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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives a copy of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) from Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) chair Ghazali Jaafar in a turnover ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017. Also in the photo are (from left) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Peace Implementing Panel chair Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Chairman Murad Ebrahim,...

View from the Capitol

View from the Provincial Capitol of Lanao del Sur on Monday morning, 17 July 2017, as air strike continues in the main battle area in Marawi City. Several fire incidents were reported on Monday.  MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Fresh catch

Fishers sell their fresh catch to tourists in Agutayan white sand island in Jasaan,Misamis Oriental on Sunday, 16 July 2017. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Mardi gras

Contestant Glysa Jay Basay performs a mardi gras number during the talent show for the Miss Cagayan de Oro 2017 contest in preparation for the city fiesta next month. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Quake and tsunami drill

Employees of the City Government of Davao participate in the city-wide earthquake and tsunami drill on Friday, July 14. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Tent classrooms

Child evacuees from Marawi City attend classes being held inside tents at the Pantar Elementary School in Pantar, Lanao del Norte on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. This tent is where a teacher holds so-called combination classes for Grades IV and V pupils. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Marawi briefer

Lanao del Sur Vice Governor Mamintal Adiong gives ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman a briefer on the current situation in Marawi City at the provincial capitol on July 10, 2017. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Another coal plant

The coal-fired power plant in Barangays Libertad and Tacub in Kauswagan town, Lanao del Norte is targeted to start operations this year with a capacity of 540 megawatts. It is run by GNPower Kauswagan, which is controlled by AC Energy, a fully-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp., the Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure Fund and Power Partners Ltd. Co. Photo...

Shrimps, crabs for sale

A seafood vendor tries to catch the attention of motorists along the highway in Mukas, Kolambugan town in Lanao del Norte on Monday, 10 July 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Old meets new

A horse-drawn cart locally called tartanilla shares a road with a car in Iligan City on Monday, 10 July 2017. At its back is "kumpay", a favorite grass among horses and cattle. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Child’s play

Child evacuees from Marawi City play a game called Chinese garter at the evacuation center in Moneerah Integrated School in Iligan City on Sunday, 9 July 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Vocational training for evacuees

Evacuees from Marawi City fill up application forms for vocational training under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority at Moneerah Integrated School in Iligan City on Sunday, 9 July 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Tent City

An earth-moving equipment flattens the ground in front of a tent city for  Marawi evacuees in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte on Saturday, July 8, 2017 MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARD0

Saramina and Asim

Saramina Mala, a resident of Basak Malutlut inMarawi City carries her 7-month old nephew, Asim, at an evacuation center in Sta. Elena, Iligan City on Saturday, 8 July 2017.  Clashes between government forces and the Maute Group started in her village on May 23. MindaNews by MANMAN DEJETO

Hair job

A mother grooms her daughter's hair inside the evacuation center for Marawi City residents in Barangay Sta. Elena, Iligan City on Saturday, July 8, 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Sanitation measure

A health worker sprays disinfectant on waste bins at the evacuation site for Marawi City residents in Barangay Sta. Elena, Iligan City on Saturday, July 8, 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

SWAT training

Members of the Davao City Police Office undergo a simulation exercise on Friday (7 July 2017) as part of their ongoing training on Special Weapons and Tactics. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Closed

The owner of a store adjacent to the MSU-Main Campus in Marawi City closes her shop and calls it a day on Friday, 7 July 2017. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Back to camp

Armored personnel carriers from a conflict zone in Marawi City head back to camp on Friday afternoon (July 7, 2017). Fighting between government forces and the Maute Group entered its 46th day on July 7. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Still burning

Smoke once again covers a portion of downtown Marawi City after a bombing run by military aircraft caused a fire in the area on Friday (July 7, 2017). MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Joint border patrol

A tugboat pulls Philippine Navy’s BRP Ramon Alcaraz as it sails from Davao City on Thursday (July 6, 2017) en route to Celebes Sea for a joint coordinated border patrol with Indonesian Navy patrol boat KRI Kerapu. The coordinated patrol is part of the border security measures amid the terror threat in the region. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Saguiaran vendor

