Maria Ressa talks to terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna
Nadine Gadia Casiño, founder of Modern Nanays of Mindanao, advocates for natural child care and supporting other mothers
The father and daughter lead the distribution of basic goods in Bito Bua Bi Itoa
The construction will be funded using the P7.4 million the Vice President's supporters previously raised to help pay for her fees in the electoral protest filed against her, which the SC did not allow
The two armies hold the 3rd iteration of the Philippines-Australia Army to Army Exercise at the 10th Infantry Division headquarters in Compostela Valley
Suspected Maute Group subleader Nasser Lomondot and member Rizasalam Lomondot are charged with illegal possession of firearms and ammunition as well as explosives
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(UPDATED) The US State Department cites videos showing the late Abu Sayyaf Group leader Isnilon Hapilon and the leaders of the Maute Group pledging allegiance to ISIS
After leaving his hometown to study in Cebu, 21-year-old peace advocate Jamil Faisal Adiong says he realized the potential of Mindanao to prosper if only peace reigns in the region
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Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa calls for calm, saying cops will hold simulation exercises nationwide to prepare for terror attacks
'This ISIS group continues to penetrate us because they are being displaced in the Middle East and they want to have another place,' Murad Ebrahim says. 'The chances of having another Marawi cannot be overruled.'
The SC majority says safeguards remain, and cites legal remedies for human rights like writs of amparo and habeas data
(5th UPDATE) The Supreme Court votes 10-5 after oral arguments in January, where petitioners tried to argue that the 1987 Constitution does not provide any legal basis for a re-extension
Former Bangsamoro Transition Commissioner Samira Gutoc-Tomawis: 'Though defense is a power by the President/Commander-in-Chief holding the AFP, the civilian sentiments must be reminded as per the constitution's emphasis on civilian authority over military'
The Lumad will be relocated to temporary shelters that will be modeled after those units the government built in Lanao del Sur for the evacuees from the war-torn Marawi City, the President says
The P30-million Siyapen Center is the first community-based drug rehabilitation center in the ARMM
This comes as President Rodrigo Duterte leads the groundbreaking of a new military camp in Marawi City
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'It was heartbreaking,' Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña says
Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario says it may take 4 years to completely rehabilitate the war-torn city
Malacañang also cites the 'growing' economy as another factor in President Rodrigo Duterte's 'excellent' trust rating
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The latest confirmed fatality is Philippine Marine Private Alejandro Balean, who went missing during the fierce battle over the Mapandi Bridge on June 9, 2017
The additional P330 million will be used to provide livelihood trainings and opportunities for young people
(UPDATED) 'There is rebellion in Mindanao. Until the rebellion is quelled, there is reason to extend Martial Law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus,' Solicitor General Jose Calida tells the Supreme Court
Over 500 AFP engineers are in Marawi to clear the city of explosive devices and pave the way for rehabilitation efforts to commence
The war on drugs, the Marawi siege, the ASEAN Summit, and global disinformation gripped the nation this year. Rappler’s yearender video takes you through 20 of 2017's top stories
(UPDATED) Nearly 140,000 Vinta victims are expected to welcome the new year homeless
'Subukan lang ho namin to fast track everything. You can be very sure of that,' Duterte tells all those affected by tragedies and calamities
Officials also report on the ongoing efforts to bring back livelihood and jobs in Marawi City
Marawi’s streets have always been filled with vibrant music, but since the war, the city has been silent. Volunteers sought to change that
Typhoon Vinta damages tents of some Marawi evacuees, forcing them to take shelter in other structures
'Alalahanin natin ang mga kapatid nating nasa Marawi. Nagsisimula pa lamang silang bumangon mula sa gulo ng hidwaang naganap ngayong taon,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque reiterates the supposed need to extend martial law to allow the military to address the remnants of ISIS-inspired groups
'The President wants every temporary shelter equipped with light and water for the families to live comfortably even if it is just a temporary shelter,' says NHA general manager Marcelino Escalada Jr
This will expedite the humanitarian efforts being undertaken by the local government to respond effectively to the crisis that Vinta has created
Marawi residents directly affected by the war continue to thrive
UNHCR advocate Atom Araullo joins the UN Refugee Agency in a visit to a community that was affected by the Marawi crisis. Here are some photos from their humanitarian mission.
The Agus 1 hydroelectric power plant controls the flow of water from Lake Lanao to Agus River, which flows through provinces in Lanao Del Sur and Lanao Del Norte
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The Philippine Medal of Valor is the country’s highest military honor for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty
'Let us pause and remember our countrymen who have lost their lives fighting for the integrity of our country, and for those who lost their homes and loved ones in the recent war,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in his Christmas message
Marawi hero Army Captain Rommel Sandoval is the latest recipient of Medal of Valor. He is only the 41st to receive the award since 1935.
(UPDATED) The late Captain Rommel Sandoval, 38, died to save one of his soldiers in the Marawi siege
'Walang magandang nadudulot ang pagsisiraan na nauuwi sa pagkakahati-hati,' Cardinal Tagle says on the first Simbang Gabi this year
The Commission on Human Rights still believes that there is no need for martial law to address threats of terrorism and lawless violence
The absence of cases of human rights violations does not vouch for the military’s good record in Marawi. It speaks of people’s fear to come forward, says resident Samira Gutoc.
'We should never, never, never make children weep....Our duty and obligation, [as a] government in this world, is to make them happy now, is to give them all the opportunities for learning, whatever backgrounds we have,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones