Fighting hopelessness and despair in Marawi

PR 05/16/2018

Human Nature helps raise funds for Marawi rehabilitation More than 200,000 Marawi residents fled the city May last year as the fighting between government forces and rebels groups escalated. While armed conflict ended last October, the bigger…

Cebu schools welcome students from Marawi

PIT Interns 05/16/2018

Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City Schools Division Superintendent Bianito Dagatan said that aside from Cebuanos, displaced Marawi learners are also welcome if they want to enroll this coming School Year (SY) 2018-2019. This is in continuation…

Painful homecoming in battle-torn Marawi

Inquirer.net 04/01/2018

AFTER fleeing for their lives nearly a year ago, residents of the battle-scarred Philippine city of Marawi were allowed back Sunday for the first time — to dig through the rubble that was once their homes. Swathes…

Families of fallen and wounded Marawi soldiers receive cash aid

Doris Mae Mondragon 12/21/2017

TO defend the country and bring honor to fellow soldiers who were killed in the Marawi siege, is the greatest reward that 1st Lieutenant Christopher Montecillo has received. Montecillo, of barangay Talamban, Cebu City, was one of…

Aid for families of soldiers killed in Marawi clash

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/14/2017

  A Christian religious organization on Friday distributed cheques of P50,000 to the families of each of the 20 Visayan soldiers who were killed in action in Marawi City. International televangelist Bro. Eli Soriano of the popular…

Globe, Rise Against Hunger unite to help displaced Marawi families

PR 12/05/2017

Globe Telecom recently lent support to international non-government organization Rise Against Hunger (RAH) as part of its ongoing efforts to help the displaced families in Marawi and to strengthen its employees volunteering program. Over 300 Globe employee…

Keep out Maute remnant from C. Visayas, troops told

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

The military’s Central Command (Centcom) was called on yesterday to protect Central Visayas from “spillovers” coming from Marawi City where government troops ended their offensive against the Maute terror group. “Hindi natin masasabi na walang nakalusot (from…

Troops reach last strongholds of terrorists in Marawi City

Inquirer.net 11/11/2017

  Marawi City — Government forces conducting mopping up and clearing operations have finally reached the basements of the last two buildings near the Lake Lanao pier here, which served as the last strongholds of the Islamic…

Travel advisory

Editorial 10/27/2017

While our government is hard-pressed to argue with foreign governments on their assessment of our country’s security, the latest travel advisory from Great Britain clashes with the glowing opinions of travelers who have stayed in our shores.…

SAF commandos assigned in Marawi get spot promotions

Inquirer.net 10/25/2017

Nearly 500 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos who fought in Marawi City will be promoted to a rank higher and will be entitled to a one-month vacation, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela…

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