A group which includes Constitutional expert, lawyer Christian Monsod, and Dinagat Islands Representative Arlen Bag-ao have also joined calls asking the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the one-year extension of martial law over Mindanao due to…
The Senate opposition group supports the petition of the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives questioning before the Supreme Court the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. On December 13, 2017 Congress, voting 240-27,…
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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana welcomed the appointment of former Armed Forces chief-of-staff Eduardo Año as officer-in-charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
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Malacañang on Thursday (December 28) sought to allay fears that President Rodrigo Duterte will prolong his stay in power through martial law, saying he, Congress and the Supreme Court will not allow the extension to go "in perpetuity."
Malacañang on Saturday (December 23) said it will step up efforts to explain the importance of martial law to the public after a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey found that majority of Filipinos disagree about its extension.
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Six out of 10 Filipinos do not agree with the one year extension of martial law in Mindanao, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.
President Rodrigo Duterte gives P500M for dead, wounded soldiers in Marawi City battle
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There appears more than what meets the eye beyond Malacañang's reasoning that it withdrew its application for another round of assistance from an independent American aid agency because it wants to focus on rebuilding Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his request to extend martial law for a year despite the end of the crisis in Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants to test the capabilities of the military's new attack helicopters on the New People's Army.
President Rodrigo Duterte has advised the media to wait for action in Mindanao as he warned about fresh terror threats in the region.
Solicitor General Jose Calida expressed on Tuesday (December 12) his support to extend martial law for another year because Mindanao has not yet been secured from terrorist threat.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communist rebels.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Noel Tijam said Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno should attend the impeachment hearing at the House of Representatives to stay true to her constitutional duty.
President Rodrigo Duterte will ask Congress to extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao for another year, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said Sunday (December 10).
Members of the Senate minority bloc has thumbed down a proposal by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for President Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao by up to one year.
The Philippine National Police has recommended a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao despite the end of conflict in Marawi City.
The Senate opposition bloc is "determined" to oppose any move to extend martial law in Mindanao beyond the December 31, 2017 deadline granted by Congress.
Soldiers assigned to spend the holidays in Sulu may miss being with their families, but they can look forward to having an overseas trip soon courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte.