Archive for the ‘Charter Change’ Category

By Karol Ilagan HE LASHES OUT at reporters and calls the false and misleading information that he dishes out as jokes or “traps.” Yet while his diatribes can be described as unbecoming of his office, President Rodrigo R. Duterte remains widely...

By Cong B. Corrales REMEMBER thy father's mistakes, do right by the Moro people. This, according to supporters of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), are lessons that Sen. Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. might do well to remember before thrashing the...

By Cong B. Corrales PRESIDENT Benigno S. Aquino III would do well to act on his campaign promises promptly as he approaches his last 12 months in Malacañang. In a letter to Aquino, the Philippine Business Groups and Joint Foreign Chambers...

Peace Council for the BBL holds first meeting MEMBERS of a peace council created by Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III to raise public awareness on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law are buckling down to work after holding their first meeting...

[caption id="attachment_18709" align="aligncenter" width="500"] LEADERS of the MBC with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III, second from right | Photo from Makati Business Club website[/caption] BUSINESS leaders urged Congress to resume...

We are reposting this article originally published on the blog on March 30, 2014 .  THE SIGNING of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro is a milestone event, but like all significant events, it is never to be taken in a vacuum. Decades of...

EXACTLY a year ago today, the peace panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro in Malacañang Palace. President Benigno S. Aquino III and MILF chairman Al Haj...