As the main body to implement martial law in this part of Mindanao, the Eastern Mindanao Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines said it has activated a Multi-Sectoral Advisory Group to ensure accountability and transparency.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday issued guidelines for Davao residents to follow amid the Martial law declaration.
President Rodrigo Duterte said the Martial Law he declared in Mindanao Tuesday night may be similar to what former President Ferdinand Marcos enforced in 1972.
Task Force Davao Commander Col. Erwin Bernard Neri said the military will be “in control” once the president officially releases the official guidelines regarding the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao.
With the declaration of Martial Law in the island of Mindanao, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio advised Dabawenyos to remain indoors as much as possible as the entire city is on lockdown amid security threats.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to fly in from Moscow, Russia sooner than expected as he placed the whole island of Mindanao under Martial Law following clashes between government troops and suspected local terrorist group in Marawi City on Tuesday, May 23. Duterte is in Russia for a four-day state visit.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Regional Council of the National Democratic Front – Southern Mindanao Region announced on Tuesday its…
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that he is now working on a law that would restore the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
Government troops and the New People’s Army engaged in an hour-long fight after some 40 communist rebels attacked soldiers in Barangay Aliwagwag in Cateel, Davao Oriental on Sunday, April 23.
Two soldiers on Wednesday were reunited with their families after being detained as “prisoners of war” by the New People’s Army.