Posts Tagged extension

Makabayan bloc to question martial extension before SC

admin   •   December 14, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc plan to elevate to the Supreme Court the third extension of martial law in Mindanao which Congress approved on Wednesday. The...

Progressive groups in Davao, Butuan slam martial law extension in Mindanao

admin   •   December 14, 2018

Some progressive groups in Mindanao have denounced Congress’ move to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend the implementation of martial law in the region for the third...

Solicitor general defends one-year extension of Mindanao martial law

admin   •   January 18, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Solicitor General Jose Calida defended the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao. Calida argued, there was no grave abuse of discretion on the part of Congress...

Duterte requests Congress to extend on-going martial law for one more year

admin   •   December 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) submitted last week a recommendation to President Rodrigo Duterte regarding the martial law in...

Duterte wants martial law in Mindanao extended until December 31, 2017

admin   •   July 18, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has formally submitted his letter of proposal to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez asking Congress to extend martial law...

House likely to support martial law extension – Deputy Speakers

admin   •   July 18, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Deputy Speakers Gwendolyn Garcia of Cebu and Fredenil Castro of Capiz believe the Lower House will likely approve an extension if the president requests for it. Castro...

Mindanao troops to support Congress’ decision on martial law extension

admin   •   July 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Since President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, the military’s 10th Infantry Division and Task Force Haribon have already conducted 3,320 checkpoint inspections and 1,922 patrols...

AFP likely to submit recommendation on martial law extension next week

admin   •   July 7, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has begun its assessment on the situation in Marawi City, This is to determine if there is a need to...

House passes 10-yr Philippine passport validity bill on 3rd and final reading

admin   •   February 14, 2017

  PHILIPPINES — The Lower House on Monday approved the proposed 10-year validity of Philippine passports in its 3rd and final reading. The House Bill No. 4767 gained 216 votes...

BSP extends demonetization of old banknotes to March 2017

admin   •   December 30, 2016

  The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has announced a 90-day extension on its demonetization of the old banknotes. According to BSP, about 2.4 % or 23.3 billion peso-worth of...


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