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Bicam deletes anti-political dynasty provision in the proposed BBL

Posted on: July 10th, 2018 | 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: June 6th, 2018 | 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: May 30th, 2018 | 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: May 15th, 2018 | 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: April 17th, 2018 | 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: March 28th, 2018 | 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: March 28th, 2018 | 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: February 19th, 2018 | 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...

Fiscal autonomy, taxation in proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region need further clarification — DOF

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Today’s Senate deliberation for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law  (BBL) centered on the issue on Bangsamoro Region’s autonomy on fiscal and taxation aspects. Department...

Constitutionality form of government, power-sharing under BBL, must be studied — Pimentel

Posted on: January 24th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers must carefully study some of the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). As one of the resource persons in Tuesday’s Senate deliberation on the...