A Marawi resident stands on top of piles of rubble, the remains of her house, as she tries to salvage personal items. The city was destroyed by months of conflict between Islamic militants and the Philippine armed forces. Photo: AFP

Chinese cash, American muscle, and Marawi’s discontents

Outsiders jostle for space in war-ravaged Philippine city while its own languish on the margins waiting for the government to rebuild it anew

Topic |   Philippines insurgency

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A Marawi resident stands on top of piles of rubble, the remains of her house, as she tries to salvage personal items. The city was destroyed by months of conflict between Islamic militants and the Philippine armed forces. Photo: AFP
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