Dozens of high-powered firearms are recovered by government troops from the Maute group in Marawi City. The firearms are supposed to be presented to President Rodrigo Duterte during his scheduled visit at the 103rd Infantry Brigade in Marawi. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
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With the capture of leading personalities in the Maute Group, Eastern Mindanao Command Deputy Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said there will be more arrests as the army turns more “aggressive and proactive” in hunting those wanted by the government in relation to the Marawi siege.
A member of the Philippine National Police feeds an abandoned cat during lunch break in the midst of the continuing military offensives against the Maute Group in Marawi. (Alexander Lopez/davaotoday.com)
Hataman described the video showing how the alleged members of the Maute Group and Abu Sayyaf desecrated the church as “disturbing”.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Mayor commended Lt. Col. Nestor Mondia and his team in Task Force Davao “for always being alert, for their hard work, and for their unquestionable dedication to keep Davao City and the Dabawenyos safe from terrorists like the Maute brothers.”
No To Terrorism, Yes To Just Peace is a broad alliance of peace advocates based in the education sector. We are calling on our fellow citizens to take a firm stand against terrorism by struggling for just peace.
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.
Despite his stance for the government not to participate in the fifth round of formal talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has recognized the offer of the communists to fight against terrorism as a sign of goodwill.