Duterte Asks Congress to Pass Bangsamoro Basic Law

President Rodrigo Duterte, in his State of the Nation address, asked Congress to consider the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law that was first proposed during the previous administration. He acknowledged that there may be clauses that violate the constitution, so he leaves it up to Congress to redact the said clauses from the final version of the law. He said that this is crucial to finally attaining peace in Mindanao, where separatists…

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