The police and military will support a two-day interfaith summit against violent religious extremism in Maguindanao province next month.
Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari will reportedly no longer participate in the discussions on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.
The Lanao del Sur Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) has proposed that the propagation of mainstream Islamic moderation as a measure to combat terrorism be entrusted to Muslim traditional leaders, the Ulama and Umma or the community.
By January 2018, the Duterte administration will go full blast campaigning for amendments in the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for shift from presidential to federal form of government, according to a Malacañang timetable titled “Road Map to Federalism.”
A total of 25 local government units (LGUs) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) passed the region-wide assessment for the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG).