COTABATO CITY -- The Bangsamoro Transition Commission is leaving no stone unturned as it seeks to draft into law the gains of the peace talks between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
PHILIPPINE STAR/26 August - The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have agreed to hold a 10-day formal talk next month to wind up discussions on the contentious power sharing and normalization parameters for a final GPH-MILF final peace deal.
We gather today at a turning point in the history of Mindanao—where this region’s complete transformation from the Land of Promise to the Land of Promises Fulfilled is close at hand. In the past, generations of Filipinos could only talk of the vast potential of Mindanao, but the next step—fulfilling that potential—always seemed elusive.
MINDANAO CROSS (12 August) -- The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have both assured that the spate of violent incidents in Central Mindanao, including Monday’s deadly roadside bombing in Cotabato City, will not affect the on-going GPH-MILF peace talks.
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine Star) -- Malacañang yesterday allayed fears over the threat of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) to establish an independent republic in Mindanao if the government implements the Bangsamoro framework agreement signed by the administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).