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Rebel returnees to help ‘green’ Negros forest

QUEZON CITY – After laying down their arms, rebel returnees in Western Visayas are now ready to take on new roles as earth savers.

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FEF Statement of Support for the Passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

We, the Foundation for Economic Freedom, strongly support the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

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Switzerland chairs the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission under the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro

During their meeting on the implementation of the “Normalization Annex” to the CAB held in Kuala Lumpur from 27 to 29 September 2014, the panel chairs of the Government of the Philippines GRP and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF announced the establishment of the “Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Comm

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Indigenous Peoples' Perspective on the Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

We, the non-Moro Indigenous Peoples in the Bangsamoro core territory fully support a peaceful settlement of the historical conflict in Mindanao, particularly in Central Mindanao and in the Provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

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House Ad Hoc panel working full swing to pass Bangsamoro Basic Law

While the House plenary conducts marathon sessions zeroing in on the proposed 2015 P2.606-Trillion national budget, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte today declared “We have set the ball rolling in creating this Ad Hoc committee and it’s systems go” for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.

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Remarks by President Barroso following his meeting withPresident Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines

José Manuel Durão Barroso
President of the European Commission

Remarks by President Barroso following his meeting with President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines

Press point

Brussels, 15 September 2014

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,

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Ateneo head urges academe to spur discussion on Bangsamoro bill

Davao City, Philippines — Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) president Fr. Joel Tabora SJ has called on fellow members of the academic community to support the Bangsamoro peace process by initiating dialogues that will help ensure a well-informed public.

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Bangsamoro Basic Law ensures protection of women's rights

MANILA – Women’s groups on Monday lauded the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), submitted to Congress by President Benigno S. Aquino III, citing their confidence that the measure ensures the protection of women’s rights and the rights of all stakeholders.

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European models show autonomy as win-win solution for conflict resolution -- diplomats

 

MANILA – Autonomy has proven to be a win-win solution for countries trying to address long-drawn conflict situations, European diplomats said during a Media and Peace Program Roundtable forum organized by the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR). 

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Commercial fishing operators allowed to operate within Bangsamoro waters

Jose Lorena (middle), Undersecretary of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, share light moments with Datu Antonio Kinoc (left) a commissioner of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission and peace panel member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, and Vice-mayor Uttoh Salem Cutan, who is the acting mayor of the town of Ma

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Filipino designer showcases peace in Philippine fashion week

 

MANILA – Filipino designer and National Ambassador for Peace Arnold Galang showcased his advocacy for promoting peace by lifting inspiration from symbols of peace and the Filipino culture in his recent Spring Summer 2015 collection for the Philippine Fashion Week showcased at the SMX Convention Center.

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Deles enlists mayors’ help in bringing peace to Mindanao

Speaking in front of around 400 mayors from Mindanao, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles presented the roadmap towards the establishment of the Bangsamoro, and urged the mayors to hold public fora in their localities to help their constituents get a better understanding on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.

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Bangsamoro, an attempt to redress historical imbalances -- retired SC justice

 

MANILA – ‎Several legal luminaries on Tuesday declared that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law is constitutional and emphasized that it should be read within the context of restorative justice and addressing historical injustices.‎

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Ferrer acclaimed by int'l body for role in Bangsamoro pact

Government chief negotiator Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer (right), the first woman to sign a major peace agreement in the Philippines, was honored in the N-Peace awards for the Campaigning for Action-Women and Men Mobilizing for Peace category.

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