Senate probe into Marawi rehab plan pushed

MANILA — A resolution has been filed seeking a probe into the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation plans of Task Force Bangon Marawi for Marawi City and other areas affected by the ongoing conflict between government forces and Maute Group. Senator Loren Legarda filed Senate Resolution No. 439 directing the Senate Committee on Finance to look … Read More

PNP seeks ML extension to arrest narco-politicians, Maute supporters

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has batted for the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao in order to give them more time and opportunity to arrest alleged narco-politicians and personalities who openly support Maute Group terrorists activities in Marawi City. This was bared by PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa during a … Read More

All FA-50s involved in Marawi operation grounded following bombing accident

MANILA, Philippines — Pending a detailed investigation why its bombs fell short of the enemy and landed near a building housing friendly troops, killing two and wounding 11 others, all South Korean-made FA-50 “Fighting Eagle” jet aircraft conducting close-air support missions in Marawi City will be temporarily grounded. This was bared by Armed Forces of … Read More

Palace verifying claims of Turkish terror group in PH

MANILA — Malacañang on Thursday said the government is verifying the claims made by the Turkish ambassador over the presence of a Turkish terror group in the Philippines. “The military is verifying the statement of Turkish Ambassador Esra Cankorur regarding the presence of Turkish terrorists, particularly the Fetullah Gulen Movement, in the Philippines,” Presidential Spokesperson … Read More