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LOOK: Gov't illustrations of Marawi rehabilitation plan

May 04, 2018 - 3:13 PM

The Swiss Challenge may be scheduled next week, where other companies may 'challenge' the project design of a Chinese-led consortium. The P17.2-billion contract will be awarded by May 31, based on the government timeline.

ARTIST'S RENDITION OF MARAWI AFTER REHAB. All illustrations taken from a Task Force Bangon Marawi powerpoint presentation as of April 12, 2018

Bishops visit Marawi church before demolition

Apr 16, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The Saint Mary's Cathedral in Marawi was desecrated by local terrorist groups at the height of the siege in 2017

Photos courtesy of DUYOG MARAWI

Q and A: Marawi rehab chief seeks to ease fears of land grabbing

Apr 13, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Task Force Bangon Marawi chairman Eduardo del Rosario speaks to Rappler about rehabilitation plans for the former Marawi siege battle area

OPTIMISTIC. Task Force Bangon Marawi chief Eduardo Del Rosario is confident government will deliver President Rodrigo Duterte's promise to build a better Marawi. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LOOK: Mayor Sara Duterte visits Marawi, gives P5-M donation

Nov 16, 2017 - 3:50 PM

The presidential daughter is accompanied by Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano, who also gives her city government's pledge of P5 million to Marawi City

New ISIS emir? Lorenzana dismisses threat from Amin Baco

Nov 06, 2017 - 2:17 PM

The military on Sunday pounded Amin Baco's supposed hide out inside the main battle area in Marawi, where clashes with stragglers continue

MIDDLE LEVEL OPERATIVE. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana dismisses the capability of Malaysian terrorist Amin Baco, the supposed new emir of ISIS in Southeast Asia. File photo

Photos show Marawi ancestral home before and after clashes

Sep 30, 2017 - 8:58 PM

Crisis spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong finds himself on his knees as he comes face to face with the destruction of his family's ancestral home

Bodies, firearms retrieved from former Maute stronghold

Sep 29, 2017 - 9:46 AM

(UPDATED) The military is checking if Omar Maute, one of the key leaders behind the attack on Marawi, is among those killed in Bato Mosque

MARAWI CRISIS. The military continues push to end war in Marawi. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Mautes used bank vaults to hide from air strikes

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:44 PM

'Pinagtaguan yun kapag binobomba sila ng fighter jet eh. Alam kasi nilang matibay yung vault,' says former Maute hostage Lordvin Acopio

TELL ALL. Former Maute hostage Lordvin Acopio sits down with reporters to share his story. Rappler photo

Marawi battle area shrinks as troops enclose 3rd bridge

Sep 23, 2017 - 7:24 AM

The war marks its 4th month on Saturday, September 23. At least 887 have died including 151 soldiers, 689 enemies, and 47 civilians.

MARAWI BRIDGES. The Agus River separates the safe zone and the battle zone. Screenshot of a drone video by the Provincial Crisis Management Committee

Duterte makes 4th visit to Marawi

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:40 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte is back in Marawi City as the military marks another significant development in the battle area

MARAWI BATTLE AREA. President Rodrigo Duterte visits Marawi City for the 4th time since the war erupted on May 23. Malacañang photo

Troops penetrate Maute defensive position in Marawi

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Troops recover 23 structures including a 5 storey building that make up part of the enemy s ‘strong defensive position’