As President Duterte delivers his second SONA, Marawi evacuees say they want to go home
This means all of the Philippines' 3 main domestic carriers now have initiatives to support troops in Marawi City
(UPDATED) Samira Gutoc-Tomawis recounts stories of violent interrogations, unburied bodies, and a Muslim woman who stripped off her clothes in an evacuation center after suffering a mental breakdown
(UPDATED) The administrator of martial law in Mindanao assures lawmakers that there is no plan to expand martial rule to Luzon and Visayas
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
The Army says the attack of the New People's Army violates a standing agreement between the government and the National Democratic Front and international humanitarian law
(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
G20 countries manage to avoid a total bust-up with Donald Trump over climate change, leaving the door open for Washington to return to the Paris Agreement
Erdogan: 'After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament'
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
'Kung hindi ninyo palitan 'yang procedure, kayo ang palitan ko,' President Rodrigo Duterte says he told Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial
The breakthrough caps 4 years of talks and comes on the eve of a G20 meeting in Germany at which Trump is expected to defend his protectionist stance on trade
'Ayaw ko nang magbigay ng deadline dahil 3 beses na akong nakuryente dahil sa kade-deadline ko. Nahihiya na ako.'
'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
The G20 group of major economies gathers in Hamburg amid a storm of geopolitical crises threatening to push climate change down the agenda
(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
Meralco first vice president Ivanna de la Peña says talks for power supply agreements on 7 coal-fired power plants started as early as 2012
Gerard Mosquera tells the Judicial and Bar Council that he would've dissented with the 2016 EDCA ruling. For him, a 'treaty would have to be executed to justify stationing of foreign troops in the country.'
'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
(3rd UPDATE) The landmark advance in ISIS's notorious Syria bastion comes as the jihadists face an expected defeat within days in Iraq's second city Mosul
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is confident the Supreme Court will uphold martial law when it rules on petitions to nullify the declaration on Tuesday, July 4