11 Filipino-Chinese groups provide funds for the multipurpose building, a replica of which was presented to President Rodrigo Duterte
DSWD Acting Secretary Virginia Orogo says 64,364 families – from a total of 77,170 – have returned to Marawi City
I cried during the tour. The spiritual atmosphere was just so heavy. War is truly ugly and painful. It brings no good thing.
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Task Force Bangon Marawi spokesperson Kristoffer Purisima says the government is looking for 'the most qualified and competent developer' for the Marawi rehabilitation project
About P5.1 billion was released in 2017 while about P54.1 million has been released in 2018. Most of the funds have been for relief; reconstruction projects remain few.
Negotiations will commence with another Chinese group – Power Construction Corporation of China or PowerChina
Professors of Mindanao State University question the government's move to prioritize the construction of a military garrison over attending to the needs of evacuees
During the June 11 Cabinet meeting, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno questions the 3-week period for other developers to challenge the proposal of the China-led Bangon Marawi Consortium
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The Department of the Interior and Local Government is stepping in to provide a permanent solution to water problems in Marawi City's temporary shelters
Jomar Saumay and wife Norinsha are among 40 Marawi families who continue to live in tents in Pantar town a year after the siege. They are making plans to find a better home after the baby comes out in June.
Majority of the selection committee members lack experience 'in evaluating public contracts on technical and financial merits,' says a PCIJ report
'This is like tending to a newborn child,' says Nor-Aine Tantuas, one of the internally displaced persons living in Marawi City's Sagonsongan relocation site
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
Since the awarding of contracts, however, Tacurong Fitmart, Ororama Supercenter, and Ace Centerpoint have yet to complete the delivery of relief goods, according to a PCIJ report
Negotiations with the Chinese-led Bangon Marawi Consortium is taking time. The Swiss challenge is moved to May 30, pushing again the schedule of the city’s rehabilitation.
Each family receives P250,000 and almost P1.5 million-worth of benefits
'Huwag mo ako interview-hin. Baka umiyak ako.' The Philippine military unveils a 'Heroes Wall' inside Marawi camp.
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'If they could improve our water system, sewerage system, and electricity – where our lights are not blinking – we would welcome that. But road expansions? We don’t need that. Our land is not for sale,' says Dr Potre Dirampatan-Diampuan
This time, there will be 'no collusion' between the Chinese firms and local companies, says Marawi rehabilitation task force chief Eduardo del Rosario
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From the two areas that have been granted access so far, residents found their life's work either destroyed, burnt, or looted
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President Rodrigo Duterte prefers to commemorate Marawi's liberation, not the start of the siege, says his top aide
Legislators slam the reconstruction plan for the most affected areas in Marawi City because the proposed structures are set to be built in residential areas, potentially displacing residents
Sinagtala is not about its textiles but the stories of its female weavers who persevere despite all odds
Men, women, children break into tears as they pray for relatives killed in the war
(UPDATED) Do you want to be a part of Marawi's recovery? You can get involved through these groups.
The siege of Marawi was triggered by a raid in a safe house in barangay Malutlut. The fighting moved towards Lake Lanao and, after 5 months, ended with the deaths of leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute.
'Marawi will rise again. It will rise with the renewed strength and courage of our people,' says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman a year after the battle between government troops and terrorists reduced Marawi City to rubble
May 23, 2018, marks a full year since Marawi City was besieged by terrorists and martial law was declared in Mindanao
Marawi was a 'setback' for the Maute Group and Isnilon Hapilon's faction in the Abu Sayyaf Group, but it was a 'propaganda victory' for ISIS, says Southeast Asia security expert Zachary Abuza
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During the launch of the army's Marawi book series, 'Marawi and beyond: The joint task force Marawi story', Commanding General Rolando Joselito Bautista says that what was clear to them from the start of the war was 'human rights must be saved at all costs'
Families of the scores still missing are the overlooked victims of the Philippines' deadliest confrontation with Islamists.
(UPDATED) A total of 641 soldiers earn the promotion nearly a year after war erupted in Marawi City
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to visit Marawi City soon to mark the crisis' first anniversary, says the Palace
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia promises the P73 billion for rebuilding Marawi will be used wisely, unlike what has happened with the Yolanda rehabilitation program since 2013
The government creates an adjudication board – the Land Dispute Arbitration Committee (LDAC) – to address concerns arising from the large-scale land titling program. There are many ways it could turn into a nightmare.
These two Chinese firms are now part of the Bangon Marawi Consortium, a group of Chinese and Filipino companies tapped to rebuild areas hit by the Marawi siege
The government is poised to spend P17.2 billion to rehabilitate the former battle area in Marawi City. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled in June.
The Swiss Challenge may be scheduled next week, where other companies may 'challenge' the project design of a Chinese-led consortium. The P17.2-billion contract will be awarded by May 31, based on the government timeline.
This brings to nearly P1.4 billion the total US government contributions to humanitarian aid in Marawi City, says US Ambassador Sung Kim
'The success or failure of rehabilitation will depend on the quality of participation and representation of communities in both planning and implementation,' says a paper published by Asia Foundation
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Task Force Bangon Marawi chairman Eduardo del Rosario speaks to Rappler about rehabilitation plans for the former Marawi siege battle area