The establishment of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region is celebrated in recognition of the dreams and aspiration of the people to chart their social, political, cultural and economic destiny.
The deal was negotiated with the government of India in an effort to modernise the Philippine military.
A five-year-old child was killed and six others wounded after a bomb ripped through a public bus on a highway near Cotabato City on Mindanao island.
At least six prisoners were killed and 33 wounded during the fight between rival gangs at Caloocan City Jail in the National Capital Region.
Rai was the 15th and deadliest typhoon to hit the Southeast Asian nation this year.
Officials and residents of areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Rai pleaded for food, water and shelter as thousands of military, police and coast guard personnel deployed to deliver aid to survivors.
At least 375 people are dead and 56 missing after Super Typhoon Rai tore off roofs, uprooted trees, toppled concrete power poles, smashed wooden houses to pieces, wiped out crops and flooded villages.
Nearly 210 people were killed, 239 injured and 52 are missing after Typhoon Rai ravaged the southern and central regions of the archipelago, police say.
At least 108 people killed in the Philippines as officials on devastated island of Bohol reported 72 deaths but downed communications means death toll could rise.
The feared death toll from Typhoon Rai has risen to at least 33 people, as rescue teams reach damaged areas and communication lines are restored.
At least 12 people were killed and more than 300,000 sought emergency shelter as the typhoon charged across the Pacific Ocean, ramming into the country.
Flights have been cancelled and dozens of ports temporarily closed as the weather bureau warned residents to brace for heavy rains and strong winds.
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