Duterte Declares State of National Emergency

The administration clarified that it was declaring a state of national emergency in response to several terrorist actions the past few weeks. These include the escape of several members of a terror organization from prison, the beheading of a hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group, and the bombing of a popular spot in Davao city that killed at least 14 people. The declaration allows military and police personnel to conduct more activities in…

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