Government to start rebuilding Marawi mosques 3 years after siege

Bong Lozada 08/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government is set to rebuild several mosques in Marawi City during the five-month-long siege that took place in 2017. According to a government report, Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBW) chairperson Secretary Eduardo del…

Lanao del Sur: Authorities shift fight from terrorism to COVID-19

Froilan Gallardo 03/29/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines —With four COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) positive cases and hundreds more Persons under Monitoring(PUM), authorities in Lanao del Sur have shifted their fight from terrorism to COVID-19. Colonel Jose Maria Cuerpo, Army…

Patient No. 201, who died in hospital, is COVID-19 positive

Froilan Gallardo 03/18/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO — The Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed that the 58-year-old Patient No. 201, who died at Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City, was positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). The confirmation came…

P6.8M worth of illegal drugs seized in Marawi

Froilan Gallardo 01/30/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Misamis Oriental —Joint operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade seized more that a kilo of shabu from two suspected drug peddlers in Marawi City, Lanao…

Marawi rehab delay worsens poverty

Ben de Vera, Jigger Jerusalem - Inquirer.net 12/08/2019

The delay in the rebuilding of war-torn Marawi City has partly caused a slight increase in poverty in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the lone region where poverty incidence rose although the nationwide rate dropped…

Navy spent P.5B for Marawi siege — Vice Admiral Mercado

Inquirer.net 10/30/2017

The Philippine Navy has spent about half a billion pesos for ammunition and fuel during the five months of fighting in Marawi City. Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph Mercado gave the assessment in an interview with…

PH Navy chief calls for upgrade on urban combat

Inquirer.net 10/30/2017

The battle for Marawi City has underscored the need for the Philippine Navy to improve on urban warfare, Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph Mercado said on Monday. “In all our operations, we always undertake a…

One more building with 30 stragglers to clear and it’s over

Inquirer.net 10/23/2017

MARAWI CITY – Just one two-storey building to clear out and it’s all over. Col. Romeo Brawner Jr., deputy commander of Joint Task Group Ranao, said on Sunday that the troops would “do everything to finish the…

Senators call for speedy Marawi City rehabilitation

Inquirer.net 10/16/2017

Senators on Wednesday lauded the combined efforts of the military and police in Marawi City, as the end of the months-long siege draws closer with the death of terrorists Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute. But after the…

Recto eyes P15B more for the Marawi rehabilitation fund

Inquirer.net 10/08/2017

AN additional P15 billion standby fund should be allotted to Malacañang for “Bangon Marawi Fund,” Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto proposed on Sunday. Recto said the P15 billion, on top of the P10 billion that is…

Sumbagay g’yud unta ang mga piskal

Lloyd Suarez 08/13/2017

Unsay hinungdan nganong hapit magsinumbagay niadtong Miyerkules sa hapon sila si Assistant City Prosecutor Simaco Labata ug Assistant City Prosecutor Rodulph Joseph Val “Roy” Carillo? Nahibawo ko sa isyu nga daryot magsinumbagay ang duha ka piskal dihang…

Pajac residents “threatened” by group of men  

08/10/2017

  AT LEAST 20 families from a barangay in Lapu-lapu City complained of harassment and verbal threats by a group of men who are forcing them to move out of their homes. The residents of Barangay Pajac,…

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