Nafisa Pundog, wife of top militant Abu Dar, was a fugitive who escaped Marawi City Jail in 2016
Historic visit comes as President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign Bangsamoro Basic Law
Association of mayors seeks dialogue with Philippine president following killing of two town mayors this week
Both security forces were conducting combat patrol operations in area when they accidentally engaged in firefight
Abu Dar was among the leaders who launched a five-month-long siege in Marawi City last year
The downfall of an empire is often replaced by the rise of another.
Exiled rebel leader blasts government for 'lack of commitment to serious peace negotiations'
President Rodrigo Duterte’s security caught off guard by heckling during 120th Philippine Independence Day ceremony
Lower house lawmakers voted 227 to 11, with 2 abstentions, to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), seen as key to forging a lasting peace with separatist extremists and thwarting the rise of militancy in the nation's poorest region.
Construction to take place in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region where Moro Muslims live
Amid calls for an end to martial law, the government says there is no reason to lift military rule in southern islands of Mindanao
President’s remarks come amid calls for stronger response against Beijing’s militarization in South China Sea
Manila stresses its policy is not to publicize actions taken through diplomatic channels
Move in response to sincerity and commitment of Gulf state to protect Filipino migrant workers
Maria Lourdes Sereno has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte and the drug war
Former solicitor general strikes note against confidence expressed last week by a presidential spokesman
The annual maneuvers are the second to be held under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has set aside long-simmering friction over competing claims to the waters in order to court Chinese trade and investment.
Foreign secretary says there was no violation of any international convention in rescue of Filipino workers in Gulf state
Foreign minister acknowledges Philippines’ shared history and strong relationship with Gulf state
Duterte in February imposed a prohibition on workers heading to Kuwait following the murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in the Gulf state.
Closure of tourist hotspot needed to address growing pains, but set to take big economic toll