A vendor arranges her fruits in Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur on Friday morning (July 7, 2017). Saguiaran lies next to Marawi City where fighting continues to rage between government forces and the Maute Group. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Fil – Am Friendship

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on July 3, 2017, a day before Filipino-American Friendship Day.  Rolando Mailo/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Maranao pride

Mubarak Macabanding Paingco, a native of Pantao Ragat in Lanao del Norte who grew up in Iligan City, addresses his fellow graduates during the pre-commencement program of the College of Science and Mathematics, College of Nursing and School of Graduate Studies in Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology on Monday (July 3, 2017). Paingco, who earned a bachelor's degree...

Bakwit fans

Bakwit fans of eight-division boxing world champion Emmanuel Pacquiao watch the "Battle of Brisbane"  inside the Balo-i evacuation center before his final bout. Public viewing was later transferred to the gymnasium to give way to resting mothers and children.  Australian boxer Jeff Horn won the match by unanimous decision. Video grab from Studio 911    

Davao del Sur @ 50

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reiterates his firm stance against illegal drugs, corruption and terrorism in his speech during the province's 50th founding anniversary at the Davao del Sur Sports and Business Complex in Digos City on July 1, 2017. Duterte also graced the 50th anniversary celebration in Davao del Norte. Robinson Ninal Jr./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Battle of Brisbane

Defending World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao breezed past the weighing scale on his first try a pound lighter than his challenger Jeff Horn, at 146 pounds during the weigh in early Saturday morning for the "Battle of Brisbane" on 02 July 2017. Photo by EDWIN G. ESPEJO      READ STORY

First time

A resident moves towards her house in the business district of Sarimanok in Marawi City on Friday, 30 June 2017, to take out her possessions. It was the first time she returned to her house, located on the upper floor of her store,  since clashes between government forces and the ISIS-inspired Maute Group started on May 23. Authorities are...

Cleared

A businessman enters his store in Sarimanok, Marawi City for the first time on Friday, 30 June 2017, Day 39 since clashes between government forces and the ISIS-inspired Maute Group started on May 23, 2017. The military has declared this area "cleared." MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO  

Birthday wish granted

Princess Annalea Abbas Cader got what she wished for on her 6th birthday on 30 June 2017: a pair of rabbits. The child evacuee from Barangay Mapandi in Marawi City, now staying at the evacuation center in Buru-un Iligan City, left behind her two rabbits  when they fled their village on 26 May 2017.  Contributed photo    READ STORY 

Portalets for evacuees

Workers clean portable toilets provided by the Department of Health for Marawi City evacuees staying inside the National School of Fisheries in Buruun, Iligan City on 26 June 2017. To maintain cleanliness, a private contractor cleans the portalets in five evacuation centers in the city. MindaNews photo by Manman Dejeto

Comrade to comrade

Two soldiers who were wounded in action in Marawi City and are recuperating at the 4th Infantry Division Hospital in Camp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City share an apple on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Over 400 wounded military personnel have been brought to this hospital since fighting between government forces and the Maute group erupted on May 23. MindaNews...

VP Leni with ‘bakwits’

Vice President Leni Robredo shares light moments with evacuees from Marawi City in an evacuation center at the Al Markazie Islamic Institute in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on June 26, 2017. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Dead phones

Children in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte play on idle phone booths outside a mosque on Sunday, 25 June 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Woman warrior

A female soldier is among the escorts of an imam (left) to a conflict zone in Marawi City on Sunday, 25 June 2017. The imam and other religious leaders dialogued with leaders of the Maute Group on how to end the crisis. The results of the dialogue have not been divulged.  MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

‘Bakwit’ baby

Anisa Bongcarawan, 39, an evacuee from Marawi City, holds her infant daughter Asmira at the evacuation center in Barangay Maria Cristina, Iligan City on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Asmira, her 8th child, was born on Independence Day, June 12, 2017. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

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