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The restrictions on martial law

CONGRESS, meeting in joint session, voted last Saturday to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, 2017, as sought by President Duterte. The vote was 261 to 18 – the 18 being four senators and 14 congressmen.

Palace welcomes Congress decision

Malacañang yesterday welcomed the overwhelming decision of Congress to extend martial law in Min-danao until December 31.

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Congress voted unanimously yesterday to extend martial law and the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao for another 150 days as requested by President Duterte.

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‘Early bird’ stagfest in Pasay

The early bird stagfest, a popular derby format in Mindanao, goes to the Pasay City Cockpit today with the staging of the LGBA 7-stag derby.

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Official sees no hitches facing extension of ML

Strong opposition from other branches of government in case President Duterte decides to seek an extension of martial law in Mindanao is unlikely, a Palace official said yesterday.

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SC set to rule on Martial Law petitions

The Supreme Court is expected to deliberate tomorrow and rule on the merits of the three petitions that challenged the constitutionality of President Duterte’s proclamation of Martial Law and suspension of the privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus in Mindanao.

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