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Senate finance committee allots P10B for Marawi rehabilitation in 2018

Oct 05, 2017 - 12:35 PM

This is higher than the P5 billion budget for Marawi rehabilitation given this 2017

BURNED HOUSES. A Philippine Marines truck speeds away as black smoke billows from burning houses after military helicopters fired rockets at militant positions in Marawi on May 30, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Senate panel OKs additional P1.68 B in 2018 CHED budget

Sep 21, 2017 - 4:53 PM

The Senate finance committee increases the CHED's proposed budget for 2017 from P12.41 billion to P14.1 billion, but this excludes funds for the free tuition law

BUDGET APPROVED. CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan smiles during the Senate finance committee hearing on their proposed 2018 budget. Screenshot from Senate Youtube account

Stray bullet kills gov't employee in Marawi

Sep 07, 2017 - 11:33 AM

UPDATED A stray 50 caliber bullet hits two civilians in the vicinity of Mindanao State University prompting the military to reimpose restrictions in the city

STRAY BULLET. A Caliber 50 stray bullet hits a regional government employee at the vicinity of the Mindanao State University

Mindanao State University reopens on August 22

Aug 18, 2017 - 1:34 PM

Government troops will remain stationed near the campus to provide security

Marawi fights to open MSU as war drags on

Aug 09, 2017 - 9:45 PM

UPDATED Lanao del Sur Vice Governor Mamintal Adiong Jr says they want to make sure that the crisis does not force students and professors to leave the Mindanao State University for other schools

Maranao in Melbourne helps bring MSU students back to school

Aug 06, 2017 - 7:02 AM

A PhD student at the University of Melbourne starts BalikMSU to encourage students displaced by conflict to finish their education

TRUE MARANAO. PhD student Elin Anisha Guro started BalikMSU to bring normalcy back to the lives of students in Marawi City. Photo by David Lozada/Rappler

Graduating Marawi pupils march to the sound of war

Jul 17, 2017 - 7:07 PM

In white togas and caps with medals hanging around their necks ribbons on their chests the graduates of 2017 don t let the war dampen the celebrations

MSU Marawi students graduate away from home

Jul 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The graduates of Mindanao State University Main Campus receive their hard earned diplomas away from their own campus as fighting rages in Marawi

HISTORIC. There are at least 2,000 graduates of the Mindanao State Univeristy - Main Campus for 2017. Photo courtesy of Junaina Sharief

When hope fights back amid conflict in Marawi

Jul 07, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Violence may have become the new normal but people are not letting it get in the way of their lives

MSU-Marawi determined to open in August for 2nd semester

Jun 23, 2017 - 6:16 PM

MSU president Habib Macaayong says everything is under control at MSU main the country’s 2nd largest state university with the Philippine marines securing the compound

MSU RESIDENT. A Maranao woman and resident of Mindanao State University Campus in Marawi City awaits news about the war in her city. Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Marawi clash evacuees now volunteers

Jun 17, 2017 - 9:03 PM

I want to help the victims because I was also a victim says MSU Marawi student Edward Borres who fled his city with fellow students two days after the clashes began

HELP. Student volunteers help in bringing goods. Photo by Wendy Perocho Salva

The Football Coach who escaped Marawi

May 30, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Ake Pastoral goes to Marawi to teach the Beautiful Game He ends up in a war zone

Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace

May 26, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Muslims who have decided to stay put in Marawi City will observe Ramadan amid gunfire and explosions

Residents of Marawi City fleeing the armed clashes between government forces and the Maute Group arrives in Iligan on May 24, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Students walk 32 kilometers to flee Marawi City

May 24, 2017 - 9:23 PM

Mindanao State University s satellite campus in Iligan City is prepared to accommodate students who evacuated from the main campus in Marawi City

LONG LINES. Security officers check the bags of commuters entering Iligan City

Celebrated poets perform, talk at MSU Iligan on April 10

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Students will be able to watch the performances of poets Lourd Ernest de Veyra Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr Joel Toledo and Cerrine Cecilia Tuason

Kidnapped students in Lanao del Norte rescued

Jun 07, 2016 - 7:07 PM

Authorities have yet to find two more students of the the Mindanao State University Iligan Institute of Technology

Plight of the Badjao: Forgotten, nameless, faceless

Dec 05, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The Sama Dilaut the formal name of the Badjao are among the most obscure misunderstood and marginalized among the Filipino ethnic linguistic groups Their story needs to be told

SEA GYPSIES. The Sama Dilaut or the Badjao are a sea faring people in Tawi-tawi and the Sulu Seas. All photos by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Lower budgets for 10 state universities, colleges in 2016 – lawmaker

Aug 27, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Kabataan Representative Terry Ridon also identifies 20 state universities and colleges that will get lower allocations for capital outlay and MOOE

Move your books to Mindanao!

Aug 05, 2015 - 2:41 PM

Books are passports to learning possibilities Help young Mindanawans achieve their potential

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Illiterate? Inferior? Badjao is MSU magna cum laude

Apr 29, 2015 - 7:03 PM

The first Badjao to graduate with honors from the Mindanao State University Tawi Tawi Roben Abdella 22 has strived against discrimination

ASPIRING TEACHER. Roben Abdella graduates magna cum laude from Mindanao State University (MSU) Tawi-Tawi with a degree in Secondary Education. Photo from Basil Sali

Bomb threat: Classes suspended until MSU-IIT is cleared

Sep 22, 2014 - 7:26 PM

Mindanao State University Iligan Institute of Technology has yet to be cleared since receiving a bomb threat Monday afternoon

CHED: DAP boosts state universities

Oct 29, 2013 - 3:58 PM

The bulk of the DAP allocation for infrastructure and facilities goes to the University of the Philippines and Mindanao State University systems

SUPPORT. The highly-criticized DAP allocation helped boost the capacity of state colleges and universities, Commission on Higher Education chairperson Dr Patricia Licuanan says. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Another death in MSU-Marawi

Jan 30, 2013 - 11:32 PM

Jovert Algoso 37 is shot dead in Mindanao State University MSU in Marawi City on January 29

Key witness in MSU-Marawi fire dies

Nov 19, 2012 - 6:35 PM

The lone witness who was willing to testify about the October 25 murder and arson in MSU Marawi City dies

TRAGEDY. Estrella Diaz, the lone witness who was willing to to testify about the MSU-Marawi fire incident, passed away on Saturday, November 17. Photo from Diaz's Facebook page.

Taga MSU-Main Campus jud ka kung?

Nov 09, 2012 - 10:12 PM

ARMM s Regional Legislative Assembly has adopted a resolution supporting calls to declare the Mindanao State University s main campus in Marawi City a Zone of Peace Will it work?


Fire and failed dreams in MSU-Marawi

Oct 26, 2012 - 6:29 PM

Marawi City residents urge the national government to look into the worsening crime situation in the Mindanao State University a day after two people were burned to death in a cafe

Two people were killed and burned down in a fire in a building in Mindanao State University. | Photo by John Louie Balagot

Were local officials involved in Marawi ambush?

Aug 09, 2012 - 5:35 PM

The regional governor will convene a peace and order council meeting over the ambush of soldiers at the Mindanao State University in Marawi City