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By Christina Mendez
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Foreign jihadis joined Maute and Abu Sayyaf terrorists in the siege of Marawi City with the aim of taking over the entire Mindanao and setting up a caliphate, President Duterte has informed Congress.
By Evelyn Macairan
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Population has submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) 300,000 signatures of women calling for the lifting of the temporary restraining order (TRO) on the distribution and sale of contraceptive implants.
By Michael Punongbayan
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The military yesterday allayed fears over martial law in Mindanao, saying the Armed Forces of the Philippines is now a trustworthy “Armed Forces of the people” and that critics of martial rule are “living in the past.”
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has been designated as administrator of martial law in Mindanao, Armed Forces spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla clarified yesterday.
By Paolo Romero
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Senate and the House of Representatives will not hold a joint session on the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, but senators are set to grill security and Malacañang officials on Monday regarding the situation in the...
By Helen Flores
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The United States has voiced its support for the Philippines’ counterterrorism efforts and condemned the violence perpetrated by the Maute group in Marawi City.
By Helen Flores and Rhodina Villanueva
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo and other groups yesterday joined calls for President Duterte not to consider declaring martial law in the whole country, saying  as there is no reason to do so.
By Paolo Romero
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Former president Fidel Ramos yesterday warned of an “air of panic” in the Duterte administration that is fostering a climate of fear and uncertainty among Filipinos threatened with the imposition of martial law in the entire...
By Evelyn Macairan
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno yesterday said that while President Duterte has the right to declare martial law, he should avoid “the gross historical sins” of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
By Lino Dela Cruz
Updated Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte arrived here yesterday for a briefing on the situation in Marawi City following attacks by the Maute group that he said was being aided by foreign terrorists.
  • MARAWI BURNING: Smoke rises near a public market in Marawi City after military attack helicopters fired rockets on the positions of Maute fighters the other day. AFP
    ‘IS-backed Maute eyed takeover of Mindanao’
  • The Commission on Population has submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) 300,000 signatures of women calling for the lifting of the temporary restraining order (TRO) on the distribution and sale of contraceptive implants. File
    300,000 sign petition to lift contraceptive TRO
  • AFP spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla assured the public that law-abiding citizens need not worry because martial law in Mindanao is aimed at lawless elements involved in rebellious activities. AP/Bullit Marquez, File
    AFP tells ML critics: Stop living in the past
  • Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has been designated as administrator of martial law in Mindanao, Armed Forces spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla clarified yesterday. AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File
    DND chief designated martial law administrator
  • President Rodrigo Duterte submitted copies of Proclamation 216 declaring martial law and suspending the writ of habeas corpus to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday night in Davao City, beating the constitutional deadline by about five minutes. File
    No joint session on martial law report
  • “These cowardly terrorists killed Philippine law enforcement officials and endangered the lives of innocent citizens,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement before the weekend. AP/Susan Walsh, File
    US backs Philippines fight vs IS; Trump visit on
  • Vice President Leni Robredo and other groups yesterday joined calls for President Rodrigo Duterte not to consider declaring martial law in the whole country, saying  as there is no reason to do so. OVP
    No reason for nationwide ML — Leni
  • Former president Fidel Ramos yesterday warned of an “air of panic” in the Duterte administration that is fostering a climate of fear and uncertainty among Filipinos threatened with the imposition of martial law in the entire country. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File
    FVR asks Rody: Limit scope of martial law
  • Speaking at the graduation rites of Ateneo de Manila University, Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno explained to the graduates the president’s power to declare martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus as enshrined in the 1987 Constitution. File
    Sereno to Duterte: Avoid historical sins of Marcos
  • President Duterte shares a light moment with Cpl. Renante Guipitcio during a visit to wounded soldiers and policemen fighting in Marawi at the Adventist Medical Center in Iligan City yesterday.
    Rody visits wake of slain soldiers
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