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Gov’t assures modern infra for Marawi rehab

Gov’t assures modern infra for Marawi rehab By Danilo Adorador, III   MARAWI CITY (Philippines News Agency) —A more liveable place equipped with modern infrastructure will rise from this city’s ruins, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured during a media briefing here Wednesday. Roque said the plan includes the widening of downtown roads from two lanes … Continue reading

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AFP calls for vigilance vs possible retaliatory terrorist attacks

AFP calls for vigilance vs possible retaliatory terrorist attacks By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday urged the public to be vigilant amid concerns of possible retaliatory attacks from terrorists following the liberation of Marawi City from pro-Islamic State militants. AFP spokesperson Maj. Gen. … Continue reading

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CBCP belies ‘fake news’ on prelate denouncing terror leaders’ death

CBCP belies ‘fake news’ on prelate denouncing terror leaders’ death By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) cried foul over a viral post claiming that its president Archbishop Socrates Villegas condemns the killing of top terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute in Marawi City, tagging it … Continue reading

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President Duterte boosts soldiers’ morale in latest Marawi visit

News Release President Duterte boosts soldiers’ morale in latest Marawi visit MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte visited Marawi City anew on Monday, September 11, to boost the morale of soldiers assuring them of government’s continued support and assistance. In his speech at the Battleground Command Post, President Duterte told the soldiers that he would reward … Continue reading