4ID’s Romeo Brawner Jr. appointed as new PH Army chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has named 4th Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. as the new Commanding General of the Philippine Army. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Brawner’s appointment in a message to reporters. He also released a copy of Duterte’s December 7 letter, which confirmed the name of the new Army commanding general.… Continue reading 4ID’s Romeo Brawner Jr. appointed as new PH Army chief

Philippine Army honors the Marawi Siege’s fallen heroes

During the Marawi Siege’s 4th-year anniversary in Marawi City on Saturday, October 16, 2021, the Philippine Army joined the government and the Filipino people in honouring the fallen heroes. “As we remember the liberation, we also commemorate our fallen and living heroes who have selflessly served to restore the peace in the city,” Army Commanding… Continue reading Philippine Army honors the Marawi Siege’s fallen heroes

Marawi rehabilitation on pace despite skepticisms from critics — Task Force Bangon Marawi

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Government attempts to rebuild Marawi City, which was leveled during a five-month siege between government forces and Maute terrorists in 2017, would not be deterred by criticism. According to chair and Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) remains committed to meeting the needs of impacted residents and restoring normalcy to their… Continue reading Marawi rehabilitation on pace despite skepticisms from critics — Task Force Bangon Marawi

Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch lauds Congress for passage of ‘Compensation Bill’

The civic group Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch (MRCW) on Tuesday (September 7, 2021) praised House of Representatives lawmakers for passing House Bill (HB) 9925, the Marawi Compensation Act, on its third and final reading. The MRCW, as per Maureen Anthea T. Lacuesta of International Alert Philippines, has been in the “forefront in pushing for a… Continue reading Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch lauds Congress for passage of ‘Compensation Bill’

Dawlh Islamiya-Maute Group members surrender in Marawi City

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Members of the Dawlh Islamiya-Maute Group (DI-MG) surrendered to JTG HARIBON at Kampo Ranao, Marawi City on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Surrendered terrorists were identified as @MOSAB, a 19-year-old male from Brgy. Kalangnan, Piagapo, Lanao del Sur, and @HODAIFA, from Brgy. Tambo, Piagapo, Lanao del Sur, thanks to the joint efforts of JTG HARIBON, led by its… Continue reading Dawlh Islamiya-Maute Group members surrender in Marawi City

Marawi City rehabilitation at 70%, completion expected this year

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The government’s struggle against terrorist groups in Marawi City has created a trail of chaos and damaged establishments and civilian properties in the past. Today, under the leadership of the Task Force Bangon Marawi formed by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2017, the city’s rehabilitation is 70% complete. Infrastructure improvements are also expected to be completed… Continue reading Marawi City rehabilitation at 70%, completion expected this year