Anti-terror bill to prevent another SAF 44 massacre, Marawi siege, security officials say

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:05:50 +0000

THE National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) defended the controversial anti-terrorism bill, claiming that the Human Security Act of 2007 has not helped authorities in preventing terrorist attacks  in the country. NICA Director General Alex Paul Monteagudo, in a virtual briefing on Wednesday, made this point, a day after Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte was “inclined” to sign the proposed […]

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Marawi siege anniv rites ‘simple yet meaningful’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 16:15:09 +0000

The third anniversary of the siege of Marawi, one of the fiercest urban battles in the country’s history, was observed in “simple yet meaningful” rites at an Army camp in the city on Saturday. Col. Jose Maria Cuerpo 2nd, commander of the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade, said soldiers laid a wreath and flowers in Kampo […]

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Maranao leader to Duterte: What really happened in Marawi?

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 21:00:24 +0000

Maranao leader to Duterte: What really happened in Marawi?

A Moro leader whose family was displaced by the government’s five-month battle with terror groups in Marawi in 2017

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US gives additional $4.5M for Marawi aid

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:48:39 +0000

THE United States will provide an additional $4.5 million (P234 million) worth of humanitarian assistance for persons displaced by the five-month siege in Marawi City. The US Embassy in Manila…READ

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Marawi folk get livelihood, humanitarian aid from US gov’t

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:03:24 +0000

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over some P1.95 million worth of community grants that the US government had earlier committed for humanitarian and recovery work in war-torn Marawi City.

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Police arrest 2 men linked to Marawi siege

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:04:25 +0000

Two men who allegedly took part in the five-month terror siege of Marawi City two years ago were arrested by police intelligence agents in Quezon City on Saturday.

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Duterte to COA: Hajj more important than housing

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 13:31:58 +0000

President Duterte warned COAnot to meddle in the move to redirect the housing funds to the pilgrimage of Muslims affected by the Marawi Siege.

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Scarcity of land delays Marawi housing projects

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 21:18:37 +0000

Scarcity of land delays Marawi housing projects

MANILA, Philippines — The National Housing Authority (NHA) has finished only 25 percent of the target number of houses for residents who were displaced when Islamic State-linked armed groups laid siege to Marawi City two years ago. In a press conference on Tuesday, Roderick Ibañez, chief of the Marawi Project Management Office, said that as […]

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HUDCC may face malversation raps over Marawi fund diversion

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:06:05 +0000

HUDCC may face malversation raps over Marawi fund diversion

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) may face technical malversation charges if proven that it had diverted P5 million Marawi fund

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Robredo hits delay in release of Yolanda, Marawi funds

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 02 Jun 2019 11:46:50 +0000

Robredo hits delay in release of Yolanda, Marawi funds

What has been delaying the distribution of relief funds for survivors of Supertyphoon Yolanda and the Marawi siege? Vice President Leni Robredo raised the question on Sunday after the Commission on Audit (COA) hit the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) for its poor use of funds for both Marawi and Yolanda survivors.

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