IOM delegation visits ARMM

IOM delegation visits ARMM Cotabato City (19 May 2015) – An eight-man delegation from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Government of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea visited the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to learn various mechanisms aimed at curbing problems related to Trafficking in Persons (TIP). The delegation, composed…

ARMM eyes on topping municipal fishing boat registration

ARMM eyes on topping municipal fishing boat registration Cotabato City (18 May 2015) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BFAR-ARMM) is eyeing to top the national government’s boat registration program. “There are at least 10,000 municipal fishing boats in the region that we would register,” said Janice…

ARMM regional government throws full support to BBL

Cotabato City (18 May 2015) – As members of the House of Representatives begin voting (today, May 18) on the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), officials and employees of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) gathered at the regional office’s compound in Cotabato City to affirm their support on the passage of…

Ceramic water filter distributed in ARMM

Cotabato City (18 May 2015) – The Department of Science and Technology of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOST-ARMM) is addressing the need for potable water in remote communities through ceramic water filter system that “can remove contaminants in drinking water.” Myra Mangkabung, DOST-ARMM secretary, said the ceramic-based water filter can purify tap water,…