Category Archives: groundbreaking

Breaking deadlines, breaking ground in Marawi’s battleground

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 02 November) — The much-delayed groundbreaking rites to signal the start of rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in Ground Zero, the main battleground during the five-month siege last year, finally happened on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, a year and 13 days after President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country’s lone Islamic city “liberated […]

Duterte not attending groundbreaking rites in Marawi’s Ground Zero

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Oct) — After a dozen postponements, the recent ones due to unavailability of President Rodrigo Duterte, the groundbreaking rites in Marawi’s Ground Zero to signal the start of rehabilitation efforts in the most affected area will finally take place on October 30 but without the President. Undersecretary Falconi Millar, Secretary-General […]

Finally, groundbreaking in Marawi’s Ground Zero on Oct. 31

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Oct) — After more than 10 postponements, groundbreaking rites to signal the start of rehabilitation efforts in Marawi’s Ground Zero will finally be held on October 31 with President Rodrigo Duterte as guest of honor. Falconi Millar, Secretary-General of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and head of the […]