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Muslim officials seek help in tracing KL event attendees

THE BANGSAMORO Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government appealed for the public’s cooperation as it tracks down the people who attended a recent big gathering of Islamic preachers in Kuala Lumpur, where many of Malaysia’s COVID-19 cases are linked.

Islamic banking to boost local halal industry, BARMM growth

DESPITE SOME HURDLES due to the lack of infrastructure, there are bright spots for Islamic banking in the Philippines as it will open investment opportunities and will give a boost to the Bangsamoro region and the local halal industry, according to analysts.

BARMM gets initial P5.3B under block grant

THE BANGSAMORO Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government has received an initial P5.3 billion from its P63.6-billion block grant for this year, Assistant Executive Secretary Abdullah Cusain announced Tuesday.

Qatar Fund hopes to back BARMM development projects

THE Qatar government hopes to fund development projects in the Philippines focused on infrastructure, human capital development and assistance to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

BARMM launches job portal site

AN ONLINE job portal has been launched by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government as it undertakes the formal three-year transition period starting Jan. 1.

Education gets biggest share at P19B in BARMM 2020 proposed budget

EDUCATION IS getting P19 billion in the proposed 2020 budget of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), the biggest share among all sectors.

Minimum daily pay in BARMM to increase with 1st wage order

MINIMUM WAGE rates in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are set to increase with the approval of the new regional government’s first wage order on Nov. 13.

BARMM holds consultations for 3-year investment priorities plan

AGRICULTURE AND fisheries remain the priority sectors for investments in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) as it goes through the transition period until 2022.

BARMM’s Finance ministry prepares to evaluate, consolidate budget proposal

THE DIFFERENT ministries of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are expected to submit their respective budget proposals by Aug. 30, which will then be evaluated and consolidated by the Ministry of Finance, and Budget and Management (MFBM).

BARMM to start ‘phasing out’ 6,000 employees by Oct

MORE THAN 6,000 positions under the defunct Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will be phased out starting October this year as part of the transition into the new Bangsamoro ARMM (BARMM).

BARMM emergency response office to tap former combatants for rescue teams

THE BANGSAMORO Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) newly-launched Rapid Emergency Action on Disaster Incidence (READI) office is aiming to tap former rebel group combatants as part of rescue teams.

BARMM starts 2020 budget preparation

PLANNING AND budget officers, accountants, and ministers of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) gathered Monday in Cotabato City for the new region’s first budget forum in preparation for its 2020 funding proposal.

DAP to assist in setting up BARMM offices

THE DEVELOPMENT Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement with the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) to assist in the establishment of offices in the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

Bring the intervention to the barangay level–BARMM MILG minister

THE SERIES of discussions for drafting the Bangsamoro local government code kicked off Monday in Cotabato City, with the Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG) setting its sights on strengthening barangays being the local government unit (LGU) “nearest” to the people.

Duterte meets with BARMM officials

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte met with key officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) at the presidential palace on Wednesday to tackle issues including how the region can better interact with the national government.

NAPC, BARMM gov’t tackle anti-poverty strategy with 5 provinces in the...

THE NATIONAL Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) and the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government met this week to discuss strategies towards bringing down the poverty rate in the region, which stood at 63% as of the first semester 2018.

Election violence to trigger clan violence says NGO

FRAUD and violence in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) during the recently concluded national elections will lead to a multitude of conflicts, a UK-based non-government organization reported.

BARMM issues fatwah to clarify that immunization is halal

AN ISLAMIC ruling, or a fatwah, on immunization was signed by 13 Muslim religious leaders of the Regional Darul Ifta (RDI) of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on March 12 to clarify that it is consistent with the faith.