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Military says 5-year martial law extension ‘too long’

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TALKING MARTIAL LAW. AFP spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla give updates on Marawi. Malacañang photo

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez may have had other information for suggesting martial law remain in place until 2022, says AFP spokesman Restituto Padilla

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 10, 2017) — Based on Mindanao’s current security situation, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said the 5-year extension of martial law, as suggested by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, may be “too long.” Continue reading Military says 5-year martial law extension ‘too long’

Alvarez wants martial law in Mindanao until 2022

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DUTERTE ALLY. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez thinks martial law in Mindanao should last until 2022. Rappler file photo

‘Five months or one year or two years is too short,’ according to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 9, 2017) — Martial law in Mindanao until the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term? Continue reading Alvarez wants martial law in Mindanao until 2022

House raises P13 million for Marawi victims

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DISPLACED. Marawi City evacuees seek refuge at the Lanao del Sur Provincial Capitol compound. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will be creating a committee to facilitate the trust fund for Marawi City

MANILA, Philippines (Jun. 19, 2017) — Several lawmakers pooled their money to raise P13 million to help in rehabilitation efforts for victims of the Marawi City siege. Continue reading House raises P13 million for Marawi victims