Category Archives: ABOUT GOVERNANCE

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

TFBM CHAIR DEL ROSARIO, SHFC PRESIDENT CABLING INSPECT MARAWI REHABILITATION PROJECTS

MARAWI WEEK OF PEACE , MAY 2022 – PHOTONEWS

ENSURING SAFETY. Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairman and #DHSUD Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario inspects the newly-completed riprap at the Hadiya Village to ensure safety of the residents.

The housing czar was elated over the subdivision-like development at the resettlement project that benefitted families of internally displaced persons from danger zones around Marawi City.

The permanent shelter project was jointly undertaken by UN-Habitat, the Social Housing Finance Corporation and the Marawi City LGU. READ MORE

TFBM chair Del Rosario, Mayor Majul Gandamra inaugurate Marawi Museum

MARAWI WEEK OF PEACE , MAY 2022 – PHOTONEWS

MARAWI MUSEUM. In commemoration of the International Day of Museums, Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairman Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario and Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra on Thursday lead the inauguration of the Marawi Museum right inside the ground zero.

The museum is the first-ever to be openned by the Marawi LGU.

Secretary Del Rosario said that the facility will ensure the promotion of the colorful culture and traditions of the Maranaws. READ MORE

SEN. BATO DELA ROSA JOINS MARAWI WEEK OF PEACE; LAUDS TFBM

MARAWI WEEK OF PEACE , MAY 2022 – PHOTONEWS

IMPRESSIVE. Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa congratules the Task Force Bangon Marawi, led by Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario, for its accomplishments in rebuilding a better Marawi City.

Secretary Del Rosario brought Senator Dela Rosa to the Rizal Park overlooking the entire “ground zero” where world-class facilities are now erected. READ MORE

MARAWI CITY School of Living Traditions inaugurated

MARAWI WEEK OF PEACE , MAY 2022 – PHOTONEWS

KEEPING TRADITIONS. The School of Living Traditions is another important public infrastructure inaugurated on Thursday right inside the ground zero in Marawi City.

The structure will serve as venue in promoting the unique traditions of the Maranaws.

Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairman Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario and Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra led the inauguration during simple ribbon-cutting ceremony. READ MORE