#SHORTS: Some Marawi evacuees still seeking decent shelter; House leader: No need to 'approve' Duterte's martial law; Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Zambales, parts of Metro Manila

EVACUEES. As thousands of civilians fled Marawi City following the firefight between members of a local terror group and state forces starting Tuesday afternoon, some displaced residents found it difficult to seek shelter in neighboring areas.

FARIÑAS. House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Thursday explained why the Congress need not convene this week to tackle the martial law declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte in Mindanao.

EARTHQUAKE. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) downgraded the quake that struck off Zambales on Thursday evening, May 25, to magnitude 5.4 from magnitude 5.5.

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