The resetting of the Marawi City rehabilitation groundbreaking from July to last week of August was criticized by Maranaw leaders who called the initiative of the government to restore the war-ravaged city as “palpak” (failure).
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The government must solve the recurring flooding with haste to ensure that progress and development of the city will be sustained and not drive away potential investors, a hotel executive said.
Despite Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flopping on the rescheduling of the peace talks, a ranking Roman Catholic official has remained optimistic that the government and the Communist rebels will still go back to the negotiating table.
Impending higher electric bills, alleged mismanagement, and unpaid loans and losses in hundreds of millions of pesos are among the issues the electric cooperative in Camiguin will be explaining to the members of the Lower House as residents in this island-province are bracing for what could become a looming power crisis in one of the country’s prime tourist destinations.
Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) Bishop Felixberto Calang has questioned the way more than a dozen individuals were arrested by law enforcers in General Santos City on Wednesday night.
Northern Mindanao’s crime incidence went down significantly in a span of six months this year, the Philippine National Police-10 (PNP-10) said.
With the delay of the resumption of the negotiations, a church leader said it is up to the Duterte administration to “salvage” the peace talks between the government and the communists.
Hundreds of loiterers were rounded up all over Northern Mindanao since the Philippine National Police (PNP) started its “anti-tambay” operation on instruction of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, the police regional office said.
Various tribal groups in the region held a protest-rally against the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Mindanao Cluster Convergence Summit here on Wednesday.
Apprehensive that the re-scheduling of the peace talks could further result to the escalation of the armed conflict and dislocation of civilians especially in the countryside, Mindanao multi-sectoral leaders have asked the Duterte administration to push for the resumption of the negotiation and to “do all the necessary steps and forward reforms that would end poverty in all forms.”