Rappler's latest stories on lanao del sur
Echoing the sentiments of Marawi residents, the provincial government urges President Duterte to review or modify the plan 'taking into account the social and cultural sensitivities of the community'
(UPDATED) This is in response to a PCIJ report based on Comelec's own summary report, which showed a 178% voter turnout for Amai Manabilang, Lanao del Sur, in the 2019 elections
(UPDATED) Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez says the poll body will look into this, but adds that this 'seems to be an unlikely scenario'
Six months since the 2019 midterm elections, voters from Lanao del Sur and Marawi continue to demand for answers from the Commission on Elections over allegations of fraud
Increased military presence in the war-ravaged city may rile up residents' cultural and religious sensitivities, and take up land that has historic meaning to the Maranao people, the petitioners say
Lack of contracts, delays of over one year mar public works projects in Lanao del Sur's 2nd District, pressuring the new Bangsamoro government to act
(UPDATED) The Lanao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office is conducting assessment in coordination with the city government
(UPDATED) 'This proves who was telling the truth and who was lying,' tweets Vice President Leni Robredo
'Between the two us, lahat ng na-achieve ko, pinagpaguran ko. Wala akong fake diplomas. Wala akong fake anything,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Defeated vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos, while frustrated with the latest PET ruling, says, 'The case goes on and we will go from strength to strength'
The 103rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army foils an attempt by the rebels to establish an operation in Lanao del Sur
'Today, let us pay tribute to our patriots – both from the past and the present – by safeguarding the democratic institutions that were built from the rubble of the wars that gave rise to our heroes,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The Commission on Elections says it is not ready to dismiss as 'fake' the viral video of the alleged pre-shading of ballots in Lanao del Sur
Army troops clash with the group under the command of Owayda Benito Marohomsar alias Abu Dar
3 soldiers are wounded in the clash in Sultan Dumalondong town, the military said
Here is the voter turnout in provinces and cities which took part in the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law
Here are also the politicians who have so far filed their certificates of candidacy in other parts of Northern Mindnao: Bukidnon, Camiguin, and Lanao del Sur
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra condemns the killing as an 'act of cowardice'
Lanao del Sur Governor Bedjoria Soraya Alonto Adiong says the provincial government 'fully condemns this criminal act and we ask the authorities that the perpetrators immediately face the consequences of their action'
Police say the PDEA agents went to an anti-drug symposium in Tagoloan II town and were attacked on their way to Marawi City
(UPDATED) Election watchdogs report irregularities and a few poll-related incidents in some areas in the conduct of the village and youth council polls
Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Mara Cepeda
(3rd UPDATE) According to Colonel Romeo Brawner, current reports indicate 5 members of the Maute-ISIS group led by Abu Dar, have been killed. The military is still verifying these reports.
The Office of the Ombudsman says former mayor Mohammadali Abboh Abinal of Marantao, Lanao del Sur, did not declare firearms and a vehicle in his Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth from 2007 to 2012
An International Committee of the Red Cross delegate visits the Saguiaran evacuation center and the Sagonsongan transitional site, and captures in photographs the longing for family and home of those displaced by the conflict
Based on the timetable of Task Force Bangon Marawi, clearing of debris is yet to happen on May 10, 2018
After leaving his hometown to study in Cebu, 21-year-old peace advocate Jamil Faisal Adiong says he realized the potential of Mindanao to prosper if only peace reigns in the region
Dr Russel Langi Salic, along with his co-accused, are charged with kidnapping, serious illegal detention, and murder before the court in Malabang, Lanao del Sur
Rasmia Macabago, former mayor of Saguiaran town in Lanao del Sur, says she didn't file her SALNs from 2007 to 2010 because she didn't know of any local official who did
The military says this is the first encounter of government troops with the Maute Group remnants since Marawi City was liberated from terrorist influence on October 17, 2017
The additional P330 million will be used to provide livelihood trainings and opportunities for young people
ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong says clan disputes must be resolved to maintain peace and stability under martial law in Mindanao
(UPDATED) The town of Tugaya in Lanao del Sur reported landslides and massive flooding
In the photos taken by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong, residents are seen staying on top of their submerged houses
The Agus 1 hydroelectric power plant controls the flow of water from Lake Lanao to Agus River, which flows through provinces in Lanao Del Sur and Lanao Del Norte
According to the latest Conflict Alert, the biggest causes of violent conflict in 2016 are shadow economy issues, while political issues such as rebellion and extremism caused more fatalities
The presidential daughter is accompanied by Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano, who also gives her city government's pledge of P5 million to Marawi City
Read the full statement made by Marawi crisis spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong on Monday, October 23, after the military declares the end of combat operations
Here are some of the images captured by Rappler correspondent Bobby Lagsa's since the beginning of the war in the southern Philippines
They were the first in when clashes broke out in May
Watch the midday newscast with Margie de Leon
AFP spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla also confirms the Malaysian terrorist who helped finance the Marawi siege was killed by troops
Unidentified armed men with boats are reportedly camping on Balt Island in Lanao Lake
'Until now they are suffering. I really apologize for the delay. Hopefully within a few days [it's over].'
Phivolcs says no damage is expected, but there are aftershocks
President Rodrigo Duterte says this could explain how the ISIS-inspired Maute Group sustains its operations in Marawi City
The military says it is investigating the presence of 5 to 7 armed men in the town of Bayang in Lanao del Sur
The Mapandi Bridge is one of 3 bridges that separate the so called safe zone and the battle area It is the military’s main supply route
UPDATED Lanao del Sur Vice Governor Mamintal Adiong Jr says they want to make sure that the crisis does not force students and professors to leave the Mindanao State University for other schools