Category Archives: marawi news

Ex-mayor of Marawi removed from list of persons to be arrested for rebellion

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Aug) — A former mayor of Marawi City has been removed from the list of persons ordered arrested under martial law for alleged rebellion. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, in his capacity as Martial Law Administrator, issued a certification on August 16 that Omar Macabalang Ali, also known as Solitario Ali […]

Aside from security, MSU Marawi students face rising prices of food, transport, dorm

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 14 August) — Given the still ongoing war between government forces and the Maute Group in the downtown area, students of the Mindanao State University’s (MSU) main campus five kilometers away were aware, before coming back here, that they would be facing security issues when the first semester finally begins on […]

This souvenir shop in Marawi is open but where are the customers?

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 11 August) — Samsoden Calauto has been selling Maranaw traditional crafts in his store between the Lancaf Mosque and the Philippine National Police provincial headquarters for about a decade now, earning substantial income that allowed him to pay for the monthly P8,000 peso rent and send his six children to school. […]