Government is gearing up for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi, which has been heavily damaged following the month-long conflict in the Islamic city.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on June 28, Wednesday recognized the gallantry of uniformed personnel wounded during an encounter against the Maute terror group in Marawi City.
Staying true to its bilateral relations with the Philippines, the government of the People’s Republic of China donated P15 million for the relief operations and rehabilitation of the besieged City of Marawi.
A Malacañang official has welcomed the result of the eight-hour humanitarian pause that was observed in conflict-stricken Marawi City last Sunday in celebration of Eid’l Fitr.
As fighting in Marawi has entered its fifth week, the situation in the strife-torn city continues to improve, a military spokesman said Wednesday, June 21.
Iligan City — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visited Iligan City on Tuesday, June 20, to personally check the condition of evacuees currently being housed at the Iligan City National School of Fisheries in Barangay Buru-un here.
The government on Friday, June 16, called on the public to be part of the security posture in preventing terrorist groups from wreaking more havoc in other areas in Mindanao and throughout the country.
The government on Thursday, June 15, assured its swift response in addressing the needs of Filipinos displaced from their homes following the terrorist attacks by the Maute group in Marawi City.
We call on the media courageously covering the situation in Marawi to remain true to your profession in delivering timely, accurate and relevant news to our people. After all, part of any journalist’s sacred calling is to bear witness to the truth.
Malacañang on Wednesday, June 14, called on all Filipinos to unite as a nation amid the ongoing hostilities in Marawi led by the Maute group, which have left scores dead, including government troops and innocent civilians.
We understand the concern of foreign tourists. Safety is on top of their minds.
Today as the nation observes Independence Day we will pay homage to the fallen soldiers of Marawi.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, June 11, expressed confidence that the Philippine Government will emerge victorious in the ongoing siege in Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, June 11, led the arrival honors at the Villamor Air Base for the eight soldiers killed in hours-long gunbattle between government forces and Maute militants in Marawi last Friday.
The United States is assisting the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in its operations in Marawi but this is limited to technical assistance.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, June 9, commended the brave soldiers for their efforts to go after the extremists and uphold the rule of law.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is hopeful that Marawi City will finally be liberated on Monday, June 12, which is also the 119th Independence Day of the Republic.
The arrest of Cayamora Maute, the father of the Maute brothers Omar and Abdullah, at a military checkpoint is a welcome development to break the cycle of lawlessness in some areas in Mindanao.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, June 6, ordered the soldiers to crush the enemy, stressing that the Marawi incident is a type of rebellion.
Close to 200 civilians were rescued on Sunday with the four-hour humanitarian pause in Marawi City, the Palace said Monday, June 5.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, June 2, expressed confidence that government forces will win in its fight against extremists in Marawi.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday assured that government forces continue to apply commensurate military power on existing threats and pockets of resistance in Marawi, including the use of airstrike.
The government has been providing assistance to communities affected by the military operations against the Maute group in Mindanao, Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said on Monday, May 29.
Government troops proceed with their sustained precision operations in pursuit of the Maute group who have embedded themselves among innocent citizens .
Between 1030 to 1100 today, a convoy of Presidential Security Group (PSG) personnel, Radio TV Malacanang (RTVM), and local troop escorts were waylaid via a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) while en route to Marawi.