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AFP gaining ground in fight vs terrorists

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is gaining ground in their fight against terrorists despite the ongoing crisis in Marawi City triggered by the invasion of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) inspired Maute Terror Group (MTG). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AFP Chief of Staff General Eduardo…
  • Published in Nation

Lagman argues vs ML at Supreme Court

PRESIDENT Duterte’s Proclamation 216, which imposed martial law and suspended the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, should be nullified as it has resulted in “unprecedented” violation of human rights and civil liberties, an opposition solon argued yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); At the start of the SC’s three-day…

AFP: Non-Marawi evacuees can return now

Local folks notably evacuees who came from towns surrounding Marawi City may now return home as the government starts to usher in an air of normalcy to the area. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Residents of municipalities within Lake Lanao and outside of Marawi City can now go back to…
  • Published in Nation

A SONA like no other

Duterte threatens, scolds, amuses etc. in lengthy 2nd State of the Nation Address DRUG lords and drug addicts have to cease, because the alternative is either jail or hell, President Rodrigo Duterte declared as he reiterated his stern warning in connection with his no-nonsense battle against illegal drugs notwithstanding worldwide…

GAD funds to help displaced Marawi folks

Malacañang yesterday ordered agencies under the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) to use a portion of their budget to bring immediate assistance to displaced residents of Marawi City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “To achieve this, funds allocated for Gender and Development (GAD) from each agency will be…
  • Published in Nation

We’re in control — AFP

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday claimed that the military had regained complete control of Marawi City, as ground commanders asserted that the end of the clashes against an ISIS-inspired group would soon come. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. belied claims…

De Lima urges Senate to honor fallen heroes

SENATOR Leila M. de Lima filed Senate Resolution No. 411 proposing that the Senate as an institution honor the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) who died fighting in Marawi. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); De Lima urged the Senate leadership…

Coast guard takes over seaports

TRANSPORTATION Secretary Arthur P. Tugade has ordered the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to take over all seaports nationwide in light of the security threat posed by the Maute Terrorist Group which has besieged Marawi City and resulted in the President’s declaration of martial law in the entire Mindanao. (adsbygoogle =…

Isang Demokratikong Martial Law ayon sa 1987 Constitution

NASA mahalagang pulong sa Russia si Pangulong Duterte nang sumiklab ang gulo sa Marawi City. Sa oras na iyon, dalawa ang pwedeng gawin ng Pangulo: Una, ang ipagpatuloy ang pulong sa Russia at utusan ang mga opisyal na naiwan sa Pilipinas para rumesponde sa Marawi; Pangalawa, ang kanselahin ang meeting…
  • Published in Opinion

Terrorists make DU30 see need for US aid

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte “has accepted” the need of government troops for US assistance in flushing out terrorists from Marawi City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “He (Duterte) has accepted the situation at this stage,” Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told Palace reporters yesterday when asked if the president was “wavering” in…
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