MALACAÑANG on Wednesday said the government is validating reports about the emergence of a new armed group in Mindanao called Meranaw Victims Movement (MVM).
MANILA -- The Philippine military chief said Monday, September 18, that three leaders of the Maute terror group who besieged Marawi City in Mindanao have been killed in months of fighting but two others, including one of Asia's most wanted terrorRead more
MANILA -- For more than 100 days, Catholic priest Teresito Soganub's life was threatened by every airstrike, gunshot and artillery bombardment that targeted his Islamic State group-aligned captors in the southern Philippines.Read more
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte welcomed Monday the rescue of Catholic priest Teresito “Chito” Soganub who had been held captive by Islamic State-linked Maute terrorists since the armed conflict erupted in Marawi City on May 23.Read more
MEMBERS of Islamist State (IS)-inspired Maute militant group currently engaged in a firefight with the government troops in Marawi City has risen to 80 gunmen, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Monday.Read more
MANILA (Updated) -- Fr. Chito Soganub, the parish priest who was rescued by troops in a mosque in Marawi, appealed to the media Monday, September 18, to pray for his recovery and assured them that he is "physically strong and handsome."Read more