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Marawi rehab on track despite search for new developer

MANILA, Philippines –  Even as it searches for a new developer to rebuild Marawi's most affected area (MAA), Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said it remained confident that the project will be completed by December 2021. “The project will still be completed as planned, by December 2021. The government is exercising ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 3rd, 2018

Delay in rehab tests patience in Marawi

MARAWI CITY --- The delay in the start of rehabilitation work in areas razed to the ground by war between government forces and followers of Islamic State (IS) was starting to test the patience of residents and even an official involved in bringing the country's only Muslim city back on its feet. Some groups, though, said while they considered the delay a "big disappointment," they also saw it as a blessing in disguise. The government has reset groundbreaking rites that would mark the start of the rehabilitation program twice. The developer, a Chinese-led consortium, that was to rebuild the area and had won the bidding failed to meet key requirements. The vacuum has yet to b...Keep on reading: Delay in rehab tests patience in Marawi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Gov’t to fast-track rehab of Marawi schools

MANILA, Philippines -  The Department of Education (DepEd) has pledged to fast-track the rehabilitation of schools in Marawi City after the military ends its.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2017

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas asks NBI to track down authors of fake currency posts

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has sought the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in tracking down the authors of online and social media posts containing fictitious Philippine currencies. In a statement on Friday, the central bank said it enlisted the support of NBI to “search for individuals or groups that have been [...] The post Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas asks NBI to track down authors of fake currency posts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Marawi rehab moving on to second contractor

THE Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said Thursday that the groundbreaking for the rehabilitation of Marawi City’s most affected area (MAA) has been reset for August following “unsuccessful negotiations” with the Bagong Marawi Consortium (BMC) last month......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Cebu Landmasters, Inc. reservation sales jump 61%

Reservation sales of Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI) jumped by 61% in the first half of 2018, keeping the company on track to hitting its full-year targets. In a statement issued Monday, the Cebu-based property developer said reservation sales—revenue generated from accommodations booking—reached P4.6 billion between January and June, putting the company at 65% of its […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Scientist urges gov’t to include Lake Lanao in Marawi rehab

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 6 July) – Lake Lanao should be included in the rehabilitation plan for war-ravaged Marawi City to prevent it from becoming a “dead zone in the future,” a Filipino research scientist at the Texas A&M University in Houston, Texas in the United States urged the government on Friday. In a press […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Marawi rehab: “The people must be the owners of the plans that are being drawn for their future”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 July) — As government awaits the submission of requirements this week of a Chinese firm serving as second proponent for the reconstruction of Marawi City’s Ground Zero after the first proponent was declared ineligible, representatives of civil society organizations in Marawi City are reiterating their earlier appeal to government let […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Chinese group out, another in

MARAWI CITY---Eight months after the end of fighting here, the main battle zone of this city has not yet been completely cleared of unexploded ordnance while the scheduled debris clearing in the area could not yet start according to schedule.   An official of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said debris clearing in the main battle zone had faced some delays after the Chinese-led Bangon Marawi Consortium failed to meet legal and financial requirements to be the main developer of the city's rebuilding.   "There's no movement of heavy equipment to start the debris clearing yet," said Assistant Housing Secretary Felix Castro Jr., field office manager of TFBM. &nbs...Keep on reading: Chinese group out, another in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Instagram now lets you play music in ‘Stories’

Ever wanted to include music in your "Stories" but you couldn't? Instagram has finally granted your wish. The photo- and video-sharing app announced on Thursday that it has now included music in its "Stories." The feature may be seen when you tap to add a sticker in either your photo or video story. A music icon is included, which is home to a library of thousands of songs courtesy of Instagram. Users may search a specific song or browse by mood or genre. The song may be previewed by tapping the play button. The specific track may either be fast-forwarded or rewinded to choose an exact part to play. Users can also choose a song before taking a video. By opening the ca...Keep on reading: Instagram now lets you play music in ‘Stories’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

New heavy equipment to speed-up infra projects in ARMM

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 27 (PIA)--To fast-track the implementation of projects and sustain infrastructure development in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the region's district.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

New heavy equipment to speed-up infra projects in ARMM

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 27 (PIA)--To fast-track the implementation of projects and sustain infrastructure development in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the region's district.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Marawi rehab: Bagong Marawi Consortium is out, Chinese firm engaged in hydropower is in

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 June) — It’s back to zero for Marawi’s Ground Zero. There will be no groundbreaking rites on the first week of July as earlier announced by Housing Secretary and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) chair Eduardo del Rosario because negotiations with the Chinese-led Bagong Marawi Consortium (BMC) on the development […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

130 more Army troops to help Marawi rehab

The Philippine Army on Thursday deployed additional 130 soldiers to Marawi City who will provide support in rehabilitation of the city that was devastated after a siege by the terrorist Maute Group.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

130 more Army troops to help Marawi rehab - The Manila Times

130 more Army troops to help Marawi rehab - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Government trims funds allocated for Marawi rehab

In Photo: In this October 19 file photo, a mosque with its dome blasted out with holes is seen at the battle-scarred Marawi City in southern Philippines, two days after President Duterte declared t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Swiss challenge for Marawi rehab may start next week

THE Swiss challenge for proposals on the rehabilitation of Marawi City will start on Tuesday should negotiations with a consortium be successful, the concerned government inter-agency task force group announced on Friday. The post Swiss challenge for Marawi rehab may start next week appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Swiss challenge period for Marawi rehab proposals to start June 12

The government inter-agency task force group for the rehabilitation of Marawi City announced on Friday, June 8, a new schedule for the Swiss challenge period for proposals. Eduardo D. del Rosario, chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), said in a press briefing at the Palace… link: Swiss challenge period for Marawi rehab proposals to start June 12.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Swiss challenge period for Marawi rehab proposals to start June 12

The government inter-agency task force group for the rehabilitation of Marawi City announced on Friday, June 8, a new schedule for the Swiss challenge period for proposals. Eduardo D. del Rosario, chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), said in a press briefing at the Palace […] The post Swiss challenge period for Marawi rehab proposals to start June 12 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Cimatu: Boracay rehab right on track

Cimatu: Boracay rehab right on track.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

TIEZA steps up Boracay rehab

The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) has mobilized the construction of a temporary discharge pipeline to fast-track rehabilitation activities in Boracay at the onset of the rainy season in June......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018