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MAO BA? 09/04/2017

MARAWI CRISIS President Rodrigo Duterte’s goal to end the Maute terror threat in Marawi City before the year ends was met with skepticism by many netizens. Renan Oklang said, “Terrorists may kill the hostages whenever government troops…

Bringing the colors back to Marawi

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/04/2017

Watercolor for life painting exhibit  Forty-six artists banded together to let go of 83 paintings closest to their hearts and become part of “Watercolor for Life,” a painting-for-a-cause exhibition for the rehabilitation of Marawi. The exhibit, which…

Palace lauds AFP for retaking Bayabao Bridge

Inquirer 09/02/2017

  Malacañang on Saturday lauded the military’s retaking of a strategic bridge in Marawi City from the Islamic State-inspired terrorists. On Friday morning, government forces have taken control of Bayabao Bridge in Barangay Banggolo, which became a…

Battle for Bayabao Bridge

Inquirer 09/01/2017

  MARAWI CITY — Three more soldiers died while 52 others were wounded when government security forces battled Maute gunmen and their allies over the control of another bridge inside the main battle area here on Thursday,…

Gov’t troops start final push to retake Marawi

Inquirer.net 08/30/2017

MARAWI CITY — Security forces started their final push on Wednesday in a bid to fully retake this war-torn city from the control of Islamic State-inspired militants. The fighting here has been ongoing for more than three…

PH taps foreign banks for Marawi rehab efforts

Inquirer.net 08/28/2017

Multilateral lenders Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank will lead foreign donors in helping the Philippine government in the rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City, the country’s chief economist said. “They will be providing assistance and they…

Espenido, 129 Marawi fallen get Lapu-Lapu award

Inquirer.net 08/28/2017

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday awarded the Order of Lapu-Lapu to Police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido during the National Heroes Day Celebration in Taguig City. Espenido was given the Magalong Medal, which is conferred on officials and…

Cops kill soldier on his way home from Marawi battle zone

Inquirer.net 08/24/2017

  An army soldier who was supposed to take a break in his hometown after fighting in Marawi was shot dead by policemen on Wednesday in Zamboanga del Sur. A report from Police Chief Inspector Helen Galvez…

CFCCC holds medical mission in Barangay Guadalupe

PR 08/09/2017

THE Cebu Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (CFCCC) recently organized a successful medical mission for the poor and ailing residents of Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. According to CFCCC President Francisco “Frank” Benedicto, 260 patients were able to get…

Uncertainty amid Sona

07/23/2017

Clouds of uncertainty have hovered over the Duterte presidency in the past few months, and the growing public concern mostly stems from its willingness to resort to extreme measures such as martial law to justify its efforts…

Puwede na nga i-nationwide ang martial law?

Lloyd Suarez 07/23/2017

Palapdan ni Presidente Duterte ang coverage sa martial law ug apilon na ang Luzon ug Visayas human gihatagan siya og lugway hangtud karong Disyembre 31 sa iyang deklarasyon sa mga senador ug mga kongresista atol sa joint…

Gov’t to issue IDs for Marawi evacuees in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/21/2017

THE National Commission on Muslim Filipino–Visayas (NCMF) plans to issue Certificates of Tribal Membership (CTM) and identification cards to Muslim evacuees in Cebu. Alexander Minalang, chief for Settlement Division of NCMF–Visayas, said that the proposal stemmed from…

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