Duterte declared military rule over Mindanao on May 23, after rebels from the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups took over parts of Marawi City.
18 Jul 2017 1:20 PM
Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Padilla said 381 militants, 90 soldiers and policemen and 39 civilians have been killed in the fighting.
11 Jul 2017 6:28 PM
The charter allows Supreme Court to review the factual basis for proclaiming martial law which is limited to an initial period of 60 days.
02 Jul 2017 10:44 AM
President Duterte declared martial law across Mindanao on May 23 immediately after fighters flying the IS flag rampaged through Marawi.
21 Jun 2017 3:52 PM
Chief Inspector Realan Mamon could not confirm if students or teachers were being held hostage.
21 Jun 2017 8:34 AM
The casino's CCTV showed the gunman firing shots at the ceiling and setting gaming tables ablaze.
04 Jun 2017 10:17 AM
Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said that none of the dead bodies had gunshot wounds.
02 Jun 2017 9:33 AM
Police said it appeared the suspect had killed himself after firing at armed officers searching the still-smoking building.
02 Jun 2017 8:26 AM
Duterte is known for his informal, no-nonsense style and his speeches are often loaded with threats and jokes about taboo subjects.
27 May 2017 3:52 PM
Islamist militants have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.
24 May 2017 3:47 PM
The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives said there was insufficient substance to proceed.
15 May 2017 3:58 PM
Physicians also said in a statement that because the major nerve has been detached, tissue from the part cut off had already died.
28 Apr 2017 3:09 PM
He ordered troops to kill fleeing Muslim militants behind a foiled attack in the central resort province of Bohol.
24 Apr 2017 8:01 AM
The schedule includes activities with the flagship vessel of the Russian Pacific fleet, plus a Russian concert in a park.
21 Apr 2017 1:56 AM
In one of the deadliest vehicle accidents in the country in recent years, most of the other passengers were seriously injured.
18 Apr 2017 2:04 PM
Five other Abu Sayyaf gunmen were killed in the fighting Tuesday, along with four soldiers and policemen.
12 Apr 2017 11:08 AM
The incursion would be the first on a major Philippine tourist destination in recent years by the Abu Sayyaf group.
11 Apr 2017 12:57 PM
More than 8,000 people have been killed since Duterte took power on June 30 last year.
01 Apr 2017 8:29 PM
While drifting at sea in their tiny boat, Omongos said he and his uncle struggled to catch fish and waited for rain to drink.
30 Mar 2017 8:29 PM
Rights groups say many of the deaths were assassinations of drugs users with police complicity.
19 Mar 2017 9:15 PM