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Philippines seeks WB expertise for infra, Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government may tap the World Bank’s assistance for its Build Build Build program and Marawi rehabilitation efforts, the.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarSep 13th, 2017

Committed loans, grants from China for infra, marawi rehab hit $7.34B

A total of $7.34 billion in loans and grants have already been committed by China to finance not only the Duterte administration's ambitious infrastructure program but also the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi City, the Department of Finance said yesterday. In a statement, the DOF said that to date, the Chinese government's pledges for loans to the Philippines' infrastructure, power and public safety sectors amounted to $7.19 billion. "Of the $7.19 billion, about $3.98 billion---representing the estimated loan amount of the second basket [of projects to be financed by China] under various stages of preparation---will still be further discussed and processed by both sides...Keep on reading: Committed loans, grants from China for infra, marawi rehab hit $7.34B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

U.S. aid for Marawi rehab reaches more than P1B

MANILA, Philippines – The United States government is allocating an additional $6.6 million (P330 million) for the rehabilitation of Marawi city and surrounding areas affected by the war that ended last October .  The fund, which is given through the US Agency for International Development, will be used to provide livelihood trainings and opportunities ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

US pledges P330 million support for Marawi rehab efforts

The United States government has pledged an additional $6.6 million, or P330 million, in cash to the Philippines to supportthe recovery and rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City and its surrounding towns.   The US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday said the fund assistance, which was pooled through the US Agency forInternational Development (USAID), would provide opportunities for Marawi residents to enhance their job skills, to improvetheir livelihoods and stimulate the economy.   A pledge of $14.3 million was initially pooled by the US government in September as the violent clashes in Marawi were on-going.   The latest fund assistance has brought the tot...Keep on reading: US pledges P330 million support for Marawi rehab efforts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

DFA welcomes Indonesian expertise to quell extremism

      The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)on Wednesdayannounced that Indonesia has offered to assist thePhilippine government in quelling extremism right before it becomes a threat in Mindanao. DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Indonesia would be lending its "best practices" in Islamic education toPhilippine state security forces as part of efforts to address and prevent extremism. "Indonesia is one of the models for the kind of Islamic education that the Philippines and ASEAN can look into tocounter the rise of extremism," Cayetano said in a statementon Wednesday. "Our Indonesian friends do not want to see another Marawi happening and are off...Keep on reading: DFA welcomes Indonesian expertise to quell extremism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Super consortium readies bid for NAIA rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Seven of the country’s biggest conglomerates have formally formed a super consortium that seeks to develop the congested Ninoy Aquino I.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

P15 billion allocated for Marawi rehab in 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The 2018 national budget President Duterte signed on Tuesday allocates P15 billion for the rehabilitation of war-ravaged Marawi City, t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

P15 billion allocated for Marawi rehab in 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The 2018 national budget President Duterte signed on Tuesday allocates P15 billion for the rehabilitation of war-ravaged Marawi City, t Source link link: P15 billion allocated for Marawi rehab in 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Japan vows more aid for Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Japan has expressed its intention to provide more aid to rehabilitate and help address terrorism in Marawi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Rehab of Marawi schools to start next week

MANILA, Philippines — The rehabilitation of schools damaged in the fighting between government troops and Maute militants in Marawi will start next week, acc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Marawi rehab: Build communities resilient to threat of extremism

MANILA, Philippines – Peacebuilding organization International Alert Philippines on Wednesday, November 29, urged the government to make sure that the rehabilitation of Marawi City will include efforts to build communities that are resilient to the threat of extremism. During the launch of Conflict Alert 2017 on Wednesday, International Alert Philippines country ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2017

SWS: 7 in 10 Pinoys back Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Seven in every 10 Filipinos are satisfied with the  government’s efforts to rehabilitate Marawi, according to a recent Social Weather S Source link link: SWS: 7 in 10 Pinoys back Marawi rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

SWS: 7 in 10 Pinoys back Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Seven in every 10 Filipinos are satisfied with the  government’s efforts to rehabilitate Marawi, according to a recent Social Weather S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

On summit sidelines, PH wins support for Marawi rehab

President Rodirgo Duterte secured commitments to help rebuild Marawi and counterterrorism, as well as loans and cooperation agreements from several countries during talks with their leaders on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit this week. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told Mr. Duterte his country was willing to help the Philippines fight terrorism and provide weapons to Filipino troops. "We'll keep standing by your side. We'll keep assisting you," Medvedev promised during their meeting on Monday. Russia has already donated 5,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles, one million rounds of ammunition and 20 army trucks to the Philippines and Mr. Dute...Keep on reading: On summit sidelines, PH wins support for Marawi rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Japan to help in Marawi rehab, maritime law enforcement

MANILA, Philippines – Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated his country’s commitment to helping the Southeast Asian bloc, pledging money to to “enhance maritime law enforcement capacity,” as well as assist countries “in response to the rising threat of terrorism in Asia.” Abe made the pledges on November 13, 2017, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Japan to give P676-M loan for Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — The Japanese government has committed to provide a P676-million (¥1.5-billion) loan to the Philippines for the rehabilitation of war-to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

Marawi rehab to start by mid-2018, says Bangon Marawi chief

MANILA, Philippines — Rehabilitation and rebuilding in battle-scarred Marawi City will start in the 2nd semester of 2018, according to Task Force Bangon Mara Source link link: Marawi rehab to start by mid-2018, says Bangon Marawi chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

NEDA: Marawi rehab planning in full swing

MANILA, Philippines — The assessment of the rehabilitation needs in Marawi is in full swing as the military clears more areas, the National Economic and Deve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

China vows to help in rehab of Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — China on Tuesday welcomed the liberation of southern city of Marawi from ISIS-linked terrorists and vowed to help rebuild the war-torn.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Marawi rehab prioritizes clearing of buildings, residents’ return

MANILA, Philippines – The government buckles down for the rehabilitation of Marawi City after President Rodrigo Duterte announced the city's liberation from terrorists on Tuesday, October 17. Duterte's declaration was meant to "pave the way for the start of a full blown recovery, rehabilitation and rebuilding effort," said Armed Forces of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

DND seeks P1 B more for Marawi campaign

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of National Defense (DND) is asking for a supplemental budget of at least P1 billion to replenish the contingency funds.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2017