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Day: May 26, 2017

Joint session to discuss martial law isn’t optional, Hontiveros insists

There’s nothing in the law that says that holding a joint session by Congress on the declaration of martial law is optional, Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday (May 26) said as she insisted on the convening of the two houses to discuss President Duterte’s report following his declaration that placed the entire Mindanao region under martial rule.