Colonel Oscar Lactao, commander of the 303rd Brigade of the Philippine Army, said progress on the closure deal of the peace agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) would be known after the observance of the Lenten season.
Executive Order 49 is a Presidential issuance mandating the cooperation of all concerned government agencies in the implementation of the GPH-CBA-CPLA Memorandum of Agreement.
(1) OPAPP to create implementations guidelines
(2) DND and AFP to wind down programs under AO 18
PTV.PH | GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has released some P3 million for the implementation of peace and development projects in a community in nearby Tupi town in South Cotabato.
COTABATO CITY – Representatives of the media and civil society sectors who came from Manila and various parts of Mindanao gathered here on Tuesday to explore effective ways on how to communicate peace in reporting about the armed conflict in the south.
ROW 1: PAMANA Assists Widows of MILF Fighters with Hyacinth Weaving Livelihood Program
(see story here: http://pamana.net/areas/central-mindanao/widows-milf-fighters-turn-hyacinth-weaving)
1st photo: Widows of MILF fighters turn to hyacinth weaving for livelihood.
MANILA BULLETIN | PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur – Officials of this fast-growing landlocked province of Agusan del Sur in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) started meeting with barangay officials and residents, especially those in far-flung areas for the proper implementatio