The switch to a federal system is still possible but dynasts will resist the inclusion of an anti-dynasty provision in the federal constitution, according to analysts | BusinessWorld

Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. urged top police officials of the newly-established Bangsamoro autonomous region to help create a more conducive environment for the smooth implementation of the normalization track of the Bangsamoro peace agreement.

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm) has officially started as the new autonomous governing body among Filipino Muslims in Mindanao as it also elected the main officers of its Parliament last week | Business Mirror

The conversation on charter change and federalism needs to continue despite national attention being on the May elections, and the conversation needs to be more inclusive so more Filipinos will buy in to the idea.

IAG senior policy adviser Fr. Eliseo Mercado Jr. cautioned against looking at the Bangsamoro transition as “simply the transition from the ARMM to BARMM”, which he says, is a “narrow perception.”

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