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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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Soldiers’ heroism and sacrifices cited in the liberation of Marawi

Soldiers’ heroism and sacrifices cited in the liberation of Marawi By Ben Cal   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – The men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) again showed to the whole world their heroism and sacrifices beyond the call of duty that ended the five-month … Continue reading

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Pres. Duterte declares liberation of Marawi City

Pres. Duterte declares liberation of Marawi City MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, October 17, declared that Marawi City has been liberated from terrorists after more than four months of battle against the ISIS-inspired Maute group. “Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from the terrorist influence that … Continue reading

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8 foreign terrorists among remaining Maute group members

8 foreign terrorists among remaining Maute group members By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Some eight foreign terrorists are among the remaining band of Maute terrorists in Marawi City, the Armed of the Philippines (AFP) said Tuesday. “Indications have been received that there indeed are six to eight foreign fighters are in … Continue reading

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Government support continues as military wraps up Marawi offensive

NEWS RELEASE Government support continues as military wraps up Marawi offensive   As the military starts to wrap up its operations in Marawi City, Task Force Bangon Marawi continues to provide relief assistance to affected communities and at the same time trains individuals to provide them livelihood, an Office of Civil Defense official said on … Continue reading