Army, police in north, central Luzon ordered to block terror groups

Although martial law covers only Mindanao, Army and police officials in northern and central Luzon ordered their units to step up intelligence gathering to prevent terror groups from entering the regions and sowing fear there.

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Palace warning to media: Don’t report fake news

Palace warning to media: Don’t report fake news

The Office of the President on Saturday urged the media not to report fake and unsubstantiated news on the escalating situation in Marawi City and asked the public to keep calm amid the proliferation of “alarmist and untrue reports.”

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CHR to Duterte: Warrantless arrest illegal

CHR to Duterte: Warrantless arrest illegal

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) disputed President Duterte’s claim that the military could arrest people without warrants on the strength of arrest, search and seizure orders (Asso) alone.

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