Two years after terrorists’ siege, Marawi is still down and out

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 21:32:48 +0000

Two years after terrorists’ siege, Marawi is still down and out

MARAWI CITY, Philippines — At the foot of a slope at Barangay Bito Buadi Itowa here, the makeshift Marawi Bahay Pag-asa Pilot School stands as a contradiction in terms. “Bahay Pag-asa” means house of hope, but hope is the last thing the dilapidated tents that serve as the school’s classrooms inspire. The tents, divided by […]

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Duterte to let rich businessmen spend for full Marawi rehab

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:23:02 +0000

Duterte to let rich businessmen spend for full Marawi rehab

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he would let rich businessmen to spend for the full restoration of war-torn Marawi City.

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Marawi still a ghost town 2 years after siege ended

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 21:33:44 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Why is Marawi City still a ghost town more than two years after its liberation?

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Marawi ‘alive, booming,’ task force head says

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:18:33 +0000

The Philippine government on Tuesday disputed a Washington Post report which claimed that Marawi City remained a “ghost town,” more than a year after government forces took back control of the Lanao del Sur provincial capital from local terror groups.

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Gutoc: Reenacted budget would hurt Marawi rehab, 2019 election

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:22:14 +0000

Gutoc: Reenacted budget would hurt Marawi rehab, 2019 election

A re-enacted budget would badly affect the rehabilitation of Marawi City and the conduct of the 2019 midterm elections, opposition senatorial candidate Samira Gutoc said on Monday

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In Marawi, 550 houses ready for families displaced by siege

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:18:13 +0000

In Marawi, 550 houses ready for families displaced by siege

MARAWI CITY — The National Housing Authority (NHA) has turned over 550 units of transitory shelters at Barangay Boganga here to families who lost their homes during the five-month war between government forces and Islamic State-inspired armed groups in Marawi City in 2017.

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Unprogrammed budget: Pork eyed to fund Marawi rehab

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 23:23:28 +0000

Part of unprogrammed funds in this year’s national budget may finance the rebuilding of Marawi, a Muslim-majority city that was destroyed in last year’s fighting between government forces and Islamic State supporters.

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Debris clearing in Marawi stopped due to firm’s lack of permits

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:16:43 +0000

SUSPENDED WORKDebris clearing in Marawi City had been put on hold pending submission of permits. —DIVINA M. SUSON

The contractor clearing debris from a portion of a 250-hectare area in Marawi City destroyed by the war on terror last year was ordered to stop its work in the absence of two key permits—environmental and demolition.

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House ready to extend martial law if Duterte wants it

THE House of Representatives is willing to extend martial law in Mindanao if President Rodrigo Duterte wants it, a leader at the House of Representatives said on Thursday. “The declaration of martial Law is the call of the Executive. The President declares or extends [it], [and]Congress concurs.  If the President will ask for it, then it will […]

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Marawi folk grow impatient over slow pace of city rebuilding

Marawi folk grow impatient over slow pace of city rebuilding

MARAWI CITY—Norodin Lucman, a Muslim leader who lived in one of the villages here flattened by the five-month war between government troops and gunmen loyal to the Islamic State last year, is getting impatient.

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