The initial batch of 3,000 caliber .45 pistols is purchased through an emergency procurement mode justified by the Marawi crisis and martial law proclamation
General Eduardo Año supports President Rodrigo Duterte's recommendation for a 5-month extension of martial law
But Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Congress will probably grant the President's request to extend martial law, citing a survey that says majority of Filipinos support the original proclamation
(UPDATED) The President wants martial law over the entire Mindanao extended for 5 more months
(UPDATED) The President also asks the Senate and the House to hold a special session to tackle his request. This session will be on Saturday, July 22.
Deputy Speakers Fredenil Castro and Gwen Garcia make the statement ahead of the meeting of administration-allied legislators with the President on Monday evening, July 17
PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says the police want an extension of martial law because they've yet to capture all alleged narco-politicians with ties to the Maute Group
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declines to disclose his recommendation 'so as not to preempt' President Rodrigo Duterte
The AFP and PNP are set to submit their position paper asking for an extension of martial law
The discovery of the remains puts the total number of slain civilians at 45 as of Thursday, July 13
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(UPDATED) Two soldiers are killed and 11 wounded as another military air strike goes wrong in Marawi City, where the crisis is now on its 8th week
Sergeant Ronie Halasan calls on Marawi City and the rest of the country to unite and work towards peace
'These funds should have been utilized for other valid and urgent claims from the national government,' COA says
(UPDATED) While 57% of Filipinos support martial law in Mindanao, majority also oppose expanding the declaration to the Visayas and Luzon
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The AFP says 379 terrorists, 89 soldiers and policemen, and 39 civilians have been killed as of Sunday, July 9, bringing the death toll to 507
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says any extension shall be upon the initiative of the President
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez may have had other information for suggesting martial law remain in place until 2022, says AFP spokesman Restituto Padilla
The officials and ground commanders assess enemy strengths and weaknesses, and how the military can adjust to these observations
'Five months or one year or two years is too short,' according to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
Members of the military in Bicol, who spearheaded the donation drive, thank Bicolanos for helping Marawi City
Snipers in high-rise buildings are the main problem facing Philippine forces battling to crush pro-Islamic State fighters in Marawi.
'Ang magsabi sa akin na hindi na critical ang armed forces at ang pulis. I do not have an independent study of how things are on the ground,' Duterte says
The military says it is completing its assessment on a possible extension of martial law in Mindanao, which lapses on July 22
Infrastructure spending rises by 31.4% in May 2017 alone, the highest since November 2016
'Kung hindi ninyo palitan 'yang procedure, kayo ang palitan ko,' President Rodrigo Duterte says he told Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial
'Huwag naman sana nating lokohin ang taumbayan,' Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon tells Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, who said Duterte can just declare martial law again if Proclamation No. 216 is not extended
(UPDATED) But the Supreme Court states that 'the Constitution has provided sufficient safeguards against possible abuses of the Commander-in-Chief's powers'
The 52nd and 54th Army Engineer Brigades will be the core units to be deployed once reconstruction efforts can begin in the city
(UPDATED) The largest business group in Mindanao says imposition of martial law in the region is 'necessary' to resolve the terror threat
President Rodrigo Duterte says he respects even those justices who question the legality of his martial law proclamation
'Napakababa ng standards na in-allow ng Supreme Court para sa Presidente para sa pagdedeklara ng martial law, precedent ito sa pagdeklara ng martial law sa buong Pilipinas,' says Cristina Yambot of NUPL
The High Court issues the ruling on the 43rd day of the imposition of martial law in Mindanao
(UPDATED) PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa says 'as of now,' he and AFP chief General Eduardo Año want to extend martial law in Mindanao until the 'rehabilitation' phase in Marawi City
'It's just strong language,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella about the President's threat to arrest those who disagree with his martial law declaration in Mindanao
The 23-member Task Force Bangon Marawi is headed by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the terrorist leader may still be hiding in a mosque in Marawi City
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says security officials will 'soon' give their recommendation to President Rodrigo Duterte on whether or not to extend martial law
The President admits inviting several 'retiring' police and military officers to join his Russia visit as a way of showing his 'gratitude' for their years of service
'It is the duty of the civilians to flee or seek cover,' President Rodrigo Duterte says as the crisis in Marawi City rages
With MILF intervention unlikely, President Rodrigo Duterte says the only way the Marawi crisis will end is if 'the last terrorist is taken out'
'I cannot just sit on my ass in my office while people suffer there,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
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5 trapped civilians are rescued during the 8-hour ceasefire, including a mother and her 16-month-old daughter
(UPDATED) From 6 am to 2 pm on Sunday, June 25, government troops will observe a 'humanitarian pause' in Marawi City in view of the celebration of the end of Ramadan
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