Bangsamoro peace talks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Bangsamoro peace talks


House leadership files Bangsamoro commission's BBL version

Oct 03, 2017 - 11:41 AM

The original timeline of the bill targets its passage in the House on third and final reading by December 2017

BBL PUSH. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with the officials of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) at the Malacañan Palace on September 14, 2017. File photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Gov't, MILF to resume peace talks August 30 in Davao City

Aug 15, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Future talks between the two panels will be held in the Philippines says Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza

TALKING PEACE FOR MINDANAO. Government peace panel members and MILF peace panel members meet in Malaysia to resume talks on the Bangsamoro peace process. Photo by Carol Ramoran/Rappler

Mary Jane Veloso, Jeane Napoles arrest, Pacquiao killer instinct | The wRap

Apr 29, 2015 - 7:47 PM

Mary Jane Veloso lives The Court of Tax Appeals orders the arrest of Jeane Napoles Pacquiao says his killer instinct is back

Mary Jane Veloso, Nepal quake, boxers pick Mayweather | The wRap

Apr 27, 2015 - 7:57 PM

An Indonesian court rejects Filipino maid’s second case review The Nepal quake death toll rises to at least 3 200 Former common opponents of Mayweather and Pacquiao say Mayweather will win

Give peace a chance – Gov't and rebel negotiators

Jan 31, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Both sides say talks on disarming the rebels have made progress and they vow not to waver in implementing an accord on the voluntary surrender of weapons

PEACE GAINS. The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) at the signing of the historic peace agreement in March 2014. Malacañang Photo Bureau

TIMELINE: The long road to the Bangsamoro region

Mar 27, 2014 - 7:55 AM

2nd UPDATE The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro is signed March 27 2014 Since then the next step of the journey the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law has gone through major roadblocks

GPH-MILF peace deal: Groundwork begins

Feb 03, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Rappler talks to Miriam Coronel Ferrer Yasmin Busran Lao and Senen Bacani of the government s peace panel

Gov't, MILF: Violence won't deter us

Aug 22, 2013 - 3:50 PM

Topping the agenda are power sharing and the post conflict normalization process

SUPPORT. Deputy Speaker Pangalian Balindong joins the 39th round of GPH-MILF talks as an observer. Photo by OPAPP

Bloodshed in Sabah and the peace process

Mar 02, 2013 - 1:33 PM

The biggest mistake that government and the MILF can do in the peace process is to continue to put the Sabah issue under the rug

'My first time to see a President'

Feb 11, 2013 - 8:18 AM

Anticipation prevails among rebels as President Aquino makes a historic visit to an MILF stronghold

WAITING FOR PNOY. A young Moro stands at the entrance of the venue of Sahajatra Bangsamoro in Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao as members of the PSG march to secure the area. Photo by Karlos Manlupig.

Aquino to visit MILF stronghold

Feb 07, 2013 - 4:54 PM

President Benigno Aquino III will next week make a historic visit to the stronghold of the country s main Muslim rebel force in an effort to push forward peace talks

Gov't, MILF to launch 'Sajahatra Bangsamoro'

Feb 06, 2013 - 3:25 PM

The program will bring basic services on health education and livelihood to MILF communities

In this photo tweeted by Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, President Benigno Aquino III (R) smiles as he receives the Gong for Peace from Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief Murad Ebrahim (L, partly hidden) during their meeting at Malacañang Palace, October 15, 2012.

Government, MILF resume talks in KL

Jan 21, 2013 - 10:13 AM

The peace panels of both the Government of the Philippines GPH and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF are set to resume the peace negotiations Monday January 21 in Kuala Lumpur

NEGOTIATIONS. Tengku Datu Ab Ghafar Tengku bin Mohamed, the Malaysian third-party facilitator, chats with members of the GPH delegation during a break in the third day of the 34th GPH-MILF Formal Exploratory Talks. Photo from OPAPP's Facebook account

#IAmForPeace: Understanding peace in Mindanao

Dec 14, 2012 - 11:09 AM

What will it take for the country to achieve lasting peace? How can the country best help government and the MILF?

Murad: From a hardliner to voice of moderation

Oct 14, 2012 - 10:45 AM

The gates of Malacañang open to one of the most feared enemies of the state Murad Ebrahim is now both a revolutionary and a messenger of peace

MORO LEADER. chair Al Haj Murad Ibrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the armed component of the largest Moro rebel group in the Philippines, has been a voice of moderation. Photo by Romy Elusfa