Negrense volunteers boost food campaign for Marawi children

Negrense volunteers boost food campaign for Marawi children

BACOLOD CITY — The campaign of the Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation (NVCF) to provide nutritional support for children in resettlement areas in war-torn Marawi City has been given an added boost through a donation of more than P1.7 million from Sunlife Foundation. The donation will provide 623 children of Marawi with daily nutritious Mingo […]

The post Negrense volunteers boost food campaign for Marawi children appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Army honors fallen soldiers on 1st anniversary of Marawi siege

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

On Wednesday, the first anniversary of the Marawi siege, the Philippine Army paid tribute to the soldiers who offered their lives during the five-month battle to liberate the city from terrorists. A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani.

The post Army honors fallen soldiers on 1st anniversary of Marawi siege appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

A year after Marawi conflict, UNICEF says children still at risk 

A year after Marawi conflict, UNICEF says children still at risk 

On the first anniversary of the terror attacks in Marawi City, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) lamented that more children residing in the war-torn city were still at risk.

The post A year after Marawi conflict, UNICEF says children still at risk  appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Chinese builders plot Marawi rehabilitation

Chinese builders plot Marawi rehabilitation

A Chinese company engineer who visited what used to be the main battle zone in this Islamic city shook his head in disbelief at the devastation around him.

The post Chinese builders plot Marawi rehabilitation appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Suspected Maute leader, wife nabbed

Suspected Maute leader, wife nabbed

Philippine National Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Monday admitted that a suspected subleader of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group was able to escape at the height of the Marawi siege last year and settle in Manila with his wife despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao.

The post Suspected Maute leader, wife nabbed appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Marawi rehab seen to start by April

Marawi rehab seen to start by April

ILIGAN CITY — The remaining areas within the 24-hectare main battle zone in Marawi City could be cleared of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by April this year, paving the way for the start of rehabilitation works, according to Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chair Eduardo del Rosario. The rehabilitation, Del […]

The post Marawi rehab seen to start by April appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more