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Another Marawi Casualty

President Rodrigo Duterte (2nd from left) pays his last respects to Capt. Rommel Sandoval, whose remains were transported to Manila from Cagayan de Oro City on September 11, 2017. Sandoval, who was the commander of the 11th Scout Ranger Company, was killed while rescuing a wounded soldier in Marawi City. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO.....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsSep 11th, 2017

Another Marawi Casualty

President Rodrigo Duterte (2nd from left) pays his last respects to Capt. Rommel Sandoval, whose remains were transported to Manila from Cagayan de Oro City on September 11, 2017. Sandoval, who was the commander of the 11th Scout Ranger Company, was killed while rescuing a wounded soldier in Marawi City. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2017

Marawi civilian casualty number expected to rise ‘dramatically’ – military

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 28 June) – The military said on Wednesday civilian casualty figures in the ongoing fight here could rise “dramatically” after more bodies were retrieved from the war-torn city. Lt. Col. Jo-Ar Herrera, spokesperson of Joint Task Force Ranao, said 17 more bodies believed to be civilians were retrieved by a group [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2017

Teen killed by Maute sniper while praying inside mosque

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A 14-year-old boy praying inside a mosque was the latest casualty in Marawi, which has seen almost three weeks of heavy fighting an.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2017

‘Truth first casualty in Marawi siege’

MANILA, Philippines - If there is a first casualty in the ongoing fighting between government forces and the Islamic State (IS)-inspired Maute group, it is t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

AFP& apos;s & apos;war& apos; in Marawi not totally over - Business Mirror

AFP's 'war' in Marawi not totally over - Business Mirror.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Fighting erupts between troops, Maute group in Lanao del Sur

MANILA, Philippines – Fighting erupted between government troops and remnants of the Maute Group in Lanao del Sur on Saturday, January 20, the first encounter since the liberation of Marawi City from terrorist influence in October last year, the military said. Major Ronald Suscano said in a press statement on Saturday ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Bangon Marawi: DTI fasttracks assistance to IDPs

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is keen on fasttracking the revival of Marawi City’s illustrious business environment as the agency looks to provide more assistance to affected Maranao entrepreneurs. “We plan to allocate more budget for this year to support the Bangon Marawi programs to provide livelihood assistance to around 80% of identified […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Soldiers get unlimited free rides at LRT-2 ’til Dec. 2018

Uniformed personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are now entitled to freerides at the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), as a gesture of gratitude for the heroism of government troops in the Marawi City siege.   In a phone interview, Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) public relations head Lyn Paragas-Janeo told INQUIRER.net on Friday that they have signed a memorandum of agreement with the AFP in December 2017 to provide free train rides to soldiers.   The memorandum, which took effect this January and would last until end of December 2018, was forged between the LRTA and AFP following the liberation of the war-torn Marawi City to recognize and...Keep on reading: Soldiers get unlimited free rides at LRT-2 ’til Dec. 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Military checking if top Malaysian terrorist survived

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is trying to validate intelligence information that a top Malaysian extremist survived the defeat of an Islamic State-linked siege on Marawi City and is helping restart efforts to establish an extremist alliance, a military official said.   The commander of Joint Task Force Sulu, Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, said troops were trying to validate reports that Amin Baco is wounded during the siege but managed to escape to Sulu, where he was hiding with Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists.   Yusop Jikiri, central committee chair of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), which has a peace treaty with the government, said that his gro...Keep on reading: Military checking if top Malaysian terrorist survived.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Unanswered questions about the Marawi City conflict

The official narrative leaves much to be explained about how and why the conflict started and was fought the way it was, causingas it did, mass evacuation and the destruction of the city. The post Unanswered questions about the Marawi City conflict appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Philippines fears Malaysian militant leader survived Marawi siege and could restart Islamic extremist alliance

Philippine troops are trying to validate intelligence information that a Malaysian militant leader survived the defeat of an Islamic State-linked siege and is helping restart efforts to est.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Robin thanks celebs for helping Marawi

MANILA, Philippines -  Robin Padilla expressed his gratitude to friends from the entertainment industry for helping out in efforts to rebuild the city of Mar.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

WATCH: Marawi soldier takes battle footage with GoPro from Anne Curtis

MANILA, Philippines – First Lieutenant Bala Tamayo of the Special Forces has released a video that includes actual footage from the Battle of Marawi. The soldier wrote, edited, and directed the video himself, and shot scenes using a GoPro camera given to him by Anne Curtis. Anne shared a link ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

COMMENTARY: Guided by the language of the Constitution

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews /17 Jan) — The default mode of journalism is to be objective, to be neutral, to be critical. When news items go unfavorably against a current system, media practitioners must not be vilified nor should they be praised either when they report positive things about a sitting government, rather, they are to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Nagadan na evacuee sa Albay, bako casualty kan Mayon

Nagadan na evacuee sa Albay, bako casualty kan Mayon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

DOF, DBM, NEDA to form finance subpanel for Marawi rehab

The Department of Finance (DOF) on Sunday said it will team up with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to form a finance subpanel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

TechCamp PHL invites youth to use tech to promote peace

LAST MAY 2017, a few days after the war in Marawi broke, a small group of young Filipinos from all over the country started the #MealforMarawi campaign in social media. That campaign successfully gathered funds and was able to feed up to 2,000 evacuees. It was a proof of how tech platforms and tools, if […] The post TechCamp PHL invites youth to use tech to promote peace appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

9 police officials, including Marawi veterans, promoted

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has approved the promotion of nine officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP), including those considered “her Source link link: 9 police officials, including Marawi veterans, promoted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

DOE donates e-trikes to Marawi lgu

The DOE E-Trike for Marawi is a versatile, lithium-ion battery-powered vehicle equipped with battery management system that may be plugged to common household power outlet. (Photo by PIA-NCR) TAGUIG C.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

2 Marawi siege victims caught in drug bust in Quezon City

Senior Inspector Dennis Francisco, head of the intelligence team of Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 4';s drug enforcement unit, said the two suspects went to Manila to seek jobs after.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018