DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 February) – Malacanng announced Monday noon the appointment of 15 members of the Transition Commission of the Philippine government (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the body that would prepare the groundwork for the setting up of the new autonomous political entity called “Bangsamoro” by June 30, 2016.



COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Rivals vying for elective positions in the perennially politically troubled Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao signed Tuesday separate covenants binding them to abide by the Omnibus Election Code.

COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Monday’s visit of President Benigno Aquino III at the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s bastion in northeastern Maguindanao helped start the healing of “old wounds” between government and rebel forces that both bled and suffered from conflicts in decades past.



MANILA, Philippines - A new task force that will oversee the government's recently-launched social services program in Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) communities and other areas in Mindanao has been established.

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao—The hills and plains that once saw bloody skirmishes between soldiers and Moro rebel forces in the last decade are potential huge agriculture production areas that could fuel socioeconomic development for the poor Bangsamoro communities, President Aquino said on Monday.

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