Martial Law in Mindanao

Lumad groups hit Duterte for failed promises

Lumad groups hit Duterte for failed promises

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Jun 05, 2017

Lumad leaders expressed disappointment over President Rodrigo Duterte’s failed promises to protect their communities from dislocation as a result of military operations, moreso, with the imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao.

City government releases 30 guidelines for business sectors amid Martial Law

City government releases 30 guidelines for business sectors amid Martial Law

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Jun 04, 2017

The Davao City Investment and Promotion Center (DCIPC) Chief, Lemuel Ortonio, said in a press conference on Thursday, June 1, that there are 30 guidelines for business to remember during Martial Law. These were collectively developed by the city government and the business sectors during a consultation with business sectors through the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc. and the City Government of Davao, and subsequently released through the City Information Office (CIO) on Friday, June 2.

Palace says Marawi siege was carefully planned 

Palace says Marawi siege was carefully planned 

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Jun 03, 2017

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the Maute group had planned their siege in Marawi very well, saying that the terrorists chose the commercial heart of the city in order to sustain themselves from the goods ransacked from the establishments in the area.