• 28 July 2015
MANILA , July 28 --The government peace panel in talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) reiterated today the firm resolve of the Aquino administration to bring peace and development to Mindanao despite the controversies and political issues. "We have seen this strong commitment as early as President Aquino’s inauguration in 2010,” government peace panel chair Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said. During his inauguration in June 30, 2010, Aquino declared his government “will be sincere in dealing with all the peoples of Mindanao,” adding “we are committed to a peaceful and just settlement of conflict, inclusive of the interests of all—may they be Lumads, Bangsamoro, or Christian.” "There have been so many challenges along the way, but President Aquino remains determined to bring peace to Mindanao, and with the people's support, we have gone this far in the process," said Ferrer. Ferrer cited the +23 ‎public rating on the administration's efforts in “Restoring peace to Mindanao,” up from +12 in March, with majority of Filipinos (52%) ‎expressing satisfaction as shown in the Second Quarter 2015 survey of the Social Weather Stations. Chair of ...Read more

President Aquino urges Congress to pass Bangsamoro Basic Law, other measures

 CENTRAL  28 July 2015
MANILA, July 28 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III, in his final State of the Nation Address (SONA), urged Congress to immediately pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and other measures. In his sixth and last SONA, delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives on Monday aft ...Read more

‘It’s now time to pass the Anti-Dynasty Law’ --  PNoy 

 CENTRAL  28 July 2015
QUEZON CITY, July 28 -- President Benigno Aquino III called for the passage of the Anti-Dynasty Law during his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. “Di tayo nakakasiguro kung malinis ang intensyon ng susunod, o kung nanaisin lang nilang habambuhay na maghari-harian para s ...Read more