec approves 20 petitions to join plebiscite for landmark BOL ratification

Posted on Friday, 4 January 2019 06:45 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved the petition of 20 local government units (LGUs) to join plebiscite that will ratify the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Comelec said...

Bicam deletes anti-political dynasty provision in the proposed BBL

Posted on Tuesday, 10 July 2018 02:29 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee has deleted in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) the provision that bans political dynasty in the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region. According...

Analyst: Original BBL version might not hurdle Congress

Posted on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 01:18 AM | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers hope to ratify the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)  on July 23, in time for President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA). But...

House passes BBL on third and final reading

Posted on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 10:19 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) breezed through the Lower House on Wednesday after it was certified as urgent by President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday. With a...

HOR approves committee report on proposed BBL

Posted on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 06:14 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House Committee on Local Government, Muslim Affairs and Peace, Reconciliation and Unity approved today, May 15, the version of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of...

House panel approves BTC version of BBL

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 02:51 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives at a joint committee level has approved the Malacañang-endorsed version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). In an executive session, House Bill...

Peace panel eyes BBL approval by May

Posted on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 04:47 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The government peace panel and the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) are optimistic that the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be passed into law before the State of...

Duterte wants ethnic community protection under BBL

Posted on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 03:03 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is concerned that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law would not be able to resolve ethnic rivalry between tribes in Mindanao. The president said he wants...

Residents want halt of BBL hearings in Zamboanga City

Posted on Monday, 19 February 2018 10:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives (HoR) is set to hold another hearing on March 2 in Zamboanga City in connection with the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). However, Zamboanga...