Bangsamoro bill - updates

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Roxas-Poe talks, Papua plane crash, Marcos on BBL | 12PM wRap

Aug 17, 2015 - 12:43 PM

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Marcos appeals for trust after criticism of new Bangsamoro bill

Aug 16, 2015 - 9:28 PM

Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr explains that the substitute bill will still undergo a period of fine tuning and amendments under the legislative process

MORE INCLUSIVE? Senator Bongbong Marcos files his substitute measure to the Bangsamoro Basic Law, calling it more inclusive. File photo by Romeo Bugante/Senate PRIB

Fasting, halal, and food for thought

Jul 17, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Some food for thought as the nation observes Eid al Fitr or the Feast of Breaking of the Fast: Can we finally break bread and find peace?

MARANAO DELICACY. Chulyka Tauan,45, prepares palapa, a mixture of onion, chilli, and ginger.

Saguisag files ethics case vs 2 congressmen

Jul 16, 2015 - 2:21 PM

The former senator accuses Buhay party list Representative Lito Atienza and Abakada party list Representative Jonathan dela Cruz of terrorizing peace negotiators

'TERRORISTS.' Former senator Rene Saguisag has filed complaints against two members of the House of Representatives for allegedly 'terrorizing' the proponents of the peace process. Rappler file photo

Substitute Bangsamoro bill: Proposals from senators so far

Jun 24, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Here is a list of current suggestions from the Senate on the Bangsamoro bill

AMENDMENTS. What proposed changes to the Bangsamoro bill have emerged from the Senate so far? Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Half a million signatures for Bangsamoro law

Jun 23, 2015 - 10:12 PM

Meet a youth leader from Marawi City who spearheaded an effort to gather signatures in support of the proposed Bangsamoro basic law

GRASSROOTS. A 3-month signature campaign led by youth volunteers collected about 500,000 signatures pledging support for the Bangsamoro basic law. Photo from the Coalition of Moro Youth Movement

Marcos reveals Bangsamoro bill provisions to be amended

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:06 PM

Civil society groups call on Marcos to re evaluate his position to reject the draft Bangsamoro law

IN HIS HANDS. What would be the contents of the alternative bill to the draft Bangsamoro law that Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr is set to file at the Senate? Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Rodriguez to Marcos: Reconsider proposal to amend ARMM law

Jun 10, 2015 - 2:44 PM

The House of Representatives won t finish debates on the Bangsamoro bill before Congress adjourns session

CONFLICTING VERSIONS? Cagayan De Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez, primary sponsor of the Bangsamoro bill, appeals to the Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr to consider the House version of the bill. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Senate, House set to remove Bangsamoro bill's opt-in clause

Jun 09, 2015 - 7:01 PM

The option for outside areas to join the proposed Bangsamoro government is a polarizing provision that only invites opposition says Senate President Drilon

Recto: Clarify Bangsamoro gov't responsibilities

Jun 09, 2015 - 6:33 PM

How powers will be shared between the central government and the Bangsamoro government continues to be a controversial issue in the proposed Bangsamoro law

POWER-SHARING. Senator Ralph Recto throws a question during the final public hearing on the proposed Bangsamoro basic law at the Senate on June 9, 2015.

House to end Bangsamoro debate before session adjourns

Jun 08, 2015 - 8:30 PM

What options are the Senate and the House considering amid the tight timeline for the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro basic law and the transition period?

DEBATES. Leaders of the House of Representatives agree to end the period of debates on the Bangsamoro bill before Congress adjourns the second regular session on June 10, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Amended ARMM law may replace Bangsamoro bill – Marcos

Jun 08, 2015 - 6:36 PM

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front is inclined to reject this

ALTERNATIVE BILL. Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr is considering amending the organic act of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao as a substitute to the Bangsamoro bill. Photo by Senate PRIB.

WATCH: Marcos releases video on Bangsamoro bill

Jun 08, 2015 - 5:27 PM

Ahead of President Aquino s State of the Nation Address in July Senator Marcos delivers his own Ulat sa Bayan on why the Bangsamoro bill will not lead to peace

VIDEO PRODUCTION. Screenshot of Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr's taped statement on the Bangsamoro bill

Palace not losing hope on draft Bangsamoro law

Jun 04, 2015 - 5:51 PM

The draft Bangsamoro law is not as bad as how Senate Bongbong Marcos described the Palace spokesperson says

CONTROVERSIAL BILL. Muslim groups rally at the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday, June 1, to thank the House ad hoc committee members who voted yes for the Bangsamoro Basic Law.

New Senate deadline for Bangsamoro bill: October

Jun 02, 2015 - 1:15 PM

This coincides with October s signing of the certificates of candidacy for the 2016 elections

TIGHT TIMELINE. The Senate eyes a new deadline for the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro basic law. Photo by Mark Cristino

Bangsamoro bill reaches House plenary

Jun 01, 2015 - 5:54 PM

Compared with the reproductive health law approving the BBL in the House of Representative is proving to be more difficult Gonzales says

DEADLINE. Muslim groups rally at the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday, June 1, to thank the House Adhoc Committee members who voted yes for the Bangsamoro Basic Law and calls for the immediate passage of the law in the plenary.

House creates supercommittee to tackle Bangsamoro bill

Sep 08, 2014 - 7:09 PM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr and Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II file House Resolution 1462 creating an ad hoc committee for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

Aquino to endorse Bangsamoro bill to Congress September 10

Sep 08, 2014 - 2:02 PM

President Benigno Aquino III and MILF chair Murad Ebrahim met on September 4 to agree on the final draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

NEXT PHASE. The proposed law which will serve as the legal basic for the final peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is set to be submitted to Congress on September 10, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau