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MARAWI SIEGE COMPENSATION GETS SENATE OK – ZUBIRI

The Senate recently approved Senate Bill No. 2420, or the Marawi Siege Compensation Act, on second reading. “We thank our colleagues for passing this bill on second reading. We need this to give social justice to the victims of the Marawi siege,” said Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri, principal author and co-sponsor of the bill. […]

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PASS MARAWI COMPENSATION ACT NOW – SANGCOPAN

A Mindanao lawmaker appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent a measure providing monetary compensation for residents affected by the Marawi City siege. Anak Mindanao Party-list Representative Amihilda Sangcopan said the immediate passage of the Marawi Compensation bill would help fast-track the promised rehabilitation to the war-torn city and the immediate return of […]

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REHAB OF MARAWI CITY ON TRACK – GANDAMRA

Marawi City’s rehabilitation is on track and most of the projects will be completed before June 2022. Mayor Majul Gandamra, a guest at the Network Breaking News hosted by Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, said projects in the city’s Most Affected Area were expedited because of the partnership of the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) with […]

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NEW HOMES FOR 170 MARAWI SIEGE-AFFECTED FAMILIES

Families displaced after their houses were burned during the 2017 Marawi Siege now have permanent shelters in two sites in the city. They are the 170 families who were barred from going back to no-build zones, or those within the three to six-meter easement of Lake Lanao, within the river banks, and within the reclamation […]

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EXTENSION OF MARTIAL LAW UNLIKELY – GO

Senator Bong Go said that the Martial Law in Mindanao might no longer be extended.“Sa ngayon, as a senator, (tingin ko) hindi na po mae-extend ‘yung Martial Law. Sumulat naman po si National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (kay President Rodrigo Duterte). Hindi na po yata kailangan ng martial law,” Go said in an interview in […]