Number of people injured in Japan earthquake rises to 124

TOKYO: The number of people who were injured as a result of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan on Saturday has reached 124, the Japanese public television said on Sunday.  Earlier reports said 103 people were injured. The majority of casualties were reported in the prefectures of Miyagi and Fukushima on the eastern coast of… Read More Number of people injured in Japan earthquake rises to 124

Japanese premier steps down over health concerns

ANKARA: Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, on Friday announced his resignation due to health concerns. “I have decided to step down as prime minister as poor health should not lead to wrong political decisions,” Abe, 65, said in a live address to the nation. Abe, who is suffering from ulcerative colitis, said he would… Read More Japanese premier steps down over health concerns

Bangsamoro Government receives continuous Japan’s support

COTABATO CITY: Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan Yamamoto Yasushi has pledged to continue their full support for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) through projects that will “bring greater stability and prosperity in the region.” Yasushi said this Tuesday, February 18, during the ‘Bangsamoro Friends Forum’ hosted by Embassy of… Read More Bangsamoro Government receives continuous Japan’s support

TF Bangon Marawi unaware of NCMF, Japanese accord for Marawi housing

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA May 10, 2019 Japan-based Satsuma Russia Exchange Promotion Council (SREPC) president Norio Akahori and National Commission on Muslim Filipinos secretary Saidamen B. Pangarungan ink recently an accord for the provision of 24,800 portable houses to Marawi IDPs. (NCMF photo)  MARAWI CITY: Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) has no knowledge that the… Read More TF Bangon Marawi unaware of NCMF, Japanese accord for Marawi housing

UN Habitat leads major housing development in Marawi

By TED KHAN R. JUANITE February 7, 2019 MARAWI CITY: The UN Habitat in cooperation with the Government of Japan on Monday launched a program, “Rebuilding Marawi Through Community-Driven Shelter and Livelihood.”  The one day launch, held at Barangay Dulay Proper in Marawi included a ceremonial ground-breaking and capsule-laying. Guests included the Japanese Ambassador to… Read More UN Habitat leads major housing development in Marawi