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Opposition solons ask SC to declare Duterte martial law illegal

June 5, 2017

Opposition congressmen petitioned the Supreme Court on Monday to declare as unconstitutional President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation No. 216 placing Mindanao under martial law following an attack by the Maute group in Marawi City last month. In a 28-page petition, minority

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Suspected brains in kidnap-killing of businesswoman, driver arrested in Bulacan

June 5, 2017

The alleged mastermind in the kidnapping and killing of a Filipino – Chinese businesswoman and her driver was arrested by the government authorities in Bulacan. In a statement , Police Deputy Director General Ramon Apolinario identified the suspect as Apolonio

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AFP now using FA-50s in Marawi air strikes: Padilla

June 5, 2017

After the friendly fire incident that killed a total of 10 soldiers in Marawi City, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are using the FA-50 fighter trainer aircraft during the on-going military operation against the terrorist group in the

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Marines formally accepts new counter-terror weapons, equipment from US

June 5, 2017

The Philippine Marines has formally accepted new counter-terrorism weapons and equipment from United States in a ceremony in Taguig City on Monday morning. In a press release, the United States Embassy said the new counter-terrorism weapons and equipment were formally

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Duterte says Resorts World needs to explain following tragic incident

June 5, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has said Resorts World needs to explain for the recent tragic incident. This as Duterte apologized for the death of 38 people, most of them suffocated, in the Resorts World attack last Friday. “The hotel has to

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Participation of MNLF in fight vs Maute not doable yet  mechanism to be discussed: military spokesman  

June 5, 2017

The 2,000 fighters of the former secessionist Moro National Liberation Front may not be allowed to join in fighting the Islamic State-inspired Maute Terror Group in Marawi City as mechanisms for their participation are to be discussed, a military spokesman

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No problems reported in first day of classes for estimated 27.7m students

June 5, 2017

No problems were reported on first day of classes for over millions of students all over the country.. Education Secretary Leonor Briones said, “So far there is no reports yet that there is a problem because we have prepared a

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Military may bomb mosques where Maute terrorists are hiding: AFP

June 5, 2017

The Philippine military may use force, including bombs, if the Islamic State-linked Maute Terror Group members would continue to hide inside the mosques. This as President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that his government would not negotiate with the terrorists as he

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