Drilon: Senate to give special attention to BBL when session resumes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Once Congress resumes sessions on Monday, the Senate will give “special legislative attention” to the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to make sure that it will be constitutional, fair, and inclusive, Senate President Franklin Drilon said Friday. “It will receive...

Congress sets June deadline for BBL passage

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite the political fallout from the Mamasapano incident, congressional leaders have firmed up their timetable to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law by June this year. Senate and House leaders met Monday at the Club Filipino for their monthly consultation meeting...