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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

Duterte assumes full responsibility over Marawi crisis

President Duterte is taking full responsibility for the Marawi siege, admitting that his administration had shortcomings in its handling of the crisis, which began exactly a year ago today......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 min. ago

Revisiting Marawi and Resisting Authoritarian Rule 

(Statement of Konsyensya Dabaw, issued on19 May 2018) May 23, 2018 marks the first year of the day the armed conflict in Marawi erupted and Martial Law in Mindanao was declared through Proclamation 216. We in Konsyensya Dabaw gather today to listen to two survivors of the Marawi conflict. As fellow Mindanawons, we want to understand […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

LUGAR LANG: One year later: creating space for Marawi

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) — Based on online posts, one would think that all everyone cared about on May 19, 2018 was the Royal Wedding. But on that same day, against the tide, the forum “Revisiting Marawi from the Lens of Interfaith Dialogue and Multiculturalism” was held by Konsyensya Dabaw in cooperation with […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Project Bangon Marawi, Year 1: A patchwork of sketchy plans, loose rules, uncertain funding

By Malou Mangahas and Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism With reporting by Carolyn O. Arguillas, MindaNews THE SIEGE of the Islamic City of Marawi marks its first anniversary on May 23 but its vaunted multi-billion peso rehabilitation and reconstruction program remains a patchwork of disconnected promises mired in multiple problems. The government has […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Crazy hope for missing kin in Philippines Marawi

ILIGAN, Philippines – Ten men from the same family vanished after jihadists invaded the Philippine city of Marawi a year ago – each day since, their wives have prayed their bones do not lie in its devastated landscape. The women have been told to accept their husbands were likely ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Foundation highlights power of football and play to create transformations

TEN VISITING refugee children from Marawi and 20 Muslim orphans of war from the Dar Amanah Children’s Home in Silang, Cavite, were treated to a football fun day by Football for Humanity Foundation (FFH) and VXI Philippines at the Sparta Football complex in Mandaluyong City recently. “Our football fun day is quite unique; we have […] The post Foundation highlights power of football and play to create transformations appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

Project Bangon Marawi, Year 1: A patchwork of sketchy plans, loose rules, uncertain funding

The siege of the Islamic City of Marawi marks its first anniversary on May 23 but its vaunted multi-billion peso rehabilitation and reconstruction program remains a patchwork of disconnected promises mired in multiple problems......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 28 min. ago

Project Bangon Marawi, Year 1: A patchwork of sketchy plans, loose rules, uncertain funding

The siege of the Islamic City of Marawi marks its first anniversary on May 23 but its vaunted multi-billion peso rehabilitation and reconstruction program remains a patchwork of disconnected promises mired in multiple problems......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 28 min. ago

Army promotes 641 officers, enlisted personnel for role in Marawi siege

More than 600 officers and enlisted personnel were promoted to the next higher rank for their contribution to the liberation of Marawi City from terrorists. A donning of ranks ceremony was held at the Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio on the eve of the first anniversary of Marawi siegeon Tuesday. Four officers were promoted to one-star general, namely: Brig. Gen. Peale Jon Bondoc, 902nd Infantry Brigade; Brig. Gen. Generoso Ponio, commander of 103rd Infantry Brigade; Brig. Gen. Greg Almerol, commander of 903rd Brigade; and Brig. Gen. Andres Centino, commander of 401st Infantry Brigade. "The star on your shoulders for the promoted generals and the added stripes for our enli...Keep on reading: Army promotes 641 officers, enlisted personnel for role in Marawi siege.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago

‘Crazy hope’ for missing kin in Marawi

ILIGAN CITY--Ten men from the same family vanished after jihadists invaded the Marawi City a year ago -- each day since, their wives have prayed their bones do not lie in its devastated landscape. The women have been told to accept their husbands were likely among the 1,200 killed in the five-month battle that flattened swathes of the city, but they refuse to move on until they know for sure. "I am hoping he will come home. All of us are hoping they will return. Even if my family says I am crazy, I told them my husband will come back," Melgie Powao said of her spouse Victor. One year after the battle, reconstruction work is due to begin and the authorities say jihadists are ...Keep on reading: ‘Crazy hope’ for missing kin in Marawi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago

Marawi one year after the battle: a ghost town still haunted by threat of Isis - The Guardian

Marawi one year after the battle: a ghost town still haunted by threat of Isis - The Guardian.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated News14 hr. 15 min. ago

Marawi rehab could cost up to ₱80-B

Marawi rehab could cost up to ₱80-B.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Marawi rehabilitation won t repeat Typhoon Yolanda mistakes – NEDA

MANILA, Philippines – National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Ernesto Pernia said the rehabilitation program in war-torn Marawi City will not suffer the fate of areas destroyed by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) back in 2013. “We have learned our lessons in Yolanda and we are not going to repeat ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

DepEd to hold special Brigada Eskwela in Marawi on May 22

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) will hold a special Brigada Eskwela in Marawi City on Tuesday, May 22, almost a year to the day war erupted and eventually gutted the country's only Islamic city. Government troops and IS-inspired terrorists clashed in Marawi City on May 23, 2016. During the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

P3.9 billion ODA committed for Marawi rehab

Development partners have pledged to provide around P3.9 billion in official development assistance for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi, the National Economic and Development Authority said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News19 hr. 49 min. ago

Marawi and Beyond

As we approach the first anniversary of the Marawi Siege that started on May 23, 2017, several questions have begun to loom large. What is the future of Marawi? How do we help the thousands of internally displaced persons return to their homes or new surroundings? What will happen to the second draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law now pending in Congress? How do we address the specter of violent extremism that may be spreading to other parts of Mindanao? What is the role of religious leaders? What is the contribution of schools as well as of ordinary communities of Christians, Muslims and indigenous people in building a Culture of Peace?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated News20 hr. 2 min. ago