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ANC – Senate panel concludes BBL hearing

The Senate’s committee on local government finished its deliberations on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law. But with its chairman publicly opposing the bill, questions remain as to what version of – Marcos plea to MILF: Shun war even if BBL is revised

By Maila Ager | SENATOR  Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. called on the Moro Islamic  Liberation Front  (MILF)  on Tuesday to make  good its  promise “not to resort to force

GMA News Online – Bongbong invites MILF to help him craft substitute BBL

By Amita Legaspi | GMA News Online Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday invited the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to help him craft the substitute bill for the proposed

Dateline – Creation of intergovernmental fiscal board under BBL questioned

Senators raise concerns over the creation of an intergovernmental fiscal body board under the Bangsamoro government.

GMA NEWS Online – ‘Encouraging,’ Bongbong says of MILF anti-war statement

By Amita Legaspi | GMA NEWS Online Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. welcomed Tuesday the statement of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front that ‘war is not an option’ in case Congress

Interview with Malou Tiquia of CNN

Sen. Bongbong Marcos interview with Malou Tiquia of CNN. 08 Jun 15

InterAksyon – Marcos mulls over amending ARMM law as substitute for Palace-drafted BBL

By Ernie Reyes | InterAksyon MANILA – Simply amending the Organic Act for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) could be an option in crafting a substitute bill to

ABS-CBN News – Bongbong mulls amending ARMM law in lieu of BBL

By Ryan Chua | ABS-CBN News MANILA – Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is thinking of amending the organic law of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and turning it

Manila Standard Today – Senate’s last BBL hearing to focus on taxes, minerals

By Macon Ramos-Araneta | Manila Standard Today THE last Senate hearing on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on Tuesday will focus on taxation and the management of natural resources in – Marcos eyes amending ARMM law to replace ‘flawed’ BBL draft

By Niño Jesus Orbeta | SENATOR Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said one option he is considering in crafting a substitute bill to the “flaw-ridden” draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

InterAksyon – Marcos to tackle taxation, resource management, other thorny issues

By Ernie Reyes | InterAksyon MANILA – The last hearing of the Senate committee on local government will focus on issues of taxation, control and management of natural resources and

CNN Philippines – Marcos hints of substitute to BBL

By  CNN Philippines Staff | CNN Philippines Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — As chair of the senate’s Local Government Committee, Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. believes that form — rather

Manila Bulletin – Talk of peace, not war – Marcos tells MILF

By Mario Casayuran | Manila Bulletin Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr., chairman of the Senate  local government committee, appealed yesterday to the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to

Radio interview with Rey Langit of DWIZ, “Kasangga mo ang Langit”

Sen. Bongbong: Magandang umaga! Rey Langit: Naka call sa aking attention yung line ninyong, quotable line na, “It will only lead to perdition.” Nasabi niyo ‘yan? Ang Pilipinas ay nasasadyak

Radio interview with Manang Audry of DXZL (RMN), “Balita at Balikatan”

Sen. Bongbong: Magandang umaga sa lahat ng nakikinig. Good morning! Interviewer: Sen. Bongbong, inuna ko na sa lahat kasi ang daming nag te-text, peke daw kayo na Bongbong Marcos .

Interaksyon – Angara backs Marcos’ rejection of Palace-drafted BBL

By: Ernie Reyes | InterAksyon MANILA – Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara on Friday expressed support for the filing of a substitute bill for the Palace-drafted Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), since

GMA News Online – Senators support Marcos’ decision to come up with substitute BBL bill

By Amita O. Legaspi | GMA News Online Senators supported Thursday the decision of Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. to junk the Malacañang-crafted Bangsamoro Basic Law and instead submit a substitute

Radio Interview with Ka Jo Taruc and Milky Rigonan on DZRH, “Damdaming Bayan”

Joe Taruc: Bongbong Marcos, Jr., hello Senator Marcos magandang umaga po. Sen. Bongbong: Good morning po. Taruc: Senator, dere-deretso na agad tayo sa ating mga katarungan. Wala na po ba

Radio Interview with Kabayan Noli de Catro on DZMM

Kabayan Noli de Castro : Magandang umaga po sa kanila Senator. Sen. Bongbong : Magandang umaga Kabayan, magandang umaga sa nakakarinig, good morning po. Kabayan : Senator, nag hearing po

UNTV News – BBL Substitute Bill, pag-aaralang mabuti bago aprubahan ng Senado