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Journalist from Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines

MARCOS HONES UP ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

Receives envoys from US, Japan, SoKor, India

Presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday received United States Chargé d’Affaires, and the Ambassadors from Japan, South Korea, and India during separate meetings at BBM headquarters in Mandaluyong City.First to visit Marcos was Kazuhiko Koshikawa,… Read More

UN-Habitat constructs 1,000 permanent shelters for families displaced by 2017 Marawi City siege

Things looking up for Marawi City 5 years after siege

MARAWI CITY – For a 38-year-old mother of nine, life five years after the siege here is way better than before they were displaced because of the five-month battle between the government and ISIS-linked extremists.Anisah Bariga, her husband, and their children aged between 17 to 5 months old… Read More

Philippines monitoring outbreak of monkeypox abroad

No border closure yet amid increasing monkeypox cases

 May 21, 2022, 7:05 pm

MANILA – The Philippines continues to monitor the outbreak of monkeypox overseas but the closure of borders is still unlikely, the special adviser against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) said Saturday.In a “Laging Handa” briefing, National Task Force (NTF) Against… Read More

Cases of ‘long Covid’ in PH confirmed, being monitored

 May 21, 2022, 6:56 pm

MANILA – The government and health authorities are monitoring the situation of “long Covid” cases in the country, according to Dr. Ted Herbosa, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 medical adviser.Herbosa confirmed Saturday that the Philippines has already had cases of those… Read More

PH detects case of Omicron BA.4 subvariant

 May 21, 2022, 6:47 pm

MANILA – The Philippines has detected Omicron BA.4 subvariant from a Filipino who flew in from the Middle East last May 4.In an advisory on Saturday, the Department of Health (DOH) said the positive test result for the subvariant was from a specimen collected on May 8. The male patient was… Read More

THE NEW MARAWI CITY GRAND MOSQUE

MARAWI WEEK OF PEACE , MAY 2022 – PHOTONEWS

PAG-IBIG EXECS IN MARAWI. Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairman and #DHSUD Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario shows to Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustees and top executives the progress of the ongoing rehabilitation works in Marawi City.

The Pag-BIG delegates visited the Grand Mosque, Rizal Park overlooking the Peace Memorial, Sarimanok Sports Stadium and Marawi Convention Center.

With the housing czar was Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra. READ MORE