With concrete proposals out in the open, there is a great need to deepen understanding and analysis of the proposals in the light of the Philippine context and lessons from elsewhere.
Congress has to fast-track its approval of a viable Bangsamoro Basic Law that would clear the way for President Rodrigo Duterte’s vision for the long-elusive peace in Mindanao and spur rapid economic development particularly in the island’s poorest provinces | Manila Standard
The three committees handling the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in the House of Representatives on Monday approved the omnibus motion of the Deputy Speaker for Mindanao to “retain as is” House Bill 6475, the bill drafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission and sponsored by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and some 90 other representatives | MindaNews
President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday reiterated his promise to fast-track the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, hoping it will be done before end of May | PNA
Organized by IAG, the panel discussion sought to shed light on Mindanao issues and how they have defined Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s style and governance approaches and conversely, how President Duterte’s responses have affected the issues.