Palace welcomes developments on Marawi operations

Malacañang on Saturday, June 24, welcomed the recent developments on the government’s ongoing operations against the Maute group.  Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said among the developments in the ongoing operations include the recovery of P10-million worth of shabu found inside the house of former Marawi City Mayor Omar Solitario Ali.

President Duterte honors soldiers killed in Marawi siege

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, June 11, led the arrival honors at the Villamor Air Base for the eight soldiers killed in hours-long gunbattle between government forces and Maute militants in Marawi last Friday.

AFP: No serious threat seen on ASEAN Summit

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allayed the public’s fears of any serious threat to the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this week.