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Dureza optimistic Duterte to sign BBL on SONA day

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza has expressed optimism that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on July 23, the day he will deliver his third State of the Nation Address (SONA).…

Who’ll get the final say on BBL? Find out here

Congress has passed on final reading the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), but there differences in the versions crafted by the Senate and the House would still need to be threshed out in the bicameral conference committee.

House calls caucus on Bangsamoro Basic Law

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas have called an all-member caucus on Monday to discuss the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and other issues in the chamber.

Bangsamoro region to get P72B yearly

The proposed autonomous Bangsamoro region can get a lump sum of up to P72 billion every year if the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is passed by Congress.

Duterte open to backing BBL if…

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed openness to passing the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)— but only if his plan to shift to a federal form of government loses in a plebiscite.

House ends BBL debates

After six months of debates, the House of Representatives on Wednesday terminated the period of interpellations on the House Bill 5811 or the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

House gives up on passing BBL by Sept. 28

The chances that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be passed during the Aquino administration continues to dim as House leaders admitted it will be impossible to approve it before their self-imposed deadline of Sept. 28. House…

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