TFBM snubs ‘favored’ contractor allegations in Marawi rehab

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairman Eduardo Del Rosario firmly refuted in a virtual press conference the claim over a so-called favored contractor involved in the Marawi rehabilitation. The TFBM chief bared that what the critics identify as… Read More TFBM snubs ‘favored’ contractor allegations in Marawi rehab

TFBM chief notes transparency in Marawi rehab

By Lou Ellen Antonio MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairperson Sec. Eduardo Del Rosario noted during the press conference on Thursday, July 8,  the transparency in the implementation of Marawi rehabilitation.   “Definitely walang korapsyon na nangyayari dahil very transparent ang implementation ng ating project,” said Del Rosario.  The TFBM chief also… Read More TFBM chief notes transparency in Marawi rehab

Del Rosario lambasts Marawi rehab critics

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Allegations fired against the National Housing Authority (NHA) for undertaking projects under the Marawi rehabilitation which are already beyond its mandate have been scrapped during a virtual press conference Thursday, July 8. “Walang katotohanan ang pinupukol na alegasyon against the National Housing Authority,” said Department of Human Settlements… Read More Del Rosario lambasts Marawi rehab critics

Islamic Relief starts training100 women-headed households

By Apipa Bagumbaran LANAO DEL SUR–The Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW)-Philippines in partnership with the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM’s) Ministry of Trade, Investments and Tourism (MTIT), Marawi City Social Welfare and Development Office (MCSWDO) and Raheemah Peace Weavers alongside Save the Children commenced, July 7, a three-day capacity… Read More Islamic Relief starts training100 women-headed households

100 women-headed households to get livelihood assistance

By Apipa Bagumbaran LANAO DEL SUR–One hundred households headed by resilient women will soon start their own choices of business as they are about to receive livelihood assistance from the Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW)-Philippines through the Sustaining Women Economic Empowerment Project (SWEEP). The one-year project was funded by the Islamic Relief-USA targets women-headed households from… Read More 100 women-headed households to get livelihood assistance

170 more displaced families relocated in permanent shelters

By Lou Ellen Antonio MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Some 170 displaced families in this City were relocated to permanent shelters located in Barangays Dulay Proper and Mipantao Gadongan. These families live in danger zones along Agus River and Lake Lanao inside the City’s most affected area. Olan Hadji Ali, a home partner in Darussalam Village… Read More 170 more displaced families relocated in permanent shelters

Army seizes firearm, NPA lair in Negros Occidental

By Jemin Guillermo ILOILO CITY — The Army’s 94th Infantry Battalion seized a high-powered firearm and another temporary encampment of the CPP-NPA Terrorist after a firefight in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, July 22, 2021. The troops were conducting combat operations when they encountered more or less 20 armed members of the SDG Platoon, CN2, at… Read More Army seizes firearm, NPA lair in Negros Occidental

PRC opens new Service Center in Muntinlupa

By Alaine Allanigue QUEZON CITY, — The new service center of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) at the Ayala Malls South Park in Muntinlupa is expected to be operational in the coming weeks. Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi and PRC-NCR regional director Dir. Lord Louis Valera, together with the officials of the Ayala Land Holdings Logistics Corp. (AHLC) President Rowena… Read More PRC opens new Service Center in Muntinlupa

Duterte adds 100K allowance for Tokyo 2020 athletes

By Melinda Quinones QUEZON CITY — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved an additional P100,000 games allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians and 6 Paralympians “as token and to celebrate the achievement of the athletes qualified for the Olympics and Paralympics.” The said amount is an addition to the previously approved $1000 allowance given by the… Read More Duterte adds 100K allowance for Tokyo 2020 athletes