POLITICS. Senator Grace Poe is now the top choice for the country’s next president, surpassing Vice President Jejomar Binay, who ruled the survey since it was first conducted in September 2014, pollster Pulse Asia said Thursday.

DECOMMISSIONING. The firearms the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) voluntarily turned over on Tuesday, June 16, were placed in a storage facility that was set up inside Camp Abubakar in Maguindanao province.

BANGSAMORO BASIC LAW. Senator Francis Escudero has pushed for the inclusion of a detailed timetable for decommissioning of weapons and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.