Returning Marawi residents hope to rebuild lives after the siege

Marawi City, Philippines —— After five  months of conflict, residents are now starting to return to their homes here , bringing with them hope and resolve to overcome ordeals. Abpisa Barese, 63,  resident of Basak, Malulut whose family escaped the battle on the third day of the Marawi  crisis said it will take time for …

4,000 returning residents benefit from ARMM People’s Day in Marawi

COTABATO CITY, Philippines — About 4,000 internally displaced persons in Marawi received medical and relief goods from the one day  outreach mission conducted by the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Monday. The outreach mission was held the day when residents returned to their homes in Barangay Basak Malutlut, Marawi City. The village was the …

DFA resets passport appointments for ASEAN Summit

 MANILA, Philippines —  In light of the upcoming ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) rescheduled passport appointment dated November 13 to 15 for accommodation at any date until Nov. 29, 2017. This in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 332 declaring November 13 to 15 as special non-working days for the …